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10 Intersting Wordly Facts

Who would've thought? 1. The White House in the United States costs around $110 million USD. 2. The current president of the U.S., Donald Trump, has filed for corporate bankruptcy four times for his investment properties. 3. In 2007,…
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Whats happening in home design trends 2019

Interior home design is a very personal choice and we all try to be a bit individual and to let our interior decorating Diva shine in the comfort of our own homes… Or do we? Remember mission brown and orange? The yellow and blue beach/Scandinavian…
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Buying my first home Part TWO

Missed Part One? Click here So you're ready to get serious. Talk to the agent of the property you are interested in and tell them you want to make an offer, subject to your due diligence. Your due diligence is anything at all that YOU need…
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Buying my first home PART ONE

I’ve recently spent time with my 20- something nieces and nephews and realised they know little about how to go about buying their first house. So, if you are 20-something (or 30-something or even 40-something!) and have a vague idea about…
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Help! I want to sell my home and don’t know how to start...

One of the most stressful things we do in our lives is to sell the family home.  It affects so many core parts of our world. ♦Financial (“will I get enough money?”) ♦Physical (“I have to get it ready and how do I ever start?”) ♦Legal…
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Thoughts after a conference...

Some musings after attending a huge national conference. Learn the difference between any think and any thing.  (Just to give you a wee clue there is no such word as anythink.) Learn the difference between Free and THree.  If you are…
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Shelf Development- A library or two for your reading pleasure

I love to read. Being absorbed by a good book is one of my absolute pleasures. Diving into the pages and going somewhere new, learning about a new life, living vicariously with someone else’s dreams and triumphs, challenges, or tragedies. I’ve…
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To MOVE or RENOVATE

Its an often asked question in the living rooms of the Central Coast…  “Should we move or should we renovate?” Mostly asked when you can’t bear to cook one more meal in that grotty kitchen, or find yourself rolling your eyes at the…
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5 Essential considerations to sell your home for more

In the world of fashion, anything older than a decade is probably out of date.   NO to those shoulder pads.  Sadly, this is also the case in home fashion and if you are thinking of selling, it might be time to do some editing and freshening…
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Bad Bathrooms and other You-have-got-to-be-kidding-me real estate photos.

Sometimes the competition makes me look amazing because they are so bad. Its no surprise that good photographs are the first step to attracting quality buyers to a property. Get the light right.  Move the furniture around a little.  Get…
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Busy: swamped, buried, unavailable, overloaded, slaving, tied up.

“How are you?  Busy?…”  When I run into people I haven’t seen for a while, they always say, “How are you?  Busy?” without giving me a chance to answer which I have started to find really conflicting/ annoying.   There’s…
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16 easy and inexpensive ways to boost your curb appeal

The outside of your property is where a buyer begins to evaluate how much they will pay. Sure, they can be heavily influenced by a spectacular view or a swoon-worthy kitchen but the front of your home is where the decision process begins. How…