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Decor Updates Can Really Freshen Up Your Environment.

Every once in a while, it’s a good idea to take a fresh and methodical view of your kitchen, bathroom, dining room or family room. You may discover areas that could use an upgrade and you may even find inspiration … Continue reading

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Handling a New Home Problem on Moving Day.

Imagine buying a product from a store, taking it home, and then discovering there’s a problem with it. Disappointing, yes, but not a catastrophe. You can simply take it back for repair or exchange. But, what if it’s moving day, … Continue reading

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Going “Green” in Your Garden or Flower Bed

There has been a lot of emphasis lately on the importance of “going green”. That simply means being environmentally-responsible. You likely already recycle, use energy-efficient lights, and turn down your thermostat when no one is home. Yet, most of us … Continue reading

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Does Your Home Insurance Cover Everything?

When you suffer damage to, (or the loss of), your home or its contents, you expect your insurance company to help you out. And, most do a good job of doing just that. Still, it’s a good idea to review … Continue reading

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Getting Friends To Spread the Word About Your Listing

When you list your home for sale, you want as many buyers as possible to find out about it. So consider how many friends, neighbours and work colleagues you have. Then think about how many people they know. The number … Continue reading

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How to Cut Your Electricity Bill in Half.

You don’t have to freeze in the winter or start reading by candlelight to reduce your electricity bill. There are many simple ways to use less power with little, if any, impact on your lifestyle. A good place to start … Continue reading

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Making an Offer in a Competitive Market.

Imagine finding a home you love, making an offer, and then finding out there are other competing offers on the table. Ouch. If you’re looking for a property in a competitive market, it is likely that there will be multiple … Continue reading

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Be Ready For Real Estate Opportunities In 2017

If you’re thinking about making a move in the coming year (or you’re just mildly curious about the possibility), you could be well-served by being prepared in advance. Here are a few basic steps you can follow, in order to … Continue reading

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Will An Open House Help Sell Your Home?

You’ve probably seen signs around the area for Open Houses. You may have even attended a few. These are open invitations for potential buyers to drop by on a certain day and time, to check out the property and get … Continue reading

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Are You Adequately Prepared For Unexpected Life Changes?

We all know the importance of being prepared for critical life changes, but it’s often easy to put off the planning, preparing and reviewing. Here are a few things you should be thinking about – and preparing for – even … Continue reading

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