Tag Archives: Homeowners

Is School Improvement Part of Your Ownership Strategy?

Neighborhoods with good schools often carry higher valuefor home buyers with children, so if you want to raise values in your neighborhood, supporting school improvement may be a valuable undertaking. Improving the ranking or reputation of local schools involves community investments … Continue reading

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7 Rules for Choosing The Right Area Rug

You just moved into your new home. You’ve purchased the perfect furniture and accessories. You even found the perfect area rug to add to your hardwood floors, but you’re totally stumped on which size to buy. There are so many … Continue reading

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The Nightmare Next Door: What To Do When Your Neighbor Is a Nuisance

The animals that live in the house across the street bark incessantly. The people two doors down play their music so loud you now know all the lyrics to every Kendrick Lamar song ever written. And something, presumably a dog … Continue reading

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Layering on the Luxe: Jewel Tones for Fall and Winter

Want to know the hottest trend for home for fall and winter? Look to your fingers. And your wrists. And your neck. Yes, those gems—more specifically, those jewel tones—are inspiring all the looks for home today. “After years of taking … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Disaster on Moving Day

Rogue moving companies take advantage of people who are already facing emotional and financial strain on moving day. Here’s how to protect yourself. Earlier this year a family that was moving from Calgary to Kingston, Ont. found out what can … Continue reading

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Renovations to Make Aging at Home Easier

As you or your loved one ages, your home may need to be adapted to accommodate lifestyle changes, accessibility and independence. Over 41% of individuals plan to stay in their own homes until the age of 81 or older. It … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Economically Renovating Your Home

Maybe you want to freshen up your house’s look before the long winters, or a home repair has been long overdue. Irrespective of the reason though, a home renovation plan can be both exciting and exhausting. What’s more, the work … Continue reading

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Decorating Tricks for Hiding Kids’ Messes While Selling Your Home

Keeping the house together during the selling process is a challenge. Making sure everything is just right for showings and open houses can be exhausting and overwhelming Throw kids into the mix, and things can get downright chaotic. Fortunately, a … Continue reading

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7 Home Items That Will Absolutely Make Your Life Easier

Work smarter, not harder. That’s how the saying goes, right? Whether you need an easy entry into Smart Home living or a better answer for the dog hair and dust bunny situation, these items will help you realize that reality. … Continue reading

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How to Say Goodbye to Renting and Hello to Home Ownership

Becoming a first-time homeowner takes a lot more than a desire to buy a house. It takes a lot of effort on your part to save up a down payment — which is usually a pretty good sized chunk of … Continue reading

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