• DIY

    Can Anyone Be Their Own Real Estate Agent?

    With most of Australia’s real estate market slowing down, the question on everyone’s mind is: is it possible to sell your home by cancelling out intermediaries – intermediaries being the real estate agents, that is. The answer to this question is fairly simple – yes, it certainly is possible to do so – but the […]

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  • Prepare for a family

    Considerations before starting a family

    The best position to be in when starting a family is for couples to be already getting prepared for one before they have their first child. That way, not only can you start to save for their education and find a suitable place to live, you can also learn all you need to so that […]

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  • Budget

    Why you should rent before you buy

    I love our house, and I love how we’ve made it our mission this past couple of years to turn it into our own little sanctuary from the stress of modern-day life. It wasn’t always this easy though, and I still remember all the things I had to learn when I left behind living with […]

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    Finding simple loft conversion inspiration . . .

    We bought our house off-plan back in 2010 when we only had Curly and Little Bean with Beanie Boy cooking in my tummy. At that time we thought we would stop our family at three children so a four-bedroom home would be ample size for us. We moved in two weeks before BB made his […]

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    The real cost of buying your own home

    At some point, perhaps in your mid-20s or early 30s, you’ll first think about buying your own home. The trigger point may vary; perhaps friends and family around you are suddenly homeowners, and you want to join their group, or you’ll be sick of seeing your landlord snooping around ‘your’ bedroom or garden on another […]

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