Category: Property

Get your Home Ready for Winter

Dipti Singh As the colder weather is fast approaching, it’s the right time to dig out the winter woollies and look forward to warm nights in the comfort of your home. It is essential to prepare your home seasonally to make it more welcoming. The top priority is to ensure that your home is safe, warm, cosy, and comfortable to bring out a sense of ease into the cold season. From small details or drastic shifts in colour, the addition of cosy textures and textiles is one of the main concepts of decorating in the colder months. Here are...

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Appraise the Value of Your Home

Dipti Singh Buying a home is one of the biggest financial investments a person makes in their lifetime. Even though if the property market is booming or receding, it is imperative to still make some effort to maintain or enhance the value of your property. If you are looking to sell your home or just want to make your property future-proof, there are plenty of ways to add value without embarking on any big renovations or expensive revamping. Changing Wall Switches Sometimes, it is the nuances that matter and with time, regular wall switches appear to look pale, dull,...

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Benefits of Pet-Friendly Rentals

Isabella Ross Us Aussies love our furry friends. With our country having one of the largest pet populations globally, there is no wonder that many renters seek pet-friendly rentals. Here to break down the benefits that landlords can obtain by promoting their rentals as pet-friendly is Nadia Crighton from Pet Insurance Australia. “It just makes good economic sense that landlords and property investors consider allowing their properties to become pet-friendly. Sadly many pet parents feel forced to lie about their pets to gain access to rental accommodation. Landlords and investment owners should not be afraid to ask what type...

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The Art of Property Styling

Isabella Ross Sydney’s Upper and Lower North Shore are some of the most sought-after locations for home buyers. Yet with most houses on the North Shore excelling in terms of presentation and care, it is important for home sellers to consider the worth of a professional property stylist. Cordony Designs emerged in 2013 as a full-service Property Styling, Project Management (preparing home for sale), Maintenance and Interior Design Company, with Director Kahlia Cordony paving the way. Sydney Observer sat down with Kahlia to discuss the ins and outs of property styling. “During my time working in the Real Estate...

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Easy Ways to Save Water

Nicholas Grant Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology found 2019 to be the warmest and driest year since records began in 1910. Whilst recent weeks of heavy rain has alleviated some stress on drought-affected areas, it is important to recognise that the drought is far from over in New South Wales, with level 2 water restrictions still in place across the Greater Sydney region. Everyone can do their part to help water conservation in these troubled times, and here are several simple and creative lifestyle choices you can make. 1)Fix Problems Immediately It is all too easy to notice a dripping...

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