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How to make a small yard seem larger than it is

Not everyone has the advantage of having a large amount of yard space. In fact your entire property may seem like it has very little useable external space however with clever design you’d be surprised how even the smallest of spaces can be augmented for better use and by doing so they will also appear […]

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What Are Micro-Flats And Are They A Fad Or Here To Stay?

Have you heard of “micro-flats”? If you’re living in London, you’ll be used to seeing it mentioned in newspapers and online. Some are saying this new style of housing development may be the answer to the housing crisis. The term “micro-flat” is also sometimes called a ‘micro-apartment’ or a ‘mini-flat’. However micro-flats are quite different […]

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Landscaping with Water Features

Landscaping with water features is one of the best ways to create a feeling of tranquillity in your property and it’s surroundings, and it’s actually easier to create than you’d believe. There are many examples of common landscaping water features and they range from the simple, ubiquitous pre-built fountains or bird baths; all the way […]

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3 outdoor improvements that will add value to your home

When undertaking a new project around your home it is important to justify your investment for it’s enjoyment and the added monetary value it adds to your property. Whether you are investing your money or your time (or both), you should ask yourself – will these improvements increase the value of my home if not […]

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4 Secrets to a Continuously Gorgeous Garden

It doesn’t matter how modern and deluxe your home’s interior is if your outside spaces are drab or dead, it might give people the wrong impression. Your garden can be gorgeous year-round — if you put in some time and effort to keeping your spaces green and your flowers blooming. In fact, maintaining a luscious […]

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Preparing to Start Working from Home

The idea of working from home is enticing as most people do not relish dealing with the daily commute or workplace politics. However, aspects such as setting up an appropriate workspace, separating work time from down time as well having the motivation to be consistently engaged in the work process are real factors to consider. […]

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Detroit Real Estate is Finally Trending

It hasn’t been that long ago when headlines were shouting that it was possible to buy homes in Detroit for $1. One dollar, for a home. Granted there were problems with the houses, city services were anemic, squatters were living in many of these abandoned houses, but, nonetheless, it was shocking to find in the […]

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Smart Home Gadgets: 5 Must-Have Devices for a Modern House

Although the idea of a smart home is still evolving, there are plenty of tech tools at our disposal to turn our homes into smarter learning machines. From ‘smart’ thermostats to ‘smart’ speakers, there’s barely a limit to what you can incorporate into your daily life at home. In this article, we will be going […]

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5 of the best builds from Grand Designs

Whether you’re remodelling an older property in a unique style or starting a new build from scratch, Grand Designs always primes the imagination. And you needn’t break the bank to emulate the eclectic designs featured, because thrifty post-recession builders often use deft development tricks to build dream homes on a range of budgets.

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Reasons why you should include limestone blocks in construction

If you are getting your garden designed, you have come to the right place. Limestone retaining wall design is commonly used to increase the aesthetic appeal of your garden; the best thing here is that they are very practical as well. Limestone, a sedimentary rock, is mainly composed of skeletal fragments of various marine organisms, […]

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Montreal – Why Residents Love Living Here

It’s not surprising that Montreal in Canada is considered a great place to reside. It’s not its largest city but it is considered one of its most ‘European’ with residents speaking English and French. Montreal’s property market has up to now escaped attention due to not experiencing the stratospheric gains in value that Toronto and […]

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10 Unique Ways of Selecting Your Fabric

In the world of home décor and upholstery, fabric and textiles are building blocks and reign paramount as design influencers. Decorating your house is a wonderfully creative project, selection of desired fabrics can test decision-making abilities. The fabric is the piece that sets the tone of the room, environment, and house. No need to fret- […]

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How Urban Real Estate Trends Are Being Powered By Cultural Shifts

Cities all throughout the world are going through a modern day architectural renaissance. Urban real estate is being affected with large societal and economic changes creating a new environmental of transformation. Millions of millennials are converging to large cities where the most advanced small businesses and entrepreneurial markets have begun evolving. With the advent of […]

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How to Get Started With Home Design

Home design is a creative endeavour that many people in the property market want to experience, but they find it hard to translate their skill set into something that can be applied to home design. This is usually because they can’t cope with the creative aspect of designing something.

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Obliterate Clutter From Home & Garden, Permanently

Do you ever feel like you are fighting a losing battle with the clutter in your home? You can spend days at a time every month finding homes for things, tidying up mess, and stuffing possessions into full cupboards, and still feel like you have mountains of work to get through. And by the time […]

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