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…

The Trust In Real Estate Services Act- What It Means For You

The Ontario government recently announced plans to change the rules in the real estate industry in Ontario. The proposed changes are fairly broad, and will impact several areas, some in particular will impact you directly as the consumer. The Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO), is mandated by the Government of Ontario to protect consumers…

25 DIY Headboard Ideas

Why spend $1,200 on an upholstered headboard when you can DIY instead of buy? We’ve come up with 25 creative ideas for decorating a bedroom sans headboard. 1. Glue together various size birch slices for an earthy look. Photo: coffeepaintrepeat/Instagram 2. Reclaimed wood wall art will do the trick. Photo: eleventyonestudio/Instagram Browse EleventyOneStudio’s Etsy shop for similar products. 3. Or go with plywood…

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…

Kitchen trends 2020 – these latest designs are ahead of the curve

We talked to the trend experts to find out what kitchen trends will be big in 2020. With cool new kitchen brands popping up and lots of innovative design ideas on display in kitchen showrooms across the country, there are plenty of on-trend looks and state-of-the-art appliances to pick from. 1. STONE AGE It’s the time of…

Give your curb appeal a big boost!

While late summer might not be the most popular time of year to sell your home, sellers do have one fantastic advantage over spring sellers – gorgeous curb appeal! As the growing season in southern Ontario winds to a close, garden beds and trees are at their absolute best and lawns are looking healthy and…

Kitchener Waterloo spring events

Take advantage of the spring weather and what May has to offer this month in Kitchener-Waterloo. Here are some of the events taking place around the city. Ayr-Mamapalooza  Mother’s Day Market May 11 North Dumfries Community Complex  This one-day market for mom features all sorts of local artisans and retail vendors.  Shop for gifts, arts,…

Celebrate the holiday season in Cambridge

The city of Cambridge knows how to get everyone excited for the holiday season! So many events are planned right up until New Year’s Eve to get residents into the spirit of the season. Here are just a few: Christmas in Cambridge Cambridge City Hall and Market Square December 6 – 9, 2018 Over 60…

October fun throughout Kitchener-Waterloo and Cambridge

Kitchener-Waterloo and Cambridge have some fantastic family events lined up for fall.  All three of the tri-cities serve up Halloween fun and harvest festivities throughout the month of October! The Great Food Sort Challenge October 16 – 18 The Great Food Sort Challenge takes place over three days, features 30 teams and one goal —…

The picturesque community of Baden

Just outside Kitchener-Waterloo sits an abundance of little hamlets and villages. Rural living amongst the rolling farmland is becoming more popular as some people try to get away from the hustle of big city life. One of these communities is Baden, which features a great mix of suburban homes in a rural setting. Abundant farms,…