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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Mortgage lenders in US reported easing up to spur growth

Mortgage lenders in US reported easing up to spur growth

Getting approved for a mortgage in the US is possibly a little easier today than it was a year ago, though that doesn’t seem to be making a difference in the market. In fact, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) complains that tight credit remains “unnecessarily restrictive,” preventing some financially qualified buyers from getting a… Continue Reading

Now stores can follow you through their LED lights

Now stores can follow you through their LED lights

The GPS (global positioning system), which was originally created for military purposes, is now standard issue navigating technology for all kinds of consumer applications, from cars to smartphones. But while it’s great for finding our way from here to there in the great outdoors, it hasn’t been so successful as an indoor navigator. Once we… Continue Reading

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Gourmet cooking in small kitchens: a little planning is all it takes to create a meal to wow your guests

Gourmet cooking in small kitchens: a little planning is all it takes to create a meal to wow your guests

By Sassa Brown — Extravagant chef’s kitchens are not necessary in pulling off spectacular meals that will amaze your family and friends. In fact, you can create delicious, mouth-watering dishes from the comfort of your own home, even if that home is a small condo with less than 800 square feet of total space. How…

From Their Tiny Homes to Yours: Tips to Make Your Condo Look and Feel Much Larger

From Their Tiny Homes to Yours: Tips to Make Your Condo Look and Feel Much Larger

Small spaces can feel quite cramped, especially when your family starts to grow. If you have grown accustomed to larger homes with backyards and guest rooms, the change in size and space can be even more daunting. However, it does not have to completely overwhelm you. Decorating in splashes of color, particularly light colours, can…

Innovative solutions, such as Crowd-Living, Micro-Condos, and Home-Owner Speed Dating, helping “adult kids” permanently leave the nest

Innovative solutions, such as Crowd-Living, Micro-Condos, and Home-Owner Speed Dating, helping “adult kids” permanently leave the nest

Millennials are used to being blamed for all of society’s ills, from workplace recruitment issues to short inventory supply in real estate markets.  In reality, they’re mostly a victim of demographics. If they “boomerang” back to their parents homes it’s because they’re priced out of the hot markets in Toronto and Vancouver. As more and…

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