5 ways to expand your living space

Time passes and circumstances change. Perhaps you want more space. A little extra room because your family is growing, your kids or parents are moving back home, you’ve started a…

Tips for affording your first home

The time has come to buy your first home. You’ve scraped together some money for a deposit, you’ve browsed through property listings and maybe even viewed a house or two….

What to look for when buying a new home

Whether you’re a first time buyer or this is not your first rodeo, purchasing a new home is not an easy decision. Not only are you working within a budget…

3 household things you mustn’t skimp on

Many of us are house proud. But many of us are far too focused on the aesthetic and because of this we often reach for cheap-but-good-looking buys rather than investing…

How to invest in your garden

Your garden is a large part of your home. In fact, homes without a garden are not deemed as attractive as those that offer a bit of greenery and a…

Tips on renting out a room in your house

You may decide to rent out rooms in your house because you need the extra cash. Or maybe you just want to have a few companions in your home. There…

Things to think about when buying an investment property

Owning an investment property is often something which people aspire to. On the other hand, it can be an investor’s worst nightmare. It really just depends on your personal risk…

Tips on buying or fixing your house

Life comes with infinite options. Black coffee or milk. Going on a safari or to the beach. Going out or staying in. Unfortunately, some decisions are harder to make and…

4 ways to give your home the modern touch

Is it time to inject your home with colour? The traditional ornaments, curves and complex shapes are replaced with straight, defined lines, a neutral palette and a blend of indoor…

How to know whether you’re ready to buy a home

So, you think you might want to buy a home? That’s exciting! But it’s also a big decision and not something which should be rushed into. If you make an…