Kevin Hartley

I’ve got 50 pairs of free tickets, each a $20 value, to Home Show co-located with Canada Blooms at the Enercare Centre/Exhibition Place, March 9-17, 2018.

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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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Insulating walls and attics result in quick and obvious benefits. But if there's still a drafty chill in your home, you may find the problem is that you've neglected your windows.

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This post begins a monthly look into my own personal Disney vault of vintage collectible memorablillia from Disney Studios and Disney Theme Parks.

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A seller’s rep has to disclose latent (known, but a hidden defect that cannot be reasonably inspected i.e. a foundation crack, over which the seller knowingly installed a drywall wall) and patent defects (i.e. a significant.ly deep crack in a basement floor, which is entirely covered during showings by a rug).

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Smart homes are rapidly becoming standard, but what should you focus on first when upgrading your home?

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I am helping recruit five sets of focus group participants for a real estate research project I am involved with. Compensation is $100 for 90-120 minutes of time, a light meal and a chance to participate in, possibly, reinventing real estate. Keep Reading for more details!

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  • Kevin Hartley
  • 21 December 2017

No matter the address, age, or style of house, any home can be considered luxury. Create a coveted style to your rooms with these fundamental steps, including what décor to include for a luxurious look.

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Serious home buyers probably won’t prioritize your HVAC system the first time they visit your home, but it will rise in importance as their interest in it grows. The temperature of your home when they visit, the condition of the equipment and its age could impact the sale.

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