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Monday, May 27, 2024   /   by Teresa Pileggi

A Complete Guide to Buying a Historic Home

A Complete Guide to Buying a Historic Home

Owning a historic home is not all about having an old roof above your head. It is about owning a home with a unique backstory and attractive aesthetics that distinguish it from other houses within the neighborhood. However, unlike regular or new homes, buying a historic home comes with considerations and challenges that you must be aware of beforehand. 
So, does the watercolor art at Colborne Lodge or the ancient architecture on Adamson Estate appeal to you? 
Do you also want to own a home with the 1900s Victorian design within the Great Toronto Area? 
While this might sound like a rewarding experience with a glimpse into
the area's history, the truth is that it is always a challenging journey. Therefore, here is what you should know about historic homes before buying one
What Defines a Historic Home?
A historic home, or heritage home in Canada, is any home that is vital to Canadian history or culture. Some ...

Monday, May 27, 2024   /   by Teresa Pileggi

6 Clever Ways to Maximize Your Garage Space

6 Clever Ways to Maximize Your Garage Space

Most homeowners don't pay much attention to their garages. To others, a garage is a less critical place that stores all the home junk, from empty containers to sports equipment and unused tools. The space becomes cluttered with time, leaving only a way for the car to drive in and out. Do you know that your garage can also become a convenient outdoor place to keep your valuables or spend your evening hours? Besides housing your vehicles, you can also turn your garage into a usable space for other activities. While most people will spend a lot of money and time organizing their garages, here are six clever ways to utilize your garage space.


1. Start With Upgrading the Floor and Walls

Even with your plan ready, an organized garage will still look messy if the floor and walls are old or unfinished. Transforming the floor and walls will give your garage a new look, making it easier to know which item will fit ...

Monday, May 27, 2024   /   by Teresa Pileggi

Common Mistakes When Selling Your Home and How to Avoid Them

Common Mistakes When Selling Your Home and How to Avoid Them

Selling a home for the first time can be time-consuming and emotionally draining. Think about how stressful it is to keep your home open for frequent visitors and answer a series of questions from potential buyers. This can make you settle for low offers to shorten the selling process or avoid more criticism from home hunters. 

Without essential real estate experience, making mistakes when selling your home is more accessible. However, you can straighten the process by understanding some home-selling practices to help you win higher offers. Hence, you should avoid a few common mistakes as a first-time home seller. 

Common Home-Selling Mistakes to Avoid

Real estate is a hot market with a higher profit margin. However, the success of selling a home lies in how you present yourself and handle customers. Therefore, before accepting offers or opening your house for sale, here are some mistakes ; ...

Monday, May 27, 2024   /   by Teresa Pileggi

Best Home Decorating Tips for Beginners

Best Home Decorating Tips for Beginners

Transforming your new home into a cozy living haven is somehow daunting. Besides the painting and lighting, you may wish to have new colors and styles in all rooms to match your tastes. All these can take time and money to complete, which may seem scary for new homeowners.


Luckily, decorating your home does not need expensive equipment and years of experience. A new home allows you to practice with different decorating ideas to find what suits your needs. Therefore, whether you have a big or small home, here are beginner tips to try and get a beautiful living space.


1. Have A Decorating Plan

The first step to achieving a professionally decorated home is to have a plan. Start by gathering all the decorating ideas and items you need for the entire process and outline all the steps involved. It would help if you also visualized the outcome based on your furniture, home size, and other factors like family choices. 


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