If you are thinking about warming up the look of your home's living space this season, consider cosying into Autumn with a neutral starting point.  Neutrals provide a blank canvas for whichever interior story you want to tell.  For your living room, the largest piece of furniture is your sofa....

  Our homes are the biggest assets that we have, in terms of both monetary investment and also for personal living. There are a range of simple steps you can take to increase the value of such an asset, whether it’s to upgrade your own living space or to bump up...

Combining luxury with everyday comfort, this stunning family residence displays quality and style across a spacious free flowing layout. Holding a prestige address in one of Lane Cove's most sought-after streets, it's footsteps from shops and city buses....

DOWNSIZING: THE MOST COMMON QUESTIONS, ANSWERED. Q: "Should we spend money preparing our home for sale, if it is just going to be knocked down or renovated?"...

 

Old shower screens recesses and shower curtains can give away the age of a bathroom.  Replacing the shower screen is a simple way to revamp the bathroom. From frameless shower screens to pivot shower screens, there are many options depending on your bathroom layout and style. If you’re upgrading from a sliding door, check you have enough clearance to open the shower door.

 

Downsizing does not have a ‘one size fits all’ solution and needs handling carefully.

The mere thought of a downsize is daunting and can overwhelm any retiree. Coming to the realisation that it’s time to move on from the family home may take many years. The difficulty is, as an agent, how do you approach and discuss this topic while maintaining respect and understanding?

If you ask any vendor their regrets post sale, a major component is not having the house presented well.  

This means vendors might regret their inaction and in not giving their property presentation everything they had. 

Not knowing what they could have achieved in sale price can leave a distasteful feeling about what ‘could have been’.  It is critical as sales agents to address this with your vendors right at the get-go.

As a real estate agent, you’ll know the right kind of value-add strategies undertaken to makeover a property and to create buyer appeal. These value-add strategies are accomplished through coordinated appraisal, planning, and implementation with the help of a Property Makeover Specialist. So, what’s the method behind a successful makeover? This is something you can share with your new and prospective vendors.