Day: June 4, 2020

11 Things Every Homeowner Should Know

Your home is your sanctuary and maintaining it is paramount, especially if you ever plan on selling your home in the future you’ll be sure to want top dollar for it. Beyond sweeping floors and mowing your yard, some home maintenance tasks require more immediate attention and if left unchecked can cause significant damage to your home. Here are 11 things you should address immediately if you happen to see any of the signs that your home may have an underlying problem. 

1. Your home has a leaking pipe

Whether it’s a small drip or a larger steady leak, the

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Government’s $25k building grants ‘welcome stimulus’

Builders, construction companies and developers have welcomed the Federal Government’s $25,000 HomeBuilder scheme as a stop-gap for the struggling industry and a “catalyst” for hesitant homeowners to take action in the COVID climate.

The government’s $680 million cash injection will give $25,000 to around 27,000 eligible home buyers and owner-occupiers between now and 31 December 2020, to boost the residential construction industry as it reels from coronavirus.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the plan was aimed at boosting the construction industry. Picture: Sam Mooy/Getty Images

Recipients will be able to build a new home, buy an apartment off-the-plan for up

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