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Sun 16 Feb 2020

First-home buyers delay having kids

First-home buyers delay having kids

First home buyers are making significant sacrifices so they get their foot on the property ladder. This is what they are doing to make their dream come true.

House an empty shell after $160k renovation nightmare

premium_icon House an empty shell after $160k renovation nightmare

A southeast Queensland family has been left homeless after a $200,000 renovation turned into a nightmare.

Tue 11 Feb 2020

Biggest backlogs for home maintenance revealed

premium_icon Biggest backlogs for home maintenance revealed

Three million Australian households are putting off jobs around the home and the reasons may be more relatable than you think. SEE LIST

Mon 10 Feb 2020

Property trend making tradies millionaires

Property trend making tradies millionaires

Tradies are charging up to $2000 for jobs that often take less than an hour, with some reporting they’re earning more than $200,000 a year.

Wed 5 Feb 2020

Tidy experts need your messy house

premium_icon Tidy experts need your messy house

Is your house a mess? IKEA has just appointed two new tidy experts - and they are now looking for 100 homes to de-clutter, for free!

Tue 4 Feb 2020

Fans baffled by North West’s ‘scary’ bedroom

Fans baffled by North West’s ‘scary’ bedroom

Kim and Kanye’s extremely minimalist home certainly isn’t for everyone – but their daughter’s bizarre bedroom in particular has fans scratching their heads.

Woman’s racy $185 per hour cleaning business

Woman’s racy $185 per hour cleaning business

Nikki Belton once charged clients $30 an hour to clean their homes but she soon discovered how a more racy version could earn her six times the amount.

Fri 31 Jan 2020

Unexpected twist in Hills Hoist ‘eyesore’ saga

premium_icon Unexpected twist in Hills Hoist ‘eyesore’ saga

‘Get rid of that Victa Mower and the Holden while you’re at it. And no more meat pies for you.’

Fri 24 Jan 2020

Artist’s colourful designs capture region’s beauty

premium_icon Artist’s colourful designs capture region’s beauty

A CREATIVE talent known for her unique and colourful jewellery designs, will release a new collection of wearable art.

Tue 21 Jan 2020

The house that Instagram built: Influencer’s reno call out

premium_icon The house that Instagram built: Influencer’s reno call out

A social media influencer has made a call out for 'partnerships' with construction, furniture and homeware companies to help renovate his home.

Fri 10 Jan 2020

Smart homes and cars getting smarter

premium_icon Smart homes and cars getting smarter

Robot maids and flying cars are tipped to become real after appearing at the Consumer Electronics Show, but there are even more smart developments in the works.

Thu 9 Jan 2020

The humble veggie patch just went hi-tech

The humble veggie patch just went hi-tech

Forget battling insects and having to remember to water your veggie patch, growing herbs and vegetables at home is set to become hi-tech with new indoor farms.

Fri 3 Jan 2020

Take a look inside Dr Phil’s bizarre Beverly Hills home

Take a look inside Dr Phil’s bizarre Beverly Hills home

Guns, bears and bizarre designs, Dr. Phil’s strange Beverly Hills home leaves nothing to the imagination and comes with a price tag to match.

Thu 26 Dec 2019

Mum’s incredible ‘extra’ Kmart cubby

Mum’s incredible ‘extra’ Kmart cubby

The humble $199 Kmart cubby has been transformed into the ultimate Christmas gift by savvy mums who have quite an eye for style.

Sat 21 Dec 2019

Mum’s $400 Bunnings Christmas makeover

Mum’s $400 Bunnings Christmas makeover

This year Sydney mum Ange Sidley has transformed her home into a winter wonderland. And it’s so easy you can do it too.

Thu 19 Dec 2019

Does this mum’s ‘pointless’ Kmart hack 'ruin' Christmas?

Does this mum’s ‘pointless’ Kmart hack 'ruin' Christmas?

A passionate mum who shared her alternative to a festive task has caused a divide, with some declaring it would “ruin” Christmas.

Check your tree for these exploding Christmas lights

Check your tree for these exploding Christmas lights

Karen Denduck has revealed how a set of solar-powered Christmas lights exploded in the heat and left an outside wall badly burnt.

Fri 13 Dec 2019

Wealthy castaways wash up as island abode hits market

premium_icon Wealthy castaways wash up as island abode hits market

Perched on a hillside overlooking the Whitsundays Passage, one of only six private homes on Hayman Island has hit the market with a $12 million price tag.

Thu 12 Dec 2019

Surprise at the top of Google's 2019 most-searched homewares

Surprise at the top of Google's 2019 most-searched homewares

With less than a fortnight until Christmas, Google has revealed 2019’s top trending gifts, with one surprising appliance topping the list.

Tue 10 Dec 2019

How this couple created an ‘amazing’ $460 kitchen renovation

How this couple created an ‘amazing’ $460 kitchen renovation

Armed with two items, The Block’s Jess Eva managed to transform her kitchen – and the results speak for themselves.

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