Home & Decorating

Thu 8 Oct 2020

Own your very own vegan winery

Own your very own vegan winery

If you love a glass of vino and have dreamt about leaving the city, this vineyard, complete with $300k of wine thrown in, might be for you.

Fri 25 Sep 2020

COVID-19 sparks Aussie renovation boom

COVID-19 sparks Aussie renovation boom

Aussie homeowners have jumped at the chance to renovate their properties during the coronavirus pandemic, and they’re dropping thousands to do it. See how each state’s...

Thu 24 Sep 2020

Meet one of Mackay’s most influential architects

Meet one of Mackay’s most influential architects

Most of his collection is entered in the local and state heritage registers for the architectural significance

Tue 22 Sep 2020

Truth about tiny black dots in your home

Truth about tiny black dots in your home

A woman who spotted “random” black dots in her kitchen was baffled by her discovery – but she’s not alone. Here’s what you need to know.

Mon 21 Sep 2020

Most jaw-dropping rooms Block’s ever seen

Most jaw-dropping rooms Block’s ever seen

In a week where COVID hit The Block and with one team dealing with a death in the family, the contestants somehow rallied to present the best bathrooms ever.

Thu 17 Sep 2020

Secrets to downsizing success revealed

Premium Content Secrets to downsizing success revealed

It’s the dilemma many mature-aged Australians often face – when to downsize. Now, retirement specialists have revealed the tips to successfully moving.

Wed 16 Sep 2020

Historic homestead saved from demolition

Premium Content Historic homestead saved from demolition

One of Geelong’s last surviving Victorian homesteads is set to be enjoyed by future generations – and avoid demolition – under new protections.

How to cash in with your solar system

Premium Content How to cash in with your solar system

Home solar systems are being installed in Australia at an increasing pace, and owners would be wise to listen to the experts’ advice on how to maximise their...

Sun 13 Sep 2020

Five things you must do to finance a home reno

Premium Content Five things you must do to finance a home reno

Spending time at home has provided some homeowners with the perfect opportunity for an upgrade — but there are several things you must do to make sure you get the...

Thu 10 Sep 2020

How to spring clean your house for $23

How to spring clean your house for $23

You can save a fortune by using The Joyful Frugalista’s tried and tested recipes for homemade cleaning products. And all it takes is six basic ingredients.

Wed 9 Sep 2020

The Block couple’s X-rated design fail

The Block couple’s X-rated design fail

One visit from their real estate agent and these Block contestants were ordered to change the “unsellable” feature they’d devised.

Thu 3 Sep 2020

The items in your home spying on you right now

Premium Content The items in your home spying on you right now

Australia has new guidelines for smart home devices in a bid to make them less susceptible to hacking. But there are fears they don’t go far enough.

Thu 27 Aug 2020

House comes with glamping and mini donkeys

House comes with glamping and mini donkeys

This property truly is an all-inclusive package. It comes with a grand renovated home, successful glamping business, cute farm animals, quad bike and more.

Pint size home between high rise towers for sale

Pint size home between high rise towers for sale

An original small house dwarfed by several apartment towers is set for a super sized future after coming up for sale with a major development upside.

Sat 22 Aug 2020

Three-year boom for Aussie homeowners

Three-year boom for Aussie homeowners

It will be happy days for Aussie homeowners for the next three years according to PM Scott Morrison – if you’re lucky enough to own one that is.

Tue 18 Aug 2020

This huge home sold for a record $12.5m

Premium Content This huge home sold for a record $12.5m

A giant property in the Glitter Strip has set a 2020 record after it sold for $12.5 million - here’s your look inside. SEE PHOTOS

Sat 15 Aug 2020

Calls for residents and owners to complain about defects

Premium Content Calls for residents and owners to complain about defects

NSW Building Commissioner David Chandler wants more people to come forward with legitimate complaints about defects.

Fri 14 Aug 2020

Getting hands dirty part of the fun

Getting hands dirty part of the fun

After a long search for an ‘empty shell’, Jesse Inns set about creating his forever home.

Thu 13 Aug 2020

Kmart item heats water in three seconds

Kmart item heats water in three seconds

Kmart lovers have discovered a kitchen item that does the same job as a kettle — but in just three to five seconds — and they’re amazed.

Sat 8 Aug 2020

Andrew Winter’s top 10 buying secrets

Premium Content Andrew Winter’s top 10 buying secrets

These tips from one of Australia’s leading real estate experts Andrew Winter can open the door to your dream home.

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