When people renovate or remodel a room, they almost always overlook the door. However, changing the style of an interior door, or adding a new one, can dramatically change the look of a living space - often for the better.
Remember the last time you visited an upscale furniture showroom? The furniture and fixtures on display probably looked great. The colours and textures jumped out at you. It was a feast for the eyes!
There is a good reason why: Lighting.
Shopping for a new home can be intimidating. With so many things to do and think about, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are some good tips for making the home hunting process less stressful.. Read More...
For the first time ever, Canadians who are 65+ outnumber children 14 and under. As our population ages, families are facing changes and challenges as living requirements are adjusted. Read More...
When it comes to home fire safety, a little preparation and precaution go a long way to ensure your family, your home, and your valuables are protected. Consider the following important information about preventing, fighting & escaping residential fires.
There are many good reasons to put your property on the market. Some examples include a relocation, the kids leaving the nest, the need for something bigger or smaller, and the list goes on and on.
Analysis paralysis is the state of over-analyzing a situation so that a decision or action is never taken, in effect paralyzing the outcome. We see this in today’s real estate market. Buyers and sellers aren’t sure which way the market is going because of
Downsizing? Decluttering? Getting your house in good shape is also a very good time to think about getting your estate plan in good order. After all, those things that you have decided were important enough to keep should also have a final resting place.
When you’re viewing a property that’s on the market, you’ll probably try to imagine how your furniture will fit and look in that space. Where will your desk go in the home office? How will you position the sofa and chairs in the living room?
Clutter causes more than just a mess, .it bombards our brain with stimuli, deterring our ability to make decisions and sapping our energy. Clearing the clutter is an essentioal task when we are thinking about selling our home!
When buyers view your home, they ask themselves whether they like it. Assuming that the answer is "yes", they try to determine how much work would be required before they could move in.
As we move further into spring and summer, growth in sales and selling prices is expected to pick up relative to last year.There's no question that prospective buyers are still coming to terms with the psychological impact of the Fair Housing Plan...read
For the first time, "wireless/internet connectivity" has made its way onto the American Society of Landscape Architects list of Top 10 Landscaping Projects according to their recent survey.
Curb appeal in today's market really means 'Web' appeal and it will be the quality of your photos online that determine whether buyers choose to visit your house offline.
If resale value plays a prominent role in your landscaping plans, then you'll want to take a look at which features Realtors think will most appeal to buyers, according to the National Association of Realtors.
You know autumn is here when the Markham Fair rolls into town, just like the CNE marks the end of summer. For the past 45 years, I have been going to the Markham Fair and I have a surefire way of getting the biggest bang for my buck!
If you are strolling down a picturesque Main Street with quaint shops, cafes, art galleries, and walking trails, then you have found the jewel of the GTA known as Unionville.
This 90,000 sq. ft. indoor bike park is the first of its kind in Canada. With a head start on indoor, all-season, multi-discipline bike activities, JOYRIDE 150 Indoor Bike Park brings riders from all over the province, and the country to take a run at the
Sometimes the best things are the simplest ones. There are lots of fantastic green spaces to spread your picnic blanket in Markham and Unionville. Here are some of my favourites:
Markham's Best Canada Day Party and Fireworks is at Milne Dam Conservation Park on July 1st from 3 - 7:00 pm. Food, acitivites for kids, music, FUN! People Parade begins at 4:00. Read more here
Want to help spread some Christmas cheer by helping others? Here is a list of some great local and unique ways to make the season merrier and brighter for others in our Markham community.
The extreme courage and sacrifice that our Veterans made for our Country is top of mind for many of us. One way to remember them and to say thank you is to plant a Garden of Remembrance.
The 2014 Halloween season is here with fun and frightening events in and around Markham. See photos of some of Markham's spookiest, decked out homes. Also, best spots to get your ghoul on in and around town!