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Summer cleaning tasks you should tackle this week

The heat is on! Summer is finally here and after the longest winter ever, we want to make sure your house and yard are summer ready. So here are some cleaning and maintenance tips to keep things in tip-top shape this summer.

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First-time buyer advice from the pros

We recently had the pleasure of chatting with four well known real estate industry experts. We discussed the various market cooling strategies being proposed and we also asked them if they had any first-time buyer advice, since this segment is probably

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How to be a good neighbour in a low-rise community

We recently posted a few tips on what not to do when you live in a condo building. Well, we can’t forget about all our readers living in low-rise communities. Here are a few etiquette tips on how to be the best neighbour on your street (maybe not the

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Good Neighbour Policies for Condo Dwellers

Perhaps the poet Robert Frost said it best when he wrote: "Good fences make good neighbours." But that advice is tough to follow when living in a new condo. High-density housing can require a greater level of patience and a willingness to tune out the

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MARK CULLEN: Spring-Flowering Bulbs in Containers

By Mark CullenIt never fails. Every year at this time I receive an email from a gardener who has forgotten to plant their tulip bulbs. My advice to them: Why not create a containerized display to impress the neighbours next spring?This recipe also works

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Enjoying Your New Condo Community

Living in a condominium means being part of a close-knit community. Condo lawyer Denise Lash offers advice on how to make the most of it.

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3 factors discouraging millennials from buying a home

For as long as I can remember, family, friends, and financial experts alike have cautioned me to stay under my parents’ roof for as long as possible; heretofore, my optimistic foresight led me to kindly disregard their advice. I always thought that

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How to choose a new furnace for your home

Everyone likes to feel comfortable in their own home. With the arrival of fall, thoughts turn to preparing for winter. And in Canada, winter means heating. In this interview, an expert from the Master Group shares advice on how to choose a new furnace

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The top 4 interior design trends of 2015

Was 2015 a good year for you? I am happy to say for me it may have been my best year yet! Below are our four top picks for the best interior design trends for 2015 and some tips on how to incorporate them into your home.1) Geometric prints and

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A nature-inspired guide to decorating your home for the holidays

Do you look forward to the holiday season and decorating? Are you looking to break free from commercialism? If you prefer to take a minimal approach this season, then you will want to check out the nine nifty tips below.1) This table setting features

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