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A good home insurance policy is vital

A cursory overview of your home insurance policy is enough to cause your eyes to glaze over, but it is an important document to understand. Although it won’t win any rave reviews or Pulitzer Prizes, it’s imperative to read the fine print and ask questions about details you don’t understand. Considering that your home is… Read More…

TREB reports record home sales in 2015

Toronto area house hunters didn’t let the busy holiday season stand in the way of their new home purchase. The second best sales result on record for December capped off a record year for TREB MLS home sales in the GTA. The Toronto Real Estate Board reported 4,945 sales in December, bringing the 2015 calendar… Read More…

Fifth straight month for record sales in Hamilton-Burlington

Christmas shopping and holiday parties didn’t slow down house hunters in the Hamilton-Burlington area last month. The Realtors Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) reported 802 sales processed through MLS in December of 2015. Sales were 1.3 per cent higher than the same month the previous year, 17.6 per cent higher than the 10-year average, and were… Read More…

New Year’s Resolutions for your home

The start of a new year is a great time for resolutions. Instead of making a resolution for yourself, why not consider making a new year’s resolution for your home? Make a list of your home’s top priorities and enjoy that feeling of satisfaction when they’re done. These five tips will help you get started! It’s an excellent time to get… Read More…

Ski and skate till your heart’s content in Burlington!

Winter has arrived and with it comes the opportunity to enjoy some of Canada’s most popular cold weather sports. Here in Burlington, there are many options for lacing up your skates and strapping on those skis for another season! Skate outdoors or go tobogganing at Bronte Creek Provincial Park, located at 3201 Lower Middle Road. The park’s outdoor rink is open daily from… Read More…

Have repairs but not the budget? Here are some money saving tips!

Every year that goes by as a homeowner, there’s always some updating to do, whether it’s landscaping, replacing the roof, driveway paving, basement renos, etc…the list can be endless. Just like your car, regular maintenance is a necessity, and the same holds true for your home. Even for condo owners where much of the exterior… Read More…

Electrical safety tips this holiday season

The holiday season comes with the much-anticipated ritual of hanging the lights and installing festive decorations. And every year, thousands of Ontario consumers purchase and install holiday decorations without realizing the potential electrical safety hazards. To help avoid these risks, here are holiday safety tips, courtesy of Electrical Safety Authority. Lights are rated for indoor… Read More…

Holiday entertaining ideas and tips

‘Tis the season… for holiday parties and events! As wonderful as socializing with coworkers, friends and family can be, if you are the one hosting, it can be a stressful and expensive affair. The season is meant to be a joyous one, so here are some tips to help you throw a party without breaking… Read More…

How to add elegance to your home

When flipping through pages of home decor magazines it’s the images of the elegantly appointed rooms that make us stop and explore. These tastefully decorated rooms all have several things in common – they generally have a cohesive colour palette, are tidy and uncluttered and replete with timeless furniture pieces, but not too many. Elegance… Read More…

A little fall garden maintenance goes a long way

Though spring and summer are now over, your garden is still very much alive and needs some care to ensure it can handle the harsh winter and save you some work come spring again. Here are some tips to help you maintain your garden: 1. Don’t forget to water! You may think because the weather… Read More…

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