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Easy ways to turn your place into a cosy winter home

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Winter has officially arrived, and for many people around Australia, that means cooler days and nights are here to stay. As it gets more difficult to wake up on cold, dark mornings your living spaces may start to feel cold all the time. Fortunately, there are ways to keep your home warm throughout the winter months without immediately opting to switch on your heater. Here are our tips for easy … more »

All the information you need to include in an online housemate profile

All the information you need to include in an online housemate profile

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Websites like Flatmates.com.au make it easy to find housemates and a place to live. The best part of sites like this is the option to set up a profile and listing while you’re looking for a place.

 

This means that not only can you browse new listings every day, but potential housemates can contact you about available properties.

 

To make sure you get plenty of responses from potential housemates and answers to … more »

The conversations you need to have with potential housemates

The conversations you need to have with potential housemates

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While moving into a place with new housemates can be an exciting change, there are some direct conversations you need to have with your potential housemates before you apply for a place.

 

To make sure everyone is on the same page, we’ve listed the things you need to discuss with your potential housemates when you’re looking for a place.

 

Learn about each other’s schedules

One of the most important things to consider when … more »

4 things you can do to increase your chances of a loan approval

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With credit tightening for property investors for well over a year now, making a strong case in your loan applications has never been more important.

 

To make a strong case in your loan application, there are a few things you can do. Here’s our list of what you can do to make the strongest case possible and increase your chances of a loan approval.

 

Do your research and shop around
Make … more »

Unlock the potential of your existing equity in 3 Simple Steps!

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Unlock the potential of your existing equity in 3 Simple Steps!

 

We hear a lot of talk about equity in the property market but what does it actually mean?  Do you have any?  If so, how can you get your hands on it?

 

Equity is the difference between the value of your property and what you owe on it. For example, if you bought a property for $300,000 but you owe $100,000 … more »

How to Declutter Your Home in Just 7 Days – The Magic of Tidying Up!

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Trending right now is the name Marie Kondo since launching her show on Netflix called Tidying Up.  The basic premise is all your stuff should ‘spark joy’ in your life.  The KonMari method reverses the way many people cull their possessions. Instead of helping you decide what to throw out, the idea is to go through all of your stuff, one item at a time, and determine whether each one … more »

5 Tips on How to Freshen Up Your Home for 2019!

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The new year is here and many of us are still at home for a break over the holidays.  With this extra time at home, it’s a perfect opportunity to refresh your home for 2019. Here are some quick and easy ways to freshen up your home over your holiday break. The best part? If you’re not having time off over the holidays, these changes can easily be made in … more »