Bring out the best in your bach

13-Dec-2016 07:29:52 Share this:

If you’re reclining on the deck of your bach thinking the place could use a bit of a spruce up, Resene have a few ideas for inspiration.


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Topics: Residential, DIY, New Zealand, Maintenance

Quick school holiday activity ideas

12-Dec-2016 12:45:44 Share this:

School holidays! It’s a time of excitement for the kids – and a degree of stress for parents, particularly when the inevitable rainy days arrive. Here are a few quick ideas for keeping the kids amused that shouldn’t break the bank.


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Topics: New Zealand, Advice

Paint colour trends to future-proof your home

10-Nov-2016 08:23:06 Share this:

It’s time to make a colour connection.  

While it may seem like only yesterday we were celebrating the trends for this summer, colour experts are working well ahead, predicting our palettes for as far our as 2018. The new The Range 2018 fashion colours fandeck from Resene includes the latest on trend paint colours for a quick fashion update for homes and buildings. Choosing paint that will last the distance in terms of trends is a great way to future-proof your home.

               

Inscape

Time to escape… indoors. Nature has always had a strong influence on choices, and never more so than now. With many addicted to technology and more time spent indoors, the great outdoors is coming in… in our surfaces, finishes, colours and accessorising.


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Topics: DIY, New Zealand, Decoration, Advice, House of Inspiration, Design

The future starts now

27-Sep-2016 05:44:53 Share this:

Succession planning has a vitally important part to play in the long-term future health of any farm. And it's never too early to start. By Kevin Deane, director of Harcourts Kevin Deane Real Estate and rural sales consultant.

 
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Topics: Rural, Lifestyle, New Zealand, Advice, House of Inspiration

What’s the long range colour forecast?

21-Sep-2016 08:15:25 Share this:

New season's fashion isn't just for your wardrobe. The team at Resene take a look at what colours fashionable homes will be wearing over spring and summer.


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Topics: Residential, DIY, New Zealand, Decoration, House of Inspiration, Maintenance

Get more than a first impression from open homes

13-Sep-2016 08:29:19 Share this:

Open homes give you a great first impression of a property and you’ll know almost immediately if it’s one you want to pursue. But that first visit can be much more than a “once over lightly” impression. How do you make sure you’re getting as much information from it as possible.


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Topics: Residential, Buying, New Zealand, Buying Real Estate, Advice, House of Inspiration, Blog

Buy your home for less

23-Aug-2016 15:45:12 Share this:

Some tips for trimming the cost of your mortgage by our mortgage advice partners Mortgage Express

As a homeowner, paying off your mortgage before you retire is important. Once you hit retirement age, the last thing you want is to be saddled with debt, or to have to continue working to pay off the balance of your mortgage. Here are some ways to help you reduce your total mortgage and help you buy your home for less.


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Topics: Finance, New Zealand