June 2021

DIY Home Staging in 7 Steps

By |2021-06-30T17:02:31+10:00June 30th, 2021|DIY Home Staging|

When you’re putting your house on the market, a great presentation is the key to boosting your home’s value. The question whether home-staging actually works is almost irrelevant these days, with cities like Sydney and Melbourne making professional home-staging an ingrained, non-negotiable part of the selling process. Why should you stage your home? When making a significant decision such as purchasing a house, people tend to think they are acting from a logical standpoint. Truth is, they often don’t. They buy emotionally, whether they like to admit it or not. Staging helps buyers form that necessary emotional connection by [...]

Foxy at Home | Queenslander Style | 29 Killarney St, Yeronga

By |2021-06-29T16:04:42+10:00June 29th, 2021|Foxy at Home|

What is Foxy at Home? Foxy at Home is our new blog series, showing our readers how to easily recreate their favourite looks at home. Taking you behind the scenes and sharing our furniture suppliers and retailers, we keep no secrets when it comes to helping you fall in love with your home again! 29 Killarney Street, Yeronga The house was a charming, older Queenslander in an inner-city suburb of Brisbane. High ceilings, white walls, and beautiful timber floors provided us with the perfect blank canvas. Story Behind the Sale The sale [...]

7 Earthy Colour Palette Ideas for Your Home

By |2021-06-28T16:10:33+10:00June 28th, 2021|Colour Inspiration, Home Staging Tips|

What Are Earthy Colours? As the name may suggest, earth tones are subdued hues of colours inspired by nature. Dull and muted colour palette including rust, muddy brown, moss green, taupe and ivory, all fall into the earth tone category. Their natural tones and dim hues bring warmth into every room, creating a sense of calmness, stability, and relaxation. This warm & positive energy in combination with the timeless look is what makes earthy tones one of our favourite colour palettes for styling homes for sale. Our Favourite Earthy Colours Why Are Earthy Colours “In”? [...]

Impact of Small Styling Adjustments | + Before & After Photos

By |2021-06-28T09:50:59+10:00June 28th, 2021|Home Improvements|

Preparing a property for sale does not always have to entail a complete revamp of the interior. Sometimes, all that is required is just a few small adjustments to elevate the property where it needs to be for a successful sale. There are some Stylists who would insist on a total re-style, every time. But this is not always necessary. Any experienced Home Stager would look at these two factors first before styling a partially furnished property, both of which should be openly discussed at the time of the consultation. ROI Client’s current furniture Return on Investment [...]

Foxy at Home – Resort Style at 45 Percy Street, Tarragindi

By |2021-06-22T15:26:06+10:00June 22nd, 2021|Foxy at Home|

What is Foxy at Home? Foxy at Home is our new blog series, showing our readers how they can easily recreate their favourite looks at home. Taking you behind the scenes and sharing our furniture suppliers and retailers, we keep no secrets when it comes to helping you fall in love with your home again! 45 Percy Street, Tarragindi This cute 4-bedroom house is our pride and joy. Not just because of the amazing results we got in the end, but also because it has come together even better than we expected! Story [...]

Styling Home Offices as Demand Grows Among Aussie Buyers

By |2021-06-18T14:26:11+10:00June 18th, 2021|Home Staging Tips|

To say that the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged our lives would be an understatement. It’s been just over a year since the virus emerged, and in this short amount of time we have radically changed the way we work, learn and interact with one another. Being forced to lead a virtual existence – both personally and professionally, it’s no surprise that people had to make some significant lifestyle adjustments. Especially during lockdown, when family members were stepping on one another’s toes while trying to juggle work, study, and family duties from home. That may be the reason why having [...]

Foxy at Home – Contemporary Style at 278 Horizon Dr, Westlake

By |2021-06-16T15:56:11+10:00June 16th, 2021|Foxy at Home|

What is Foxy at Home? Foxy at Home is our new blog series, showing our readers how they can easily recreate their favourite looks at home. Taking you behind the scenes and sharing our furniture suppliers and retailers, we keep no secrets when it comes to helping you fall in love with your home again! 278 Horizon Dr, Westlake Client's Brief: “I give you free reign, do what you do best!” We’ve had so much fun with this one! Some photos of this house have sparked a lot of controversy among the Foxy Team (all in [...]

Foxy at Home – Hamptons Style at 24A Haig Road, Milton

By |2021-07-02T09:10:13+10:00June 11th, 2021|Foxy at Home|

Welcome to our NEW Blog Series – Foxy at Home! If you have been following our social media for a while, you would have seen the number of comments, asking where we got the *insert a furniture item here* from. We always strive to answer every single one (including your private DM’s), because we know exactly how it feels to see something you LOVE but have no idea where you can buy it from! And that’s how the idea of Foxy at Home was born. --- We are starting with the picture you Liked the [...]

Rule of Three in Home Styling

By |2021-07-05T08:30:19+10:00June 9th, 2021|Home Staging Tips|

Rule of Three is a concept suggesting that a trio of anything (characters, objects, words, etc.) is more memorable or effective than other numbers. “Omne trium perfectum” - Latin phrase, meaning ‘Everything that comes in threes is perfect’ or ‘Every set of three is complete’ Why Three? The answer lies in cognitive science. A study conducted by the Ohio State University has shown that our brains are constantly seeking out patterns, because it makes learning and remembering easier. Humans are both neurologically and culturally adapted to the number three, because it’s the smallest number required to make [...]

Is the Great Australian Dream Dead?

By |2021-06-03T11:20:05+10:00June 3rd, 2021|Life in Real Estate|

What is the Great Australian Dream? The Great Australian Dream is a belief that in Australia, home ownership can lead to a better life and is an expression of success and security. The typical Australian Dream home embraces the idea of a free-standing house on a quarter acre suburban block, featuring a Hills Hoist and a barbecue. History The origin of the Great Australian Dream dates back to the period following World War II, which marked the beginnings of a new era for Australia. With economy on the mend, things started looking up thanks to the removal of rent [...]

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