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The pros and cons of high ceilings

The pros and cons of high ceilings

The use of high ceilings in homes has made a massive comeback in recent years. And with the numerous benefits of high ceilings it is easy to see why they are highly coveted real estate assets. If you seek to create a sense of history and grandeur, then high ceilings might just be the thing for you. Moreover, high ceilings are more than just impressive looking accessories, they also help make spaces look...

Choosing between Windows

Windows: Choosing between uPVC, Aluminium and Wooden Frames

If you plan to build a new home or buy and renovate an existing property, one of the things you should be checking out is the windows. Windows add value to a house, improve security, help reduce energy consumption and add an aesthetic appeal to a house. In Tanzania, there are several choices when it comes to window frame choices. We have three main choices when it comes to selecting the type of window...

Looking For Your Next Apartment? Here are The Things to Consider Before Settling in

Looking For Your Next Apartment? Here are The Things to Consider Before Settling in

At some point in our lives, we may choose or be forced to rent an apartment. Whether it is work-related or family-related reasons, apartments often become an easier option for most people due to guaranteed access to specific factors, places or just simply the satisfaction that comes from experiencing the housing setting. With people constantly moving in and out of apartments, there are common issues that...

Increasing the appeal of your rental property

Increasing the appeal of your rental property

The number one priority for any investment property owner is to quickly secure a good tenant. A good tenant will look after your investment, as well as pay rentals on time. Whether you own a rental property or a holiday home your ultimate goal should be to maximize revenue on a consistent basis. But with so many other properties available for rent at any time, competition is stiff. This guide on increasing...

Phrases to look out for in real estate ads

Phrases to look out for in real estate ads

You will never come across a real estate listing that mentions the negative aspects of a property. For example, you won’t see a listing mentioning that a house has small rooms. After all, sellers and their agents are primarily focused on selling the property. As such, sellers accentuate the positives of home and aim to paint a good picture of the property. With this in mind, it is important to pay...

How to switch real estate agents

How to switch real estate agents

For one reason or another, a buyer may have a myriad of reasons to change real estate agents. One of the reasons that may prompt you to want to change agents could be that they do not promptly respond to inquiries. In addition, you may feel that your agent is not in a position to adequately answer your questions in a satisfactory manner. Remember that your agent services multiple clients and therefore...

Common home loan refinance mistakes to avoid

Common home loan refinance mistakes to avoid

Are you considering refinancing your home loan? But what exactly does it mean to refinance your home loan? To put it simply, a home loan refinance is when you trade in your current interest rate for a new on. This is primarily achieved by obtaining a new mortgage to replace the original. That is to say, home loan refinancing allows you to obtain a better interest term and rate. Carrying out sufficient...

Should you renovate before selling your home

Should you renovate before selling your home?

A large number of homeowners looking to sell their homes will consider undertaking some form of renovations before selling. After all, renovations are essential to improving the state of the property, making it more attractive, and boosting the chances of selling your home. Anything from applying a fresh coat of paint, to installing a new kitchen or bathroom will add to the aesthetics of your home....

Choosing the right window blinds for your home

Choosing the right window blinds for your home

Are you considering window blinds as a styling option for your home? With so many different styles of window blinds available, it might be confusing to pick one style over another. Moreover, you have to work out what type of blind would be better suited to a particular room of your home. Here are some tips to aid you in choosing the right window blinds for your home. This guide will provide you with some...

How to childproof your backyard and keep your kids safe

How to childproof your backyard and keep your kids safe

When most people think of childproofing their homes their focus, emphasis and efforts tend to be on the interior of the home. As such, gardens, entertaining areas, and swimming pool surroundings are often overlooked. Needless to say, what generally appears harmless to adults can be hazardous and dangerous to children. It is also important to keep in mind that childproofing your backyard can be achieved...

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