Category Archives: Home & Lifestyle

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 […]

Transition A Summer Garden To Autumn

Posted by welovebendigo on March 31st, 2017 in Home & Lifestyle | No Comments

Tweet We need to pay special attention to our gardens as the cooler weather sets in. If you want to ensure your garden continues to flourish until summer comes around again then ensure you follow the below tips: – The temperate weather makes autumn a great season for planting new trees. Consider a feature tree […]

Prepare Your Home For Winter

Posted by welovebendigo on May 8th, 2015 in Bendigo Real Estate, Home & Lifestyle | 1 Comment

Tweet Winter is coming and it’s time to prepare your home for the colder months ahead. There are a few things you can do to prepare for winter to keep you and your family safe and warm. •Check windows and doors for heat loss – Any gaps around your windows and doors will let cold […]

When Was The Last Time You Checked Your Smoke Detectors?

Posted by welovebendigo on July 25th, 2014 in Home & Lifestyle | No Comments

Tweet Smoke alarms help save lives, but only when they are working. Smoke Alarm Awareness Week takes place from July 21 – 27 to help raise public awareness about the importance of having working smoke alarms in all homes and buildings. Accidental house fires are all too common in Australia; with statistics showing that one […]

Don’t Rush Your Renovations!

Posted by welovebendigo on May 22nd, 2014 in Home & Lifestyle, Real Estate Tips | No Comments

Tweet Televisions shows may make the renovating process seem quick and easy, but the reality is often very different. Renovating your home takes time and if you want good results it is important not to rush. Whether you’re renovating one room or an entire house, renovating takes careful thought, and when planning and budgeting it […]