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How to Make a New House Look Old

By Kim Wong / 3 years ago

Give Your Builder Basic House Some Charm and Personality Newly built houses can have a lot of advantages over older homes, but the one thing they’re frequently missing is character. Builder-grade finishes can rarely compete with the styles and patinas of older materials, and most builders don’t want to go to the expense of adding […]

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7 Tips For Decorating On A Budget

By Kim Wong / 3 years ago

Fill Your Home Without Emptying Your Wallet. Decorating can be expensive, particularly if you have to do a whole room or a whole house all at once. A decorating budget will be your most important tool in making sure you don’t empty your wallet while filling your house. Make a Wishlist The first thing to […]

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Live Like The Like Rich And Famous In Jade Jagger’s Former Home

By Kim Wong / 3 years ago

The stunning Cotswolds property created by model and designer Jade Jagger is now on the market for the sum of £1.25million! Complete with chic white walls and white resin floors, this house is perfect for anyone who wants to live and breathe Jade’s effortless style.   Built in 2008 as part of a new series of […]

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Property Fengshui 101

By Kim Wong / 3 years ago

Do you believe in house fengshui? I am a big fan of it. Don’t get me wrong. I am not being superstitious. Fengshui is very scientific. There is nothing speculative or supernatural about it. Property fengshui believes in maintaining the harmony between man and nature for the sake of good health and good fortune. Good […]

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For The Love Of Green

By Kim Wong / 3 years ago

IN continuation of our “green” theme, we feature, this week, two more developers offering properties that offer a “greener” environment. While some question the characteristics of a “green developer”, we put aside all precepts and judgments as to what constitutes the makings of a “green developer”, instead we highlight developments that offer lots of greens […]

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Call To Green

By Kim Wong / 3 years ago

WITH the current hazy climate conditions the country is faced with, many feel that perhaps this is a wake up call for the people and those governing, to start acting on intentions and declarations to go green. There is no time left to wait! If you just skim through dailies and look at what is […]

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Top 5 Tips For Deep Cleaning Your House

By Kim Wong / 3 years ago

All houses, no matter how regular you are with your routine cleaning, need a thorough deep cleaning once in a while.  It may be because you are expecting ‘important’ guests over the weekend, like the mother-in-law who never forgets to check behind the cupboards, or you are putting your house up for sale and want […]

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Golden Rules Of Renovation

By Kim Wong / 3 years ago

Renovation may be a popular way to extract more value from a property as well as to give it a homely feeling for families. However, the current housing market means property owners need to ensure they don’t overcapitalise when upgrading their property. One of the greatest fears when it comes to renovation is busting the […]

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Living Room Do’s and Don’ts

By Kim Wong / 3 years ago

The living room is arguably the most important room in the house when it comes to decorating. It’s the room where you entertain guests and loved ones, and it’s where families tend to spend the bulk of their at-home time together (after the kitchen). In order to make sure it looks its best be sure […]

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Eco Friendly Ways To Decorate Your Home

By Kim Wong / 3 years ago

When someone talks about decorating what do you think of? A fresh coat of paint, new carpet, tables, chairs, sofas, mirrors and pictures, the list is endless, but have you ever consider the effect this has on the environment? All of these items listed come at a cost to the environment, with some being made […]

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