Oh moving, a fresh start, but not without packing woes! I’m very familiar with this process, I’ve moved to three states within the last four years. I’ve picked up helpful moving tips over the years and I’m going to share them with you. Continue reading to learn how easy and fun this process...[READ MORE]
We all know that moving can be stressful. Add to that the confusion and anxiety that a child may feel at leaving their familiar little world, and all of a sudden moving into that new place can be downright traumatic.
But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here’s a list of some things you...[READ MORE]
1. Understand the responsibilities of home ownership.
This primarily applies to first time home-owners. Purchasing a new home is not always cut and dry. There are many factors that come into play and much to be considered. Research is important and plays a major role into the purchase of a new...[READ MORE]
Turn off and unplug appliances and electronics when NOT in use. Also called VAMPIRES, some appliances and electronics will draw power as long as they are PLUGGED IN and this will ADD to your JPS bill. And every kilowatt saving counts! TIP: Use a power strip with an ON/OFF switch to quickly 'flip'...[READ MORE]
• Use Color and Pattern to Create Mood
A soft pillow and comfy mattress may give the sheep an assist in sending you off to slumber, but bedding that glows with an invitation to snuggle in can be just as effective. Bring a bed into full bloom using a colorful combination of floral...[READ MORE]
Everybody needs a lonely spot in and around the house to just lie and read in solitude. In the earlier times, when big houses with high ceilings were the norm, people usually did not face the challenges of decorating a small home and still have all the amenities in it. The trouble is that it is very...[READ MORE]
Water conservation is becoming ever more important in sustaining a healthy planet. Paying attention to your water usage in the garden is one way to promote an eco-friendly lifestyle. You have two primary goals for green watering:
Water your garden as infrequently as possible. By using...[READ MORE]
For homeowners stuck in a selling stalling pattern, don't just kick back and let the place crumble until you move. Instead, ask these two questions:
Do I really need to move right now, and why didn't it sell? Then, take action, advises Jeff Kaliner, founder and CEO of Philadelphia-based...[READ MORE]
How about using a combination of colourful lamps, candles, silver and flowers this Deepavali to lend that festive touch to your home? Neera Gulati offers easy-to-follow tips on how to do up your house ahead of the festival.
COURTESY modccon interiors Deepavali brings with it an air...[READ MORE]
Setting up an office within your home can be a lot more challenging than you think. A den with a desk, computer and a small filing cabinet would be great for doing your taxes and paying your utility bills, but you would need something a bit more elaborate if you are planning on running an entire business...[READ MORE]
Owning a home means putting down roots and having a space that is truly yours. The Lofts Apartme...
LEGISLATION is in the works for the Real Estate Board/Commission of Strata Corporations (REB/CSC...