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5 Things to consider before you get a loan to buy something you want

5 Things to consider before you get a loan to buy something you want

Taking on a loan or any form of debt is a decision that should never be made lightly. Under certain circumstances, however, it can help to provide you and your family with tremendous relief. If you are thinking about borrowing to take care of financial responsibility or purchase, ask yourself these five questions first to ensure you’re making the right choice:  VIEW the POST

Making our family home – one year on in photos

Making our family home – one year on in photos

It's been a whole year. I cannot believe it. This time last year we had painted the kitchen (we did this on day 1) and spent the first 4 days stripping wallpaper from the bedrooms and painting them. We wanted to get the bedrooms painted as soon as possible. Since then we have done so much and we have so much to do. Here's a report of our year in before and after shots. VIEW the POST

Finding the perfect new house gifts

Finding the perfect new house gifts

Recently my sister bought her first house and it made me reflect on when we bought ours back in January of this year, what was needed and things that we would never have thought about buying. So I thought I would collect together some ideas for buying those new house gifts. VIEW the POST

Is a Condo the smarter move than buying a house?

Is a Condo the smarter move than buying a house?

Are homes becoming old news these days? Well, whether they like it or not, in a way yes homes are. This is because more and more people are finding out they cannot get on the housing ladder. For one reason or another, they just can’t manage to buy a property for the first time and so are stuck with smaller and less stable places to live in. However, the market outside of homes has reacted perfectly to this conundrum. Now we see that a condo, apartments, high-rise buildings and bungalows are evolving and becoming much more modern and even more enticing. Most of these alternatives will come with funiturishing, or at the least partially furnished. So you don’t have to spend more money filling up the home with things you need to live comfortably. You also have better location for work purposes if you have a job in the city. ...

How to renovate your own home

Just one look at the price of an interior designer, or the cost of completely overhauling your property can be enough to convince you to do it yourself. Putting on the protective gloves and learning how to use a sander can not only be hugely satisfying but also provide a bit of a confidence boost in your own DIY skills. Savings some cash by undertaking the majority of the renovation work will provide you with some skills and expertise to do it all again in the future.  …