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Simple Steps Towards Fire Safety at Home

The thought of a fire breaking out in your home is terrifying. However, be prepared and you can minimise the chances of a fire in your home. No one wants to have to contend with a fire in their home. It is one of the worst-case scenarios for every one of us. The sheer destruction that a fire leaves in its wake- and its speed through your home- is horrific. There are precautions and practices... ❯❯❯

Your Essential List of Pre-Vacation Home Tasks

With the summer months here, it's prime time for going on vacation. There are a lot of things you need to consider and more things you need to plan before you head off on your vacation. There are tickets to buy, clothing to pack, and travel plans to make. But what about your home? What are you doing to make sure your home is comfortable and secure while you're gone? The very first thing you need... ❯❯❯

5 Stops on Your Home-Buying Journey

The Washington DC home-buying journey has no doubt evolved throughout the years. A few decades ago, all you need to do is to look at the Sunday newspaper and search for open houses to visit. Today, things have become faster, albeit, crazier because of the many different options. Just by going online on your laptop or mobile device will open you to thousands of available homes. Often times, it... ❯❯❯

Dealing With a Seller Who Is Don't Like You

One of the most challenging parts of the Toronto real estate home buying process is finding a house that you like but the seller, unfortunately, doesn’t feel you that much. You know you want the property, so should you give your all to win the seller over? Let’s take a look at some tips that will help you deal with a home seller who is not that into you. Go to your max level The... ❯❯❯

Home Décor Essentials Every Home Should Have

If you own a house or an apartment, you will know how difficult it is to manage one. The most difficult step that you will encounter in the beginning is decorating your home. You are faced with a lot of questions. What items/furniture to add and where to put them? Sure you can do the best you can, but a home is incomplete without a couple of essentials. These items may be very small, but they can... ❯❯❯

Breaking an Apartment Lease Early: What to Expect

Take caution before breaking your lease. A valid lease is a binding contract which shouldn't be taken lightly. There are many reasons why you might need to move out ASAP.  Potential reasons might be the loss of a job or maybe your company transferred you. It's also possible that your roommate just decided to get up and leave, and you cannot pay the rent on your own. The reasons are many, but... ❯❯❯

Should You Sell Your Apartment Without Using a Traditional Agent?

With the average real estate agent charging as much as 3% of the listing price to sell your apartment, many homeowners are choosing to look into alternative ways to sell their house and save some money.  There are a variety of ways that you can go about doing this including completely doing it yourself, using an online agent, and using listing sites like eBay and Gumtree.  We are going... ❯❯❯

Why Does My AC Keep Freezing Up?

Your air conditioning unit may do nothing for half of the year. But, as soon as the weather warms up you’ll want to turn it on. Of course, you expect it simply to work but, unfortunately, this is not always the case. Air conditioning freezing up is one of the most common issues you can get. There are several possible causes and it’s advisable to know what these might be. However, you... ❯❯❯

These Are the Best Rental Markets for Investors in America Right Now

These Are the Best Rental Markets for Investors in America Right Now If you're looking to invest in rental properties, not all markets are equal. These are the best rental markets in America right now. You're itching to boost your bottom line this year, and you're thinking about doing it by becoming a landlord. Good idea. Research shows that 27 percent of people in the United States rented... ❯❯❯

Self-Storage Tips: The Dos and Don'ts of Using Self-Storage When You Move

If you're moving home, using self-storage can make life so much easier. We look at how to do it right with these practical self-storage tips. Americans are not moving as much as they used to. In 2016, only 11% of Americans moved, a historically low rate. Moving is one of the most stressful things we can go through. Why aren't we moving as much we used to? Maybe it's to avoid the stress of... ❯❯❯