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How to find out if your Brisbane home is pre 1946

Do you know why “pre-1946” is so important when renovating or building in the Brisbane City Council area? Well – did you know that the first recorded aerial photograph of Brisbane

Connecting with your ‘why’ when buying a home (from a UA reader)

Are you buying a home? Or making big choices about your renovation or building project? Connecting with your ‘why’ is a great way to simplify things.  I received this beautiful

Read this before hiring friends or family for your renovation or new home

If you’re planning on using friends or family as builders or tradespeople, here’s a word of warning. Watch this video to find out. And here’s the transcript, if you prefer

3 Mistakes to Avoid with Soil Tests

What’s a soil test? Why do you need one before renovating or building your new home? And what are the 3 mistakes I see homeowners make that can cause extra

Getting quotes for your renovation or new home | When should you do it?

How and when should you get your renovation or new home project quoted?  The saying goes that renovating and building costs twice as much and takes twice as long as

The 4 F’s of great home design (do you know what they are?)

What are the fundamentals when it comes to designing your home? The ones you must get right? Let’s get down to the fundamentals. This episode introduces the “four F”s I

Creating Spaciousness: Indoor Outdoor Connections

Want to know 4 powerful ways to use indoor / outdoor connections to create a spacious home? Make your home feel bigger with these tips and resources. This is Episode

Is your designer charging you to redraw your existing floor plans?

You already have existing floor plans of your home from when it was built. But the designer wants to charge you to redraw them … and in 3D? Is this

Creating Spaciousness: Great Storage

Great storage is key to creating a spacious home, and saving your sanity everyday. How do you design in great storage? Here’s simple tips to get it right. This is

Free Design Services | Do they exist?

Your builder offers free design services as part of building with them. Sounds great – but there’s 2 things to be aware of. I shared this as a Facebook Live