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2019 Interior Design Trends

You read it here first: the interior design trends set to hit homes in 2019. From glazed square handmade tiles to coloured glass objects and adding a splash of apricot to existing décor. It’s hard to believe that we are quickly approaching the end of another year and as we look over the yearbook of trends that were for 2018, we counted industrial style, pastels and marble among a few favourites. For 2019, however, the interior designers are reporting a…

SPRING CLEANING YOUR HOME FOR SALE

SPRING CLEANING YOUR HOME FOR SALE As the cold weather makes way for sunnier days, spring is a prime time to take your property to market. It may just be the sense of possibility that comes with the change of season, or the excitement leading up to Christmas, but there’s something appealing to vendors about selling a property in Spring. A good Spring clean can boost the interest received from potential buyers and potentially the sale price of your home.…

How To Keep Your Home Warm This Winter

The cooler weather is here and the thick blankets have made it onto everyone’s bed and the heater is on to warm our living areas. Statistics show that Australia experienced a 26% rise in energy spending trying to keep snug last winter, now is the time to rethink how you keep warm and the impact it will have on your pocket and the environment. Further than simply plugging in an appliance however, depending on the size of your home and…

14 ways to embrace Hamptons beach style in Australia

In Australia, we have our own unique beach-house style that has evolved over the decades, going from early cottages scattered along our beautiful coastline to contemporary headland homes. While beautiful Hamptons-style beach houses feature heavily in magazines and home design these days, their style isn’t quite ours. We take a look at our laid-back and carefree Aussie beach house and provide some tips on how you can get the look. Colour it beachy Aussie beach house colours are usually muted,…

The duo behind Lambert Willcox talk partnerships in real estate - via www.domain.com.au

Lambert Willcox Estate Agents might only be fresh on the real estate scene, but they have been making an impact in the market. Established in 2015, they have already made headlines for their innovative marketing and award winning agents. We pin down Gold Coast real estate industry young guns – Queensland Domain Rising Star 2017 winner, Jesse Willcox and business partner Mitchell Lambert – to discover what makes this 20-something twosome tick. Take us back to your first impressions – what did you think…

Domain’s Rising Star Awards: The best young Queensland agents to watch in 2017 and LW Director takes out the Crown

If you want to see the future of Australian real estate, remember these faces and names. Domain’s Rising Star Awards have found the most outstanding agents aged 30 or under in Queensland, NSW and Victoria. Now in its second year and expanded to cover all three of Australia’s eastern states, the awards, in partnership with American Express, recognises the real estate industry’s young guns who consistently find innovative ways to help clients achieve their buying and selling goals, while displaying ‘old…

REIQ Journal Interview - Starting Lambert Willcox

Starting your own business is a daunting prospect for anybody let alone a 22 & 26 year old in one of the most competitive fields of business on the Gold Coast but there has not been a day we have regretted our decision. We have always been confident that we were bringing something genuinely unique to the real estate industry and as a result we have been assured that our decision to start a business was the right one. LW…

5 Strategies on Reviving your Stale Listing

Is your listing sitting stagnant on the major property portals and failing to generate even the slightest interest? Failing to generate interest in your listing can sometimes place you in a tough situation with your vendors and can often result in losing the listing to a competitor. Whilst there may be external factors contributing to this i.e. economic, over-supply and so on, more often than not this can be a direct result of a visually unappealing and un-engaging campaign.  What…

Lambert Willcox Top 3 Suburbs to Invest in Today!

The Gold Coast real estate landscape seems to be changing like the weather, beautiful one day and perfect the next. We often have people asking us where to buy, so LW have come up with our top 3 favourite suburbs to buy in and why. (We also work in these suburbs so we may be a little biased). 1. Southport We think of Southport as the Surry Hills, Sydney of the Gold Coast about 15 years ago, ripe for a…

ARE YOU READY FOR A HOT SELLER SEASON?

April, it’s the new Gold Coast seller season in the real estate market. Take a tip from a house renovator and licenced real estate agent: If you’re thinking of selling your house, now is the time to get it ready and get it listed. Homes show well in cooler months of the Gold Coast — and at the moment due to market conditions you’re more likely to sell your house quickly and at a good market value. Now, you might be…

5 Things you need to know before making home renovations

I have recently finished renovating an investment property in Southport and wish I knew a few of the below points before I blindly started making cash offers on ‘Renovators’ and probably more adequately put ‘knock downs’, potentially beyond salvaging. Home renovations are so shiny and attractive on the surface that it’s hard to imagine the ways they can go wrong. But before you can enjoy the finished result, you’re likely to hit a few bumps in the road. Here are five…

Styling Locally - Impressing Internationally

The Gold Coast property scene seems to be catching up with the rest of Australia not just in terms of growth, but in the way we style, customize and give the feeling of depth to our homes. Today we are seeing more open custom fire places, vintage leather couches, fine pieces of art scattered across homes throughout the city. It seems our culture of travelling and storytelling are finding their ways into the way we show our most prized possessions,…

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