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How to renovate your bathroom in 3 simple steps

Choose your style
Some of you will already have an idea of your preferred interior style. Others will be overwhelmed, and unsure of where to start. Regardless of how you start your project, it always pays to do a bit of research.
Jump on Instagram, Pinterest or pick up a magazine if you prefer an analytical approach.
When locking in a style, sometimes it can help to work backwards from a … Read the full post »

5 simple ways to make your home office eco-friendly

While we’re all working from home due to Coronavirus it’s worth remembering we can all do our part in reducing our environmental impact.

Not only does eco-living benefit the planet, but studies show it also has a positive impact on your health, mental wellbeing and productivity, too. There’s never been a better time to give your home office a good green rinse. … Read the full post »

5 reasons hiding a pet from your landlord is a really bad idea

As a pet lover, it can be very tempting to sneak Fluffy into your rental, despite a strict no-pet policy in your lease agreement. After all, your property manager will never drop by and find out, right? Wrong.

Here are five reasons why it’s a pretty terrible idea to hide your pet:

#1 You could end up being evicted
So your apartment is … Read the full post »

The Benefits of Renting

Is renting better than owning?

For many, home ownership is the goal, and the benefits of renting are glossed over in the pursuit of ownership. However, this shouldn’t be the case. In a world where we celebrate leasing rather than buying services (E.g Netflix, Spotify, etc.), why don’t we think the same of the world’s oldest subscription service – renting.

This article will go through some reasons why renting might be … Read the full post »

Tax Depreciation 101

Depreciation is something that will help your bottom line come tax time.

Just as you can claim wear and tear on a car purchased for income-producing purposes, you can also claim the depreciation of your investment property against your taxable income.

Seasoned property investors know all about this one. In fact, some will take depreciation into account before purchasing their next investment. But it’s not just for the pros. Anyone who … Read the full post »

The 5 key ingredients to street appeal

Is your beautiful home being let down by a tired street view? Fixing it up can be easy, but knowing where to start can be a bit harder.

“You curbside appeal is incredibly important, especially if you’re selling your home,” says Dulux Colour Manager, Andrea Lucena-Orr.

“It’s the first thing people see when they drive up.”

“More importantly, when people look at a home’s exterior, they think of functionality. They might assume a … Read the full post »

6 Hacks to Freshen Your Home for Spring

In spring, Australia begins to enjoy a feeling of freshness and regeneration. The flowers (and pollen) come out, and the air starts to warm. Nature aside, spring also offers a solid opportunity to give your home a deep spring clean.
This is particularly important if you have a forthcoming rental inspection and need to shake the dust from previous months.

If you’re renting, there are some quick, easy and affordable ways … Read the full post »

Top 10 Tips for First Time Renters

Moving out of home for the first time? This is what you should know…
So you’ve finally managed to fly out of the family nest. Whether you were pushed or had to break free of some shackles, moving out during your student days or as a full-time worker, moving out on your own is always big deal.

It marks the beginning of a new chapter in your life where you’ll find yourself … Read the full post »

Selling tips to showing your home in the best light

It’s a buyer’s market out there at the moment, so showing your home in the best possible light has never been more important.

You’d be amazed how often vendors neglect to take care of some basic housekeeping tasks that ensure a home is at its optimum as potential purchasers arrive to inspect it.

Here are some seller’s tips to ensure your home is presented in a way that gives you the best … Read the full post »

Free Wi-Fi In the Heart of Launceston

CITY DEAL DELIVERING FREE PUBLIC WI-FI IN HEART OF LAUNCESTON

Free Wi-Fi is now available across the entire Launceston city centre, with locals already making good use of high-speed internet.
Delivered under the Launceston City Deal, the project has significantly expanded public access to the city’s free Wi-Fi Network.
Popular recreation spots like Riverbend Park, the Cataract Gorge and Waverley Lake were among the last areas connected to what is now Tasmania’s largest … Read the full post »

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