As parents you are often thinking of ways to help your children get a good head start in life.  Whether it is by investing in their education, providing opportunities for sports and other extracurricular activities, or contributing towards a house deposit – it’s about giving your children a leg up when they are just starting out in the hope that they will avoid some of the challenges life will no doubt throw at them.

Renovating your home can be both a lot of work and a major expense, so it’s important to make sure that any renovation projects you are considering add value to your property - whether financially or in terms of liveability. Sometimes a good spring clean, lick of paint and a few plants to add curb appeal is all that is needed to attract buyers. It’s important to make sure you don’t spend more than you can recuperate when it comes to renovation projects. Below is a list of renovation projects that can add value to your home when it comes to reselling.

With the chilling winter months nearly over the spring sun will begin to thaw out both mother nature and the property market.

So what is it that makes the spring property market so different from the rest of the seasons? Below are some of the opportunities and challenges that come with buying during the spring season.

Getting ready to buy your first home is exciting! But it also comes with some complicated decisions. Getting a mortgage is a huge decision to make and you’ll likely be paying off your mortgage for 30 + years. Family, friends and colleagues will all have advice to give you. But how will you interpret their advice and what if you disagree with their suggestions but still need guidance?