buying a house

Five Top Tips For First Time Buyers

Owning your own home is a dream that many of us share, but as house prices steadily increase, reaching that first run of the property ladder can feel more and more difficult. Don’t despair, with careful planning and by keeping a close eye on your finances, getting the keys to your first house may be closer than you think. Our first-time buyer top tips will … Continue reading Five Top Tips For First Time Buyers

selling a house

A parent’s guide to selling your house

Selling a home can be stressful at the best of times, but when you have children, the stress can go to the next level. First of all, there’s the challenge of keeping a home tidy without turning your children into frustrated balls of pent-up energy. Then there’s the issue of managing viewings. Then there’s persuading them to see the sale and move as fun rather … Continue reading A parent’s guide to selling your house

surveyor

Why You Need a Land Surveyor for Your Development Project

If you’ve got a planning development project in the works, then you’ll need to get in contact with a land surveyor in Melbourne ASAP. This highly-trained yet largely under-appreciated professional plays an indispensable role in the construction process, and will probably be the first person on site. Read on for a little background information on what the land surveyor does and why you need one. … Continue reading Why You Need a Land Surveyor for Your Development Project

driveway

3 Simple Tips to Keep Your Concrete Driveway Looking New

While there are many people who disregard their driveways as things that are only really used to prevent tyres from unnecessarily dragging on the grass or gravel, there are actually many ways that you can use your driveway to spruce up the appearance of your property. Whether you are looking to increase the kerb appeal of your house or you simply want to make sure … Continue reading 3 Simple Tips to Keep Your Concrete Driveway Looking New

investment property

What You Need to Know Before Buying Your First Investment Property

So, you’re thinking about getting started in the real estate investment industry? You’ve heard the wondrous stories of people making absolute fortunes flipping homes and turning them into goldmines. While it’s true that this is an incredibly lucrative business to get involved with, a lot of hard work and knowledge comes into play when it comes to making your fortune. Before you even think about … Continue reading What You Need to Know Before Buying Your First Investment Property

property

How is tech impacting the property industry?

Technology has advanced drastically over recent years, with a number of prominent industries now utilising tech trends. While every industry heavily relies on technology in some form, some businesses are seeking out ways to use technological advancements to help their company grow. One industry that’s started taking advantage of tech trends is the property industry. The property industry has changed and adapted in a big … Continue reading How is tech impacting the property industry?

investment property

5 Ways to Add Value to your Investment Property

Have you ever wondered what sort of home improvements will add value to your buy-to-let property? Here is the rundown. Buy-to-let investors are quite rightly eager to squeeze a little more profit from their rental income. Most often, opting for home improvements that boost the overall value of your property will also boost rental income. Still, the main question lingers. What sort of improvements will … Continue reading 5 Ways to Add Value to your Investment Property

lawn care

How to take care of your lawn all year round

The humble lawn may not be at the top of your list of priorities when it comes to household maintenance, but it can quickly get wild and out-of-control if you don’t keep on top of it. To help make life a little easier, the garden care experts at Compost Direct have created an easy-to-follow, year round lawn care checklist. How often should you mow your … Continue reading How to take care of your lawn all year round

pest control

Top tips to safely carry out DIY pest control

With summer coming up it is inevitable that you will probably be facing more pests around your home or business. Due to the warmer weather and having your home more open, you will welcome pests into your home environment. These pesky pests are often very hard to remove safely, as DIY methods involve the application of harmful pesticides and chemicals. In order to safely carry … Continue reading Top tips to safely carry out DIY pest control