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Increasing your Property Value

There are many different ways to increase your property value. Most people who sell their homes may not consider the benefits of upgrading or improving their home prior to sale. From my experience it’s a prudent investment to make the following renovations

1. Freshen the paint

Old and dull paint has the tendency to age your home quicker than intended. To avoid this even one coat of paint can shave a decade off in terms of appearance.

2. Tidy the yard and general outdoor area

Overgrown grass and trees can drastically change the appearance of your home from a delightful suburban property to something that looks like it belongs in the heart of a jungle. A local tree lopper or garden landscaper can revive and utilize your outdoor area properly while maintaining a serene touch of the outdoors. Dangerous trees are also to consider as there is implied work when a potential buyer spots it.

3. Stage the house with hire furniture

Hiring furniture to properly showcase your house is an extremely clever way of showing possible buyers the full potential of your house. This game is all about showcasing your home and raising its potential, hire furntiure is a sure fire way to fill every room with maximum potential and shows possible buyers the possibilities your property holds.

4. Renovate the bathroom

Bath rooms are crucial in every house, ensure yours is well maintained and shining at its brightest. Don’t let cracked tiles or anything else bring down the value of your bathroom. A small renovation can hugely increase a bathroom’s livability and is a smart investment.

5. Paint you old kitchen cupboards

Cheap wooden kitchens are out. Alongside dull and worn kitchens. Don’t let your property be dragged down by your kitchen, an easy solution to revitalise your kitchen is to repaint cupboards and generally add another coat of paint. The kitchen is heavily trafficked so unlike other parts of the house paint can easily age and dull there. It is imperative to ensure your kitchen is its best possible condition and repainting it is a cost efficient way to bring it back to glory.

6. Improve the street view

Often under looked, your house from the street is the first impression made to potential buyers. Maximize first impressions by ensuring the entrance to your house is well maintained and inviting. Don’t let plants be overgrown and keep everything tidy.

7. Get a new letterbox

Often under looked as well but a old destroyed mailbox is a common site. Don’t let it be on your property, a new mailbox entails that this property ios well looked after and although small potential buyers are sure to notice it!

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10 Biggest Raises by Australian Startups in 2017

10 Biggest Raises by Australian Startups in 2017


The Melbourne installment fintech pulled in a portion of the greatest names in the division, like Mastercard, Sequoia Capital China, and Tencent Holdings for its blockbuster capital bringing the round-up in May. The startup is in the lucky position of approaching a license in China to lead global transactions something that not, in any case, Western Union has possessed the capacity to do. They have raised around 17.4 million dollars.


At the point when buy-now-pay-later fintech startup zipMoney raised $40 million from big four banks Westpac, founder Larry Diamond said that it was a transitioning for fintech there in Australia, flagging that big banks are now ready regarding putting resources into smaller money related players. The founder additionally said the assets would be utilized to “triple down” on contracting staff in the informal investigation and handling space, with the organization presently centered around the Australian and New Zealand markets.


The central government’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation specifically tipped $5 million into the January capital raising round for this power grid tech startup. The January bargain saw that coordinated by the Southern Cross Renewable Energy Fund, which the government also contributes to, alongside Softbank China Venture Capital. The rest of the $1.5 million originated from private investors. They have raised 11.5 million dollars.


Marketing tech startup ROKT initially raised a $19.4 million in Series B funding round in February this year however then uncovered in June it had grown an extra $15.1 million, bringing the aggregate sum raised in the Series B up to just shy of $35 million. ROKT co-founder Ben Voltz gave his best tips to aspiring entrepreneurs, which he gained from building ROKT out of a small and basic marketing company started in his co-founder’s house in Sydney.


The Melbourne mobile publicizing tech startup anchored the colossal arrangement B with the goal that it could dispatch into new Asian markets, a continent that it has just had some achievement in. The organization even tricked the woman who set up Twitter’s Asia business, Aliza Knox, to do likewise for its business that gives mobile clients credit as a byproduct of survey ads on lock screens. Unlockd raised around $30.7 million.


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