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Friendly advice for buying your first home

Buying your first home is a wonderful adventure – if you buy the right property for the right amount. This is likely going to be one the most expensive financial…

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Tips for furnishing your first home

Moving into your first home is an exciting adventure. There is a good chance though that you will have to furnish it from scratch. Here are a few tips to…

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Should you buy a townhouse?

  The decision to buy a townhouse is one not easily made. Especially in a country like South Africa, where concerns over crime are ever-present, the idea that you might…

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How to protect your home from water damage

Of all the things you need to protect your home against – have you ever thought of the need to protect it from water damage, particularly rain? Here are a…

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Four things to do before you buy a house

Buying property is very exciting but it is also a huge financial commitment. In fact, it can be more than just a financial commitment. It is a commitment of your…

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Landlords, you need to get legal cover

Becoming a landlord is a great way to make extra money; some can even afford to let renting-out be their only source of income. Not only does it benefit you,…

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Settling disputes with your nuisance neighbours

  Moving into a new home is an exciting time filled with many unknowns. Where your parking space is. What day the rubbish is taken away.   And one of…

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DIY safety tips and ideas

We all want our homes to be better and a lot of us enjoy doing projects that can improve our homes; whether to be safer, warmer, less prone to accidents…

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Marching toward the smart home

The world is increasingly moving toward being completely interconnected on every level. Consider the phones we had when they were first invented compared to the powerful machines that exist in…

Yard remodelling

If you are moving into a new home, there might be some rubble left by the previous owner, or perhaps you’re the owner who has caused all that rubble. It’s…