Category Archives: Home & Lifestyle

What to look for when buying a renovator

Posted by welovebendigo on October 30th, 2018 in Home & Lifestyle, Real Estate Tips | No Comments

Tweet Buying a home to renovate can provide a great opportunity for savvy buyers to add substantial value, but you need to be careful that your “renovator’s delight” doesn’t send you broke. There’s a lot more to renovating a property than picking out paint colours and new fixtures. You need to have a well thought […]

5 easy ways to boost your home’s value!

Posted by welovebendigo on August 24th, 2018 in Home & Lifestyle, Real Estate Tips | No Comments

Tweet There’s no need to spend thousands on expensive renovations to increase the value of your home. While a new kitchen or bathroom can be a great way to make your property appealing, there are a number of smaller projects you can do that can be just as effective at improving your property’s appearance and […]

5 ways to Winter-proof your home!

Posted by welovebendigo on June 21st, 2018 in Home & Lifestyle | No Comments

Tweet Just as we change what we wear each season, it’s important that we change our homes too. Now that the cool weather is upon us we need to think about how to keep them warm and toasty while avoiding spending too much on heating. To keep your home as warm and cosy as possible […]

Make the most out of a spare bedroom

Posted by welovebendigo on May 12th, 2018 in Home & Lifestyle, Real Estate Tips | No Comments

Tweet Are you lucky enough to have an extra room in your home that you don’t know what do with? While a spare bedroom seems like a good problem to have, a lot of homeowners are at a loss as to what to do with theirs and they may end up leaving it empty or […]

How A Green Home Can Add Property Value!

Posted by welovebendigo on February 23rd, 2018 in Bendigo News, Home & Lifestyle, Real Estate Tips | No Comments

Tweet A lot of homes weren’t built with environmental sustainability in mind, however an increasing number of buyers are becoming interested in “greenfriendly” property features. Some homeowners may be confused about what green-friendly really means and maybe hesitant to make changes to a property if they don’t understand how it might add value. A lot […]

Property improvements to keep your home cool!

Posted by welovebendigo on November 15th, 2017 in Home & Lifestyle | No Comments

Tweet Heatwaves are no fun and as Australia gears up for another hot summer homeowners have been left wondering what can be done to help keep their homes cool. It’s best to start planning any property improvements before being in the midst of summer. The sooner you start planning the better the chance you will […]

10 ways to improve your home before selling!

Posted by welovebendigo on August 18th, 2017 in Home & Lifestyle, Real Estate Tips | 1 Comment

Tweet Thinking about selling your home in the near future? It can pay to make a few simple improvements to ensure that the property is ready to impress buyers when it hits the market. So as not to spend more than necessary, focus on cosmetic improvements that will make a big impact and help your […]

Need to upsize? Should you move or improve?

Posted by welovebendigo on June 8th, 2017 in Home & Lifestyle | No Comments

Tweet Whether or not to move to a bigger home is a conundrum that many growing families are faced with at some point in their lives. As kids grow up or circumstances change, many people find themselves needing extra bedrooms or bathrooms or a bigger backyard. The solution is to either find a new home […]

10 Ways To Prepare Your Home For Winter!

Posted by welovebendigo on May 19th, 2017 in Bendigo News, Home & Lifestyle | No Comments

Tweet With the temperature starting to drop, it’s time to start thinking about how your home is going to stand up to the colder weather. Get a jump start on home maintenance chores now so your ready long before those freezing cold temperatures arrive.   Check the house for gaps Look around windows and doors […]

Easy Ways To Reduce Your Energy Bills

Posted by welovebendigo on April 28th, 2017 in Home & Lifestyle | No Comments

Tweet After a hot summer, many households have been stung with ridiculously high-energy bills. To prevent the same fate for winter, or just to make your home a little more eco-friendly, it’s worth making a couple of easy changes.   Choose energy-efficient appliances – Dishwashers, fridges and other types of home appliances can all be […]

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