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Dealing with Unsightly Flooring Issues when Selling

Dealing with Unsightly Flooring Issues when Selling

When you’re selling your home, you want it to look its best. You want buyers who view it to say, “Wow, I love this place!” However, what if you have a stubborn stain in the carpet, or a cracked floor tile? An unsightly issue like that can be distracting in your otherwise beautiful property.

You have a few options.

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How to Find a Home that Has your “Big Three”

How to Find a Home that Has your “Big Three”

How do you find the home of your dreams within a price range you can afford?

Most buyers start by making a “wish list”. But, it’s easy to get frustrated when you have a long wish list and expect you’ll be able to find a home with every one of those features. You might, for example, have “mature backyard tree” as number 23 on your list, and become disappointed when an otherwise ideal property doesn’t have one.

But when you really think about it, your ideal home probably comes down to just three or four core characteristics.

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Home Energy Saving Tips that Won’t Leave You Shivering or Sweating

Home Energy Saving Tips that Won’t Leave You Shivering or Sweating

If you want to reduce your home energy costs, the easiest way is to turn the thermostat up or down. In fact, you probably won’t notice a difference of 2 degrees either way — and the savings can be substantial.

However, if you want to lower your bill even further each month, here are some additional tips that are relatively easy to implement.

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Need to Sell Quickly? Here’s What to Do

Need to Sell Quickly? Here’s What to Do

There are many reasons why you might suddenly need to sell your home. It could be an unexpected work relocation, a change in family circumstances, or simply a desire to move.

Whatever the reason, selling quickly requires some fast action on your part. But that doesn’t mean you need to get into panic mode. You can list and sell your property, quickly while still enjoying the process!

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Fire Safety Checks You Should Do At Least Once a Year

Fire Safety Checks You Should Do At Least Once a Year

Chances are, you know that you should change the batteries in your smoke detectors at least once a year — even if you suspect the batteries are still good.

But that isn’t the only fire safety check you should do annually. Here are some other recommended tips to help keep you and your family safe.

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Is the Psychology of Change Holding You Back?

Is the Psychology of Change Holding You Back?

Why is making a big change in life often so difficult? According to psychologists, maintaining the “status quo” is one of the most powerful motivations we have. If things are “okay”, even making a change for the better can be difficult. Our brains resist.

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Cleaning Tips for Instantly Improving Curb Appeal

Cleaning Tips for Instantly Improving Curb Appeal

As you may know, curb appeal refers to how your property looks from the street, where potential buyers first see it. Your home’s curb appeal can have a big impact on the sale of your property. In fact, it’s not uncommon for a buyer to drive by a listing, rather than stop, because they don’t like what they see.

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The Psychology of Choosing House Paint

The Psychology of Choosing House Paint

Whether you’re painting your home to prepare it for sale, or simply to make it more attractive for your own enjoyment, choosing the right colour is important. A colour isn’t just a matter of taste, it’s also, to a large extent, about the emotions it elicits.

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How to Get Front-of-the-Line Access to Desirable Homes for Sale

How to Get Front-of-the-Line Access to Desirable Homes for Sale

As you’ve probably noticed, credit card companies regularly offer bonuses to get you to apply for their cards. For example, one such card company offers opportunities to buy tickets to concerts and other events ahead of everyone else. It’s their “front of the line” service. When you’re searching for a new home, wouldn’t it be great if you could get to the front of the line on desirable properties – before other buyers get the chance?

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