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BEDROOM PAINT COLOURS FOR 2022

If it’s high time your sleeping quarters received an overhaul, we’ve got the lowdown on the bedroom paint colours to consider in 2022.  Whether you want to create an inviting cavern, relaxation station or a place that represents you, some coloured walls will help you along. Speaking with Taubmans colour expert Rachel Lacy, we find out…

COVID 2022 – HOW PANDEMIC CHANGED AUSSIE ‘RELATIONSHIP WITH PROPERTY’ AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR YEAR AHEAD

Home offices, larger blocks and low density locations further from the city have become prized features in properties as the Covid pandemic reshapes Aussie housing preferences. A poll by CoreData, commissioned by Mortgage Choice, showed home buyers were looking at new attributes when considering houses, largely because of work from home arrangements. The research revealed 42…

A YEAR LIKE NO OTHER, AUSTRALIA’S BEST OF THE BEST PROPERTY PERFORMERS OF 2021

The extraordinary momentum carried over from 2020, coupled with monetary and fiscal stimulus measures has contributed to an unprecedented year of growth and litany of outstanding results for the Australian residential housing market. CoreLogic’s annual Best of the Best Report, which provides the market’s most comprehensive suburb-level analysis of Australia’s best and worst performers including top…

LIVING ROOM PAINT COLOURS FOR 2022

Painting your home can be a joyous experience — it’s made all the better by adding a splash of colour.  Taubmans colour specialist Rachel Lacy says there’s not a singular colour or shade that’s currently in vogue.“There is no one trend exactly,” she shares. “The trend is simply towards colour in general — the trend is…

IVY MUSE FOUNDERS ALANA LANGAN AND JACQUI VIDAL ON HOW TO CULTIVATE WELLBEING AT HOME WITH PLANTS

Alana Langan and Jacqui Vidal, the founders of botanical emporium Ivy Muse, explain biophilia in the home. When you think of nature, how do you feel? Relaxed? Invigorated? Happy? Most people don’t need convincing to get out into nature. Without even realising it, we’re inherently drawn to the natural world. That’s biophilia. The word “biophilia”…

DECEMBER INTEREST RATE ANNOUNCEMENT

RBA holds rates at record low as Omicron variant increases economic uncertainty The official interest rate remains at a record low of 0.10 per cent, with the arrival of the new COVID-19 variant Omicron on Australian shores dampening some of the optimism around the economy’s strong rebound. At its final meeting of the year on…