Common Mistakes When Showing a Property

It is easy to fix the little things that put buyers right off property, says Sarah Metcliffe who sells Torrrevieja houses, and here is how to identify them and put them right. If you’re trying to sell, there are a few things that are guaranteed to put potential buyers right off your home. They’re not…

Reinvent Your Attic Space

Need some extra space in your home? How about you consider converting your loft. But this DIY project is a complex one. There is so much hard work you’ll put in not to mention the amount of time you will spend. But professional loft conversions are totally worth it and incredibly rewarding. And if you…

Decorating a Small Space, Rugs, Walls & More

If you’ve found yourself living in less than spacious quarters, there are several tricks one can utilize to make the most of their living quarters and maximize space. Having trouble trying to fit your sofa, media centre, guest chairs and coffee table in your new 700 square foot apartment? Have no fear. It can be…

7 things you need to know before extending your home

If you are planning on extending your home, there are a few things you need to keep in mind before you get started. To help you on this journey we have put together a comprehensive list of every you need to remember before undertaking a home extension project. A home extension can be a useful…

Advantages of Renting Over Buying a Home

I have been looking for plots and land for sale in Javea, Spain, to build my own retirement home. When I tell people this is the first time I have bought my own place they are surprised – because I am 57 years old. I have always rented. If you are quick to jump to…

How to Sell a Small House

What can home sellers on a budget do to make a small house appear larger? Simple staging techniques will lend a sense of expansiveness to the tightest of quarters. While the advantages of owning a small home include lower price, reduced utility bills, less maintenance, and more family togetherness, disadvantages may arise for the owner…

Cool Ways to Wall Paint the Living Room

Paint One Wall For a pop of color without the commitment of painting every wall, try painting a single wall a bold colour preferably with colourful specialist paints. Colours to consider include bright citrus tones, deep earth tones, shimmery jewel tones or even soft black. If you do not mind your children writing on the…

How To Camouflage Paint

My nephew loves to go paint balling, so I am a hand at preparing his equipment a painting it with camouflage paint. Needless to say to camouflage paint, it is not a case of simply buying a spray can of camouflage patterned paint, you need to purchase three different colours of spray paint. Use three…