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Home safety is more than locked doors and alarms

When it comes to home security, most homeowners think about locking their doors and setting the alarm. These are, of course, very important… However, there is also a lot you can do around your property to prevent the possibility of a break-in. One important part of home security is outdoor lighting. Your home doesn’t need

Easy Ways to “Go Green”

These days, most people want to do their bit to help the environment. Unfortunately, not everyone is willing, or able.  Projects like installing solar panels on their roof or implement an in-ground heat recovery system can be very costly and time consuming. Luckily, there are many smaller things you can do that can make a

Thinking of Moving?
Two Things You Need to Know

If you’re thinking of making a move within the next few months, there are two important things you need to know. The first is the market value of your current property. That’s the amount your home will likely sell for on today’s market. When you know its market value, you’ll have a better idea of

Inexpensive Ways to Reduce
Your Energy Bill

You could get upgraded insulation installed in all the walls of your home, or buy a new high-efficiency furnace and air conditioner. These improvements would certainly reduce your energy costs – but they each require a significant investment. What if you don’t have the budget? There are a lot of little things you can do

Staging Your Home

Tips on getting your property ready for sale. You’ve taken your real estate agent’s advice and gone through pain-staking repairs, remodeling and renos, all to make your house more sellable. So what do you need to do before you declare your home open to the public? Here are some home staging tips to help drive

Thinking of Moving?

Thinking of Moving? Two Things You Need to Know If you’re thinking of making a move within the next few months, there are two important things you need to know. The first is the market value of your current property. That’s the amount your home will likely sell for on today’s market. When you know

Reduce your energy bill

Inexpensive ways to reduce your energy bill You could get upgraded insulation installed in all the walls of your home, or buy a new high-efficiency furnace and air conditioner. These improvements would certainly reduce your energy costs – but they each require a significant investment. What if you don’t have the budget? There are a

Trees are Asset$

When you purchase a new home or a property for development, you should give thought to the other “asset” for which you are now responsible…the trees! Besides their obvious benefits to society, trees are considered “assets” within the urban landscape and now carry both financial and aesthetic “value.” In the past 3-5 years, municipalities such