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By: Megan Scott

2019's Hottest Home Decor

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Comfort is trending for 2019, a consensus of home decorators agree, with more people seeking warm colors, intimate spaces and a casual but sophisticated lifestyle. Designers looking to pair physical coziness with emotional comfort forecast seven decor trends: Scaled down furnishings - After years of favoring large furniture and open spaces, consumers are aiming for a ‘nesting’ enviro...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Should You Move or Renovate?

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Determining whether you should buy a new home or fix up your current one isn’t easy. In fact, the decision can be steeped in so much drama, they make reality TV shows about it! So, if you’re wondering whether to move or improve, here are three things to consider: 1. Will a renovation truly fix what you don’t like about your property? If you’re tired of a small kitchen, fo...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Doorways to Better Living Spaces

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When people renovate or remodel a room, they almost always overlook the door. However, changing the style of an interior door, or adding a new one, can dramatically change the look of a living space - often for the better. Although the most common type of door is the traditional solid 6-panel door, there are many other choices available. Want to add light and a greater sense of space to a room? C...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Light Your Way to a Faster Sale

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Remember the last time you visited an upscale furniture showroom? The furniture and fixtures on display probably looked great. The colours and textures jumped out at you. It was a feast for the eyes! There is a good reason why: Lighting. Of course, the quality of the products has a lot to do with how appealing they look when on display. But smart retailers know that proper lighting is key to maki...Read More

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Alerting all Homeowners: Look Out for Utility Scams

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Utility Worker As we make our way through the winter season, utility companies want customers to be reminded about common utility scams. According to Utilities United Against Scams (UUAS), a growing number of gas, electricity, water and communications consumers are getting calls and visits from imposters out to steal personal and financial data. A common utility con involves a caller posing as a ...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Becoming a Home Maintenance Pro: Tips for Homeowners

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Many homeowners don't think about home maintenance until something breaks, but that's not the best way to take care of your home. Whether you’re a new homeowner or have been settled for years, it’s never too late to cultivate some home maintenance habits. Here are three tips to help you protect your investment and keep your property in good shape for years to come: Create and ...Read More

By: Megan Scott

3 Things to Consider Before Listing Your Home as a Short-Term Rental

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The Age of Sharing is here, and it’s a phenomenon that’s expected to grow from $15 billion in 2014 to $335 billion by 2025, with services such as home-sharing and maintenance platforms being a big part of that equation. Many homeowners have seen big economic benefits over the years from home-sharing platforms like Airbnb, but if you’re thinking about jumping in to get a piece of ...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Thinking about Retirement

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The average person spends decades saving for retirement and planning for this major financial decision; however, while most seniors envision retirement being completely stress-free, there are many financial hurdles to clear, and multiple factors that can impact retirement finances, as well. Did you know that among all of these factors, where you live can actually have the biggest impact on your r...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Affordable Staging Ideas

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Remember the last time you walked through a furniture showroom? You probably noticed that the sofa, chairs, tables and other furnishings were arranged - or staged - to make them look more appealing. You might have seen an attractive lamp on a sofa end table, or an appetizing bowl of fruit on a dining room buffet. When preparing your home for sale, you should do much the same thing. Stage each roo...Read More

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Home Improvement Tip: Curb Appeal

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Update your home's curb appeal with pops of color that add a cheerful touch this time of year.   Get a Step Up with Railings - Chipped, tired railings can make a home look outdated and unkempt, but making those pieces look new again is a relatively quick and easy project. Keeping the railing monochromatic in a color that complements the rest of the house's paint and trim creates a c...Read More