12 Kitchen Organization Ideas We’re Trying This Month

If you’re looking to get organized in your kitchen, Instagram is chock-full of ideas.  1: Colour-Code Your Glasses Even if you don’t have glassware in quite so many colours, you can create a similar display with just a few different hues. For smaller collections, use a more petite shelf or glass-front cabinets.  2: Label Your…

6 Steps To An Organized Home Office

Whether designed to support working from home or simply to manage a household, home offices are growing in popularity. It doesn’t matter if you have a small space in the kitchen or an entire room dedicated as a home office, what’s important is that the space fits your personal needs and style. With a little…

18 Red Flags To Watch Out For When Buying

Buyer Beware During an open house, prospective buyers try to get a sense of how well a house will fit their needs: Does it have enough bedrooms? Is the kitchen large enough? Do the bathrooms need updating? It’s important to remember, though, that a house—the single biggest investment most people will ever make—has to do…

6 Smart Ways to Add Value to Your Home in Unexpected Places

By now we all know the best places to add value to a home: kitchens are number one, with bathrooms following closely behind. And then there’s curb appeal, arguably just as important for making a good first impression. But what about the rest of the house? Don’t forget these six unexpected places when trying to…

10 Low/No Cost Tips To Sell Your House For More Money

Selling your home ain’t cheap. You’ve got to factor in the agent’s commission, essential repairs, closing costs, transfer taxes and moving fees, leaving little left over for professional home staging. Thankfully, there are several low and no-cost ways to whip your home into shape before planting that “for sale” sign in the yard. HomeLight, a real…

4 Reasons Your House Isn’t Selling… And How To Fix Them

Photo: christian koch / Unsplash If you thought selling a home was as easy as plonking a ‘for sale’ sign on the lawn and waiting by the phone, think again. In many competitive real estate markets across the country, it’s no secret that sellers have had the upper hand for a while — multiple offer scenarios, properties selling…

13 Ways To Decorate A Small Living Room

Turns out you can design a cramped space without cramping your style! 1. Choose an acrylic or glass coffee table to reduce visual clutter. Photo: anitayokota/Instagram 2. Select fewer, larger furniture pieces rather than several small-scale ones. Photo: _harlowejames/Instagram 3. Use a low dresser as a TV console if you could use some additional storage. Photo: girlandgrey/Instagram 4. Opt for mirrored decor pieces…

Winter Moving Tips

While purchasing or selling a home can be an exciting event, the cold winter weather can put a damper on moving day. Here are 4 tips to help make you winter move smoother so you can get in your new home comfy,  cozy and with everything in working order. As Canadians know best, wintery weather…