Found 10 blog entries tagged as curb appeal.

Hello, eco-conscious homeowners! If you're looking to reduce your carbon footprint and make your home more environmentally friendly, you've come to the right place. In this post, we'll show you how to make eco-friendly home improvements that are both stylish and practical. So, grab a cup of tea and let's get started.

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One of the easiest ways to reduce your carbon footprint is by switching to LED light bulbs. LED lights are energy-efficient, long-lasting, and can save you money on your electricity bill. Plus, they come in a variety of colors and styles to fit any room in your home. So, say goodbye to those old-fashioned incandescent bulbs and embrace the bright, energy-efficient future of LED lighting.

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If you're a homeowner, you know that your home is one of the biggest investments you'll ever make. Whether you plan to sell your home in the future or not, it's important to maintain and increase its value over time. Here are some entertaining yet factful ways to increase the value of your home.

Keep Your Home Clean and Organized

One of the easiest and most effective ways to increase the value of your home is to keep it clean and organized. A well-kept home not only looks great, but it also shows potential buyers that you take care of your property. Keep up with regular cleaning, decluttering, and maintenance tasks to keep your home in top condition.

Update Your Kitchen and Bathrooms

The kitchen and bathrooms are two of the most…

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Staging a home to sell is important because it helps create a favorable first impression for potential buyers, highlighting the home's best features and allowing buyers to visualize themselves living in the space. Staged homes often sell faster and for a higher price than homes that have not been staged. Here we discuss some tips for staging your home to sell.

Remove any unnecessary items from your home, including personal belongings, furniture, and decorations. This helps to make your home look more spacious and organized.

Ensure that your home is spotless, including floors, carpets, windows, and bathrooms. A clean home will make a better first impression on potential buyers.

Remove any…

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Selling a home can be a daunting task, but one way to increase the chances of success is to stage the home. Staging is the process of making a home look its best by arranging furniture, adding decor, and generally making the home more attractive to potential buyers. Here are some tips for staging your home to sell:

Declutter: The first step in staging your home is to declutter. Remove any personal items, such as family photos or knick-knacks, and pack them away.  Donate or sell items you don't use. This will make the space look cleaner and less cluttered, which will help potential buyers envision themselves living in the home.

Clean: A clean home is more attractive to potential buyers. Take the time to deep clean your home, including the…

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Spring is here, and for many homeowners, it’s the perfect time to sell their homes. The warmer weather and longer days make it easier for potential buyers to envision themselves living in your home, and the blooming flowers and greenery add curb appeal to your property. Buyers are more likely to be out looking for their next home. Additionally, the spring market is typically more active than the winter market, which means that there are more buyers looking to purchase a home. If you’re thinking about selling your home this spring, here are some tips to help you get the most out of your sale.

Declutter and stage your home

Spring cleaning is the perfect opportunity to declutter and stage your home. Get rid of anything you no longer need, and…

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In a buyer’s market, getting your property to stand out form the rest will take some creative know-how. A seller’s market occurs when real estate listings outnumber the number of potential purchasers. This means sellers will have to work a little harder to attract offers to their home. Here’s how you can help tip the scales in your favour, and hopefully get that sale contract signed!

Low Down

When the amount of real-estate inventory matches the number of buyers shopping the market, people tend to be pickier about the price they’re willing to pay. Really hone in on the listing price you’re comfortable with — if you want to sell quickly, consider listing it on the lower side.

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Enhance Your Curb Appeal This Winter

The grey and lifeless winter landscape can leave your home’s curb appeal… lacking. If you’re selling your home and are hoping to channel your inner Norman Rockwell in a cozy, welcoming scene, take it from the experts: it is a lot simpler than you think! Homeowners who want to give their front yard a facelift or prepare their home to sell during the winter season should be aware that it does not require too much of an investment. From a fresh coat of paint to a modest bird feeder, it is the little things that count, and can add the most charm to your home’s exterior. We have compiled a list of tips from real estate experts on how you can enhance your curb appeal this winter.

6 Tips to Enhance Your Curb Appeal This Winter

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Will the carpet in my bathroom increase or decrease my property value? Let’s just say if you’ve asked that question then you’re in the right place to find out what’s relevant in the current Canadian real estate market, whether you’re browsing, buying, or selling.

RE/MAX® has been around since carpeting in bathrooms (please, no!) was a thing. Our 50 years of experience has taught us a thing or two about Canadian real estate. Don’t worry if you can’t keep up with everything there is to know about home-buying, selling and staging a property. That’s why we’re here – to clarify all your questions. And you can be sure that there are many, many questions.

So, How Much do People Really Know About Canadian Real Estate?


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Deciding to place your home on the market this fall? That’s great! Getting your home ready for sale is just as important in the fall and maintaining curb appeal requires different attention then in the spring and summer. Follow these six tips for selling your home this fall, and you might just get it sold before the last leaf falls.

Tips for Selling Your Home this Fall & Easy Fixes to Help Buyers Fall in Love

1. Don’t ‘Leave’ a Mess

While fall leaves are gorgeous to look at on trees, once they hit the ground they no longer add to the beauty of your property. Make a good first impression and get rid of leaves with a leaf blower or rake so the first thing sellers see is your home, not the amount of raking they will have to do each year! Clear…

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Whether you’re hoping for lush flower beds bursting with perennials or you want to grow herbs and vegetables for the first time, now’s the perfect time to start planning your garden. Though you may need to wait a bit before you can start planting—typically once the ground has thawed and there’s no longer a risk of frost—getting a head start on the plan itself can help you visualize the end state of your garden. We asked Halifax gardening expert Niki Jabbour, author of Growing Under Cover, for her best tips to build a lovely garden that will enhance your curb appeal. 

What should you consider before starting your garden?  

Before you race off to empty your wallet at the garden centre, take some time to plan. Consider drawing out a rough sketch of…

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