Making your bed the best on earth

It might sound like a strange thing to say, but there is more to bedding than meets the eye. There is a big difference between an ordinary bed and one where a conscious effort has been made to add comfort and style. And it is not about throwing more continental pillows and scatter cushions onto the bed, like so many hotels seem to think is he way to go, it is about the attention to detail and the little things that really make a difference. So, if you are looking…

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Tips for fixing up your industrial property

For many years, property investors were focussed on buying residential lots, fixing them up and them selling them for a handsome profit. Then came the rise of commercial property investment with landlords looking to make use of the higher rentals achievable for commercial rent. More recently industrial properties have become the focus of investors with their hybrid revenue opportunities proving attractive. In short, industrial properties tend to offer good rentals, but they also tend to have scope for fixing up and renovating and then reselling. So, if the industrial space…

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Making property alterations cost-effective

For many people who own property it is a very frustrating experience. Having shelled out a whole lot of cash to buy a place and to get a foot onto the property ladder, it ends up with there being no money left to turn the house or apartment into the place of dreams. Quite simply, having extended yourself to the limit with a bond and legal fees, there is no scope left to make the alterations or changes that you want. Or is that really the case? Granted, alterations can…

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Planning a move to a new city

Moving from one city to another is a major undertaking and a very scary one. There are so many things to plan and legislate for plus there is a huge amount of upheaval and change which can be extremely unsettling. It is obviously not a move that is undertaken lightly or without serious consideration. Whatever your reason for moving, be it love or work or the need to start afresh somewhere new, most people don’t up and leave without a lot of thought. Here is a list of things to…

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Sustainable can be cost effective too

It goes without saying that global warming is bad and that it is increasing at an alarming rate. The fact is that we are in a bad situation and if we don’t start to counteract the effects of global warming quickly then the world will be a very different place by the time are children are raising kids of their own. But looking after the planet and being green is often seen as unaffordable and costly. And while this may be true, as with all things economies of scale apply…

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Sustainable can be cost effective too

It goes without saying that global warming is bad and that it is increasing at an alarming rate. The fact is that we are in a bad situation and if we don’t start to counteract the effects of global warming quickly then the world will be a very different place by the time are children are raising kids of their own. But looking after the planet and being green is often seen as unaffordable and costly. And while this may be true, as with all things economies of scale apply…

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