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December Home Improvement Plan

Late winter is the perfect time to clean out your closets and other storage spaces. That way you can donate ...
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4 Easy Elements to Change your Kitchen’s Colour Palette

Swap out these features to give your kitchen a fresher or more seasonal look! Source: Houzz You don’t need weeks ...
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November Home Improvement Plan

Whether you live in a suburban split level or a Queen Anne Victorian, architectural trim helps define a room's style ...
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October Home Improvement Plan

Give your kitchen a stylish focal point by installing a tile backsplash. (Begin the project soon and you'll easily be ...
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A September Interior Home Checklist

Prep your home for cooler weather with these tasks to do in an hour, over a weekend and during the ...
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September Home Improvement Plan

Home maintenance is a year-round job. But getting ready for cold weather needs to happen at exactly the right time: ...
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August Home Improvement Plan

Take advantage of August's warm, dry days to paint the outside of your house. The average exterior paint job lasts ...
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Chic Mudrooms with Back-To-School Potential

Your kids back to school days are right around the corner, is your mudroom up for the task? Can it ...
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Fall Maintenance Checklist

"Thirty days has September" begins the ancient mnemonic rhyme for remembering the number of days in the month, and few ...
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July Home Improvement Plan

Whether you need to clear out a corner or revamp the entire garage, it's time to organize the space your ...
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Indoor House Plants

Aloe Vera 2. Areca Palm 3. Rubber Plant 4. Bamboo 5. Boston Fern 6. Chinese Evergreen 7. String of Pearls ...
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June Home Improvement Plan

Here's how to update your home, inside and out--one inspirational project a month. Late spring is a great time to ...
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18 Fixes for the Most Annoying Home Problems

If you had a handyman for a day, what would you have repaired? That's what Better Homes & Garden asked ...
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9 Quick Tips for Deodorizing your Home

Wash throw blankets, accent pillow covers, slipcovers. They pick up pet hair and odours in the air Clean carpet and ...
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Quick & Easy Home Selling and Staging Tips

Exterior Show you home in good weather so you have good light Show your home at low traffic times to ...
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Pre-Listing Cleaning Checklist

An economical way to increase the value of your home in a short amount of time. Remember, for buyers, first ...
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Top Ten Legal Mistakes Home Sellers Make

The last thing you want to do is poorly sell the most important investment of you life. These are the ...
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Small Cutbacks Lead to Great Savings

Seem to have empty pockets? Let's put that money back ...
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House Cutbacks to Great Savings

Insulate your home and save on your annual energy bill. Use environmentally friendly CFL bulbs (cheaper and longer lasting than ...
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What Renovations Have the Most Resale Value?

​    From small to large. Whether you are thinking about selling or just updating, these budget projects will increase the ...
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Bring back the Songbirds and Pollinators by adding Native Plants to Your Landscape

This post has been edited to fit the native species of Ontario. Source: Houzz Using species native to your region gives ...
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Strategies Realtors use to Make Sellers More Money

Did you know that the founder of ForSaleByOwner.com, Colby Sambrotto, couldn't sell his home for sale by owner? He enlisted ...
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Using A Realtor Vs Using For Sale By Owner

Selling a home takes a lot of hard work, and to save money, some homeowners go about it all on ...
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Landscaping With Trees

Trees provide shade, privacy, and beauty but a tree in the wrong place can become an expensive problem in years ...
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Home Tax Deductions & Credits

Source: TurboTax First-time home buyer’s tax credit Assist first-time homebuyers with costs that come with purchasing your first home such as ...
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Waterloo East

The community is served by 25 elementary schools, 4 high schools, and 2 public libraries. Post-secondary education is available at ...
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5 Ways to Save Money When Buying A Home

Ready to make the jump from renting or living at your parents house to home ownership? Most homebuyers enlist a ...
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Why Winter Is The Best Time To Buy

The winter months are full of spending times with family and friends eating, giving, and celebrating. Even though it is ...
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13 Home Mistakes Not To Make If You Ever Want To Sell Your Home

Have you been watching 'Masters of Flip' on HGTV and are thinking about painting the exterior of your home a ...
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Now it’s time for the Home Inspectors to be Inspected

"Now, it’s the home inspectors’ turn to be inspected. The Ontario government will finally regulate the home inspection industry with a licensing regime ...
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Who Pays the Realtor Fees When Buying A House?

The Seller typically pays ALL of the Realtor fees in a real estate transaction. The exception is when a buyer ...
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The Great First Impression

Why do some homes sell quicker than others? There are many factors including price, location, time of the year, condition ...
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The Golden Rules of Home Selling

Don’t let the dream of selling your home quickly and efficiently be deflated by worries! With 40 years of experience, ...
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Curb Appeal

It is amazing how much you can transform your home by just doing simple curb appeal tactics. Simple things such ...
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Six Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying Your First Home

Source: centsandorder Buying your first home. How do you know if you should buy a house or if it’s the right ...
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Moving With Kids

Sold your house and now ready to move? Moving can be stressful and quite a challenge if you have hyper-active ...
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