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Who pays for Solar power when it comes to renting a property? It isn’t the most exciting topic to be writing about but it is certainly one that causes a lot of issues and confusion for agencies, landlord and tenants. What doesn’t help is that the legislation is also grey on exactly who, how and what is charged if a property has Solar power. The only real saving grace is to have a clear line in the sand at the start of a tenancy and of course sticking to the golden rule, have everything in writing. So let’s start from the beginning, the Queensland Solar Bonus Scheme is a government initiative that pays eligible customers for the surplus electricity generated from solar photovoltaic (PV) systems which is exported back into… Read More »


With love in the air this month, we thought we’d turn our energies to providing some love tips based on the ancient Chinese art of balancing energies, Feng Shui. Whether you are looking to attract love, spruce up your love life or simply love yourself better Feng Shui may just be the solution to those heart rendering questions. Feng Shui is an ancient art and science developed over 3000 years ago in China. It teaches how to balance the energies (chi) in any given space – be it home, office or garden – in order to obtain good fortune for the people inhabiting it. Feng Shui has detailed tips for maintaining all aspects of one’s life including better health, successful career, fulfilling love life etc. Feng Shui for love is… Read More »


With Christmas just around the corner, it is time to dust off our Christmas trees and baubles and join our family and friends in guilt free overindulgences. Nothing gets you more in the mood for he festive season though than getting our homes prepped for the good times ahead. Here’s a few ideas to help set your home up for the festive season ahead. THINK IN LAYERS Use objects with different heights to create interest. Start by hanging oversized snowflakes, and building up the table with tall candlesticks. For the mantel, hang a garland made with olive branches. It’s both pretty and symbolic. DISPLAY HOLIDAY CARDS Secured to a string with clothespins, the season’s greetings are on full display. A rustic ladder can also hold other decorations. DANGLE CANDY CANES… Read More »