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Say it with colour: Adding appeal and value to your home

Even on the dullest winter day, colour fills our lives. Look around and you”ll see a thousand shades of greens and browns, violets, greys, golds and blues. Colour is also part of our language. Few of us will dispute that it affects our moods and how we feel — red with anger, green with envy, yellow with …

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Get a head start on spring cleaning

As spring rounds the corner, many of us prepare for that annual ritual called spring cleaning. It may not be something you look forward to with excitement, but the sense of renewal that comes from cleaning up after a long winter is worth the effort. For most of us, however, it”s determining where to start …

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Make a big splash this summer

A backyard swimming pool can be a joy to own – especially on those really hot and humid days. By keeping to a consistent maintenance schedule and following strict safety guidelines, your pool will provide hours of enjoyment cool relief from summer”s heat. To keep your pool at its best and your family safe this …

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Real Estate Terms You Should Know

Buying or selling real estate can be a tricky process. There are hundreds of commonly used terms that could make up a language of their own. Here are some home buying terms that you will most likely encounter when you purchase your home. Amenities Features that enhance and add to the value or desirability …

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Why Hire a Lawyer in Real Estate Transaction?

It is not a legal requirement to use a lawyer, but it will save you a lot of time and frustration and make the transaction much smoother. Lawyers specializing in real estate will be well worth the cost. For their fee, they will: * search the property’s title to ensure there are no existing …

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Tax Free Savings Accounts: 10 things you need to know

Every so often, the government gives you a tax break. It doesn’t happen very often, so it’s all the more reason to take advantage of it when it comes your way. In 2009, Ottawa introduced Tax Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs) and while there has been some recent confusion about the rules, the accounts are …

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Understanding Closing Costs

Closing costs — the list of charges that you need to pay to complete a real estate transaction — come as a surprise for many home buyers. Since closing costs are additional costs over and above the price of a home, you should budget at least 2.5% of the purchase price for closing costs, …

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When to refinance your mortgage?

 are times when it makes sense to refinance your mortgage. It is however, important to have a clear financial objective in mind to be able to choose the most appropriate loan. Since interest rates are at a 40-year low, switching to a lower rate may save you a lot of money – possibly thousands …

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Protecting Your Privacy While Your Home is on the Market

Selling your home may be difficult, considering that you must open your doors to potential buyers. Your privacy and security may become an issue when showing your home to buyers, so it is important to consider all your options before you welcome someone into your home. For many individuals, it is very important for …

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10 Budget-Friendly Improvement Tips to Increase Your Home’s Market Value

enovating your home will increase its value and make it a nicer place for you to live. But many people don”t have the money to spend on expensive housing upgrades. Here is a few budget-friendly projects to add beauty, value and selling appeal to your home. 1.Give your kitchen a facelift The kitchen is …

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