Why You Need a Building Surveyor When Purchasing a Home


A home is a big purchase. If you're like many people, it's the biggest purchase you'll make in your entire lifetime.  Because of the significant amount of investment involved, it's important to make sure you're making the right purchase decision. One way to do this is to enlist the services of a building surveyor before you commit financially.  There are various ways a building surveyor can help ensure a successful home purchase.

5 October 2020

Why You Need a Good Broker If You Are to Import Certain Items to Australia


If you're planning to import a significant amount of goods to Australia, you will need to conform with some very complicated but onerous import regulations, especially if you want everything to go as smoothly as possible. You may not know it, but there are tens of thousands of individual regulations that govern a variety of products, especially animals and plants, and they are all designed to protect both the Australian biosphere and the agricultural industry.

21 June 2018

Noise Pollution and Acoustic Consultants: What You Need to Know


When you think of pollution, your first thought might be of traffic exhaust, commercial waste and your carbon footprint. As a business owner, you will understand that you have an obligation to dispose of waste in an environmentally friendly way. However, you may not understand that you also must consider a different type of pollution, one that cannot be seen but one which can cause serious issues to your neighbours. This kind of pollution is called noise pollution.

11 July 2017

Interested in the Past? How to Uncover Secrets on Your Construction Site


Have you ever stopped to wonder about the people who may have trod the land beneath you in a foregone age? It's a fascinating thought, and one that may be at the front of your mind as you think about improving an area of land that you own. You may be about to build a home, but would really like to see if anything truly interesting is buried beneath the ground.

19 May 2017

Personalise Your Recruiting Process to Get the Exact Skill Set


Education has evolved over the years and consistent changes within various education systems continue to produce fresh graduates from colleges and universities. All these graduates look forward to achieving something in life related to their careers. Your firm widely relies on the education dispensed to these graduates, personal abilities, and their personal commitment towards serving in your firm. With this in mind, graduates want to be associated with firms that are focused and vision driven.

17 April 2017

How to Spot a Dodgy Migration Agent


When applying for a visa to spend a predetermined (or open ended) amount of time in Australia, you might decide that you can submit the application yourself. If your application is somewhat complex for whatever reason, you might wish to use the services of a migration agent. While most migration agents are diligent and will work to the best of their abilities to have your application approved, you need to ensure that any potential agent is the best person for the job.

27 March 2017

Small House, Big Family: Carving Out a New Room Without Extending


That home that accommodated you perfectly as newlyweds is probably not the home you need with a growing household.  With another baby on the way, adding an extra room without drastically changing the footprint of your home is a real bonus. When you look all around your home, up and down, you may find you have more room for rooms than you think! The good news is, using the basement, the attic or the height of your home to increase space doesn't involve a lot of work nor does it require extensive structural engineering work.

1 August 2016