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2024 Home Decor Trends: A Blend of Style, Sustainability, and You

In the ever-evolving world of interior design, 2024 promises to be a year of dynamic change, where sustainability, versatility, and personalization take center stage. Home decor enthusiasts and designers alike are poised to embrace a harmonious blend of eco-conscious choices, innovative textures, and a resurgence of maximalism. Let’s delve into the captivating trends that will…

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Mastering Mortgage Renewals in 2024!

During this time of the year when people are setting new goals and making fresh starts, it’s important to understand how to manage mortgage renewals in 2024. This knowledge is crucial for maintaining financial stability throughout the year. To help homeowners with this process, here are three practical steps. These steps can be implemented to…

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Let’s Talk Interest Rates

We are thrilled to present a special feature: an enlightening YouTube video featuring real estate expert Peggy Hill and mortgage guru Nick L’Ecuyer from Mortgage Wellness. In this insightful discussion, tailored to homeowners in beautiful Barrie, Ontario. Peggy and Nick dive into the essential knowledge you need when your mortgage is up for renewal. Barrie’s…

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5 Reasons Why Summer is The Perfect Time To Find Your Dream Home

There are many benefits to finding your dream #HomeToStay over the Summer months. The warm sunshine, longer days, and vibrant summer energy make it the ideal season to embark on your search. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or looking to upgrade, here are a few reasons Summer is the perfect time to find your dream…

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8 Home Staging Tips to Boost Your Home’s Value and Sell for More: A Comprehensive Guide

If you’re looking to sell your home for the most amount of money in the least amount of time, you’ll need to stage it. Here are the facts about staged homes according to the Real Estate Staging Association: They spend 73% less time on the market. They sell for 5-25% above the list price. If…

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5 Essential Spring Cleaning Tips for a Refreshed Home

Looking for some spring cleaning tips to refresh your home for the new season? As the weather warms up and the flowers bloom, it’s the perfect time to get organized and tackle those tasks you’ve been putting off. Here are a few tips to help you get started: Clean Your Eavestroughs & Downspouts Make sure…

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Top Home Improvements for Canadian Homeowners to Boost ROI in 2023

If you’re planning to sell your home in Canada in 2023, it’s essential to make the right home improvements for the right home in order to increase the value of your property and attract potential buyers. However, not all home improvements offer the same return on investment (ROI) and the outcome will depend on a…

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Discover 5 Ways You Never Knew To Get Down Payment 💰

If you’re living in a rented space, frustrated, and thinking that your goal of homeownership is just a pipe dream, we’ve got some good news for you. I know what you’re thinking…but, Peggy, I don’t have the down payment. There are a few programs available that can provide down payment assistance.  Here are a few…

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Peggy’s Top Tips For Cutting Down Your Heating Bill

Canadian’s favourite season is here! Winter calls for both hibernation and adventure, leading some to spend their days cozied up on the couch and others with their boots deep in the snow! But with this comes the need to keep our homes warm and comfortable. The season’s beautiful yet fierce presence doesn’t only affect how…

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Top Home Staging Mistakes to Avoid for a Successful Sale: A Guide for Homeowners

Thinking about selling? Before your home hits the market, one of the most important steps in the process is staging. This crucial step can make your home stand out on the MLS and make it easier for potential buyers to picture themselves in there. A common misconception about home staging is that you need to…

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