6 Places to Find Furniture You Didn’t Think to Look

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

6 Places to Find Furniture You Didn’t Think to Look

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate Home Ideas

Is the cost of furniture causing to you to debate if a kitchen table is a “want” or a “need”? Don’t worry! There are plenty of options for you to furnish your nest without breaking the bank. Here are some good places to start: 1. Check with Craig Craigslist.org: the 24-hour garage sale where you never need to worry about parking! Not just for used items, many furnit...Read More

How to Build the Perfect Home Gym

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

How to Build the Perfect Home Gym

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate Home Ideas

Working out doesn't have to be so much work. Ditching the gym membership for a home gym pays off in privacy, freedom, convenience, time efficiency, and cost! Here are 5 simple steps for building the perfect home gym. 1. Make Some Space Determine which workouts are right for you and find a space that fits your needs. Will you be pumping iron, doing jumping jacks, or stretching it out? A spa...Read More

From for Sale to Sold: Your Wish List Is Our Checklist

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

From for Sale to Sold: Your Wish List Is Our Checklist

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate Wish List!

Most people have an idea of what their dream home would look like (and if you need inspiration, we've created several Pinterest boards). You can't always get everything you want in a home – but how do you make sure your new home will come close? Work with an experienced professional – like a RE/MAX agent. Among other things that make your home hunt successful, RE/MAX agents kno...Read More

Where Does the Couch Go? Modern-Day Tips for Arranging Your Furniture

By: By Laura Love Bardell

Where Does the Couch Go? Modern-Day Tips for Arranging Your Furniture

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate Arranging Your Furniture in Your new home!

Today's couches are so much more than the three-seater pieces of days past. Sectionals are useful and stylish, and their shape provides a built-in conversation area. Chaises — perfect for lounging — eliminate the need for an ottoman or footstool. Sometimes, though, it can feel challenging to find the best layout for your room. This guide provides solutions for arranging uniquely-sh...Read More

4 Ways Tech is Used in Real Estate

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

4 Ways Tech is Used in Real Estate

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate

You may not think "real estate" when you think about modern technology, but several advances are making the lives of homebuyers, home sellers, and agents a lot easier – not to mention adding peace of mind with added security measures. Here are a few. 1. Drones Fitting a small camera onto a helicopter drone lets agents capture aerial images of homes, properties and neighborhoods t...Read More

Selling Your Home? 4 Signs It’s Time to Call an Agent

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

Selling Your Home? 4 Signs It’s Time to Call an Agent

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate; Thinking of Selling?

Thinking of selling your home on your own? Online listing sites may lure you into thinking that the process is simple. Take a few photos, buy a "For Sale" sign and wait for buyers, right? But the process is much more complicated than that. If you're considering selling your home on your own, here are a few sure signs you should call a professional real estate agent. 1. You're no...Read More

After the Move: 5 Fast and Easy Ways to Feel at Home

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

After the Move: 5 Fast and Easy Ways to Feel at Home

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate 5 Fast & Easy Ways to Feel at Home

You’re done buying your new home and, at last, the moving truck’s been unloaded. Now it’s time to unpack and make the new place your own – a labor-intensive process that will go a lot easier when you follow these five quick tips. 1. Divvy Up the Work Give everyone in the family a list of jobs to do, with the big items – like furniture placement – to be done ...Read More

Where Does the Couch Go? Modern-Day Tips for Arranging Your Furniture

By: By Laura Love Bardell

Where Does the Couch Go? Modern-Day Tips for Arranging Your Furniture

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate Decorating Ideas

Today's couches are so much more than the three-seater pieces of days past. Sectionals are useful and stylish, and their shape provides a built-in conversation area. Chaises — perfect for lounging — eliminate the need for an ottoman or footstool. Sometimes, though, it can feel challenging to find the best layout for your room. This guide provides solutions for arranging uniquely-sh...Read More

Maintenance tips for protecting your biggest investment

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

Maintenance tips for protecting your biggest investment

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate Maintenance

While it's not a dramatic renovation project, regular home maintenance will help you maintain your home's value. In fact, proper maintenance actually increases the value of a house by about 1 percent each year, according to research from the University of Connecticut and Syracuse University. Here are some strategies for keeping on track. Focus on Enemy No. 1: Moisture Slowly and insid...Read More

6 Places to find furniture you didn't think to look!

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

6 Places to find furniture you didn't think to look!

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate

Is the cost of furniture causing to you to debate if a kitchen table is a “want” or a “need”? Don’t worry! There are plenty of options for you to furnish your nest without breaking the bank. Here are some good places to start: 1. Check with Craig Craigslist.org: the 24-hour garage sale where you never need to worry about parking! Not just for used items, many furnit...Read More