With increasing pressure in NSW to help solve the hot-button topic of housing affordability, there is now some recognition that making the process of approving home alterations and additions easier is part of the solution.
If the cost of improving your home increases its resale value by less than the cost of the work, you have “over-capitalised”. We explain what you should be considering when taking on home improvements and what to avoid.
Are you planning on renovating or extending your home? Under a new proposal to amend NSW Planning laws you may be legally required to involve your neighbours before submitting your DA to council for approval. These are the first major planning changes for NSW in the last 30 years.
Is one of your goals in adding another floor to gain amazing views? We look at aspect (the outlook from your home) vs orientation (the direction your home is aligned to) and how to plan around getting the most from both.