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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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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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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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An advertisement for a reduced price is seen outside of a home for sale in Dallas, Texas September 24, 2009. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi
Home Improvements  Landscaping  Real Estate  Renovations  Staging

Many people believe that any upgrade they make to their home will add to the resale value. Well, we hate to break it to you but the fact is, there are many times when this just isn’t the case. And there are even times when it can do the complete opposite. So, before you go spending thousands of dollars on updating your home, check out our list of the top 5 Upgrades that won’t add value to your home.

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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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