A great home improvement project is finishing your basement. That’s because research shows it gives you a major return on investment, providing you great value for your money. Here are some pro tips to make the most of your makeover: Know when to hire a pro. It can be tempting to DIY many basement reno…… Continue reading How to maximize your investment on a basement reno project
Small-space living is a choice and necessity for many city dwellers, and it poses some unique design challenges. Whether you’re looking to change your current layout or make technical tweaks, there are key tips to keep in mind for bettering and maximizing your space safely. Get creative with layout. If you’re living in a bachelor…… Continue reading How to maximize a small living space
New year’s resolutions are easy to make, but hard to keep. But buying a home is a serious commitment that calls for an extra dose of prudence. If you’re in the market for a home, keeping the resolutions below will go a long way to support you in having a positive experience. 1. Resolve to…… Continue reading Want to buy a house in 2020? Try these resolutions
Today’s sky-high real estate market can make buying a first home seem like a distant dream. Don’t be discouraged. It might take a bit more planning, but you can do it. Good financial strategy and some real estate research can help you get into your first home sooner than you’d think. Your first priority is…… Continue reading Breaking into the housing market: Go get that first home
May has arrived and it won’t be long before we’re taking advantage of our backyard space! At this early stage in the season, trees and shrubs are still budding, but you might be craving a little colour! Luckily, there are so many ways that you can add some serious style to your patio and backyard.…… Continue reading Spruce up your patio
Painting is one of the easiest ways to make a difference in your home when you are trying to sell. Adding a fresh coat of paint can make the house more appealing and it looks great in photos and videos on listings. You want to have the house feeling natural, fresh and look newer as…… Continue reading If you’re selling, get painting!
While the dreary winter weather might make selling your home seem challenging, these tips for staging your home will help you get on the right track and get you one step closer to selling your home. Lighting is Everything Let the light in, make sure your home looks as bright as possible to distract from…… Continue reading Staging your Home in Winter