Real Estate Rants – What Home Buyers Can Really Learn from Their ‘House Hunters’ Obsession

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Ever since it joined the standard TV offerings available to many Canadians, some people have developed a serious obsession with HGTV, and as real estate professionals we have indeed been a little affected by that fact. Especially since the show that most HGTV fans watch the most – and binge watch at that – is […]

Home Selling 101: Avoid Quick Staging Panic with a Pre Showing Checklist

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Your Realtor just called; can they bring a very motivated couple of home buyers over to look at the house in an hour? They know it’s short notice but these folks are really keen and it’s the only time they have this week. Not wanting to pass up the chance to snag some hot buyers […]

Warning Signs That May Mean You Are Dealing with the Wrong Moving Company

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It’s done! You’ve found the right home, at the right price, you’ve got a closing date and so it’s time to start preparing for your big move in earnest. While some people do ‘move themselves’ that does involve a lot more work – and risk – than many people bargain for. The risks are not […]

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Home Staging Problem Solving: Removing Burn Marks From Laminate Counter Tops

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When you are preparing your home for sale even the tiniest details matter. While you may overlook many small ‘flaws’ in your home and find them very unimportant most potential home buyers make a conscious effort to be as eagle eyed as possible and they will almost always spot them. The Rise of Laminates The […]

Home Staging Tips: Easy, Effective Stain Removal Tricks for Tile Floors

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Many people choose to install tile flooring because they believe that out of all of the options available to them it is the one that is pretty much indestructible and practically stain proof. That’s why tile floors often appeal to home buyers too. Although they are very hardy and indeed relatively easy to clean, tile […]

Summer Staging Tips: Easy Ways to Create a Sunnier Home for Sale

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Most people use their home rather differently in the summer than they do in the winter. When its cold outside homes are usually sealed off with every draft that can be kept out excluded , windows are covered with heavy drapes and no one looks outside at the back yard unless they want to check […]

Home Seller Hack: Caring for All Kinds of Tile Floors the Right Way

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Tile floors, whether they are added to the kitchen, bathroom or even an outdoor space look great, are relatively inexpensive and can be very durable, if you look after them the right way. A great looking tile floor can even be quite the selling point when a home hits the market for sale, especially, right […]

Tips for New Homeowners: What to Keep in Mind When Kitchen Countertop Shopping

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So you found the perfect home, or almost. The kitchen, admittedly, could do with a little work but the price is right and the rest of the house is almost exactly what you were looking for. So the prospect of doing a little remodeling once you move in is something you are willing to consider. […]

Home Seller’s Design Hacks: Painted Hardwood Floors the Easy Way

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To some people having hardwood floors in their home is best thing in the world. To others though, they are nothing but a nuisance, expensive to keep up and as they age tend to begin to look rather dingy and scratched however hard a homeowner has tried to maintain them, especially if they are a […]