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You Don't Want to Forget This Maintenance Task

Posted on Nov 25, 2019


Many homeowners focus on fall clean-up and winterizing in September, but don’t forget an often-overlooked task: dryer vent cleaning.
This seems like a simple to-do, and it is. Yet it’s commonly forgotten, which can lead to serious issues such as fire and carbon monoxide poisoning when the ductwork cannot vent properly.
To prevent these hazardous situ...

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Home Decorating: What to Finish Before You Start!

Posted on Nov 18, 2019


When it comes to home decorating, deciding where to start can sometimes feel a little overwhelming. 
Should you start with furniture shopping or painting? 
Should you hire a pro or do it yourself?
You may be looking at the decisions you make today for many years to come, so you want to make sure they are ones you can live with. 
To get the best results, s...

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 Financial Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home!

Posted on Nov 04, 2019


Financial Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home
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A home purchase is likely one of the largest financial investments you'll make in your lifetime.
It's important to get this one right.
For the best financial outcomes, avoid the following mistakes.
Taking on too much:
You think you've found your dream home, but it's outside your housing budg...

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Ask the Agent: "How Do I Know If I've Found the Right House?"

Posted on Nov 04, 2019


How do I know if I’ve found the right house?
Buying a house is probably the most significant purchase you’ll ever make.
With so many options, it can be challenging to choose just one. 
To determine whether a home is right for you, ask yourself a couple of key questions about each property.
Does the home meet my must-haves?
Write down a few deal breakers...

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Protect Your Privacy (and Your Curb Appeal Too)

Posted on Oct 21, 2019


Protect Your Privacy (and Your Curb Appeal Too)
A 50-foot fence would provide plenty of privacy. 
A moat will keep people out of your yard. 
But I’m guessing you probably want something a little more attractive for your property.
Fortunately, there are tasteful, appealing options that will allow you to keep nosy neighbours at bay. 
The two main areas to...

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50 Essential Tips to Prepare Your Home for a Speedy, Top-Price Sale!

Posted on Oct 14, 2019



"Home staging" was coined by Barb Schwarz back in the early '70s, and the concept has become well known as "house fluffing," "dressing to sell," and "home presentation". 
 The focus of staging is to make a home more marketable by creating the most appealing home to the greatest number of prospective buyers. 
It should be impersonal enough not to infr...

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