Category Archives: Home Renovation

Getting the Best Return on Investment

The results are in from the Royal LePage survey and it provides useful insights into the expected return on investment for various home renovation projects. Interested in learning more? Visit this link: Kitchen renovation has greatest potential to boost a property’s sale price

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2018 Design Trends

The app Houzz is one of our favourite places to search for what’s new and trending in homes. They have great articles and a myriad of photos – so the perfect place to go for inspiration. Of course, we also have a number of wonderful stagers with interior design backgrounds that we work with – …

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Current Colour Trends – Gray vs. Beige?

We are often asked about paint colours when helping clients get their homes ready to sell. Current colour trends can be found online (here’s the link if you’re a Benjamin Moore fan like me – Benjamin Moore – 2016 Colour Trends). It is not always necessary to hop on the bandwagon though. While neutral walls …

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Knowledge is Power…

Knowledge is power. Knowledge shared is power multiplied. We want to share some facts with you that have to do with the single greatest investment that you will ever make – your ‘real property’ At a recent seminar, we learned that the most litigious matters today DO NOT deal with personal injury, but rather with …

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Budget Patio Furnishings!

Here are three ideas that I recently saw on Houzz that are a great way to easily  create outdoor furniture on a budget.  Rig up a dining table: Get a pair of sturdy sawhorses and top them with a door slab. Either paint all the pieces or just cover with a tablecoth.  Create a bench: Take some salvaged …

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Tips for Cost Effective Kitchen Renos

If you’re thinking of selling your home in the near future, investing in a few well-conceived improvements could pay big dividends in terms of improving your resale value. So, where should you spend your money and what value would you place on the improvements while you’re continuing to live in the home? After you’ve considered that, there …

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