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Exciting entertainment to launch the Adelaide Hills into 2021
After the double hit of the bushfires and COVID-19, the Adelaide Hills is looking out towards an exciting new year. Our lovely region fared well compared to major cities, as we saw the trend of people relocating to areas like ours that favour a distinct lifestyle (while still offering proximity to cosmopolitan hubs).
20 Jan 2021
DIY house updates to complete this summer holidays.
This summer will undoubtedly feel a little different. We work all year, looking forward to spending Christmas and the turn of the year, at home. But over the past months, we were at home more than ever before.
14 Jan 2021
The best suburbs in the Adelaide Hills Series: Uraidla & Piccadilly.
There’s a special part of the Adelaide Hills that shoulders some of the prestigious suburbs (and is situated along one of the most scenic routes into the city). The Uraidla and Piccadilly pocket is fast becoming of one our region’s sought-after lifestyle hotspots.
23 Dec 2020
3 fun, easy Christmas dessert recipes to treat your family to, this weekend.
You don’t have to wait until Christmas Day to enjoy all those once-a-year treats. December is all about treating yourself to foods you wouldn’t normally eat. And after the year we’ve all had, give yourself the gift of as much joy as possible, this spirited season.
16 Dec 2020
4 family-friendly events in the Adelaide Hills this Christmas.
There’s just something magical about this time of year, especially in the Adelaide Hills. And after the year we’ve all had, it’s important to lean into the Christmas spirit more than ever and celebrate with your loved ones. It’s always a special time, with the turn of the season and the entry into a new year.
09 Dec 2020
Meet the Team Series: Amanda Illingworth
For Amanda Illingworth, she’s found the perfect home for her friendly, always-caring personality – fusing marketing and real estate. Over a decade ago, Amanda moved to Australia from the United Kingdom with her daughter, so she knows a thing or two about the importance of place, community, and belonging.
02 Dec 2020
Boredom-busting, ‘get ready for summer’ recipes for weekends indoors.
We’ve all found ourselves suddenly at home last week, in an attempt to squash an extended lockdown. And the ‘circuit breaker’ might become a pattern over the next few months to keep us all safe. But with a few, summer-inspired recipes to whip out, you won’t have a problem keeping occupied.
25 Nov 2020
The buy, renovate & flip (when the time is right) strategy. Create wealth by leveraging property investment.
They’re known as ‘flippers’ or ‘DIY-ers’. Inspired by shows like Selling Houses Australia, these people start their weekends at home improvement shops, with a list of tools for their weekend of renovating. The goal? To do up old, unloved properties within a year or two and make a profit.
18 Nov 2020
Why it's a good time for first-home buyers (even if you're not ready to live in it)
According to realestate.com.au data, first-home buyer enquiries are up. It’s believed to be driven by a two-prong change this year: record-low interest rates and the 5% deposit scheme. Most recently, the HomeBuilder scheme gives eligible applicants a $25,000 grant to build a new home or renovate an existing property.
11 Nov 2020
COVID-19 has changed our lifestyle (and what we need in a home).
COVID-19 has undoubtedly upheaved all facets of our lifestyle. It’s turned how we live, work, communicate and commune upside down. While we’re fortunate in South Australia, especially the Adelaide Hills, our lives haven’t gone untouched.
04 Nov 2020
Late Spring dinner recipe ideas for your next weekend in.
As we’re heading into the tail end of Spring, our tastebuds start to yearn for summer spreads as the weather warms up. But we’re not there just yet, so let’s soak up the last few weeks of Spring’s burst of flavours.
28 Oct 2020
Renting is just as competitive as buying right now, but why?
If you’ve been looking for a rental property in Mount Barker or any of the popular Adelaide Hills suburbs, you’ll understand this. You’re putting in multiple applications but not getting the house you want. You’re thinking, ‘but I’m only renting. It’s not like I’m buying a house.’
21 Oct 2020