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The Day You Move in is the Day the Gardener Moves Out!

A simple but attractive low-maintenance garden is often the best starting point for new homeowners or non-gardeners. If the fancy and inclination strikes, you can add and enhance the existing landscape over time. Gardening is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing hobbies! If you are not so inclined, just keep to the basics: weed-free gardens and lawns, neatly edged flower beds and borders, and be sure to prune or remove any plant material that is overgrown or unruly.

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Smokers Can Ruin Property Values

We all know that smoking is hazardous for our health, but it also takes a toll on real estate properties. Leger Marketing conducted a survey of Ontario realtors and has some powerful statistics to report. Almost 90% say smokers’ homes are difficult to sell and that resale values are lowered when there has been smoking in the home, anywhere from 20 to 30% less than comparable homes in the area.

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The scientists at the University of Southern California have put together a 3-D printer that can build a house in 24 hours. Thats right, A HOME IN 24 HOURS. So go back watch that video explanation again of printers making these smaller objects, and now imagine a HOME! A full-size home! Try finding a contractor that can make the same promise as this printer can.

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Twenty-Something, Broke, and Trying to Start a LIFE

I believe the title says it all—and almost any person in their twenties can relate. Educated, trying to find a new job to launch their career and officially begin the game of LIFE. Thirty odd years ago many of us would be in a much more comfortable situation, but thanks to economies currentlyattempting to climb back from a recession (amongst other things), getting going with life just isn’t what it used to be

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A Home Office–Everyone Needs One!

Whether you’re running a business or running a family, every residence needs to carve out space for a home office. A practical space is crucial whether you use it for a daily workspace or just as a centre for organizing schedules and paying bills.

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