Great Garage Storage and Organization Tips For Homesellers

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Household clutter is an ongoing issue for most families and particularly so for those who have garages. It is a common habit that when we accumulate too much stuff the garage becomes a handy and convenient place to store everything we don’t use and don’t know where else to put it. Soon enough though, the […]

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Real Estate Secrets: Why (and How) Kitchens Sell Homes

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The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s a bustling center of activity where people gather to cook, eat, socialize, and entertain. As the central hub of most homes, the kitchen is one of the most important rooms of the house. This space will immediately attract buyers or turn them off. It’s much easier […]

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Prepping Your Home for Sale: Get More Bang for Your Buck

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Every Waterloo Region home seller wants to maximize his or her profit. Partnering with a great real estate agent is an excellent start. Homeowners can then further increase their chances of a quick sale at the price they are hoping for by implementing a few things themselves to further boost their real estate agent’s efforts. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]