First impressions count.
May02

First impressions count.

Whether we like it or not, first impressions count. They count when it comes to job interviews, first dates, first anythings really; and they particularly count when it comes to new homes! It comes back to the interior designer mantra of choice, “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” Literally, every single designer we know eschews this one line! Which, when put into smartie talk, means you should try wherever possible to...

Read More
Swan Valley Smarts Feat. *drum roll*
Apr18

Swan Valley Smarts Feat. *drum roll*

The Cheese Barrel Our Swan Valley vid was a total hit and it’s thanks to all the amaze local businesses who came on board and gave us free stuff… JOKES! It was because they make the Swan Valley what it is. Their love and commitment to the region has transformed this place into one of the smartest, most investment-savvy places to live in WA! We could talk all day about the #locationsmarts but we do that all the time so, this time,...

Read More
The First Home Buyer Timeline (in three easy steps!)
Apr10

The First Home Buyer Timeline (in three easy steps!)

Well, it’s a little more complicated than just ‘three easy steps’. That sounds more like the instructions on the back of a 2-minute noodle packet! And while we admit that we love noodles almost as much we as love helping first home buyers get into their new home, the three steps to getting your keys can be even more nourishing! Hey, who says 2-minute noodles aren’t nourishing?! Anyone saving for a deposit will tell you otherwise!...

Read More
Client Spotlight: Andrea & Keith
Mar29

Client Spotlight: Andrea & Keith

There are days where work is just that. We’re not complaining – existing in a grown-up’s Lego World complete with colourful bricks and even colourfuler characters definitely has its perks! But like we said: its work. Then… A wonderful client calls us for a yarn or even better yet agrees to meet us IRL to talk about their new home, hopes, dreams, you name it; and just like that we’re back baby! Busting with energy and purpose. (Cliché...

Read More
Snacks, smarts, and style! How to become a display home maven
Mar19

Snacks, smarts, and style! How to become a display home maven

You may think there’s no harm in diving right in and beginning your display home journey with a few random visits to homes that you just happen to drive past. But do you know if the display home is within your budget? Is the area somewhere you want to explore further? Is the home even open? And most importantly, did you pack a snack? We all know you’re not you when you’re hungry! We’ve got a bunch of tips to make sure you don’t leave...

Read More
Foreseeing the Unforeseeable
Feb19

Foreseeing the Unforeseeable

(Looks into a Magic Eight ball, eyes roll backwards, the reading begins) “You’re ready.” “You wish you could fast track the building process and cut straight to the living-in-your-new-Smart-home thang.” “You want it to be done already…You’ve been waiting what feels like a lifetime.” Well, that’s how it would go if we were on the set of Neighbours. All high vibing drama and mystery with lots of velvet and fog and eerie music...

Read More