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  1. Rainclouds on the inside

    Watering indoor plants efficiently without spillage or dumping glassfuls on shallow roots can be tricky, but with a playful innovation from designer Jeong Seungbin, you can do it more naturally with rain clouds inside your house. They're not big, ominous clouds hovering close to the ceiling waiting to bucket down on your furniture, they're part…
  2. Housing finance lifts

    Housing finance increased further in November, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. In trend terms, the number of owner-occupied housing commitments rose 0.6 per cent in November 2013, following a rise of 0.8 per cent in October 2013. We’re borrowing to refinance, buy or build homes but we’re not buying new…
  3. Louvres make life a breeze

    Louvres make life a breeze In the cyclical, fickle way of fashion, louvres have again become a popular choice as a stylish alternative to conventional windows, as they offer the combined benefits of a cool home and reduced energy costs. At a time when homeowners are being urged to find alternatives to the energy-guzzling air…
  4. Think and get richer

    Think and get richer Households that believe they control their own destiny are likely to be as much as $150,000 better off than those who ‘leave it to fate’, a new study has revealed. The study by the Melbourne Institute at the University of Melbourne showed that households that believe they can shape their destiny…
  5. Building approvals show consistent improvement

    Building approvals show consistent improvement The housing industry has received another booster shot with recent news that building approvals for new homes have now been consistently rising for more than a year. Latest figures released this week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that the number of dwellings approved rose 2.4 per cent in…
  6. Hi Everyone

    Hi everyone   Our first weekend in the New Year kicked off with a flying start. 110 groups inspected one property in Eastwood, 68 came through one in Epping and over 35 through each of our other homes on Saturday. This weekend is predicted to be as hot as our properties with a few extra…