If your floors are getting on with age and looking a little dull, you may be inclined to do a revamp. Before you get stuck into a flooring fiesta, assess your own skill set, assess the room and determine whether you’ll need professional help. We’ve compiled a few tips to keep in mind for different […]
Owning an investment property (or several) can be a sound way to secure your financial future. If you’re deciding whether to build or buy, you will be tossing up both the pros and the cons of each option. Check out our basic guide to building or buying an investment property in Newcastle to help find […]
Use It Or Lose It — That’s How Security Works “No regrets,” they say. Rolls off the tongue easily enough but, like the rest of us, they’ve probably been ripped off and had their stuff looted too. If they could own up, they might admit to regretting not having taken security precautions, such as those you’re about to read… Jimmy (a.k.a. “jemmy”) — […]
Fire safety is one of those things that we often hear about but rarely pay attention to. We always mean to clean out our gutters, check our smoke alarms and make sure we have easy access to an extinguisher, but life tends to get in the way. However, these little procrastinations can lead to big […]
Are you sick of renting? Entering the property market is a must if you want to start building your financial portfolio. While renting is less of a commitment than owning your own home, at the end of the day you’re giving your hard-earned cash away. Perhaps you feel like you don’t earn enough to save for your first home? If you get strict in regards to your budget, you’d be surprised at just how easy it can be to save for a deposit. We’ve provided a few simple tips when it comes to getting your foot in the door, as well as a few professionals who’ll be able to help.
Whether you’ve just moved into a new house or something is not quite right at home, inspecting for unwanted visitors such as rodents is essential. If left unchecked, these pests can cause big problems in your humble abode—and we’re not talking about waking up to half-eaten food! Rats and mice can chew through your timber, pipes, brickwork and electrical cords, leaving you (quite literally) in the dark. They can also spread some nasty diseases, so it’s best to get them out quick smart! Luckily, we’ve put together a list of warning signs that will help you identify whether you have unwanted visitors.
Are you considering purchasing a property? Then you’re going to want the expertise of a property inspector. If you want to be sure your property is safe and without any hidden nasties, a property inspector is an essential investment to make.