There are many market predictions, however if you want to buy your first home—there is no wrong time. The motivation to buy is not determined by regional market conditions or by location. Industry opinions and investor speculation cannot predict when a particular individual will [...]
An open house is one way that Real Estate Agents attempt to expose a home to multiple buyers at once. Not only is an open house designed to market the home in a way that differs from a simple listing, but it also opens [...]
Now that you've made the decision to purchase your first home, a hearty congratulations is in order! Becoming a homeowner, especially for the first time, can stir up some feelings of anxiety and excitement. With the knowledge that you gain through individual research and the help of your Real Estate Agent, you will soon begin to feel like a seasoned house hunter.
When you have to continue living in a home at the same time you are trying to sell it, keeping it ready for a showing at any time can be a challenge. This challenge is doubled when you have children in your home. You want to be able to accommodate a showing whenever possible in order to get your home sold quickly, but when asked to let people in unexpectedly, getting things in order fast can be a challenge. Here are a few simple tips to get ready for a showing in a hurry!
If you live in a smaller home or unit, you face some particular decorating challenges. Getting comfort and style while reducing clutter in a small home can be done with a few smart furniture choices and a good understanding of colors and placement in small rooms.
Long gone are the days of plastic vertical blinds and grandma's lacy curtains. Whether it's window treatments for a new home or redecorating a room, there are a huge number of options to suit virtually any taste.
A fireplace is a great feature in any home, and can create that warm, homey feeling on a cold winter evening that every homeowner dreams of. Whether you have a gas fireplace or a wood-burning fireplace, there are a few important precautions you should take and safety measures to follow every time you use your fireplace.
Australian capital city dwelling values increased by 1.3 per cent in October, driven largely by the Sydney housing market as well as significant value growth in Melbourne and Brisbane. The release today of the RP Data and Rismark International October housing market results confirmed a 1.3 per cent rise across the combined capital cities index over the month with the rolling 12 month combined capital cities index growth rate recording its fastest pace in three years.