Bathroom renovation is a popular home improvement project that can significantly impact the overall look of your living space. A well-designed bathroom not only increases the value of your home but also improves its functionality while giving the space a much-needed new look. However, the cost of a complete bathroom renovation can be quite high and is prohibitive for many households. In this situation, cost-effective updates are helpful.Continue reading
Maximizing Small Spaces for Storage and Organization
Living in small spaces can be difficult, especially when it comes to organization and storage. Every square inch must be utilized when space is at a premium. Fortunately, there are many quick and easy ways to make the most of your space and keep things organized. You can use many methods to make the most of your limited space, from using vertical storage to buying multipurpose furniture.
In this post, we’ll present you with seven suggestions for creating a functional living area using minimal space. With these ideas, you can create a comfortable and useful area whether you live in a small apartment, a studio, or a modest house.Continue reading
How to Prepare Your Home & Garden for Spring
With the arrival of spring, it’s time to prepare your home and garden for the coming season. It’s essential to prepare your outdoor space for the change in weather and make sure everything is in good condition so you can enjoy it! In this article, you’ll find tips on how to prepare for spring weather, whether you are remodeling your garden or beautifying your home.Continue reading
5 Simple Ways to Keep Pests Out of Your Home
No one likes dealing with pests in their home. They can be a nuisance, damaging your belongings and bringing in germs and bacteria. Fortunately, there are simple steps you can take to keep them away.
What Are Some Common Pests You Might Find in Your Home?
Some of us may have heard scratching or scurrying noises coming from within our walls, but few of us know what kind of pests we’re dealing with. Some common household pests are ants, cockroaches, rodents, and termites. While some may be harmless nuisances, others can wreak havoc on furniture and foundations and even spread germs.Continue reading
Spotlight on Micah Pelster, Edmonton Rookie of the Year Nominee
Entrepreneurship is a demanding and challenging career path that requires a unique set of skills and traits such as risk-taking, determination, creativity, and adaptability. Not everyone is cut out for it as it can involve long hours, creating your own structure, financial uncertainty, and stress related to decision-making. Often people do not find themselves in an entrepreneurial role until later in life.
As a young university student, Realtor® Micah Pelster was unusually clear eyed in determining that entrepreneurship was meant for him. Despite taking part time studies at MacEwan University, it was time for him to break into the real estate industry. He decided to start his business and begin making a name for himself.Continue reading
Leasing Out Office Space from a Brokerage Building
Depending on the working preferences of agents, brokerage buildings can often have available space. Tenants may leave or the brokerage may acquire a new property with unoccupied space. Owners or management will be responsible for maintaining and caring for the property, and good maintenance increases the possibility of not only leasing the property sooner, but achieving a higher rental rate for a longer period.Continue reading
Data-Driven Insights in Real Estate Analytics: The 5 Key Drivers
The commercial real estate investment management industry in USA and Canada is more dynamic than ever, and the provision and accessibility of data plays an instrumental part in its success, accelerating efficiency and profit.
Data has always been important. Real estate companies have always relied on the collection and analysis of data for pertinent decision-making, but up to date real estate analytics software and deal management software allow investors to make decisions faster and more assuredly – in minutes, instead of hours or days, as it may have done in the past. Here are 5 key drivers of data-driven insights:Continue reading
Soothing Tips for Anxious First-Time Home Buyers
A lot of practical yet stressful work needs to be done when buying a home- such as paperwork, dealing with banks, getting a mortgage approval, etc. As a result, it is easy to forget that home buying is also a significant emotional labor. There can be fear and doubt, which is expected because buying is a significant financial decision. It is also exciting and symbolic of a new beginning in someone’s life. This is especially true for people who are buying their first home.
Don’t let nerves stop you from fulfilling your goal of buying your dream home! Read on for soothing tips for anxious first-time home buyers.Continue reading
5 Eco-Friendly Home Improvements for a Greener Home
Feeling guilty about your carbon footprint? Not sure what to do about it? Fear not! We’ve rounded up five eco-friendly home improvements that are good for the environment and your wallet.
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Warning Signs That Home Appliances Need Repair
Modern home appliances have reduced a lot of labor inside the household, and it is difficult to operate in some spaces without them. Unfortunately, home appliances can fail due to lack of regular maintenance. Taking care of them will not only save expensive repairs but keep them functioning for a longer duration of time.
For example, say your fridge doesn’t cool things even if the temperature is set up at the max. It doesn’t mean it already requires it to be repaired or replaced- the issue might be a dirty gasket. You can clean it with soapy water and a clean cloth. If your microwave oven doesn’t warm food, perhaps the dried spillover liquids are to blame. Even the help of a clean rag to wipe the oven’s interior walls can make a difference.
There are some basic troubleshooting steps that you need to follow before going to the pros. Read on for tips on appliance maintenance and when to opt for repair or replacement.Continue reading