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Curb Appeal  DIY  Home Improvements

Since groundhog day is just around the corner, we thought we would give Punxsutawney Phil a little coaxing in the right direction by sharing 5 spring home projects guaranteed to melt away your winter blues!

So whether you’re looking to tackle a large renovation like adding on a deck, or just want to spruce up the yard by doing a little landscaping, we’ve come up with some cheap and easy spring projects to fit any budget or skill level.

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Real Estate  Real Estate 101  Seasonal  Staging

Just because the snow is falling and the wind is howling doesn’t mean the buyers aren’t looking. Selling your home on the Winter market is a whole different ball game than selling in the more popular Spring and Summer months, so if you’re braving the storm, we’ve got 5 ways to sell your home quickly, no matter how frosty it is outside.

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First Time Buyers  Home Buyers  Real Estate 101

House hunting can be daunting and unfamiliar territory for most people, especially those taking their first venture into homeownership. Since we’re here to help you get the home of your dreams, we thought we’d share with you some of the biggest real estate buzz words that will perk up your ears, but not necessarily mean good things ahead. Like any industry, real estate is all about the marketing, and the best tool you can have when braving this uncharted territory is knowledge of the local language – in other words, the “lingo”. Here we’ve found the top 7 buzz words used often to describe less than perfect homes, and now you’ll be able to spot them from a mile away!

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Celebrity  Curb Appeal  Real Estate  Real Estate 101  TV Homes

Well Flintstone’s fans, it looks like it’s come time for Fred and Wilma to leave their old digs and look for something a bit more contemporary. Their iconic “Home” has recently come up for sale, and while it (sadly) isn’t located in a town called Bedrock, it is located near beautiful San Francisco (which we’re willing to bet has a lot more modern amenities). And although this home may be old, we’re talking prehistoric here, it’s not going to come cheap! It’s current listing price is $4.2 Million and that doesn’t even include super-cool next-door neighbours Barney and Betty Rubble.

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Home Reports
Curb Appeal  Real Estate  Real Estate 101  Staging  Uncategorized

When it comes to putting your home on the market people generally have two main goals in mind: To sell it quickly and to get the best price. We know, easier said than done! But, we’ve scoured the top realty websites and come up with the top 6 tricks you need to know to get your home off the market faster.

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Celebrity  Curb Appeal  Real Estate  Real Estate 101  TV Homes

Since the Cohen’s (sad) departure in 2007, I’m sure many of us have dreamed about living in the iconic OC house that was home to some of our favourite TV characters of all time. Well, good news OC fans, the house is on the market and can be yours! Assuming, of course, that you have roughly $6.25 million dollars to spare on California real estate.

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Curb Appeal  Landscaping  Real Estate 101

When it comes to selling your home, first impressions are everything! Taking a little extra time to make sure your home has curb appeal is an essential step in the selling process. However, there are also a few things that you should avoid doing when it comes to sprucing up the front of your home. We’ve put together a list of 6 curb appeal mistakes to make sure you skip if you want to draw potential buyers to your home.

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Top Home Improvements
Home Improvements  Real Estate 101  Renovations

When it comes to the top home improvements in the country, there are some key areas to focus on to ensure enhanced resale value of your home. These could be as small as what colour paint to choose for your living room to as large as which room is best to tear down and start from scratch. While no single remodel or upgrade is going to appeal to everyone, it’s obviously best to choose what will work for you and your family over the biggest increase in resale value. Here are our top 6 tips for what to splurge on when it comes to upgrading your home to get the most satisfaction and resale value.

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