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5 Reasons Why a Granny Flat is a Fantastic Investment

Building a granny flat in the backyard is becoming more and more popular as an investment, and not only because they’re a great choice for extra accommodation options for ageing parents, guests or teens. For a start, having a cute little granny flat means you make use of any excess space in your backyard. And through ...

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Relax! These Paint Colours May Help Lower Your Stress

For many years it’s been said that colour can affect a person’s mood, and stress levels, especially the shades they live and work in day by day. A cross-cultural study on colour and light in real indoor and work environments that was published in the Journal of Ergonomics (1) showed light and colour influenced the mood Continue Reading →

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5 Secrets of Budget Kitchen Renovations For Your Granny Flat

If the aim in renovating your granny flat kitchen is to balance a minimum spend with maximum benefit there are ways and means. Many believe it’s not the amount of money you have but how clever you are about stretching every dollar. There are five simple ways to upgrade your granny flat kitchen and do it affordably and in a short time – and the best thing about it is you can do it yourself if you’re competent enough ...

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Decor Ideas That Make Small Bathrooms Feel Bigger

Living in a granny flat can be fun and comfortable, with less cleaning to do for a start, and if done properly, a feeling of plenty of space in all rooms including the bathroom. Even a medium sized bathroom room can look small if it’s cluttered. There are some pretty clever ways to give an impression of space in any small room. Use the following ideas  to give your granny flat bathroom a new lease on life:

Floor Tiles

Tile the ...

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5 Great Tips To Help You Select A Granny Flat Builder

So you want a granny flat. You have looked at your backyard, you have checked your finances, and it is something you really want to do. And you want to help your mum out and give her a nice place to live. So who is going to build your granny flat? What do you need to know about granny flat builders? In fact, what do they need to know? Let’s help you out.

1. Cost Overview

While you may have decided ...

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10 Modern Granny Flats Solution For Your Family’s Demands?

Australian family life is currently going through a profound restructuring. Up until a couple of decades ago, most households had the nuclear family model, made up of a husband and wife and their children, who typically left home when they reached their late teens. Because of the variability of the property market these days, this model has been rendered unsustainable for a lot of people, especially now that children are staying with their parents well into adulthood and the parents ...

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7 Key Decoration Trends To Keep Your Granny Flat Warm This Winter

It is winter and time to pull out the warm clothes, earmuffs, and fuzzy socks.  It does not mean that you need to add 30 extra blankets to your bed to warm up your granny flat. There are a lot of other ways to create a warm and fuzzy feeling in your home.

We will discuss seven decor trends that will keep your granny flat warm this winter.

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Granny Flats: From the Traditional to the Aspirational

What’s better than a spare bedroom? A separate, tiny house for grandma in the backyard. Those who have space on their property can maximise the square footage to create independent living quarters not just for the elders, but also visiting relatives, grown-up kids, and house guests. It could also be a great investment for people who want to have passive income through rental payments.

These so-called granny flats are simple yet self-contained accommodations. They have everything a person would need, ...

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5 Apps To Help You Design Your Dream Granny Flat

You have decided to build your granny flat in your back garden instead of dealing with the competitive housing market to find a bigger home or renovating to add value to our property. The immediate benefit is saving space and the long-term advantage is value-adding.

The first step in designing your own home is to work out what kind of granny flat you want. But are you wondering where to start? Luckily, technology can provide a helping hand. We can ...

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Goodbye McMansions, Hello Tiny Eco Homes

No, it’s not the invasion of the leprechauns, although I’m sure they’d be very happy in any one of the tiny ‘green’ or eco-friendly homes being built in places all over the world, including Australia. Whether it’s a ‘stop the world I wanna get off’ response to a more challenging and complicated society, a passing fad, or an attempt at downsizing their lives, many people are saying ‘nope’ to the McMansions and the walled communities and opting for tiny dwellings.

This ...

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