Day: January 9, 2021

7 Simple Home Improvements to Beat the Winter Blues

Winter can be a tough time of year for many of us, especially after all the holiday excitement dwindles down. It’s cold. It’s dark. It’s gloomy. And this is when many of us start to feel the winter blues settling in. 

But there is good news. By planning out a few simple home improvements you can easily transform your space into a happier and cozier place to be, while also enjoying time spent inside. Sprucing up your home can feel good during any season, but certain projects are perfect for giving you a much-needed mood boost during this time of

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Most popular suburbs for first homebuyers: new estates in the west rank best

Western suburbs such as Oran Park are getting more popular with first homebuyers. Picture: Jonathan Ng

Western Sydney’s growth corridors have become the top draw for first homebuyers due to the abundance of new housing eligible for government grants and discounts.

Online search trends over the past year revealed suburbs such as Schofields, Box Hill, Marsden Park and Quakers Hill were among the areas attracting the most first homebuyer inquiries last year.

First homebuyers also targeted Oran Park, Leppington, Edmondson Park and Gregory Hills in Sydney’s rapidly growing southwest, according to the data.

MORE: Home prices get biggest lift

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