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Now’s the time to start saving for your new home

Some people are on vacation, some are staying home and trying to save money. Typically, the housing market heats up in the spring and slows down in the summer. It was the opposite this year, which inspired us to focus on money saving tips!

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How to set up the coziest guest bedroom for your friends and family

Summer vacation is still in full swing for another month! If you have family or friends visiting, you’ll need to spruce up your guest bedroom, so we’re sharing a few tips to make your guests’ stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible.

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4 ways to prepare for your decor centre appointment

One of the most exciting parts of the new home buying process is your decor centre appointment. This is when you select all the features and finishes you want in your new home.

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A surprising amount of couples aren’t talking about money and debt issues

Manulife Bank of Canada recently commissioned Ipsos to conduct a survey about financial issues at home and confiding in a significant other. The results are shocking and unsurprising at the same time.  

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Home maintenance tasks to tackle in August

In July, Tarion Warranty Corporation recommends airing out damp basements, cleaning your air conditioner, checking exhaust fans, checking your water heater for leaks, checking and resetting your ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI), and more!

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It will soon be easier for self-employed Canadians to qualify for a mortgage

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is making it easier for self-employed Canadians to apply and qualify for mortgages.

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What your home veggie garden needs right now

Summer is in full effect! Your home garden is likely full of beautiful blossoms and veggies that are ripening rapidly. My tomatoes are just starting to blush and my corn is about to flower! So is this the beginning of the end for your veggie garden?

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How to add some charm and flair to your backyard bash!

Summer is the perfect time to throw a party in your backyard. Nothing says summer like some tasty food on the barbecue, a few fun and fruity beverages and all while you’re surrounded by your good friends.

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Lower your utility bill with these water saving tips

Summer just started and we’re already on our second heat wave. One thing that happens during the summer is that everyone’s water use goes up. So we’re sharing a few tricks to help you save water at home this summer.

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4 home renovation surprises you should anticipate

For many reasons, summer is a great time of year to take on a major home renovation. But, with every big project comes the unexpected. You can plan your home renovation as much as you like and you’ll still get hit with surprises.

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