Tag: #JaneJohnston

Décor Colour Choices Can Be Psychological

  Although choosing a room’s colour is highly personal, it’s worth noting that studies have linked specific colour tones to psychological behaviours. In fact, many doctors, scientists and design experts believe that certain colours can actually influence your… Read More

How to Quick-Prep Your Home for Sale

  Ideally, you should plan to have plenty of time to prepare your home for sale. You want to be able to get everything fixed and cleaned up, and perhaps even make a few improvements, such as installing… Read More

Can New Kitchen Appliances Increase the Value of Your Home?

Next to a major kitchen renovation, replacing appliances is the most expensive way to upgrade the space. So, if you’re purchasing a new refrigerator, stove or dishwasher in order to make your home more attractive to buyers, you… Read More

Should You “High Ball” Your Listing Price?

One of the most important decisions you make when selling your home is setting the listing price. It can be tricky. After all, if you price your property too low, you leave money on the table – perhaps… Read More

5 Unusual (But Effective) Home Staging Ideas

“Staging” your home is all about making the space in your home as appealing as possible to buyers. You may already know the basics, such as eliminating clutter, and removing personal photographs. Here are some other tips that… Read More

Gentle Ways to Deal with Insects in the Home

  A growing number of homeowners are uncomfortable using traditional pesticides for a variety of reasons, including health and environmental concerns. If you’re among them, here are some natural ways to deal with insects in your home: *… Read More

Four Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Current Home

It’s no uncommon for couples with growing families to trade in their compact cars for something roomier, like a mini-van. The same thing happens with homes. Sometimes families simply outgrow them. How can you tell if that’s happening… Read More

Tips To Keep Your Home Safe!

 There’s no doubt about it. If you want to keep your home safe from break-ins, you should have good locks on all doors and windows and ideally have an alarm system in place.   But home security doesn’t… Read More

How a Home Inspection Helps You

Whether you’re considering buying a particular home, selling your current property – or doing both – a home inspection can help. This inspection is conducted by a qualified professional who takes a close look at every aspect of… Read More

5 Things Buyers Hate to See

  When you show your home to prospective buyers, there is probably a long list of things you’re hoping they’ll notice. For example, you’ll want them to see the beautiful chandelier in the foyer or the spacious backyard… Read More