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Why you should choose a furnished flat

Why you should choose a furnished flat

When it comes to buying or renting a home, the budget, location, size, and price all matter. Another consideration that has become a priority among homebuyers and tenants is a fully furnished property. Whether you are looking to rent or buy a flat, you must take your time to find the perfect place for your preferences and needs. While some individuals prefer to purchase their own furnishings, fully...

Is it a good idea to pay cash for a flat?

For most people looking to enter the real estate ownership space, flats provide a more affordable housing option. With this in mind, is it a good idea to pay cash for a flat? At the onset, paying cash to buy your flat probably sounds like a good idea. After all, you don’t have to worry about mortgage payments and interest rates. Read on to find out if paying cash for a flat is really a good idea. When...

Best houseplants for your kitchen

A kitchen is one of the most used rooms in a house. As such it is easy to keep tabs on your plants. Additionally the sink is right there, so watering the plants is made relatively simple. Here are some of the best houseplants for your kitchen. Herbs You cannot go wrong with herbs. Herbs are the perfect kitchen plants as they add a dash of colour to your kitchen. Additionally you can eat herbs and use...

Contemporary elements that every home needs

A modern day contemporary movement has affected all aspects of our daily lives. Beginning with automobiles, fashion and technology, to the world of design in architecture and interiors. From bringing in light to dark spaces and opening up floor plans, here are contemporary elements that every home needs. Contemporary meaning The term contemporary is often used interchangeably with 'modern'. Contemporary...

The future of building in Zambia

The suburban dream of years gone by is no longer viable due to vast technological advancements, rapid urbanisation, awareness of the need for more sustainable living and the scarcity of property close to economic centres. The Future of building in Zambia has undoubtedly changed and in this blog article we will try to explore this in greater detail. Millennials, the new generation of investors are...

How to steer clear of rental property scams

The frequency of potential tenants that are scammed out of their hard earned savings is alarming. Online classifieds websites tend to the hunting ground for scamners who target consumers looking for homes to rent. All this has financially devastating consequences for consumers. We have compiled guidelines on how to steer clear of rental property scams and hang on to your hard-earned cash. Don't be...

Bring your bathroom up to date

Bathrooms together with kitchens are rooms in your home that can add value for buyers. The team at Be Forward Real Estate have some great ideas to bring out the best in your bathroom and bring your bathroom up to date. In most instances bathrooms are one of the smallest rooms in your home. However,  this does not mean they have to be bland and boring. The perfect mix of colours, materials and...

Things to check before renting a property

The prospect of finding and moving into a new flat is always exhilarating to both new and seasoned tenants. But never jump head first into a new lease without first carrying out an in-depth inspection of the property. Failure to do so can leave you with an unnecessary amount of things to deal with. You should always insist on viewing a property before signing on the dotted line. In addition to being able...

2019 resolutions for the home

2018 is drawing to a close and the dawn of a new year is upon us. As many of us wind up the year and we are undoubtedly reflecting on our accomplishments and setbacks in the past year.  However, this is the most opportune time  to think about the new year and what you want to achieve. It is important to think about your home and the changes you want to make here. Here are some easy 2019 resolutions...

Safeguarding your property over the holidays

The Cristmas - New Year period is a time for most families to travel away for an annual holiday. Unfortunately there is more to preparing for this trip than just packing the bags, making travel arrangements and sorting out accommodation. This is because this is also the period when burglars are on the prowl and are at their most active. Here are some tips to help in safeguarding your property over the...

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