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What does the national average house price buy you around the country?

17-Jan-2018 11:30:31 Share this:

Our latest market figures show the average house price at $618,459. Let’s have a look at what that – or less – will buy you around the country.


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Topics: Residential, Selling, National Market Watch, Home Maintenance, Market Watch

Bring your bathroom up to date

30-Apr-2017 23:55:00 Share this:

Bathrooms are one of the rooms in your home that can add value for buyers. The team at Resene have some great ideas for bring out the best in your bathroom.


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Topics: Residential, Advice, Home Maintenance

School holiday fun with play dough!

26-Apr-2017 22:01:00 Share this:

Play dough is a classic go-to to keep the kids occupied on rainy school holiday days. Here’s a recipe to make it that’s simple enough for the kids to get involved, with supervision.


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Topics: Home Maintenance

How to: Add value in the kitchen

28-Mar-2017 09:13:45 Share this:

Kitchens are widely touted as a room of a house that can add value when it comes to selling your property. But not all kitchens are created equal. What can you do to yours to catch a potential buyer’s eye and persuade them to make a good offer?


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Topics: Residential, Selling, Advice, Home Maintenance

What's new in the world of wallpaper?

20-Mar-2017 10:26:08 Share this:

From modern geometrics to exotic eclectics, the latest in wow-worthy wallpapers from Resene ColorShops are pretty, witty and gritty.


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Topics: Residential, Advice, Home Maintenance

Living in the future

22-Feb-2017 08:00:00 Share this:

The homes of the future are already here. Our friends at Rockend take a look at some of the smart home technology available.


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Topics: Rural & Lifestyle Properties, Buying, Advice, Home Maintenance

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, Home Maintenance

Perfect painting

23-Nov-2016 11:41:08 Share this:

There’s no doubt about it, most Kiwis love DIY, and there aren’t many more satisfying feelings than finishing off a project at home. When it comes to painting, here Resene off some top tips you’ll need for a professional job.


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Topics: Advice, Home Maintenance

Deck the halls ...

23-Nov-2016 10:56:24 Share this:

Christmas starts here. Decorating your home – inside and out – is often the first step most of us take in embracing the festive season. Whether you’re keeping it strictly minimalist or going to full sparkly, outdoor extravaganza, here’s some ideas to get you started – and for putting a Kiwi spin on things.


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Topics: Advice, Home Maintenance

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: Decoration, Advice, Design, Home Maintenance