exterior

Easy and Effective Ways to Customize Your Waterloo Region Home’s Exterior

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While a neighbourhood might be a very nice one, offering access to all kinds of great amenities and a wonderful lifestyle, often the homes in it all look very similar to one another. This is something home owners often long to change, both when living in the home and at sale time when they really […]

family-friendly

5 Signs of a Family-Friendly Waterloo Region Neighbourhood

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Moving with children adds another very important criteria to your house selection search: It must be in a family-friendly neighbourhood. It’s not enough to have a great house in a so-so location anymore, once kids are in the picture, you’re looking for the whole package. But what characteristics should you look for in a family […]

bankruptcy

Road to Homeownership: Repairing Credit After Bankruptcy

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Declaring bankruptcy is a serious business, but it’s one that Canada – and the Province of Ontario- allows for the “poor and unfortunate debtor” to find a way out and obtain “rehabilitation” from crippling debts. If a person already owns a home prior to doing so there are often ways that they can actually keep […]

Preventive home maintenance

Preventive Home Maintenance – Not Glamorous, But Essential Tasks to Tackle Now

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Preventive home maintenance isn’t fun and it isn’t glamorous. There’s no instant gratification or cool new piece of equipment to play with. There’s just time, money, and exactly what you had before you started the maintenance except with less dirt and a new filter. Because it isn’t exciting, and can seem like such a waste of […]