Some people don’t give hallways much thought when painting and decorating. Instead, they focus on rooms.
The fact is, a great looking hallway can have the same, if not more, impact than the most eye-catching family room or bedroom, especially when you need to go through the hallway to get there!
Here are some painting tips that can bring a dull hallway to life:
  • Paint the hallway the reverse of the rooms around it. If the rooms are dark, use light colours in the hall. If the rooms feature simple colours, consider being more dramatic in your choice of hallway paint.
  • In a longer hallway, using two shades of the same colour on perpendicular walls can make the space seem less tunnel-like. (The darker shade goes on the shorter walls.)
  • Darker colours…

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I just finished uploading this House for sale, 17923 110A Street, Edmonton, Alberta

Beautifully finished bi-level in one of the best neighbourhoods in north Edmonton. This home has a finished basement suite and separate entrance finished very high end with its own furnace and a very large kitchen and separate laundry. The main floor is hardwood throughout and has another massive dream kitchen with a large island with granite countertops throughout. This is the perfect layout for a multi family property, suite is not permitted but many of the requirements are already in place such as separate furnace and large windows, kitchen, separate laundry etc. No back neighbours ever!! Private setting in a cul-de sac.

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I just finished uploading this House for sale, 12727 114 Street, Edmonton, Alberta

Gutted and renovated! Step into this newly renovated 3 bedroom bungalow and you will find a large living room with huge windows and bright pot lights! The kitchen is brand new with quartz countertops and a large island. DREAM bathroom with all new vanity, fixtures and tilework. Renovations include all flooring, baseboards, doors and closets, all light fixtures, paint, total bathroom and kitchen and much more. Massive backyard, huge windows, new furnace. This house is move in ready!

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Imagine there’s a neighbourhood you’d love to live in someday, but, every time you drive through, you rarely, if ever, see a For Sale sign. It’s as if homes get gobbled up by buyers the moment they get listed.

It’s true, properties do tend to sell quickly in desirable, in-demand neighbourhoods. Does that mean you’re destined to either hope for a lucky break or miss out on ever living there?

Fortunately, no. There are practical things you can do to increase your chances of getting into that neighbourhood.

Your first step is to find out the kind of new home you can afford. You want to get your financial ducks in a row so when a listing does come up in the area, you’re able to respond quickly. Find out the average price range of homes in the…

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When you suffer damage to, (or the loss of), your home or its contents, you expect your insurance company to help you out. And, most do a good job of doing just that.

Still, it’s a good idea to review your policy with your insurance advisor and find out what’s covered and what isn’t. You don’t want to discover that your policy will not cover the cost of repairing the damage caused by a flood in your laundry room.

Pay particular attention to coverage in the case of water damage. Some insurance policies don’t cover floods and sewer backup unless an additional rider is purchased.

Also, check liability limits. Ask your advisor to recommend an appropriate level. Finally, make sure you know exactly how much your home is insured for. Are you covered for…

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