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Found 4 blog entries for April 2020.

Keeping a home in good shape can pay off significantly when you’re ready to sell. At the same time, you don't want to over spend on updates that add very little value to the property. The key is to focus on the most important repairs to ensure every dollar you spend supports a higher asking price.

Here are the top 3 repairs to make before listing your home:

 

Paint

Paint is one of the most effective ways to update the look of your home without breaking the bank. You don't even need to hire a professional painting company. By watching a few online videos, you’ll be well equipped to tackle the task on your own.

Neutral paint colours make your home seem larger, cleaner, and far more appealing. Potential buyer’s also find it easier to…

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Working from home has become extremely common as businesses in Canada adjust to new social distancing measures. Creating a work space that fosters good work habits is an important part of your home office design.

Here are the top 3 tips to help achieve maximum comfort, productivity and efficiency when working from home:

 

Upgrade Your Office Chair

In your home office, comfort is key. Finding the right chair is an investment in your health and well-being that will keep you at your most productive self.

When selecting a chair, choose one that has been designed to maximize good posture. Chairs with multiple settings will allow you to adjust the position to your body type. Since you will be sitting for long periods of time, it is crucial to…

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In response to COVID-19, the Government of Canada has created a number of support options to help Canadians get through these uncertain times. Here are some of the resources available to assist individuals and families deal with the impact of the health crisis.

Mortgage Support

Canadian banks have committed to work with their customers on a case-by-case basis to find solutions to help them manage hardships caused by COVID-19. This includes permitting lenders to defer up to six monthly mortgage payments (interest and principal) for impacted borrowers.

If you are experiencing financial hardships, contact your financial institution for information regarding flexibility for a mortgage deferral. You are encouraged to visit your bank’s website for…

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During these times of social distancing and self isolation due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis, why not take the opportunity to tackle some much needed spring cleaning around the house?

Here are our top 5 tips for a successful spring clean:

 

Clear the clutter

Spring is a great time to organize your home and get rid of clutter that you don't need. Start by organizing your belongings into three categories: keep, give away, and throw out. If you don't love it, get rid of it! There's no point in hanging onto something that doesn’t bring meaning to your life.

 

Clean one room at a time

You won't make much progress jumping from room to room. Make a checklist for each room to ensure it receives the attention it deserves.…

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