Home equity can be affected by market conditions, but as a homeowner, you can also have some say in your home’s equity. You could improve the value of your home by making improvements or additions to the place. The higher the home equity, the more homeowners can borrow when adding [...]
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As a first-time homebuyer, you have a lot to learn. You need to understand how to find the best interest rates for your home loanin Australia, as well as understand the difference between fixed ratehome loans, down payments and homeowners insurance; including the ups and downs that comes part and [...]
The multimillion-dollar property with water views or luxury features might not be within your budget range, but it’s possible to find a home within your spending power that you’re content with. Doing a bit of research provides a solid foundation for developing realistic expectations from the start. Three of the [...]
Having one’s own personal living space or living alone is a dream for any young adult. Yet, affordability can sometimes be illusive. Whether you’re renting or buying a home, there are definite ways to make getting your own place possible. One of these is to take on tenants of your [...]
Many homes have one or two spare rooms that are sitting empty or being used as mere storage space. A spare room could be an opportunity for making extra cash or for getting extra enjoyment and utility out of the family home. If you have a spare room and don’t [...]
If you are planning to remodel, upgrade or renovate your home, it may affect your home insurance cover. It’s important to keep in mind that all home insurance policies are based on the current value of your property, as well as the level of risk there is that something could [...]
In many cases, people underutilise their backyards. This is not usually because of a lack of wanting to be outside, however. Having a garden that is ill-equipped means that it can be impractical to try and have social gatherings or even just to enjoy the outdoors as a family. This [...]
If you’ve got a family, you’ve probably already taken all the precautions you can think of to make sure that your home is fitted with smoke alarms and security systems to keep them safe. However it’s quite easy to forget one of the most important places to protect – your [...]
Buying a new home is an exciting time. It’s a huge commitment but can also bring huge rewards and a sense of stability as you settle down in your own place.
Whether you’re travelling for work or have just moved across the country, finding a way to stay in touch with your family and friends is incredibly important. With modern technology continuing to advance, it’s now easier than ever to stay in touch regardless of where you are in the world.