Welcome to a New Year and the start of a fresh decade! Though it hasn’t been the usual celebratory and relaxing start that we usually enjoy, has it? The severity, scale and impact of the current bushfire crises have been overwhelming and extremely thought-provoking across a number of conversation topics. Wherever you go, everyone seems…

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Recently we moved to a new home – after 18 years in the same house! That’s an awfully long time to accumulate family treasures, holiday keepsakes, furniture and general “stuff”, not to mention the personal possessions of 5 family members (and a dog). Moving is nothing new to us, having relocated across the world, as…

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After a very long flight followed by a treacherous taxi ride, I arrive at the hotel ready to check-in. It’s 1:00 am, I rattle off my details to the receptionist and at this moment all I want to do is curl into a ball and sleep like for the next 48 hours. I make it…

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Getting into the property market for the first time can be discouraging. For one, there’s the prospect of saving a significant deposit, while also renting and having a life. And the rising house prices in recent years have meant many younger Australians have felt priced out of the market. But there’s no need to give…

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Whether you consider yourself to be a good negotiator or damn right scared of it, in some aspect of life we all need to call on our negotiation skills. It could be to negotiate a pay rise at work, with a real estate agent when buying a house or maybe even with your partner over…

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Greetings from the USA! As the saying goes “curiosity killed the cat, but satisfaction brought it back”. A dire warning perhaps, but when read in full reinforces the idea that taking risks and looking at the world from a different perspective, can also bring a lot of satisfaction and joy. It is curiosity that has…

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When it comes to painting many of us like to think we can save a dollar or two by doing the job ourselves. Sure, but even the most professional painters can run into problems. The good news is that most issues can be fixed! We have curated a number of common challenges faced when it…

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If you are thinking of building a new home, here’s how to navigate a sea of choices. The thought of building your home is exciting and one that probably has taken some time to come to fruition. Well done! However, now that you have made this decision, how will it all work? Do you simply…

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This month, Jo Jackson, Rogerseller’s Group Manager of Design, talks about bathroom design and how the Rogerseller team works with architects, designers and homeowners in creating timeless bathroom designs. Header image: Rogerseller – the Falper Ambiente single drawer.   Q. Rogerseller has been a leading supplier of bathroom pieces for decades, but you also work…

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I recently had the honour of being a guest speaker at a Women in Property Network (WIP Network) event in Melbourne. The mission of this group is to provide a community that supports, encourages and motivates women who either work (or maybe are considering) working in the property field. It’s a wonderful opportunity to hear…

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