home ownership

The Australian Suburbs Where It’s Cheaper To Buy Than Rent

The Australian Suburbs Where It’s Cheaper To Buy Than Rent

If you’re looking to buy property in one of Australia’s major cities, you’ll know the situation is dire. Property prices have been steadily rising for years at a rate much faster than the average wage, making it tough for first home buyers. However, a new report shows there are actually…

Move These Items To The Top Of Your Spring Cleaning List

Move These Items To The Top Of Your Spring Cleaning List

Last night I did something I’ve never done before: I cleaned out the filters of our window air conditioning units. All of my research says I should have been doing this once a month, and I waited six years, but I’ve decided to be proud of myself anyway.

How To Spruce Up Your Home’s Entrance For $100 Or Less

How To Spruce Up Your Home’s Entrance For $100 Or Less

This year, I am all about freshening up the outside of my home. We’ve replaced old mulch with crushed red stone, we’ve had new bushes planted, and we’ve gotten some new yard decor. With each little improvement, I can feel my home’s curb appeal — and really, its entire vibe…