Luxury Real Estate

What Exterior Home Improvements Add The Most Value?

The outside of a house is the first thing anybody sees when looking to purchase and it’s appearance its often used a stepping stone to judge the interior of a home. For perspective buyers, curb appeal is everything. Whether you are looking for a quick, DIY project to boost your home’s appearance or to purchase long-term investments that homebuyers are keen on seeing, we have everything covered for...

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How Can Homeowners Prepare For A Recession

After two very strong years in the housing market, the signs of a cooldown are very apparent. Coinciding with real-estate strength has also been high inflation. While a number of global factors are contributing to our current situation, higher mortgage interest rates are impacting the housing market and giving rise to recession-like indicators. The luxury home market will certainly see the effects if even...

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Exterior Home Improvements That Can Increase Home Resale Value

Whether listing your home for sale or just making home improvements, the exterior of your home is what people see first.  It’s the curb appeal that sets the stage, drawing you into the home. What you do on the exterior of your home can help maximize the return on your investment when it’s time to sell.  Here are some top exterior items that will add the most value.Front DoorGarage...

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Designing the Perfect Home Workspace

The world as we once knew it has completely changed - we have now grown accustomed to the new normal which includes sanitizer, masks, “elbow bumping” instead of handshakes, doing a double-take now when someone coughs. Even though we are now a few years into the pandemic and it has become more comfortable to live with COVID-19, there are some things that still remain… Enter the Work From Home...

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Luxury Home Security: How To Keep Your Property Safe and Secure

Luxury homes come with greater security needs as they can be targets for criminals. That is why it’s important to have a comprehensive security strategy to keep your family, home and valuables safe. Let’s dive into some of the best luxury home security systems to keep your property safe and secure.  Security FencesThe gated entrances that welcome you into estate homes make a grand statement – one...

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Texture in design and how it transforms your space

Texture is an all-important, and sometimes overlooked element in transforming a space from flat to multidimensional, adding layers of depth and richness. Whether its countertops or flooring, creating the right atmosphere is all about the choosing the right surfaces. Below, we feature nine trending surface textures and where to use them. 1. Concrete is a low-maintenance (and economical) way to pour on...

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Home Staging Tips

It’s important to remember that the way we photograph and show homes is not realistically the way we live in our homes on a day-to-day basis. Presenting your home in its best light is key to getting top dollar.  These home staging tips can make a world of difference in how buyers perceive your home and its value. Areas of Influence When staging your home to sell, focus on the main areas of...

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How To Declutter Your Home This Spring

Spring is in the air! The energy that comes with longer days and warmer temperatures makes Spring the ideal time to deep clean and freshen up our homes! Spring cleaning is easier if you begin with a good decluttering first. Getting rid of excess means there is less to clean and dust and creates breathing room to reimagine your spaces. Consider starting with these impactful areas when decluttering home this...

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Renovations to increase value and return on your investment

Whether you’re considering minor renovations to update a room, or a full-scale renovation of your entire home, it’s important to be aware of how renovations might affect your property value, especially if you’re thinking of selling. Since most renovations resolve an issue or improve quality of life, many people automatically assume that they also increase a property’s sale price. That’s often...

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The Best Neighbourhoods In Hamilton

With the average home price in Hamilton being up approximately 25% year-over-year and the new average sale price for a home being just over $1,000,000, it is easy to see why people are looking to Hamilton to invest. Once home to the steel factories and other industrial sectors, Hamilton has in recent years become the “go to” place for young professionals, young families, first time home buyers,...

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