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  • How do I get finance to renovate?

    So you want to renovate your home? Read our tips on how to finance your renovation. Home renovations are often expensive. Whether it’s a new kitchen, bathroom or an extension, it’s likely you’ll need to borrow money. So here are some ways to finance that renovation. Your finance choices When … Read more

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  • Ray White Forest Lake welcomes Allan George to the team!

    Allan George is delighted to be joining the dynamic Real Estate team of Ray White in Forest Lake. Originally from New Zealand, Allan has more than 10 years’ experience as a Sales Consultant in Real Estate. Starting his career originally with Ray White in Tauranga – life has come full … Read more

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  • How to storm proof your home in 4 easy steps

    Australia is known for its harsh weather. Our summers are scorching and our winters are chilly, and the storms can be destructive. With the cold weather upon us, it’s time to start checking that our homes are up to the challenge of withstanding wind, water, rain and hail throughout the … Read more

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  • Your essential checklist for Autumn gardening

    More DIYers are loving autumn as the time to work on the garden, according to Yates who have seen sales of planting products like fertiliser grow 25 per cent year-on-year over the autumn months. Horticulture Consultant to Yates Angie Thomas says autumn is a popular time for gardening with conditions conducive to planting because the … Read more

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  • How to keep your home snake free

    Information compiled by the Australian Venom Research Unit and published in Toxicon Journal says there were 35 deaths from snake bites in Australia between 2000 and 2016. Most of those were caused by Brown Snakes. It’s unlikely you want to be one of those statistics, so how can you keep snakes away and do snake … Read more

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  • THE FIVE GOLDEN RULES TO FOLLOW WHEN BUYING ART

    By Bluethumb Online Art Gallery Whether you’ve just nestled your foot onto the property ladder or it’s been firmly wedged there for some time, buying art for your personal space is an exciting experience that undoubtedly makes a house a home. The choice can be overwhelming at times, but with a … Read more

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  • Japan’s most beautiful garden

    The spectrum of autumnal colours is startling. The spectrum of autumnal colours is startling. Deep reds bleed into vibrant magenta through to a gentle pink. Bright, summery oranges fade into amber and finish as a striking gold. A dark, wintry pine becomes emerald, then lime and finally a bright apple … Read more

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  • 4 signs that a property isn’t worth buying

    Property is likely to be one of the largest financial investments you will ever make, so it’s very important that you invest your money wisely. Regardless whether you’re buying a property as an investment or as a family home, you need to know that your money is buying a relatively … Read more

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  • The beginner’s guide to investing in 8 simple steps

    Investing is something many financial advisors and institutions advise when it comes to building wealth. However, the world of investing, shares, dividends and stocks is one that confuses most people. Being that it’s a money-growing concept so widely recommended, we thought it was time to consults the finance professionals and … Read more

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  • Stylish solutions to banish boring vertical blinds

    Getty Vertical blinds may have been a practical solution to window dressing at one stage, but we’ve come a long way, Baby. Here’s how to eliminate them with stylish alternatives. One of the driving forces behind the installation of vertical blinds is often the sheer size of the window the cover. Now … Read more

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