3 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HOME LIVEABLE BEFORE RENOVATING/REBUILDING

A lot of people decide to renovate/rebuild their newly purchased home before moving in. While this may be appealing because you don’t have to spend any time living in a home that doesn’t work for you, there are important reasons why it is not advisable. So, how can you make your home more liveable and [...]

By | November 24th, 2017|Creating Your Ideal Home, Planning for renovations|

Four Reasons Not to Renovate Before Moving In

With the urban housing market these days, many people are buying homes with ‘potential’— homes they feel have good bones and can be transformed into a space they will love. The prospect of living in a house that is not ideal or in poor condition means most want to renovate before moving in. Other motivations [...]

TOP TEN BAD ASSUMPTIONS HOMEOWNERS MAKE ABOUT RENOVATIONS AND REBUILDS – PART II

Continuing from Part I which focussed more on renovations, there are several misconceptions about renovations and rebuilds that often lead homeowners to make bad assumptions, causing them to end up in uncomfortable places. Remember, your home is as much about living your life today as it is about a financial asset that helps you pursue future [...]

Four Tips to Achieve Clutter-Free Zen

Most of us prefer the look of an uncluttered home. For many, clutter is distracting, so clear space makes us feel better. I call it Clutter-Free Zen. It's definitely part of why we ooh and ahh during the big reveals at the end of various HGTV shows. Clutter is often a challenge in real life, [...]