Five Articles to Read this Weekend 1 World Trade Center: TIME’s View From The Top Of NYC After 12 years of anticipation, the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere is ready for its close-up. How 10,000 workers lifted 104 floors, gave new life to an international symbol and created one spectacular view… Time.com The Monuments […]
Flatiron District – For tenants who signed on for space in midtown south years ago when its loft offices were still a cheaper alternative to other parts of the city, a lease expiration nowadays… To view the full story, click the title link. Real Estate Deal Watch – Crain’s New York Business
Financial comparison site RateCity suggests the latest rate hold may be an encouragement to some to get a better deal on their home loans, with fixed rates advertised at 3.99%. The post Will holding RBA rates encourage refinancing? by Holly Jones appeared first on The realestate.com.au Blog. The realestate.com.au Blog
This is an unofficial list of Problem Banks compiled only from public sources. Here is the unofficial problem bank list for February 28, 2014. Changes and comments from surferdude808: Busy week as the FDIC closed a couple of banks, provided an update on its enforcement action activities, and released industry results and the Official Problem […]
The popularity of DIY accommodation websites like Airbnb are changing the way we travel, and also the way we think about our homes, as an increasing number of people are offering up their castles as short term rentals to visitors from everywhere and anywhere. The post Your bed & breakfast: the rise of Airbnb by […]
A new industry survey has revealed what people value most when they’re having a new home built. The post Survey: What do people want in new homes? by Venessa Paech appeared first on The realestate.com.au Blog. The realestate.com.au Blog
Economist Tom Lawler sent me the updated table below of short sales, foreclosures and cash buyers for several selected cities in January. Lawler writes: The short-sales share of home sales is down in virtually all markets, and in most markets by a lot from a year ago. Note that the foreclosure sales share in Florida […]
Upper West Side – Popovers are out and French toast is in on Amsterdam Avenue. Brand new bakery concept Pain Perdu, slang for French toast, recently signed a 12-year lease for 2,200 square feet at… To view the full story, click the title link. Real Estate Deal Watch – Crain’s New York Business
Home insurance may be optional, but it should register high on your list of things you need for your home. A few simple checks can maximise your home’s safety and make sure you get the best deal for your buck. The post Tips on reducing your home insurance costs by Margueritte Rossi appeared first on […]
Whatever the weather, there’s an excuse to turn on the gas, so to help keep your BBQ in tip-top condition here’s some handy tips and tricks. The post Top tips for cooking outdoors on the BBQ by Mark Doherty appeared first on The realestate.com.au Blog. The realestate.com.au Blog
Property renovation tips
Everyone wants to live in salubrious and amazing houses. We are well aware of the effects of positive, healthy and hygienic living spaces on our well being, quality of life as well as on our productivity. This is the prominent reason why we are extra vigilant about the different features of the property we are interested to buy or presently dwelling.
Moreover, your vigilance and caution have financial groundwork as well. Firstly if you own a property its persona and features are going to help you get better returns and secondly if you are thinking of making it more alluring to the buyers then you need to venture into renovation.
Renovation of property can be undertaken for personal, emotional or financial gains. Whatever motive you have, you need to spend some capital on it for sure. But if you are conscientious about the demands and creative tips you will be able to enjoy worthwhile results at very low price!
Hence, the very first step towards renovation is to be proactive in inspecting the areas or dimensions of the property that need renewal. There are several ways to enhance the aestheticism of your property. You can take the plunge by opting for painting. It can transform a dull looking exterior into a brand new structure. The splash of colours is indeed the secret to make exquisite interiors and exteriors.
Moreover, your interest, passion and creativity can lead you towards many new ideas to create vibrant and pulsating living area. Considering the change of flooring or seeking contemporary carpets can do the trick for your property. More importantly, repairing and painting of existing wardrobes, windows and doors can bring about sea change in any given property. So don’t stop your instincts guiding you towards better options!
Many interior decorators suggest that creative lighting is one of the most effective renovating tips that most of us need to ignore. The subtle effect of good electrical wiring, ceiling fans and air conditioning are contributing options that you should focus while renovating. In addition to this, practically drainage and dampness should also not skip your mind. These taken for granted dimensions of the property can have huge impact on the worthiness of your assets. Therefore, you should not ignore them in any way.
It is no doubt, an ultimate adventure to renovate your house, office or any other property. In what ever set up you are in right now, you should remain receptive to novelty and transforming ideas. The kitchen and bathrooms can be resurrected quite easily but you should not underestimate their contribution in the overall beauty of the place. Similarly, landscape can be improved through sensible and appealing options like deck, lawn etc. If you have fully renovated your home and are now looking for someone to help tell it, or if you are looking for houses for sale in Birmingham, try Oulsnam. You can find them at: 79 Hewell Rd, Barnt Green, Birmingham, B45 8NL.