In The Media

How to: Improve an awkward floor plan   With property prices in Australia among some of the most expensive in the world, every square metre of the home is coming under scrutiny. An impractical floor plan doesn’t make for an enjoyable living experience and can be a massive deterrent to potential buyers. Read More...

DIY renovations still as popular as ever Australians’ love affair with renovation is still going strong with most Aussies planning a makeover of their property. Kitchens and bathrooms are the most popular rooms to renovate and most home owners plan to redecorate their houses themselves, according to the findings of realestate.com.au’s latest

Real Estate

"DIY renovations still as popular as ever" Kitchens and bathrooms are the most popular rooms to renovate and most home owners plan to redecorate their houses themselves, according to the findings of realestate.com.au’s latest Consumer Intentions Study. The survey of 1534 people taken in March reveals our obsession with property is as

Quarterly Blog Review

Can you believe how fast the year has gone? It feels like two weeks ago it was Christmas and all the madness that ensues at that time of the year! At Silk Home we have been working hard to not only stage homes but also put out content for everyone who

Top 5 Professional Home Stager

We at Silk Home are incredibly excited and proud to share with you that Naomi Findlay, our owner and creative director, was awarded the title of "International Top 5 Professional Home Stager" during a recent trip to Dallas, Texas! Naomi was a keynote speaker at the Home Staging Summit held

Reno Addict

"Make a great first impression with 9 affordable front doors Your front door: it's the entry to your home and makes a bigger first impression than you think! So with that thought, I have compiled a list of my favourite entrance doors right now (in no particular order), that are both

Which Investment Property

6 steps to maximising your investment profit "With these six steps, your investment property will go from drab to fabulous in no time - ensuring a quick sale and maximum return on investment. When it comes to property staging, try to think beyond paint colours and de-cluttering, as there is so much

Reno Addict

"After conquering interior design, this successful blogger is now tapping into Australia's reno addiction Gone are the days when blogging was just a hobby. Today, when done well, it is a really viable business opportunity to rake in some serious bucks. A great example of this is Jen Bishop of leading interior

Motherpedia

Parenting and business - juggling 'babies' for fun & profit: Starting a business is hard, but starting one when you've already started a family can be a real test of dedication to both 'babies'. I've juggled a few things in my life and juggling four wonderful children and a business - a

Investor Genius

An "Inside-er's" Look: How To Increase The Value Of Your Property For Prospective Buyers There are several times when you should actively try to increase the value of your property. While the obvious one is before putting it up for sale, increasing the value of your property to maximise rental yield;