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Renovations can provide huge benefits to homeowners and homebuyers, whether it be investing in a fixer-upper, adding value for resale or just increasing home space and functionality. But without proper planning, these can end up being expensive endeavours...

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Has it always been a dream of yours to buy a fixer-upper home and take on the project of renovating towards your dream home? Or maybe you're interested in a home-flipping investment? Whatever your interest is in purchasing a fixer-upper home, here's some...

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Has it always been a dream of yours to buy a fixer-upper home and take on the project of renovating towards your dream home? Or maybe you're interested in a home-flipping investment? Whatever your interest is in purchasing a fixer-upper home, here's some...

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Perhaps it's a sign of the economy, but Canadians are spending more money on home renovations this year, according to a recent report by Moneris

 

Home improvement spending soared nearly 10 per cent in the second quarter of the year compared...
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Has it always been a dream of yours to buy a fixer-upper home and take on the project of renovating towards your dream home? Or maybe you're interested in a home-flipping investment? Whatever your interest is in purchasing a fixer-upper home, here's some...

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March is Fraud Prevention Month, and it's a great time to educate yourself on how to avoid renovation rip-offs if you are planning to make some home upgrades this spring. Being knowledgeable about choosing your contractor will save you money and potential...

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An article in Style at Home, pointed out some really great tips on how you can avoid mistakes when doing home renovations. You can read the full article online, but here's the summary:

 

Prepare: a detailed plan will not only keep you...

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A big new record in the home industry has been set last year — on renovation spending. According to Altus Group Inc., renovation spending hit an all-time high of $63.4 billion in 2013. In fact, that's more than spending on all new home construction....

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Once the snow finally melts, many homeowners will be getting around to those home renovation projects they've been putting off. If you'll be working with a contractor, make sure you discuss these topics first. 

 

• What hours will they be...

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A lot of Calgarians had to go through the process of cleaning up and remodeling after the flooding hit our city in June. But minor flooding can happen at any time too, just this week flooding occurred all over the city due to burst pipes from the cold....

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Information from the Alberta Government released earlier this week, should give Albertans affected by the flooding a better idea about funding they'll receive.

The funding is based on the cost of construction per square foot, and according to the government,...

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When most of us think about home renovation, we think of our home's interior. Here are some reasons why renovating your home's exterior could offer big returns.

 

You can sell your home faster: when it comes to home selling, appearance matters. Curb...

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I came across an interesting article on Houzz recently, that outlined the 20 tools every homeowner should have. Having these tools at home will leave you able to tackle household repairs and small jobs around your home. I've decided to just list the tools...

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