Blogging Your Home

My House is Your House : Short-term Rentals

Short-term rental properties are a growing trend. It offers an easy way to supplement your income and for a relatively inexpensive startup cost. Then with apps like Airbnb and Home Away, getting people to see your rental is right at your fingertips.   Why is this trend spreading?  Let’s be real. …

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Retail Design: Visual Merchandising 101

When I started my post-graduate career (after graduating from Interior Design) I started as a Visual Manager for H&M. This might seem like a weird entry level job choice for an interior design graduate but, in reality, there are a lot of similarities between Interior Design and Visual Merchandising. You’re …

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Simple Must-Do Updates for Any Home

Summer is in full swing and so is the real estate market. Spring through to the end of Summer is prime season for home sales with multiple new listings coming up daily. The market is HOT and the competition is real.  When a home buyer is walking through a house, especially an older …

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Curb Appeal

Most of the time, when someone talks about curb appeal, it’s when the house is on the market. Yes, curb appeal is important when you are selling your home but it’s not just about selling your home. The idea behind Curb Appeal is to make you home welcoming by creating …

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Make Your Design Flow Seamlessly

There are many different design themes – rustic, classic, masculine/feminine, minimal, eclectic, country, modern, retro. Beach-y, Paris, farmhouse…You may choose one design theme for the entire home or you may choose to design each room in a different theme. But no matter what you choose, there are some simple things …

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5 Ways to Create an Outdoor Oasis in a Condo

The condo lifestyle is booming all around the world. As land availability decreases and the need for more homes increases, more and more condominiums are popping up. Condos give the younger generation an opportunity to get into the market and the older generations, empty nest-ers, an option for a smaller …

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Home Staging – Part 2: Take it to the next level

In Home Staging – Part 1: The Basics we talked about basic things every home owner should do before listing their home for sale. But some homes need a little more finessing in order to get the value out of the home you want. So; let’s take home staging to the next level.  Why use a professional Home Stager?  …

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