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Kevin Hartley

Spending some time and money on your home can make all the difference in selling your home quickly or having it stay on the market for months.

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If you are like most homeowners preparing to update their property, you have a limited amount of funds to work with. These are some excellent ideas to consider in your next renovation.

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Schedule your cheat day! This month explore divine sweet and savoury pies made with heavenly pastry by a priest; visit the only indoor Winter Farmer & Artisnal Food Market in Toronto East; and meet a maker and purveryor of small batch gourmet treats, ready-made meals and baked goods.

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Real estate buyers got hit with another quiet obstacle last week. The Bank of Canada (BoC) raised interest rates, and thus, the posted five-year mortgage rate. That’s going to impact buyer borrowing power, and it’s going to cost you more; here’s how.

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  • Kevin Hartley
  • 22 January 2018

Home maintenance is an ongoing project, but there are some things that may slip your mind.

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If you’re not planning to sell your home anytime soon, consider leveraging the equity in your home to buy an income property. I’ve got four thought starters to help ensure you make a profitable investment.

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The home should be a safe and secure place to reside for residents who spend a significant amount of time on the property. Increasing the level of security provided will offer peace of mind and can reduce the risk of a break-in. When you're ready to protect the building, here are a few ways to secure your home and make it less of a target for burglars.

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Next to painting a room, what I love about using lighting as a decor solution is that there are cost-effective options available for every budget. The fixture itself dosen't have to be expensive; it just has to be the right choice for the room. I've got some lighting ideas and considerations to help improve the look of your space, with illuminating results.

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