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How to Create an Effective Homework Zone

How to Create an Effective Homework Zone

In some houses The Homework Wars have waged for years, with nothing to show for it on either side but frustration and anger. Creating a Homework Zone that is comfortable and meets all of your child’s needs can help bring … Continue reading

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How to Get a Refund on Mortgage Application Fees

How to Get a Refund on Mortgage Application Fees

Sometimes things don’t go right with your mortgage application. When that happens you need to make sure you can get a refund on your mortgage application fees. Here are a few steps you can try to get a refund. Continue reading

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Bacon

4 Scents That Increase Home Appeal

Did you know these four scents are irresistible to home buyers? Make the most of them during your next open house! Continue reading

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Why multi-generation living is good idea

Why Multi-Generation Living Is A Good Idea

Living in big multi-generation families might not seem very appealing to many, but there are a lot of advantages in this kind of a family system. Here are a few of them. Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Yard

6 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Yard

Last week we gave some tips for spring cleaning your home in preparation for selling.  The inside of your house is important, certainly, but the outside of your house often needs just as much attention as your living room when … Continue reading

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U.S. vs Canada real estate market

The U.S. vs Canada Real Estate Market

Do the U.S. and Canada share in their real estate markets or do they go their separate ways, determined to outdo the other? Let’s take a look at the U.S. vs the Canada real estate market and how it plays out in the real estate world. Continue reading

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European home decor trends 2014

European Home Decor Trends 2014

It is natural for individuals to demonstrate a pride in their home by following the leading trends in home decor. And the year 2014 brings with it European home decor trends that reflect the current social climate. Check ’em out. Continue reading

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Dealing with Buyers' Agents

Canadian Mortgages: What Every Newcomer Should Know

If you’re a newcomer to Canada and you’re planning on buying a home, there are a few things you should know about Canadian mortgages. Here we provide some helpful information that all newcomers should know in order to help them better inform themselves and negotiate favorable mortgage rates. Continue reading

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Calgary has the healthiest real estate market in Canada

Calgary has the Healthiest Real Estate Market in Canada

Although there are some Canadian cities that experienced a bigger increase in home sales during 2012, including Regina, Calgary has the healthiest real estate market in Canada. Find out why and how long it will last. Continue reading

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Finance Minister Jim Flaherty

Finance Minister Requests Manulife Withdraw Low Mortgage Rate

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 Finance Minister Jim Flaherty asked Manulife withdraw its planned lowering of mortgage rates to 2.89%. The bank canceled the change and now the Minister is coming under fire from the opposition for interference. Continue reading

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