5 Things you can do this summer time to keep your home secure and protected

By Brad Minhinnick / January 11, 2021 /

As the holiday season finishes and summer continues, many families will be looking at going away on holiday, relaxing by the pool, or having barbecues with some friends. With presents from Christmas and recent purchases from the boxing day sale lying around the house, thieves may take the summer distractions as an opportunity. Safety is…

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5 Budget Friendly Ways to revitalise your home in 2021

By Brad Minhinnick / January 4, 2021 /

There is a lot of hope and pressure lying on 2021, especially after 2020. With a focus on it being a year of renewal, and re-energising. For many of us, it is about picking ourselves back up after 2020. Whether you are looking to get back to the gym, eat healthy again, or more, 2021…

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5 benefits of living alone in your rental

By Brad Minhinnick / December 1, 2020 /

When finding a new rental property, the challenge of deciding whether to live alone or with roommates can keep you up at night. If you have previously rented a few places with others, or are just about to move out of home and are considering your options, the benefits of living with roommates are clear.…

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What to do when your landlord is selling your rental

By Brad Minhinnick / October 27, 2020 /

As a tenant, your worst fear could be finding out your landlord is selling the house you are renting. Despite this initial concern, don’t start packing just yet. Although the owner has the right to sell their property whenever they choose to do so, they are still legally bound to adhere to the lease agreement…

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6 decorating ideas to create a more homely rental

By Brad Minhinnick / October 20, 2020 /

For many people, creating a home environment which complements their personality is one of life’s main desires. If you are renting, achieving this goal may seem implausible due to the limitations put in place for rental properties. Being unable to make major changes to the property, renters are left with few options to create a…

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How to find a rental property during COVID-19

By Brad Minhinnick / August 31, 2020 /

2020 has certainly put a spin on finding the perfect rental. What was already sometimes challenging, has now been made even more stressful. But, despite the pandemic going on around us, life still goes on. We may need more space, want to move out of home, or want to change locations, so finding a rental…

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Why walk score matters when looking for a rental property.

By Brad Minhinnick / August 17, 2020 /

If there is one thing COVID has encouraged us to do it is to get out for a walk in our neighbourhood. We have been spending time getting to know our neighbourhoods again, finding hidden beauty, while supporting our local shops and restaurants. Now, there are a few things you may have discovered on your…

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How to keep your rental’s carpets and rugs clean and tidy

By Brad Minhinnick / August 10, 2020 /

If the home you are renting has carpets, you will see how quickly they can get dirty. That is why it is important to gain great daily habits when cleaning your home, especially when cleaning your carpets. There are some simple things you can do that will keep your carpets looking and smelling great. To…

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6 houseplants which are stylish and safe for pets

By Brad Minhinnick / July 20, 2020 /

One of the best ways to spice up your rental, and make it feel more like your space is to add indoor plants. There are heaps of different houseplants to choose from which will make your home look and feel beautiful. But not all houseplants are made equally. If you have a furry little friend,…

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