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8 Ways to Brighten Up Your New Home

8 Ways to Brighten Up Your New Home

Looking to refresh your living space? Update and style your home? Sometimes new décor and style comes with a heavy price tag but not always. With planning, inspiration and a little effort, every home can get a fresh look. Below is a list of ideas on how to update your home’s style, without breaking the bank.

Fresh Paint

A fresh coat of paint can transform a space, for both interior rooms and the exterior of the house. Choose a colour that blends with your furniture and other décor or try white paint for a classic, clean look.

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Canada Ranked 2nd Best Country In The World for 2018

Canada has been ranked as the second best country in the world by the Best Countries List!

The Best Countries List is put together annually by U.S. News & World Report, with research and analysis done by Y&R’s BAV Group and Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Countries are ranked on a series of categories, including entrepreneurship, adventure, citizenship, cultural influence, heritage, power and quality of life.

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How To Prepare Your House For Sale

How To Prepare Your House For Sale

Selling your home can be a complicated process. To help you with this change in your life, it’s best to know exactly what you can do to make this process as easy as possible. Knowing what to do and who can help you is the first step in getting ready to put your home on the real estate market. Here are some tips to help prepare your house for sale.

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What to Know About Waterfront Properties

Who can resist a home near the water? Whether it’s by an ocean or lake, waterfront properties are well-known for their spectacular views and ideal locations. Below are some tips on what to consider when buying a waterfront property.

Location

With a waterfront property, it’s important to remember that location is a significant aspect. Even if you love the appearance of a house, the location of your waterfront property is just as important. Is it close enough to the water? What is the view like? Is the property private enough? These are all questions you should ask yourself.

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Canada Named the #1 Travel Destination

Canada Named the #1 Travel Destination

Here Are Some Reasons Why

Wondering where to travel to next? Curious where Canada ranks as a travel destination? Lonely Planet is one of the largest travel guidebooks in the world. This famous travel resource uses hundreds of writers and experts to create their rankings and highlight all the best travel spots around the world. And this year, Lonely Planet named Canada as the best travel destination for 2017.

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How to Child-Proof Your Home

How to Child-Proof Your Home

Taking care of kids is hard enough without worrying if their new home is a safe environment. As soon as you move in, you should be prepared and child-proof the house before they can start getting into any trouble. Below are some tips to help you make your home safer for your baby or young child.

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3 Tips to Help Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

3 Tips to Help Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

When listing your home, it’s important to show all the best features of the property. One of the main factors that contributes to selling potential is curb appeal. Curb appeal can mean anything from the view of the house from the street to landscaping and overall appearance. Below are 3 tips to help improve any home’s curb appeal for when you’re ready to sell.

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5 Home Buying Questions You Need to Ask

Buying a new home is an important decision. Below are some typical questions you should ask yourself and your Realtor before you make the final choice.

What Is The Condition Of The House Like?

The condition of the house you are thinking of buying is possibly the most important factor to consider. Remember that the curb appeal, or exterior, of the house is just as significant as the interior of the house. Think about if you would be comfortable owning an older home, how many improvements need to be made and how much you are willing to invest to fix or renovate the house. Common areas to pay special attention to are the house’s roof, floors, foundation and existing fixtures.

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What To Do When You First Move To Your New Home

What To Do When You First Move To Your New Home

Moving to a new home can be a challenging process. There is packing, organizing and many other tasks that can take up your time on the busy move-in day. Below are five tips of what to do before and on move-in day that can help you and your family settle into your new home.

Have The House Cleaned

Even if your new home is in good condition, it’s always wise to have it professionally cleaned before you fully move in. This includes thoroughly cleaning the bedrooms, kitchen, bathrooms and even steaming the carpets.

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