Archive for December, 2019

How to organise a small space in 7 simple steps

Not enough space at home? The number one reason why people think they can’t get organised is that they they “don’t have enough space”.
But if you had been in the number of homes I’ve been in and seen the overflowing extra closets, garages, and attics, you’d quickly agree that even if you did have extra space, it might quickly become cluttered as well.
As tough as it might be … Read the full post »

New year, new project: Reno jobs for 2020

The striking of midnight on December 31 leaves us all (well, those of us who can think straight at that time) thinking of change and how we can all make our world a better place.
We usually direct that change toward our wellbeing, but our homes can do with a good freshening up every now and then, too.
The first few weeks of 2020 seems just as good as any time to … Read the full post »

Christmas Decoration Ideas

1. Spread cheer with wintry hues

We naturally gravitate towards a warmer and more coastal palette in summer with sea blues and sunny yellows, but that doesn’t mean we’re not able to also embrace a cooler set of colours.
We can take inspiration from nature and the cooler climate.
This means embracing warmer textures and a deeper colour palette of dark smoky blues, mulberry and forest green – all of which … Read the full post »

Is the Launceston property market catching up to Hobart?

When the country’s biggest property markets have seen considerable downturns over the past 12 months, there have been a few outliers around the nation that have bucked trends and continued to see significant growth in the median sale prices of both unattached dwellings and units. Hobart has been a famous example of this, with interstate investors fuelling a frenzy of interest in the capital city over the past several years.

Catching … Read the full post »

Open Home Etiquette

What can I do at an open home?

1. Ask questions
The agent is there to sell the property, so ask as many questions as you like! Also feel free to call the agent after the open house if you have additional questions.

2. Check if anything is broken or squeaks
It’s totally okay to open kitchen cupboards, check the pressure on a tap, or see if … Read the full post »