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8 Mistakes That Could Screw Up Your Home Sale

  Usually we hear “buyer beware”, but real estate author Michael Corbett ...

5 tips for eco-friendly renovations

  If you are renovating, you should consider the green strategies suggested in this ...

Canadian Home Prices Are Growing At One Of The Fastest Paces In The World

  The Canadian real estate market continues to boom, according to this Financial Post ...

Here’s What Pushes People to Buy Homes in 2015

  If you want to sell your property quickly, at near the asking price, it is important ...
Unchecked Emotions Can Cause Costly Property Mistakes

Unchecked Emotions Can Cause Costly Property Mistakes

  We are sometimes enthralled by the presentation of a property, but ignoring the things ...

The Number of Real Estate Appraisers Is Falling. Here’s Why You Should Care

  According to this realtor.com post, the number of real estate appraisers is dropping ...

Boost Your Curb Appeal with 4 Doable DIY Projects

  Most sellers realize that preparing the interior of their homes for viewing is ...

5 must-do’s for first-time home buyers

  This homeownership.ca article by real estate lawyer Mark Weisleder gives the ...

5 Steps to a Safer Bathroom

  If you are planning to remodel your bathroom this Consumer Reports article give sound ...

How to Reduce Your Energy Bill with No Cost or Sacrifice

  This excellent post from Adam Dachis on lifehacker.com tells how to lower your ...

Inexpensive Ways to Make Your Home Green

  In this bhgrelife.com post, we learn just how easy it is to join the green movement ...

Why Millennials Are Moving Home Design Trends

  In this article for Freshhome magazine, Shelly Little explains how Millennials, the ...

Buying Near Parks and Recreational Facilities

  According to RealtorMag, twenty-three percent of recent buyers indicated that ...

Green Renovations — Basements

Virtually all homeowners will find something of use in this detailed and practical fact sheet ...

Emotional Homebuyers Can Lose Out On The Best Deals

    When we really like a property, we can overlook or downplay its negative. ...

6 Sneaky Ways to Make Your Home Look Expensive

  If you want to convert your home’s look from average to exceptional, this. ...
Underwriting insights! What Every Homebuyer Should Know Before Applying for a Mortgage

Underwriting insights! What Every Homebuyer Should Know Before Applying for a Mortgage

  This homeownership.ca post tells why an understanding of underwriting is a key ...
Create a beautiful bathroom for the ages

Create a beautiful bathroom for the ages

  As people age, reduced mobility, impaired balance, failing vision and muscle weakness ...
Why Cleaning Window Screens Should Be Part of Your Winter Strategy

Why Cleaning Window Screens Should Be Part of Your Winter Strategy

  Should removing and cleaning the window screens be part of your winter maintenance ...
Ottawa Real Estate Update: November 2015

Ottawa Real Estate Update: November 2015

Mild weather and post-election enthusiasm spurs on home buyers!   Statistics are useful ...
Not Only Millennials Want Walkable Communities

Not Only Millennials Want Walkable Communities

  A walkable community is well-planned, compact and designed for people to walk to work, ...

Higher electricity costs: how to circumvent them

  Because the cost of electricity is expected to rise as a result of the federal& ...
9 Bad Habits That Are Killing Your Appliances

9 Bad Habits That Are Killing Your Appliances

  This slide show from Bob Villa is an excellent visual representation of how NOT to ...
Ottawa Named 3rd Best City in the World for Quality of Life; Here’s Why

Ottawa Named 3rd Best City in the World for Quality of Life; Here’s Why

  In this Point2Homes post, Nadia Balint attributes Ottawa’s stellar, but ...
Your Complete Guide to Pest-Proofing This Fall

Your Complete Guide to Pest-Proofing This Fall

  To prevent an onslaught of pests from occupying your house as the weather cools,  ...

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