Inner city living

3 Frequently Asked Questions about Security Window Screens Answered

14 July

Security window screens offer additional protection against burglary, apart from keeping insects away while allowing you to keep your windows open. With a screen, you can comfortably open your windows without worrying about intrusion or insects disturbing the peace of your home. There are different kinds of security screens in many styles, and you should […]

What to Do When a Key Breaks in the Lock

30 June

Having a key break off in your door lock can be a stressful situation, especially if you are locked out of your house. It is during such times that an emergency locksmith would come in handy. However, there are steps you can take to extract the broken key without damaging your locks. What causes keys […]

Five Tips to Help You Screen Tenants for Your Rental Property

07 June

If you’ve recently bought an investment property and you’ve never been a landlord before, you may be wondering how to find quality tenants. How do you tell which tenants are the most likely to pay the rent? Is it legal to do criminal background searches on tenants? Which questions can you ask and which questions […]

4 Shrewd Considerations Before Investing in Retirement Villas

05 May

Now that your working years are behind you, your retirement should be filled with relaxation and fun. If you’ve decided to move from your existing home into retirement villas, then there are certain factors you should definitely be looking for to enjoy a convenient lifestyle in your golden years. This guide arms you with shrewd […]

How to Make Moving Less Stressful for Your Kids

06 April

It has been well documented that one of the moment stressful events in a person’s life is moving house. And if you think that moving across Australia is going to be stressful for you, then just imagine how stressful it could be for your young kids. This is why it’s essential to have some tactics […]

4 Affordable Australian Suburbs You Need to Know About in 2016

23 March

When it comes to affordable properties, which Australian suburbs provide you with more bang for your buck? Property analytics and services provider CoreLogic crunched the numbers and delved into data sets and revealed the cheapest suburbs in Australia’s eight state and territory capitals — Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Darwin and Canberra — located within 10 […]

Performing maintenance on a commercial property every autumn

04 February

Commercial property maintenance is something that has to be performed rather often, as the building is used frequently by the public. Maintenance of commercial buildings is important for a different reason than residential properties, as the building represents the company or the institution holding residence inside. A poorly maintained building can thus be a danger […]

Reduce Asbestos Exposure Risks With an Effective Plan

04 February

Uncontrolled exposure to asbestos can risk serious health hazards. There are regulatory measures put in place by local authorities to limit the exposure to asbestos-containing materials. One of these is a requirement for property owners to check for the presence of asbestos and then make an asbestos management plan. The asbestos management plan can be […]

Why you should choose to engage the services of a buyer’s agent

21 January

A buyer’s agent is a licensed person who specialises in the search and location of property on the buyer’s behalf. They also carry out negotiation and are known as buyer’s advocates. Unlike a real estate agent, a buyer’s agent does not sell property. Generally, a buyer’s agent will bid for property on a buyer’s behalf […]

4 Simple Things That Will Add Value to Your Home

30 December

If you are thinking about selling your home, you’ll want to make sure that you are doing everything in your power to make it attractive to buyers so that it sells for a really great price. While you might not have the capital to make dramatic improvements such as attic conversions or conservatory extensions, there […]