Tidy Up First and foremost, you should make sure your bedroom is clean. It’s not just better hygienically and aesthetically speaking, but it can also be less stressful. “None of us want be in this situation, but we’re in it, so we can at least keep our spaces clean, which can it can make you […]
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For when perfected your outdoor garden and are ready to enjoy. Summer is on its way and warmer temperatures have us running outside to enjoy any space we have. Whether you’re working with a fire escape patio or a wide open backyard, we’ve rounded up plenty of ways to work with what you have. Read on—the […]
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HAPPY EARTH DAY! You don’t have to switch up your entire life to live a more sustainable one. In fact, there are countless tiny tweaks you can make at home that not only help the environment, but can be better for your health while saving you cash. That’s called a win-win-win. From simple swaps (after you use […]
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No-fail designer secrets to refresh a tired room from start to finish. 1. GET INSPIRED Put your imagination to work when thinking about your decorating project. Inspiration can come from anywhere—from magazines to nature walks—and it’s easy to corral your ideas with sites like Pinterest. Start by collecting images and creating a strong theme that speaks […]
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A bleach solution or rubbing alcohol is your best bet for keeping your home sanitized. There’s everyday clean, guest clean, and then there’s COVID-19 clean. To get down the absolute nitty gritty on how to disinfect your home, you’ll want your big guns: bleach, rubbing alcohol, and hot water. The Best Disinfectants For your […]
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#1 Update Outdoor Lighting In summer, winter nights are probably the last thing on your mind. But early summer is the perfect time to plan for those “OMG it’s only 4:30, and it’s already dark ” moments by adding or updating landscape lighting. The most energy-efficient, easy-to-install option is solar lighting, but it won’t perform […]
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When it comes to buying and selling homes, most contracts include a contingency that will allow buyers to back out or re-negotiate the sale based on issues found during a home inspection. Selling a home can be stressful, to feel confident in the sale of your home check out these common home issues before listing. […]
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For strata units, virtually every municipality saw overall property values higher than a year ago, including Vancouver and West Vancouver, which saw the most modest total-value increases in the Lower Mainland, both up six per cent overall. Property assessment notices, which will be filling mailboxes around the province starting this week, are a good […]
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Running under a full head of steam for the past three years, Metro Vancouver’s commercial real estate sector hit a speed bump late in 2018, but it wasn’t enough to derail the hottest market in Canada this year, analysts say. In the third quarter of last year, sales of commercial real estate properties dropped nearly […]
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What to do to get your home ready for potential buyers. OUTSIDE Clean up the yard Weed garden beds Tidy the lawn Plant some flowers Make any repairs that need to be done (fences, downspouts, peeling paint, etc) Make sure people can walk around your home safely (without too much clutter, or risk of […]
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