WINTER BEDROOM DECORATING IDEAS

Image source: Homelife.com.au   Winter is officially here! Time to bring some warmth back into your home. Try using these tips and tricks to cozy up your bedroom for the cold winter months ahead. 1. Firstly, your bed. Layering your bed with cushions and blankets is a simple, practical way to add warmth (think throw…

7 INSIGHTFUL QUOTES TO HELP ANYONE OVERCOME THEIR INVESTMENT FEARS

When it comes to the investing, three words often come to mind for us “regular Joes”: overwhelming, intimidating and frightening. Investing starts with a positive mindset, and a willingness to explore, research and educate yourself (remember – an informed decision is a good decision). It is important to understand that those who are realistic about ever-changing…

HOW TO MAXIMISE THE SALE PRICE WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME

  6 tips to spruce up your property and maximise the sale price:    1. Think of your property as a product Interior designer, Trish Khoury of Grace Interior Designs, says many homeowners make the mistake of failing to think of their property as a product. “They’re still thinking of it as their home and not…

WHAT BUYERS LOOK FOR WHEN SEARCHING FOR THEIR DREAM HOME

Considering going to market with your home in the coming months? Here are 5 aspects and features many buyers find most attractive when house-hunting: 1.  The kitchen A good kitchen is always a big attraction for buyers as it is the heart of the home and tends to leave a lasting impression when buyers inspect…

‘A UNIQUE SLICE OF EAST FREMANTLE’S HISTORY.’

  Recently featured in the Western Suburbs Weekly, Aldgate House is proving to be the talk of real estate.   This heritage-listed Federation Queen Ann residence reflects the grandness and craftsmanship of the late 1800s gold rush. The home was built by two German brothers who were traders during Fremantle’s golden era.   Owners Leonie…

A MILLION-DOLLAR DREAM

  Our very own Robbie Milligan was fortunate enough to feature one of his sold properties on page 5 of The Sunday Times over the weekend.   Robbie assisted the lovely Margaret Douglas in the sale of her beautiful 1950’s home in Floreat. Mrs Douglas originally bought the 874sqm block in an auction 62 year…

10 LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS TIPS

  CHRISTMAS. It’s only a two sleeps away. If you’re feeling the onset of a heart-pounding frenzy, fear not, you’re not alone! Here are some very last minute tips to get you through, so you can enjoy the holiday season without the added stress (and potential meltdowns).   1. Write a food preparation schedule for Christmas…

HOW TO MAKE CHRISTMAS SNOWFLAKE DECORATIONS- PERFECT FOR THE KIDS!

  A white Christmas is a source of endless fascination, so why not make it a white Christmas in your household this holiday season by crafting your very own snowflake Christmas decorations?   Cover a window with different sized flakes, or stick them to a large mirror for a floating effect. If you want to contrast…

FRESH SUMMER RECIPES

Summer is right around the corner. It’s time to take advantage of all the fresh seasonal produce available to us at our local supermarkets. Mangoes, watermelon, peaches, figs, beetroot, pumpkin, spinach… the list is endless!   Here are three inspiring, fresh and just downright delicious recipes that are perfect for entertaining friends and family throughout the warm…

ENERGY SAVING TIPS & TRICKS FOR AROUND YOUR HOME

  It’s no secret that most of us thoroughly enjoy a long, hot shower during the cold winter months, and it’s also no secret that our tech devises have become a big part of our lives when it comes to communicating with one another.   Studies show that 82 per cent of Australians spend an average…

BREAKFAST & BRUNCH IN PERTH

PHOTOGRAPH via @breakfastinperth – lemon lane, claremont    If you’re anything like some of the staff here at Abode, then you’d understand us when we say breakfast is one of our absolute favourite times of the day. There’s something about early mornings and the smell of freshly roasted coffee beans that has us hooked.   Being a bit…