Australian Real Estate Blog
If you want to make your house a home but you are still renting, then these handy decorating tips can help. They won't cause permanent marks or changes to the house and this will make your landlord very happy. The changes don't have to be intrusive, they can be subtle but make you feel at home.The rug life
Many landlords shy away from letting their tenants tear up the carpet or stain the floors. There is often too much risk involved and could end up costing them a lot of money to change for future tenants.
Instead, buying a rug can change the atmosphere of a room and it can do wonders for the design. Homes To Love says that a rug can brighten a dark room, change the colour theme and provide great floor protection. It will make a huge difference to the room but not to the bank account, and of course it's not a permanent change.
If you are wanting to make changes to your rented house, then wall art can mix things up without causing permanent damage.
The bathroom is one of the most expensive rooms in the house to renovate – don’t let these extra costs spoil your project.
When it comes to colour, bathrooms allow us to really have some fun; a quick visit to a bathroom showroom will reveal just how much choice is available in terms of style, colour and materials. But renovating a bathroom does present its challenges and controlling your budget is crucial. These tips will give you some understanding of a few areas where costs can blow out, as well as a little guidance on how to avoid them.
Timber homes hold a strong place in the hearts of many Australians, from the traditional Victorian-era weatherboard to the ultra modern designs now appearing in many suburbs and bushland settings.
And the good news for owners, according to a range of experts, is that both older and new timber homes are more popular than ever and increasing rapidly in value.
It wasn’t necessarily always the case but it’s now very clear that timber homes retain or increase in value at a similar rate to those constructed from masonry. Appropriate care and maintenance is obviously important, as it is for all property, and this includes periodic building and pest inspections conducted by qualified, licensed inspectors.
While they thrive, you benefit from their natural greenery, which makes a nice contrast to ceramic fixtures and cool tiles. Plus, with so many plants to choose from, there’s a shape and style to suit any scheme, from cute and compact to lush and jungly.