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Posts Tagged: home

Fall Home Decor

Color Contrast Using a minimum of two contrasting colours you can create a big impact with your fall display. Use a blue colored vase that complements the color of the leaves you use. This makes the leaves stand out and adds more interest to the room. You can even use colors like purple or green… Read more »

5 Easy To Make Healthy Snacks

The kids are back in school which means it’s back to routine. Finding ways to improve this new routine around the family schedule is no easy task. If your kids are like most kids, they’re always looking for a snack after school, whilst doing their homework or when their friends are over; Here are a… Read more »

Tips For A Timeless Kitchen

The kitchen is the biggest asset in your home. By investing in its decor you could wow friends, family as well as future buyers. The key to a beautiful kitchen is convenience as well as a timeless design.   Quartz Countertops Quartz-surfacing countertops require less maintenance than their granite comparables and are timeless in terms… Read more »

5 Ways To Boost Your Home’s Value

Here are some tips for how to get the best bang for your buck on your home renovations, even in a tight real estate market. 1. Curb Appeal     If your house doesn’t look appealing from the outside, chances are a potential buyer will never make it inside. If the color of your house… Read more »

Are You Forgetting To Clean These?

Posted by: in home, Home care, home deco

When it comes time to clean certain parts of our home are more obvious than others. Here’s a list of items which you might have forgotten and how to clean them!   Light and Lamp Switches This is a big one which a lot of us overlook. It’s used everyday, and by everyone in the… Read more »

8 Budget-friendly Backyard Ideas

The best way to save money on your backyard is doing it yourself. Materials are typically inexpensive and easily accessible at your local garden store, making it the best way to give your garden a makeover!   Light It Up   Just by adding ambient lights to available spaces in your backyard can change the… Read more »

February’s Home Checklist

Prevent ice and snow build up: February is a cold month, and month typically bringing in lots of snow and ice. The first thing to do?  Remove snow quickly. Prevention is better than cure and here’s why: Once snow is stepped on it is compacted which makes it harder for removal, and then could turn to… Read more »

Land Transfer Tax Refunds for First-Time Homebuyers

First time homebuyers are eligible for all or part refund of the land transfer tax. As of recent, the refund amounts are now a maximum of $4000, which is double the previous maximum of $2000. In order to qualify, a list of requirements have been constructed: The purchaser must be at least 18 years of… Read more »

Interviewing a real estate representative

Of all the houses that come onto the MLS, how many do you think actually sell? There have been 15, 997 active listings in 2015, and only 7, 998 of them have sold, which means that only 49.9% of the listings in 2015 have sold. This means that some agents are more capable then others in… Read more »