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When Selling Your Halifax Home - Use Lighting to Improve Your Home's Image - 10/31/10 11:08 PM
When you are ready to sell your Halifax home, lighting can play a very important part in staging it. You want your home to have a lot of light flooding in from doors and windows, but when fall comes, natural lighting isn't always an option. Therefore, you may need to use different types of lighting and accessories to improve your home's image.Always utilize natural lighting whenever you can, so keep the drapes open when showing the home during the day. This includes windows, French doors, and sliding glass doors as well.Recessed or pot lighting can improve the overall effect of a (2 comments)
Green will Add Value to the Sale of your Halifax Home - 10/30/10 09:59 AM
When you are ready to sell your Halifax home, you focus on the renovations and the cosmetic updates to create selling points. In an era when consumers are more conscious of the environmental impact of our Western lifestyle, adding some updates to make it more green might make it more saleable too. There are many not-so-obvious green things that make great selling points. As the seller, you may not notice the green qualities in your home that are adding value to the sale. Roy Thomas can bring some of these things to light that will make your home stand out above the (3 comments)
Older Homes Can Still Turn Green - 10/26/10 11:35 PM
Imagine driving down the street and seeing a green roof atop your neighbor's home! That's right, a soft carpet of green in place of a traditional roof. It isn't very common yet, and is mostly found atop industrial buildings or in a new construction home. However, even older homes can turn green! In renovating the kitchen of their century-old home, that's exactly what Penni-Sue Smith and Jason Gerhard decided to do. Because the portion they made green was an addition, they were able to increase the structural integrity to hold the extra weight. One favorable feature of green roofs is how (4 comments)
EXIT Realty Metro and EXIT Realty Optimum Join Together in Partnership - 10/14/10 11:45 AM
Per our latest press release, EXIT Realty Metro and EXIT Realty Optimum have joined togehter in partnership to creates the largest real estate brokerage in HRM by number of listings and agent count. EXIT Realty Optimum and EXIT Realty Metro today announced they are joining together under the banner EXIT Realty Metro. This new partnership will be effective October 14, 2010 and joins two of the top five real estate offices¹ in the province to create a premiere real estate brokerage in Nova Scotia."We are partnering to become the largest² and most effectively run real estate organization in the HRM," said Jeremy (0 comments)
5 Ways to Get a Great Halifax Mortgage Loan - 10/01/10 12:00 AM
When you are shopping for a new Halifax home, lenders carefully analyze the details of your mortgage loan application to determine whether they will finance your new home. They determine how likely you are to repay the loan by using a method called "The 5 C's of Credit". These 5 C's are - Character, Collateral, Capital, Credit, and Capacity; but what do they mean? Character - The lender makes a general impression of your character in regards to trustworthiness and the ability to repay the loan. He looks at your educational background, profession, time at your current employment and residence are (2 comments)
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