Home & Decorating

Tue 23 Oct 2018

Property's ticking time bomb about to go off

Property's ticking time bomb about to go off

ALMOST one million Australian homeowners are about to be dealt a serious blow — and it’s a “ticking time bomb” for the property market.

Mon 22 Oct 2018

It's only natural to follow latest interior trend

It's only natural to follow latest interior trend

Spring gets the casual coastal treatment with lush greens, lashings of cane, jute and wicker.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Items in your home that scream ‘unsophisticated’

Items in your home that scream ‘unsophisticated’

WE’RE all guilty of shoving mess in a cupboard when guests come over. But nine common mistakes are making your home look more drab than fab.

Treat yourself to a spa at home

Treat yourself to a spa at home

With a little imagination you can recreate the essence and ambience of the spa experience.

Fri 12 Oct 2018

Biggest crash ‘since early 80s’

Biggest crash ‘since early 80s’

AUSSIE homeowners could find the value of their properties slashed by as much as 15 per cent as our housing slump deepens.

Auction of a lifetime as antiques go under hammer

premium_icon Auction of a lifetime as antiques go under hammer

ANTIQUES and collectable enthusiasts can snap up bargains with a myriad of household and Australiana collectables to go under the hammer over next two Sundays.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

House prices to keep falling until next Federal election

House prices to keep falling until next Federal election

Homeowners have been given some relief with a new report claiming the trend of falling house prices will only last until a key event next year.

Tue 9 Oct 2018

Borrowers brush banks and save

Borrowers brush banks and save

BANKS are getting tougher on loan applications, so borrowers are looking elsewhere to be accepted and to save money.

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Displays can show your true character

Displays can show your true character

If you are going to have a collection, show it at its best.

Inside Beckhams’ lavish $46m mansion

Inside Beckhams’ lavish $46m mansion

DAVID and Victoria Beckham’s incredible longtime Beverly Hills pad has just been sold — and it means we can finally take a good look inside.

Sat 6 Oct 2018

Are you the kind of neighbour you'd like to have next door?

Are you the kind of neighbour you'd like to have next door?

If you notice something that doesn't seem right, do you report it, or just go inside and tell someone "that was weird"?

Scams catching out home buyers

Scams catching out home buyers

THE tricks and scams that are catching out people desperately trying to get a mortgage have finally been exposed.

Fri 5 Oct 2018

Drunken cleaner trashes house and blacks out

Drunken cleaner trashes house and blacks out

A WOMAN returned home to find her cleaner blackout drunk and her apartment trashed after the workers got midmorning rowdy.

Thu 4 Oct 2018

Saved $50K but can't crack the housing market

Saved $50K but can't crack the housing market

PRICES might be cooling in Sydney and Melbourne, but they continue to climb in this Aussie city. Locals say they can’t get a look-in.

Stay at Home Mum tackles unique new DIY project

Stay at Home Mum tackles unique new DIY project

"Impossible" just another challenge for popular Gympie couple, who have already built a house and hugely trafficked website.

Wed 3 Oct 2018

Five things you must know before refinancing

premium_icon Five things you must know before refinancing

WITH the Reserve Bank keeping the cash rate on hold again this month, here are the key things you should consider before you switch lenders.

Tue 2 Oct 2018

Aldi furniture set to become hot property

Aldi furniture set to become hot property

A NEW range of affordable furniture will go on sale tomorrow as part of the Special Buys range at Aldi. These are the key pieces set to be hot-ticket items.

Design fails too clever for their own good

Design fails too clever for their own good

Extreme minimalism won't pass ultimate test of practicality, especially in a bathroom.

Wed 26 Sep 2018

‘Kamikaze’ plan could ‘kill’ property market

‘Kamikaze’ plan could ‘kill’ property market

IT’S been touted as the solution to our crashing housing market — but critics say it could be “an economic disaster in the making”.

Thu 20 Sep 2018

Suburbs at risk in housing crash

Suburbs at risk in housing crash

IN THE event of a housing market crash, which even the PM concedes is a possibility, the effects won’t be felt equally across the nation.

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