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Top Landscaping Trends Of 2019

Garden designs for 2019 are leaning toward spaces to relax and improve health and happiness. Privacy, seclusion, calm, and order are preferred for the home gardens of the near future. Design ideas range from growing gardens indoors to creating staycation retreats...

The Top 8 Home Design Trends of 2019

A new year means a new opportunity to leave behind the old and embrace the new. When you're deciding what home design trends you should incorporate into your home, be strategic and purposeful with your approach and stick with designs that you love and that fit and...

Signs That Your Foundation is Sinking

For most property owners, their home or commercial property is their largest investment. Knowing the signs of that a foundation is sinking is essential to protect the structural integrity of such an important investment. Leaning While a leaning chimney is a possible...

Choose the Right Siding for Your Home

Amongst all of the decisions regarding materials when it comes to building a house, the selection of the siding material is among the most vital. Siding is, after all, the first defensive line against the elements. It is also a crucial element of the wall assembly....

5 Reasons to Become a Realtor

The real estate agent profession is booming and only expected to grow in the coming years. As a realtor, you have several roles and responsibilities, so although it can be a rather lucrative career, it does take hard work. Making a career change can be a huge...

What is Renting Like in Toronto?

Interested parties have three major options: Apartments. Apartments are an uncommon housing option in downtown Toronto. Some quality, if aged, buildings occasionally have vacancies. Houses. Homeowners have begun offering rooms to rent. One major advantage to this...

What is Renting Like in Berlin?

Since 1999, Berlin has been Germany’s capital. In 2013, it was home to more than 3.5 million residents. Compared to other worldly cities of note, Berlin has bigger green spaces and more affordable housing. Since you can get by with just a bicycle, owning a car isn’t...

Top Reasons People Don’t Buy Homes

Most people who have attained the working-class status desire to become homeowners. Home ownership is significantly advantageous as opposed to living in rental houses and apartments. Few people, however, realize their dreams of becoming successful homeowners. The many...

Best Real Estate Television Shows

These days, there are so many great real estate television shows available to watch that it can be difficult to know what is worth a watch. Here is a roundup of the best home renovation and design shows on television: Brojects Brojects focuses on the renovation of the...

External Factors That Decrease Your Home Value

There are a number of external factors that can affect the value of your home, whether they are man-made or force majeure. Natural disasters, such as sinkholes, are one example of something caused by nature that can negatively impact a home’s value. But aside from mother nature, there are also plenty of human-based factors that can impact a home’s value.