canada: casaGURU Cares on Habitat for Humanity Homepage - 10/23/09 08:28 AM
casaGURU Cares is now being prominantly promoted on Habitat for Humanity Canada's website!
casaGURU’s initiative to help local Habitat for Humanity affiliates is still going strong and now we’re getting even more support directly from Habitat for Humanity Canada by beingc promoted on their website.
Not only is casaGURU Cares featured on the main page, it’s also listed as one of 9 Ways to Participate to make a difference in people’s lives.
It’s as simple as “Just One Click”. Every time someone completes our Homeowner Registration process, we will make a donation to a local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity Canada. … (1 comments)

canada: ATTENTION BC HOMEOWNERS! Breaking news regarding the LiveSmart Efficiency Incentive Program - 09/01/09 03:08 AM
There's bittersweet news for homeowners coming out of BC as a green initiative reaches its goal (yeah), which in turn ends the program (boo)... for now.
British Columbia’s LiveSmart Efficiency Incentive Program reached its goal of 40,000 initial home energy assessments and is therefore closed to new applicants. What it means is that only those who had their pre-retrofit energy assessment completed prior to August 16, 2009 are eligible for the BC Provincial Government’s LiveSmart Efficiency Incentive Program. (To read more go to this Canada.com published letter from Blair Lekstron, Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources.) This does not, however, … (0 comments)

canada: casaGURU: making a mark in the media - 07/29/09 07:50 AM
casaGURU and casaGURU Cares are gathering steam as they raise homeowner awareness via traditional media and social media sites.
There have been lots of exciting things happening at casaGURU lately, both online and on TV.
Our President, Carl Mascarenhas, was interviewed by Julie Matthews on Global Edmonton’s Trouble Shooting segment. There he was able to illustrate how casaGURU helps homeowners find reputable professionals using the example of Home Style Construction. And the camera keeps on rolling as Carl will be heading to Ottawa to film a segment with CTV. So, everyone in the Ottawa area should keep their eyes out for … (2 comments)

canada: Emer's Guide to Energy Saving Programs in Saint John - 06/15/09 08:25 AM
Hello Saint John homeowners!
Here at casaGURU we're big fans of green in both senses of the word: we’re strong supporters of making homes more energy efficient AND of helping our community of homeowners save money. There are many ways you can do both at the same time!
However, with the amount of energy saving rebates and grants available from a variety of sources, finding and applying for them can seem daunting. So, that's why I’ve compiled an easy to follow list of energy savings specifically for homeowners in Saint John, New Brunswick.
I’ve done the research for you, so below … (1 comments)

canada: Emer's Guide to Energy Saving Programs in Regina - 06/15/09 08:20 AM
Hello Regina homeowners!
Here at casaGURU we're big fans of green in both senses of the word: we’re strong supporters of making homes more energy efficient AND of helping our community of homeowners save money. There are many ways you can do both at the same time!
However, with the amount of energy saving rebates and grants available from a variety of sources, finding and applying for them can seem daunting. So, that's why I’ve compiled an easy to follow list of energy savings specifically for homeowners in Regina, Saskatchewan.
New homeowners in Regina should be sure to check out the … (0 comments)

canada: Emer's Guide to Energy Saving Programs in Winnipeg - 06/15/09 08:16 AM
Hello Winnipeg homeowners!
Here at casaGURU we're big fans of green in both senses of the word: we’re strong supporters of making homes more energy efficient AND of helping our community of homeowners save money. There are many ways you can do both at the same time!
However, with the amount of energy saving rebates and grants available from a variety of sources, finding and applying for them can seem daunting. So, that's why I’ve compiled an easy to follow list of energy savings specifically for homeowners in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Be sure to check out the variety of geothermal incentives available.
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canada: Emer's Guide to Energy Saving Programs in Calgary - 06/15/09 08:12 AM
Hello Calgary homeowners!
Here at casaGURU we're big fans of green in both senses of the word: we’re strong supporters of making homes more energy efficient AND of helping our community of homeowners save money. There are many ways you can do both at the same time!
However, with the amount of energy saving rebates and grants available from a variety of sources, finding and applying for them can seem daunting. So, that's why I’ve compiled an easy to follow list of energy savings specifically for homeowners in Calgary, Alberta.
Albertans are especially fortunate to have the Built Green program to … (0 comments)

canada: Emer's Guide to Energy Saving Programs in Victoria - 06/15/09 07:47 AM
Hello Victoria homeowners!
Here at casaGURU we're big fans of green in both senses of the word: we’re strong supporters of making homes more energy efficient AND of helping our community of homeowners save money. There are many ways you can do both at the same time!
However, with the amount of energy saving rebates and grants available from a variety of sources, finding and applying for them can seem daunting. So, that's why I’ve compiled an easy to follow list of energy savings specifically for homeowners in Victoria, British Columbia.
British Columbians are especially lucky because of LiveSmart BC and … (0 comments)

canada: casaGURU TV - Should homeowners use Design & Build firms for Kitchens and Baths - 06/09/09 06:47 AM
casaGURU TV is back with a second season of informative interviews with professionals from a variety of home-related fields. Be sure to stay tuned as we talk to Real Estate Lawyers, Property Appraisers, Interior Designers, Movers and many more...
 
In this episode,  casaGURU TV interviews Carolyn Cheetham from the National Kitchen & Bath Association to learn about the homeowner benefits from design and build firms.

 
http://www.casaguru.com/a/-/j/128505/casaGURU-TV-Should-homeowners-use-Design-Build-firms-for-Kitchens-and-Baths
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canada: casaGURU TV - Understand the services of Interior Decorators - 06/09/09 06:21 AM
casaGURU TV is back with a second season of informative interviews with professionals from a variety of home-related fields. Be sure to stay tuned as we talk to Real Estate Lawyers, Property Appraisers, Interior Designers, Movers and many more...
 
In this episode, casaGURU TV interviews Tobi Brockway of the Canadian Decorators' Association to learn how homeowners can benefit from the services of a professional decorator.
 

 
http://www.casaguru.com/a/-/j/128559/casaGURU-TV-Understand-the-services-of-Interior-Decorators
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canada: casaGURU TV - Understand the services of Interior Designers - 06/09/09 05:53 AM
casaGURU TV is back with a second season of informative interviews with professionals from a variety of home-related fields. Be sure to stay tuned as we talk to Real Estate Lawyers, Property Appraisers, Interior Designers, Movers and many more...
 
In this episode, casaGURU TV interviews of the Interior Designers of Canada to help homeowners understand the difference between decorators and designers and how to hire an interior designer.
 

 
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canada: casaGURU TV - Homeowner options for Household Finance - 06/09/09 04:50 AM
casaGURU TV is back with a second season of informative interviews with professionals from a variety of home-related fields. Be sure to stay tuned as we talk to Real Estate Lawyers, Property Appraisers, Interior Designers, Movers and many more...
 
In this episode, casaGURU TV interviews John Turner from the Bank of Montreal to learn about the various loan products that homeowners can use to finance household projects.
 

 
 
http://www.casaguru.com/a/-/j/128456/casaGURU-TV-Homeowner-options-for-Household-Finance
 
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canada: casaGURU TV - Understanding the New Home Warranty - 06/09/09 04:39 AM
casaGURU TV is back with a second season of informative interviews with professionals from a variety of home-related fields. Be sure to stay tuned as we talk to Real Estate Lawyers, Property Appraisers, Interior Designers, Movers and many more...
In this episode, casaGURU TV interviews Carol Metcalfe of Tarion to learn about the New Home Warranty and how it actually works for homeowners.
 

 
http://www.casaguru.com/a/-/j/128564/casaGURU-TV-Understanding-the-New-Home-Warranty
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canada: casaGURU TV - The Benefits of using a Propety Appraiser - 06/09/09 04:24 AM
casaGURU TV is back with a second season of informative interviews with professionals from a variety of home-related fields. Be sure to stay tuned as we talk to Real Estate Lawyers, Property Appraisers, Interior Designers, Movers and many more...
 
In this episode, casaGURU TV interviews Barry Lebow, a residential property appraiser and member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada.
 

 
http://www.casaguru.com/a/-/j/128113/casaGURU-TV-The-Benefits-of-using-a-Propety-Appraiser
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canada: casaGURU TV - Understanding the 2009 Renovation Tax Credit - 06/09/09 03:50 AM
casaGURU TV is back with a second season of informative interviews with professionals from a variety of home-related fields. Be sure to stay tuned as we talk to Real Estate Lawyers, Property Appraisers, Interior Designers, Movers and many more...
 
In this episode, casaGURU TV interviews Vivian Binnion of the Canada Revenue Agency to get some homeowner guidelines on claiming the 2009 Home Renovation Tax Credit.
 

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canada: casaGURU TV - Understanding the benefits of Real Estate Lawyers - 06/02/09 09:30 AM
casaGURU TV is back with a second season of informative interviews with professionals from a variety of home-realted fields. Be sure to stay tuned as we talk to Real Estate Lawyers, Property Appraisers, Interior Designers and many more...
 
In this epicasaGURU TV interviews Bob Aaron, a Toronto real estate laywer and columnist for the Toronto Star newspaper, to learn how lawyers help homeowners to navigate the challenges of buying or selling real estate.
 

 
http://www.casaguru.com/a/-/j/128470/casaGURU-TV-Understanding-the-benefits-of-Real-Estate-Lawyers
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