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Is a Low Slope Metal Roof Right for You?

Low slope metal roofs have long been a staple of the industrial and commercial sectors but they’ve recently been becoming more of an option for residential construction and self-builds. This has happened for a number of reasons. In this article, we’re going to look at why low slope metal roofs might be right for you. […]

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New Laws Make Landlording Much Harder

New Legislation in New Zealand, Victoria, and even the UK is targeting landlording and making it much harder. This new legislation seems to be about solely improving tenants rights, rather than making anything better for landlords, and this is leading people to believe that there is an ulterior, political motive. New Legislation In Victoria Tenants […]

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3 Reasons Why People Put Off Home Renovations

Renovating a home is an enormous task. Some are quite happy to get stuck in and make key decisions that change the home space, and others are slightly more… apprehensive. There are many moving parts going on during this time, and it’s enough to put many people off changing their home altogether. Consequently, here of […]

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Do Garden Makeovers Improve Home Value?

Not everyone has a garden but those that do should consider how they can use it to help improve their home value. A garden is definitely something potential home buyers look at when they are considering their options however if the garden is not well maintained then it can have the opposite effect and put […]

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5 Reasons to Get a Plumbing Inspection Before You Buy a Home

You’ve found your dream home. The price is right, the location is great, and the home inspection found no issues. However home inspections don’t give a detailed report on the plumbing so before you proceed to closing, i.e. settling on the property, it’s recommended to get a plumbing inspection. Why? Well, as aforementioned standard home […]

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How to Create a Warm and Welcoming Grand Entrance

When turning a house into a home we all want to get the details right not just for visual aesthetics but also for overall feel of warmth and comfort, a place anyone would be happy to spend relaxing time in. Of course, the interior is essential to master, getting the spaces to feel open and […]

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4 Top Remodeling Projects for 2018

When it comes to home renovations, timing is everything. And lucky for homeowners, 2018 is shaping up to be a great year. Add value and style to your property with these home renovations. Bathroom A little handiwork and some paint can go along way in the bathroom. In fact, a bathroom refresh is just one […]

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What Do Home Inspectors Look For?

If you’re spending $50,00, $100,000, $500,000 or more for a home, it doesn’t make sense to question whether or not to hire a reputable home inspector. Spending a few hundred dollars up front to inspect the home and then hiring service professionals to fix any detected problems may save you thousands of dollars down the […]

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How To: The Modern Rustic Home

It’s frequently said that if you want to be happy, live a simple life. Well, we can’t really always get the quiet country lifestyle we want, but what we can do, is get that rural feel in our own homes. There are steps you can take to get  that simple, relaxing home environment that so […]

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Facts You Should Know About REITs

Did you know that according to Forbes, the real estate industry ranks third after Finance and Investment, and Investment and Retail in making wealth worldwide? Indeed, the popularity of this industry is no mistake, and you may have come across the term Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs.) Investors enjoy payouts that grow steadily, making it […]

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4 Ways to Increase a Home’s Sale Value

Are you planning to put your home on the market in the near future? Are you wondering how you can maximise your equity without making a big dent in your bank balance? Undertaking a series of improvements is one way to go, but these can often work out to be expensive. Fear not; a variety […]

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5 Ways to Make your Home More Modern

If you are thinking about renovating your home to make it look more sleek and modern, it’s important to start researching what works and what doesn’t right away. By doing so, you will not only save on building costs, you’ll go in with a better idea of how to give your home a new and […]

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Tech Up Your Property for the 21st Century

Technology has entered into every corner of our professional and personal lives. A smart thermostat that keeps your home warm and saves you money. A fridge that tells you’re about to run out of milk and butter. A doorbell that is connected to your phone lets you check who’s ringing without opening your door. For […]

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6 Most Livable Cities That You Should See

When you think of moving abroad or buying an international rental property, you might review lists of the most livable cities in the world. The towns that top the list can help you narrow down where to make an investment. The details that make a city livable also make the town an ideal vacation destination. […]

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