5 Home Improvements That May Not Add Value to Your Home

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When it comes to commissioning home improvements, the primary purpose of the undertaking is to improve the current owner’s enjoyment of their home. Many homeowners also believe that they will be increasing at least the perceived value of their home as well. And in some instances they are correct. Kitchen and bathroom remodels usually top […]

Granite Countertops – Are They Really as Desirable as They Seem?

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If you have shopped for a home in recent years you will probably have noticed that certain home features always seem to be played up as selling points in the listings. Hardwood floors. Wood burning fireplaces. And more and more often these days, granite kitchen countertops. Granite kitchen countertops really are the ‘hot’ countertop material […]

5 Creative Colour Scheme Ideas to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

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Most homes need at least a little repairing, staging and touching up before they are put on the market for sale, especially when it comes to the often forgotten, but hugely important, exterior and the home’s curb appeal. As people do tend to pay far more attention to the inside of their homes than the […]

Fabulous Fixer Upper or Monster of a Money Pit? How to Tell the Difference

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In many ways, fixer upper properties are rather appealing to some home buyers. Sometimes taking on a less than perfect home can mean getting more house for your money or getting a foot into a desirable neighbourhood that they may not have otherwise been able to afford to consider. Sounds like a great idea maybe, […]

Home Improvement Tips: Kitchen Styles that Stand the Test of Time

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Often, before selling their Waterloo Region home a homeowner, aware of just how important the kitchen is to any potential homebuyer will consider making changes, tweaks and adjustments in a bid to make the space more appealing. Some even commission a full remodel if the kitchen is really bad. But the difficulty is that whatever […]

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Waterloo Region Home Staging 101: Creating a Wonderful Winter Patio

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Great outdoor living space is a big attraction for Waterloo Region home buyers and comes fairly high on their ‘must have’ lists for many. If your home has a patio then that can be a real selling point in the summer, but once the winter arrives and the temperature drops it’s a harder sell, as […]