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Get up to speed with the latest technology

AS technology continues to develop, customers in the South East face an overwhelming number of options for the home and workplace. From the introduction of smart televisions and home automation to smart phone monitored security systems, various tech specialists in the region can cater for all businesses and personal needs. The recent roll out of…

Millennials dig deep to bolster home savings

CONSISTENT and conscientious savings plans are propelling more first home buyers into the property market, according to data released by Westpac Life, with more millennial customers digging deep to save for a home. Over the months of March and April 2018, the data revealed an increase in the number of first home buyer loans issued…

Six easy ways to update your house’s exterior

It doesn’t cost much to improve the appeal – and ultimately value – of your property. Sometimes it’s the little things that make the biggest difference. Follow this simple guide to improve the kerb appeal of your property. CLEAN A professional house clean is an ideal way to kick-start your makeover. “Mould, mildew, spider webs…

Be pro-active to prevent crime

To reduce the opportunity for thieves to gain entry into your home, consider the following crime prevention security tips. – Ensure appropriate keyed locks are fitted to all doors and windows. – Even when you are outside, be sure to lock all doors and windows. – Lock gates, garages and sheds when not in use.…

Revamp a tired kitchen on a budget

The kitchen is one of the most used rooms in the home, which means it’s especially prone to wear and tear. And walking into a kitchen that feels grimy, dated or dull can be particularly uninspiring when you want to cook or entertain. Not everyone has the time, money or inclination to devote to a…

First home buyers break into market

“First Home Buyer participation in Australia’s mortgage market is now at its healthiest since 2012,” Master Builders Australia chief economist Shane Garrett has said.. During the three months to August 2018, ABS data indicate that the portion of owner occupier mortgages accounted for by First Home Buyers (FHBs) reached 18pc. “The strength of First Home…

Renters and first home buyers see more affordable market

Affordability has improved for renters and the number of first home buyers increased during the second quarter of 2018, according to research from the Real Estate Institute of Australia and Adelaide Bank. REIA President Malcolm Gunning said the June quarter 2018 edition of the Adelaide Bank/REIA Housing Affordability Report found rental affordability improved in all…

Mount Gambier property sales on rise

A Real Estate Institute of South Australia (REISA) report shows Mount Gambier was among the top three regional suburbs to see an increase in housing sales compared to the same period last year […]

Bring the outdoors indoors

Plants inside are definitely not new and were probably at their fashionable peak during the 60’s and 70’s, but indoor gardening has become hugely popular again for lots of good reasons. Greenery inside looks amazing, especially in decorator pots and baskets to match your interior décor. So long as your plants receive indirect sunlight and…