Renovation tricks to add value to your home

Experienced property renovators know the key to a successful renovation is to use the space you have wisely. Renovating areas like the kitchen, living room and dining area to create more space and storage can not only make your home more liveable, it may also add value to your property. Here are some renovation and design ideas to help create more space and hopefully boost your property’s price tag at the same time. Kitchen and dining room If your kitchen and dining rooms feel pokey, consider knocking out non-structural walls to open up both spaces. Is your island taking up too much room? You could opt for a “rolling island” (with wheels) or an island with a dining table integrated into the

6 negotiation tactics for spring property buyers

Interest rates remain at a record low currently, and the property market is expected to heat up as we enter spring despite the economic challenges due to the pandemic. Listings are currently lower compared to last year, which means as a buyer there may be more competition for properties this spring. So, if you are in a good financial position and considering buying this spring, it’s a good idea to arm yourself with some sharp bargaining tactics before diving in. Nobody wants to pay more than the current market value for a home. Here are six negotiation tactics to help you get the right price on your property purchase. 1. Research the market value in advance When it comes to the sale price, i

HTW Report - September

Brisbane Our Sunshine State capital is looking even brighter as at the time of writing. While we’ve had our challenges during COVID-19 (particularly in recent weeks when a few dubious border crossings have left our population holding its collective breath in anticipation), all-in-all we would dub recent virus prevention efforts successful. Minor transmission numbers coupled with our lower-density population (compared to Sydney and Melbourne) have combined with our temperate climate to make this an excellent place to be during 2020. We have restrictions of course, but none as limiting as those being experienced down south. That means our economy is chugging along at a maintainable pace for no

Lockdown sparks renovation surge

If you used lockdown to fix little things around the home, you are not alone, with a new survey finding almost two in every five homeowners used coronavirus isolation to get stuck into renovations. A new survey found that almost two in every five homeowners used the coronavirus lockdown to renovate their homes or investments, with isolation forcing most into becoming DIY specialists. The Canstar survey conducted in mid July found that despite widespread job losses and uncertainty impacting livelihoods this year, 38 per cent of Aussies put money into making their properties more comfortable for themselves or more attractive for renters or buyers. Canstar financial services executive Steve Mic

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