Noisy neighbours can make every day seem like you’re living in the middle of a war zone. But there are simple ways in which harmony can be restored without the need to resort to desperate measures.
Pest infestation is never pleasant, but if you detect evidence of unwanted visitors in your home, there are methods to remove them quickly and efficiently.
Apartment living is becoming increasingly popular, and with this comes the rise of apartment pets. The property that you live in should not determine whether you have a pet. But by following a few simple steps and rules, you will be able to live comfortably and enjoy your happiest lives with your animal companion.
In addition to the areas that should be covered in every home inspection, we also recommend a grab bag of useful tools to help you gain the full measure of your summation.
Damage to your property caused by flash flooding and rain-related issues is a mood dampener, whether you own, rent or invest.
Remember when a garage was used for parking your car and storing your tools? You can return to this idea with a little thought and plenty of organisation. The New Oxford Dictionary of English defines a garage as: “a building or shed for housing a motor vehicle or vehicles”. But if the current trends of […]
With the rise of apartment living, it’s only natural that the issue of pet ownership in strata complexes surface. It’s estimated by the RSPCA that 61 per cent of households own pets so it’s important that strata management firms and owners’ corporations (or body corporates) are aware of their obligations. Prominent legal cases have sought […]
The question of homeownership versus contributing to a landlord’s investment is an age-old conundrum when buying your first home.
Industry analysts and the renting public alike are acutely aware of the housing affordability crisis. The research also shows that 71 per cent of all lower-income, private-rental households struggle to pay rent that is in itself considered unaffordable.
Bringing up babies and toddlers is challenging enough in the outside world. Your number one asset warrants the highest level of protection in all environments, but particularly on the home front.