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

What adds value outdoors?

10-Oct-2016 12:08:50 Share this:

Adding value. It’s the holy grail of pre-sale home renovations. What are the quick, simple and, most importantly, cost effective alterations you can make that will maximise your appeal to buyers, and therefore your eventual sale price?


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Topics: Residential, Selling, DIY, 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

The art of choosing the right white

16-Aug-2016 07:52:12 Share this:

White is white is white, right? Wrong. Our guest bloggers from Resene have some useful advice on choosing the which white – or other neutral colour option – is going to work best for your project.


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

Create a home office to increase your sale price

11-Aug-2016 13:18:58 Share this:

Many jobs can now be done remotely and working from home is becoming increasingly common.


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Topics: Residential, Open Homes, Real Estate, Home Office

Wrapping up your home for winter

08-Aug-2016 08:40:08 Share this:

Keeping your house heated efficiently when winter hits is all about good insulation. The team from Pink Batts NZ have some tips:


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Topics: Residential, New Zealand, Advice, House of Inspiration, Maintenance

Tips to keep kids happy on moving day

01-Aug-2016 14:22:46 Share this:

Moving house can be stressful and upsetting for everyone, but particularly young children, especially if they’ve previously only known one home. But with a little foresight, planning and some good old distraction techniques moving to a new home need not be traumatic.


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Topics: Residential, House of Inspiration, Moving House

Yes - you can sell your house in winter

15-Jul-2016 06:41:28 Share this:

The standard response when you’re thinking about selling your home but are not sure when, is “sell in spring”. And there’s plenty of truth in that as warmer, drier weather and post-winter itchy feet drive potential buyers out to open homes.


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Topics: Residential, Property Tips, New Zealand, Buying Real Estate