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There’s no place like home, for sweatpants and family

Posted by CENTURY 21 Canada on December 17, 2014
Canadians define “home” using their hearts and humour, survey reveals Familiar holiday anthems ring out about warmth, comfort, and love, themes that mirror Canadians’ definition of “home” according to a CENTURY 21 Canada survey. Although much real estate news fixates on finances, when asked to describe what home means to them residents sang a different tune. The top 10 ways Canadians define home: ...

CENTURY 21 Canada Hot Cocoa 4 Kids Day supports Easter Seals

Posted by CENTURY 21 Canada on December 3, 2014
Hot cocoa fundraising events to be held nationwide on December 13 C21 Hot Cocoa 4 Kids Day on December 13 will support Easter Seals Canada by harnessing the warmth of holiday hot chocolate. Participating CENTURY 21 offices across the country will invite their communities to a hot cocoa themed fundraiser. All proceeds will be donated to Easter Seals, in support of local families living with disabilities. ...

​Heat savings over hardwood: Survey reveals shift in home buyers’ desires

Posted by CENTURY 21 Canada on October 7, 2014
The Canadian dream home has a new laundry list of “must haves” Utility bills can cost a homeowner even more when they go to sell their property according to the CENTURY 21® Canadian Home Critics Survey. In the results, which expose purchasers' motivations and turn offs, Canadians overwhelmingly report that they would select a home with energy efficiency upgrades (41%) over updated finishings like granite ...

Goodbye Summer! 4 Ways To Welcome Fall With Home Décor

Posted by Helen Harder on October 3, 2014
Fall means more than pumpkin spice lattes and turkey meals on Thanksgiving. It doesn't just mean that winter is coming, but it signifies change. Leaves change from green to yellow, orange and red. Temperature drops from blistering heat to slightly cooler. We even change our wardrobe from t-shirts and shorts, to sweaters and cozy scarves. One thing people often forget they can change is their home ...

Are Your "Must Haves" Really a Must?

Posted by Michelle Rose Andreacchi on September 23, 2014
When you’re ready to buy a home, you usually have a wish list that helps narrow down the criteria to make the search process more accurate. Here are some considerations you should make before finalizing your list 1. "I need GRANITE countertops." This is a very common item for home buyers. Countertops can be fabulous and they are very easy to upgrade or replace. Do some research before ruling ...

Get Your Home Ready For Winter

Posted by Jeff Sim on September 23, 2014
Winter can be hard on a home as well as us living through it. Here are some things that will help your home survive the winter and make you more comfortable at the same time. Furnace inspection and filterYour furnace may not have been running much since last winter. A clogged or dirty air filter impedes the flow of warm air. Some rooms may not heat up enough and you wind up turning up the thermostat. ...
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