Downsizing – a year down the track
- Emily Doran
- 14th of March 2018
Over a year ago, while pregnant with our second child, we decided that instead of getting a bigger house to accommodate our growing family that instead it would be a good time to downsize our home. So, nearly a year and a half down the track, how has that decision gone for us? The answer…
It was ‘The Vibe’ that sold it to me!
- 4th of December 2017
I’m assuming you are reading this because you have a house and that house has a mortgage attached to it? There was that one time I assumed the giant storage rack I constructed outside would fit through my front door when it was complete… Assumptions can sometimes lead to muck ups. So, tell me, what…
I escaped a life sentence!
- 26th of October 2017
- work life balance
I grew up living with my parents and five siblings on a variety of lifestyle properties in the lower South Island. They were not called that then, the term ‘lifestyle property’ had not yet been created by the marketing team at the local real estate office. We just always lived “a bit out of town”. …
How to make your home unattractive…… to burglars
- Emily Doran
- 5th of October 2017
With school holidays upon us and Christmas just around the corner it means that more of us will be going away on holidays, leaving our homes unattended. Here are some ways to keep your home safe both while you’re there and when you’re away. Always lock up, doors and windows. If you’re in the back…