Is home as safe as it can be?

Is home as safe as it can be? Prevent accidents and injuries in the home and community Homes are supposed to serve as sanctuaries, but safety hazards may be lurking in many homes. Thousands upon thousands of people fall victim to unintentional injuries each year because of simple safety mistakes made around the house. According […]

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Improve privacy and security at home

Improve privacy and security at home Living in close proximity to one’s neighbours has its benefits. But many homeowners would no doubt admit that privacy at home is a good thing. Whether homeowners are enjoying their yard in spring or summer or simply want their in-home activities to be less obvious to neighbours, their privacy […]

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What is a Smart Home?

Refrigerators that inform their owners when it’s time to buy more eggs and thermostats that learn homeowners’ heating and cooling preferences may once have seemed like futuristic ideas straight out of a sci-fi movie. However, such products are no longer a dream but a reality. The term “smart home” refers to a residence that has […]

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5 Tips to Create Your Own Outdoor Oasis

With summer in full swing and the kids enjoying a break from school, your outdoor living area may be working overtime. Here are some ideas to keep it in top form for both relaxing and entertaining. 1. Define your spaces 
Even a small patio, balcony, terrace or backyard can serve several functions — all it […]

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Ask a REALTOR

Why would we sign a Buyer’s Rep forms, we haven’t even found the home we want yet? When you’ve chosen the real estate representative you trust to work with; sign the forms early.  Communication is crucial after all Buying a home may be the greatest amount of money spent in one’s lifetime and part of […]

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Must-Have Kitchen Remodel Features

Homeowners looking to renovate often see room for improvement in their kitchens and bathrooms. The National Association of Home Builder’s Remodeling Market Index Survey, which measures conditions in the remodeling market, indicates that, in 2015, the two most common remodeling jobs were bathroom remodels (81 percent) and kitchen remodels (79 percent). According to HGTV and […]

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