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How to make a small room appear bigger

If you have a home full of smaller rooms, or just one tiny room in a house, you may love the coziness of it or hate the containment of it. Whatever your feelings are towards a small room, the good news is there are things you can do to make it appear bigger. Some are clever tricks, some … Read the full post »

How to have a more eco-friendly Christmas

Sustainability, environmentally friendly, eco-friendly, are a few words used to describe something that is quickly becoming a very public discussion. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a fully-fledged eco-warrior or someone who is just starting out on their journey to living more sustainably, Christmas can one of the bigger challenges. It is, after all, a time that is associated … Read the full post »

4 things to consider before deciding on a removal firm in Sydney

They say that moving home can be one of the most stressful things to do. And, as Sydney Real Estate agents, we understand why. You are after all packing up your entire life into boxes, watching it be packed up into a truck and unloaded, and then facing the massive task of unpacking it all again. So, when … Read the full post »

The top home design trends to look out for in 2020

We can’t believe it but the end of 2019 is fast approaching. So, we’ve started to look at what the home design trends are looking like in 2020. And we love what we’re seeing. As with the world in general, eco-conscious is set to continue being an important factor. Plus, we’re seeing organisation and tranquillity as key themes. Homeowners … Read the full post »

How to put on a spooky-yet-sophisticated Halloween Soiree

Halloween is just around the corner. So, what better time to host a little soiree with a touch of spook? And because we love a spooky yet sophisticated soiree, we’ve got some tips for you to make it wonderfully wicked; or maybe that should be wickedly wonderful? Whatever you go for, here’s how to put together an elegantly eerie … Read the full post »

How to keep warm in your home this winter

Sydney Winters are fresh, bright and still sunny but they can get cold. Not that cold as far as temperatures go. But cold in our bones. Our houses aren’t insulted which means when the sun goes down, it can get pretty damn chilly. This also means that our electricity bills can skyrocket through the winter months. Here are some practical tips … Read the full post »

HOY – The on-demand ferry which will take you from Elizabeth Bay to Circular Quay

Just like Uber but on water Did you know you can now call a ferry in the same way you call an Uber? That’s right, since December 2018 Captain Cook Cruises have been operating an on-demand ferry service from Elizabeth Bay Marina to Circular Quay Harbour Master Steps. It’s a Sydney first and we think it’s pretty … Read the full post »

The best indoor plants for Sydney living

Adding Indoor plants to your home has many benefits – from creative décor to purifying the air. But it can be difficult to know which ones are suitable for being indoors, especially in our Sydney climate. If you’re looking to make your home a little greener but don’t know where to start, we’ve put together our … Read the full post »

8 new ways to decorate your walls without pictures or paintings

Collecting art can be an art form in itself. It can take years to perfect and collate a collection that you’re proud to hang on your walls. So, what do you do in the mean time? Here are some alternative wall décor ideas, for when you don’t want to use photographs or paintings. Hanging plants Vertical gardens bring fresh, green life into … Read the full post »

New homeowner’s guide to purchasing

  Buying your first home – or any home after that – can be an exciting time in anyone’s life. It can also be quite stressful and nerve wrecking too. You make such a big purchase decision based on only a handful of viewings. So how to make the most of the few times to do view … Read the full post »

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