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The word sustainable basically means to perpetuate existence and to provide sustenance and nourishment. But it is most often associated with the environment and particularly to our yards and gardens. What do we really mean by a sustainable garden? Well, it is an organic garden that took a step further.

 

The main advantage with an organic gardening practice is that it will sustain soils and plants....

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1)    Realize that lawn chemicals are dangerous. Find out the brand names of the lawn care product ingredients you have. Then, visit their website and see their “What Can You Do?” section. Read the content and do your own research.

 

2)    It is recommended to opt for eco-friendly and organic lawn care practices. Either you do it yourself...

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Painting your house - getting started

 

Color is obviously one of the main considerations when it comes to painting a house. Deciding which color to use is largely based on two aspects. That is, the room you are planning to paint and your own personal taste. In general, neutral options such as off-white, light grey or taupe can be a good option as these provide a subtle alternative...

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When you find that your old kitchen is no longer doing the job, you might be on a dilemma to renovate it or rip it all out and have a brand new kitchen. This article will discuss the pros and cons of both.

 

Pros and Cons of Renovating a Kitchen

 

Once you decided that you go for kitchen renovation, try to have a look at the condition of your existing kitchen first. If your...

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Take the home out of your house.  One of the most important things to do when selling your house is to de-personalize it. The more personal stuff in your house, the less potential buyers can imagine themselves living there. Get rid most of your stuff – put it in storage. This includes family photos, memorabilia collections and other personal stuff. Consider hiring a home stager...

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 Tips for Taking on Your First Home

 

 

 

After you've freed yourself of your college stuff  and your roommate's attempt at economy, it's time to plan for turning your empty and boring shell of a house into an inviting home. Moving into your first house is a kind of liberating in a way. Landmark life passage as it were. Here are some suggestions for achieving it:

 

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Three Things to Consider when Making an Investment in Real Estate.




Real estate is one of the most risky things to invest to, but it could also be one of the greatest things to invest into if you were able to choose the right property and manage it well. Investing in real estate needs patience for it does not really pay off immediately, it takes time for one to build, assess, and improve a property for...

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The rate of buying and selling of homes in Greater Vancouver ended with a bang, exceeding last year’s pace and slightly below the 10-year average for the month.

 

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that there is a 52.5% increase in domestic property sales when comparing the 1,649 residential property sales from August 2012, to August 2013, which boasts 2,515 properties...

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Here's a look back on the refreshing change in selling activity in July. From the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver

July home sale activity increases in Greater Vancouver

 

Sunny weather did not slow the pace of home sale activity in July. Last month was the highest selling month of the year in Greater Vancouver and the highest selling July since 2009.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver...
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After you've freed yourself of your college stuff  and your roommate's attempt at economy, it's time to plan for turning your empty and boring shell of a house into an inviting home. Moving into your first house is a kind of liberating in a way. Landmark life passage as it were. Here are some suggestions for achieving it:

 

Clean your house at the old place. Even before you decide to...

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Canadian housing starts increased 5 per cent in September to 193,627 units at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR).  The trend in Canadian new home construction edged up slightly to 188,440 units SAAR over the past six months, a rate that is roughly in-line with Canadian household formations.  On a year-over-year basis, housing starts were down 11 per cent.

New home construction...

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“How I can be mortgage free sooner?” All homeowners ask this all the time! Of course nobody wants to pay more for their own home. Here are some tips that can help you become mortgage free and even raise the level of equity in your home faster!


For example, let’s assume that I have a mortgage of $200,000 at a 3.99% interest rate with 25 years amortization was well as a monthly payment...

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Moe Pourtaghi


"Nothing brings me more joy than seeing my buyers & sellers have success in their Real Estate endeavours. I hope you find the articles on my blog inspiring and educating in your ventures." - Moe Pourtaghi

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