Home improvements

Home improvements

Staging your home For Sale

10.April 2018

If you’re thinking of selling your home, a staging session with RE/MAX Malta’s exclusive home stylist could make all the difference. Here, Fiona Caruana Carabez offers her tips on how to make your home stand out from the crowd through fantastic styling and photography.

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Home improvements

How to make the most of your small balcony

03.April 2018

Small it may be, but it is likely to also be your one and only kind of personal open space – that protruding bit of floor, just out of the balcony door, surrounded by stone wall, metal railing or glass, that allows you to walk out without falling from a height. It also allows you to look outside, see the world and acknowledge it.

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Home improvements

How to build a swimming pool in Malta

15.March 2018

In Malta, cooling off is taken very seriously. When the heat starts crawling in over the islands as early April, the first sea-testing toes are dipped, most warm clothes hibernate and the ACs start flexing their cool-blasting muscles. For many it is also time to switch on the pump again and clean out the water, and lo’ and behold, the ultimate heat-beating phenomenon – the swimming pool! At RE/MAX Malta, we have an interesting selection of properties with swimming pool, but if you prefer to build your own on your property (and thus make it more saleable), read on.

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The Pantone colour of the year 2018 for your home

02.March 2018

Thinking of one colour to make your home stand out? This year it must be Ultra-Violet, the ‘Pantone Color of the Year 2018’.

Home decor dictates that colour is high on the list of things to tweak when you are transforming your property into a trendier space. The wise owners of varied kinds of properties are more likely to choose to use very specific colours and colour schemes in order to create important statements that speak of bold style and design know-how.

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Home improvements

Humidity in your home? Tips on how to deal with it

05.January 2018

High humidity is a fact of life in Malta. Whether temperatures drop or rise, humidity is felt all year round but indoors one tends to feel it especially so it winter. Contrary to what one may be led to believe, it is not only old houses which tend to harbour humidity. Some newer apartments may also feel humid to the point of being insupportable to live in comfortably.

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Meet an Expert – Feng Shui in your house

11.May 2017

We all have heard about feng shui when it comes to decoration and arrangement of spaces; but what is behind this exotic concept? How does feng shui work? For starters, let’s begin by pronouncing it the right way by saying Fung Shway, which is strange for us Europeans when we read something like Feng Shui. To satisfy further curiosities about feng shui, we talk with Irish expert Nina Kati.

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A History of the Kitchen

07.August 2014

Although the kitchen is the room we spend the most money on, did you know that it actually has some very humble beginnings? The phrase ‘the hearth is the heart of the home’ is very…

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Buying property in Malta

The Biggest Seller Mistakes

18.June 2014

Throughout the time I’ve worked in real estate in Malta, the property topic has come up in several conversations I’ve had with many acquaintances, friends, business partners and so on. Inevitably, these acquaintances always know someone,…

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