Home Ownership

Building a Deck 

Posted on Jun 13, 2022 in Home Ownership

                                          Build a Great Deck with a Solid PlanNew Deck
A relaxing deck gives you the great outdoors without the need to venture too far from the comforts of home. When done right, a deck improves the appearance and utility of your home and can add to its resale value.Outdoor living space has gained great value in the last couple of years. Covid restrictions have mad...

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Remodel Our Existing Home or Move?

Posted on Apr 04, 2022 in Home Ownership

Happy Home Owners
You love your neighborhood. You made the choice to live in Chatham-Kent and you are pleased with your decision. You enjoy the many events and attractions in the Chatham-Kent area. The children are involved in sports or you are a senior taking advantage of the many activities available at the Seniors Activity Centre. Should you move to something sma...

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Budgeting for Home Maintenance

Posted on Jan 17, 2022 in Home Ownership



Many Home Buyer, particularly NEW home buyers fail to plan for yearly maintenance on their new home purchase.
This is very important. Buyers work with their Real Estate Agent and their Mortgage Specialist, set their budget as far as monthly, weekly or bi-weekly mortgage payments but often have no idea what it costs to maintain their home in good con...

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Easy Ways To Conserve Energy

Posted on Aug 30, 2021 in Home Ownership

                                   

Saving $$$$


Are your hydro bills stretching your budget? Consider a few simple ways to lower your monthly costs.

1) Have you replaced your lightbulbs with energy efficient bulbs yet. You will be surprised at the difference it makes.

2) Be conscious of lights left on when you leave the room. Most of us just forget to flip the switch as we leave. It tak...

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Home Renovations

Posted on Jun 14, 2021 in Home Ownership

Home Renovations

Today, there are so many TV show about renovating that homeowners get the bug to transform their own homes. If you like your neighborhood and your home has possibilities for expansion, it is a good option. The experts however,make it look easy and their prices seem to be pretty good! The problem is that many of us do not have the expertise to handl...

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Home Safety Measures

Posted on Mar 29, 2021 in Home Ownership

Home Security Clip Art

1) Invest in a Home Security System that is monitored by a security company. Don't rely on your pet to alert neighbors.Home Alarm System
2) Install cameras at front and rear of home. Robbers want to get in and out in a hurry and do not want to be caught in the act on camera. If they see the cameras, chances are they will move on to an easier target.
3) Install lamin...

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