Archive | April, 2014

5 Tips For Choosing A Home Contractor

As posted on the Huffpost Style Canada, September 18, 2012 “Five tips on choosing a home contractor, part of the CBC News and Business in Vancouver series ‘Renovation Reality’ on the home reno business. 1. Don’t give into sales pressure. If a contractor shows up to your door offering services, ask to take their business (…) Continue Reading →

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Top 10 Ways to Add Value to Your Home

As reported by Emilie Sennebogen and Melanie Radzicki McManus, How Stuff Works “10:  More Space and Light: In real estate, dark and cramped are no good, so a little light goes a long way. If your house has small rooms that block the flow of natural light, you may want to consider knocking down some (…) Continue Reading →

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Canada’s newest home price index hits the market

As reported by Tara Perkins, The Globe and Mail, April 24, 2014 “There’s a new home price index on the market. Brookfield RPS, a subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management Inc., has quietly soft-launched its own Canadian home price index. It will go head-to-head with the country’s two main price indices, one by the Canadian Real (…) Continue Reading →

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