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Nanna – and the family home

They had built their home, room by room, as each of their six children came along. But was it ever too big or too difficult to maintain – even after the kids had left?

Property

Easy ways to improve the lighting in your home

Lighting choices can make or break a room’s design and mood. Use these lighting ideas to make rooms feel warm, welcoming and comfortable.

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Cheap and easy ways to brighten up your bathroom

Design experts reveal their simple tips on how to make your bathroom look great – without spending a fortune on a refit.

Retirement Income

Libs want home-ownership to be a part of superannuation

Liberal MPs have been discussing the idea of home ownership becoming a major part of retirement income, as part of a raft of suggestions to fix the retirement income system.

Property

Carpet cleaning – hire a pro or DIY?

Do your carpets need a revamp? A good clean can have them looking (almost) as good as new but should you buy a machine, rent one or just hire a professional? Here are the pros and cons of each.

Property

Surprising ways to add value to your home

Every homeowner wants the value of their property to increase. From the paint colour to the light fittings, money-making changes are easier and more affordable than you’d think.

Alternative Therapies

Which home remedies really work?

Home remedies are a go-to for many people feeling under the weather. While many people swear by their favourites, not all are supported by scientific research.

Property

Your home is your castle, but how to add value – or not?

Who to talk to and what to consider if you’re thinking of renovating or selling.

Property

Your home is your castle, but how to add value – or not?

Who to talk to and what to consider if you’re thinking of renovating or selling.

Health & Ageing

How to … modify your home so you can grow old there

If you plan on retiring in your own home, there are some things you should know about the changes you should make.

Mortgage & home Loans

Should you sell some equity in your home?

Tapping into the equity in your home can deliver some welcome extra funds, writes actuary John De Ravin, but is the strategy right for you?

Banking & Investment

Home is where the cash is

Is a reverse mortgage right for you? Retired actuary and author John De Ravin takes us step by step through the strategy.

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