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(NC) This year’s home must-have is an office space that offers flexibility to go seamlessly from video calls to virtual classroom to everything in between. To help you create a workspace that works for you, Sharon Grech, Benjamin Moore colour and design expert, shares three affordable tips to create a stylish office no matter your style or budget.

Choose colours that promote productivity.

Struggling to find focus when working from home? Your wall colour can help promote a sense of calm and concentration to help you through your busiest days. “Tints and shades of green such as Spa AF-435 or Flora AF-470 can help foster a sense of calm and support your productivity,” recommends Grech.

Giving your home office a coat of green paint is a project you can do yourself, and the increased focus and reduction in eye strain will help you work smarter all year long.

Make room for your workspace.

If you don’t have a dedicated home office, you can easily create a place where you...

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I have listed a property at 105 Windermere DR in Spruce Grove.
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Welcome to this beautiful home in the family-friendly neighbourhood of Woodhaven. Just walking up the sidewalk you'll admire the gorgeous front yard. You'll enter into the warm, inviting living room with a unique freestanding gas fireplace, large windows for plenty of natural light and hardwood floors. The upgraded kitchen is bright and spacious with newer counters, backspash, sink and taps and plenty of cabinet storage and counter space and newer stainless steel appliances. Step down into the sunken living/dining room with another fireplace (wood-burning) and patio doors to the wonderful back yard. The spacious deck includes a gas BBQ hookup and newer pergola. Other upgrades include garage roof (2019), new sump pump, new high efficiency furnace, newer kitchen appliances, new washer, added insulation and so much more. Downstairs, the basement is fully...
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(NC) With Canada’s housing market hotter than ever, saving up a down payment can feel impossible. But wise spending and saving decisions can add up over time. Here, Vanessa Bowen, money expert and accountant, offers simple yet effective ways to save for the home you’ve had your eye on.

Ensure you have a good credit score
A better credit score means that you can qualify for lower interest rates and loans that you may require when investing in a future property. Working to improve your overall credit score, such as by avoiding late bill payments, will help make your savings go further as you look towards purchasing the house or condo of your dreams.

Contribute lump-sum payments to your savings
Large annual payments such as a work bonus or your tax return can be added as lump-sum contributions to your savings. Contributing larger sums helps you reach your end-goal more quickly, so remember to save these payments. It’s money you don’t count on in your day to day anyway,...

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I have listed a property at 12915 82 ST in Edmonton.
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Welcome to this great, affordable, home in the community of Balwin. As you walk up to the front door, you'll see the yard is beautifully maintained with a nice lawn and flower beds. Windows throughout have all been upgraded to vinyl. And, the shingles, furnace, hot water tank have all been replaced. The main floor features the living room, kitchen and dining room, with large windows letting in plenty of natural light. There is a door leading to a side concrete patio and the fully-fenced back yard, as well as the oversize single garage. Upstairs, there are 3 bedrooms and a full bathroom. Downstairs, the basement is unfinished, ready to make it what you want. The home is conveniently located across from shopping, restaurants and more, with quick, easy access to Yellowhead. Come, take a look. Don't miss this opportunity.
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(NC) There’s nothing like a cold, refreshing glass of water. But if it comes from a well, you will want to make sure it’s safe.

Your well water should be free of microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses or parasites that may cause disease, and from chemicals at levels that may be a risk to your health.

If you have a private well, you should have the water tested to see if there are any problems. Your most important tests look for certain bacteria that tell you there may be disease-causing microorganisms in your water. You should test for these bacteria (E. coli and total coliforms) every six months.

There are also other tests for chemicals and general water quality. Your provincial or territorial drinking water authority or local public health unit can help direct you on what you should test for, how often to test and suggest an accredited laboratory that can do the tests. It’s also a good idea to test your water if you notice changes in taste, smell, colour or in land...

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I have listed a property at 309 8604 Gateway BLVD in Edmonton.
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Welcome to this beautifully-renovated, third-floor, condo located in the heart of Strathcona. Renos include new paint, vinyl plank flooring throughout, modern kitchen cabinets and countertops, new built-in dishwasher and microwave hood fan, under-cabinet lighting, tile backsplash, sink/faucet and more. The suite even has a built-in air conditioner unit to keep you cool in the summer. The spacious west-facing living room lets in plenty of natural light and patio doors lead to the large balcony. There's nothing to do here but move in and enjoy. This well-managed building includes an elevator and your low condo fees include heat, water and even electricity. And talk about location! You're walking distance to Whyte Ave, the River Valley, U of A and all the annual festivals and events and farmers market that Old Strathcona offers. You also have easy access...
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(NC) If you’ve spent the last several months daydreaming about your ideal renovation project, you’re not alone. Whether it’s a reno for a new kitchen, your own spa bathroom, a basement media room or a beautiful backyard oasis, there’s no shortage of dreams to take on.

Here are a few tips to make your vision a reality:

Spend time planning ahead. 
The more you think about your project before you begin, the better you’ll understand your wants, needs and priorities.

A great place to start is thinking about why you’re doing this project in the first place. Is it to create more space? Add functionality? Freshen up décor? These questions will help you make the right decisions during your project.

Know when to call in the pros. 
Many home reno projects might seem DIY, such as laying tiles and flooring. But for anything structural, mechanical or electrical, it’s best to hire a properly licensed professional. You don’t want to cause any...

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I have listed a property at 288 Dunvegan RD in Edmonton.
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Welcome to this great, air conditioned, 2-storey home with double attached garage and finished basement. Bright and open as you walk in, with brand new carpet and paint throughout. The main floor is open concept, including a spacious foyer with 2-piece bath and access to the garage, and an open living room, kitchen and dining room area. A patio door leads to the back yard with a 2-tiered deck, dog run and kids playhouse. And, for fitness or relaxation: sliding doors lead to the indoor, heated addition featuring a large swim spa, all set for year-round use. It's truly a must-see! Upstairs are two massive bedrooms, both featuring walk-in closets and two full bathrooms including one ensuite. There's a convenient upstairs laundry room here, too, with front-loading washer/dryer. Downstairs is finished with another open family room and bedroom as well as plenty...
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