When you want to establish a comfortable and attractive interior space, it is always a good idea to plan ahead. Though not every home is the same, it never hurts to keep a few tips and tricks in mind when decorating. If you are thinking of sprucing up your living space, think about some of these things that you can do to naturally improve the appeal of your decor. Focus on the Paint One of the most important ways for you to decorate is to alternate your colours. Think about painting the smaller rooms in softer colours to make ...
Simple Interior Design Tricks
April 30, 2019
Incorporate a Love for Reading Into Your New Home
April 15, 2019
Looking for a home with a unique space for a space to relax and read is fun and helps you visualize the highlights you desire in a home. Reading and sleeping nooks are a great way to transform an unused space into something everyone will notice right away. When you visit homes with a REALTOR®, look for spaces like closets and lofts that you can convert into a miniature library with lounging area. A Space for Your Books If you have a lot of books, floor to ceiling bookshelves are attractive and keep them organized. Use fabric cubes for ...
Set Up a Routine to Implement in Your New Home!
March 31, 2019
You may already be a busy professional or someone who spends a lot of time taking care of a family. You may have family obligations and a job, or family members that need a structure. Setting up a visual place in your home for communication is a great way to have daily life flow better when everyone is rushing around on the weekdays. A Planning Center Create a section of your home for a planning center. This is a creative project for most and can include adding a work center for studying or paying bills. Many times, a planning ...
Make Packing and Unpacking Easier With These Tips
March 15, 2019
Packing and unpacking are two steps you cannot skip during the moving process. They are also tasks that are dreaded by many people who are moving to a new home. The good news is you can make packing and unpacking easier by keeping the following tips in mind. Tips For Packing Sort Through Your Belongings: It is best to sort through your belongings before you start packing. The items that are in good condition but never used should be sold, donated or given away. Recycle or discard the items that are stained, expired or broken. When you get rid ...
The Pros and Cons of Buying a Historic Home
February 28, 2019
Living in a historic community is an exciting experience for many people, for others, it could end up becoming a nightmare. There are a lot of advantages and disadvantages to living in this type of neighbourhood, such as being a part of the rich culture and historic area. However, keeping the home up-to-code could be challenging. Continue reading to learn more about the commitment that homeowners take on when they purchase a historic home. These pros and cons can help you determine if this type of property is the best option for you and your family. Beautiful Appearance The ...
Nine Tips for Having a Cozier Home during the Winter
February 15, 2019
With the long winters in Canada, you may begin to have cabin fever. This condition affects your mind and body due to the shorter days and colder weather. When you must remain at home most of the time, it is imperative to have a cozier home that makes you feel relaxed. Many individuals are embracing the Danish concept of hygge during the winter because it helps people to feel better about remaining inside a home. Have Houseplants inside Your Home Houseplants help to clean the air inside your home, reducing the odors from cooking or pets. However, having houseplants ...
Pros and Cons of Purchasing Large Luxury Homes
January 31, 2019
Owning a luxury home with five or more bedrooms and bathrooms, an in-ground pool, basements with full kitchens, guest homes, and countless amenities may have been your dream, but maintaining this type of property could be a nightmare. However, there are positive sides to owning a luxury home, including more space, better features, and lots of privacy. Before you make this type of purchase, you should decide if it is a good long-term investment for you and your family. Continue reading to learn about some of the pros and cons of purchasing a large, luxury property. Stylish Designs The ...
Eight Eco-Friendly Ways To Keep Your New Home Warm In The Winter
January 15, 2019
Moving right before or during winter means looking for ways to keep your new home warm. If you have decided to adopt a green lifestyle in your new home, looking for ways to keep warm may seem like a hard task. However, it is actually easy to keep warm while sticking to your green lifestyle. Here are eight eco-friendly ways to keep your new home warm in the winter. Seal The Cracks The first thing you should do is check your new home for any cracks or gaps, which are both possible in even the newest home. You ...
Nine Tips for Prepping Your Home Before You Leave On an Extended Vacation
December 31, 2018
If you don't want to remain in your home during the winter, then you may travel to a warmer destination, but before you leave, you must prepare your home for the cold winter temperatures. In addition, you don't want to have a home that looks abandoned because it can lead to theft or vandalism. Here are some tips for preparing your home while you are away for several weeks or months. Tip 1: Trim the Trees and Shrubs Before leaving home, you must make sure to trim the shrubs and trees on your property so that potential thieves can't ...
How to Get the Best Price for Your Home
December 15, 2018
The real estate market in Canada constantly fluctuates from one year to the next. While some saw the market rise during 2018, experts believe that the opposite will happen in 2019. This is due in part to the number of flippers who worked across the country in 2018. They purchased homes for cheap and flipped them for much more, which led to some buyers feeling priced out of the market. If you plan on putting your home on the market and worry that you won't get any good offers, there are things you can do to get the best price ...