6 designer tips to embrace your inner minimalist Image

6 designer tips to embrace your inner minimalist

I wasn’t always a fan of minimalism, however, I certainly do embrace it now! What with travelling back and forth between the GTA and Los Angeles and running a bi-coastal design business, the time for relaxing is at a premium. Like all those with

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6 tips to give your home beautiful autumn curb appeal

The kids are in school, and Thanksgiving has come and gone – autumn is officially in full force in Canada. While the spring and summer markets tend to be considered the hottest real estate buying seasons, September through November ushers in a crop of

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First Time Buying Tips

By Gary BenskyBuying your first home is an exciting step, and it can seem overwhelming. For most people, a home purchase is the largest financial investment they will make in their lifetime - and the amount of choice out there in the GTA is phenomenal.

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5 décor tips to make you “fall” for your home over the weekend! Image

5 décor tips to make you “fall” for your home over the weekend!

It’s officially fall! I am lucky enough to split my time working in California and the GTA. After a week of scorching weather in LA, I was happy to be back to a brisk evening in Toronto.Changing up a few things in home décor to go along with the seasons,

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Tips for cycling in downtown Toronto in the winter

Living downtown Toronto is convenient because everything is so close, but in the winter, waiting for a streetcar in the freezing wind can be a nightmare and actually take longer than cycling.

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7 Easy Tips to Save Energy and Water in Your Home Image

7 Easy Tips to Save Energy and Water in Your Home

Over the last few weeks, we have spent a significant amount of time discussing the future of sustainability when it comes to building new housing and entire communities and cities. It’s interesting to look down the road and see what the architects and

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5 designer tips to bring the outdoors into your home Image

5 designer tips to bring the outdoors into your home

April showers continue into May bringing life and renewal. Spring is a great time to reorganize and declutter to make way for a refreshing change. Similarly, spring is the perfect time to think about incorporating natural elements into your home to

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7 tips for throwing a successful garage sale

Whether you’re strapped for cash or needing space, hosting a successful garage sale is a fun and efficient way to earn extra money without venturing beyond your driveway. Once spring cleaning is complete and summer is in full effect, many often feel

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7 tips for listing your home during the holidays

The winter holidays may be the busiest shopping season of the year, but that certainly doesn’t hold true for real estate – while the crowds flock to the mall, they’re much less likely to hit your open house. Aspiring buyers tend

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Granite Homes: Seasonal Maintenance Tips

From Granite HomesWhile it isn’t official, the cooler weather is here and fall is just around the corner. As such, it is time again to revisit your home maintenance schedule.It is important with the change of every season that you are aware of the items

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