When German chemist Justus von Liebig developed a process in 1835 for applying a thin layer of metallic silver to one side of a pane of clear glass, he created what we today know as the modern-day mirror. Ground-breaking for his time his method finally allowed for the mass production of what would soon become…

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Hello Readers, Welcome to Spring! I think we can all say that some sunshine, bright colours, and warmer weather will be a welcomed change for us and that no doubt will lift our spirits during these unprecedented times. This edition we welcome TAG Financial Services who have commenced a new offering Compare N Save which…

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Podcasts are growing in popularity in Australian and over 1.6M Australians download podcasts on a monthly basis. There are over 850,000 podcasts and more than 30 million podcast episodes to choose from! Whether it’s for inspiration, convenience, education, or simply fun, there is plenty to keep you busy listening. So, we thought we would share…

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The ACCC’s Home Loan Price Inquiry found that consumers who do not regularly review their home loans could be paying too much.  The interim report also stated that a lack of price transparency makes it difficult for consumers to compare home loans. The report goes on to state that consumers with existing home loans should…

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It can be really disheartening to see your home renovation or building project plans put on hold in the current climate. But it doesn’t mean that you can’t use this time wisely to put your plans in place and still move forward on that home improvement you have been planning. Here are some tips to…

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It’s been a wild few months for the people of Melbourne. With Stage 3 and Stage 4 lockdowns, it can be hard to feel stable and confident in these uncertain times. There is no doubt we are all doing it tough. Yet, we at View Bank Homes are optimistic that as a community, we will…

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Hard to believe the end of the Financial Year has been and gone (and hopefully some tax refunds making their way to you), we are now into the month of July and in the latter part of the year. With what has transpired in the beginning months of 2020 how many of you have decided…

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Faulty waterproofing is one of the three top building defects in Australia; and the main areas it affects are balconies and bathrooms (showers and floors etc). Did you know that when it comes to high-rise apartment blocks in Australia, failed waterproofing is the most common defect nationally! A recent industry report showed that the total…

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Shabby Chic, distressed furniture isn’t for everyone. I love it, especially when painting an aged or antique piece. Or for turning a modern boring piece into a piece that has character and a story to tell, even if its story is that it used to be an old dated piece discarded on the roadside –…

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The story of 2 design-savvy victorian mums selling out furniture amid a pandemic Melb. Design. Co was born out of the COVID-19 pandemic. As two Mums and dynamic businesswomen, they saw the need for compact, family-friendly furniture that adjusts and caters to the ever-changing needs of Australian households. With extensive professional backgrounds in commercial building…

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