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Updating your Home: Military Posting out of Halifax

By Pam | April 19, 2015

Whether just relocating or for a military posting, a fantastic example of preparing your home for sale comes from my friends who were very efficient in updating key rooms in their home over the years. They recently received their posting message and have kicked it into high gear, implementing the finishing touches and completing their…

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Article for Family & Co Magazine by Home Stager Pam MacKinnon

By Pam | April 19, 2015

During a wintery blast of heavy snow, I was thrilled to be invited by Family & Co magazine owner Lyndsay Doyle to write an article about spring cleaning tips for listing your home for sale! While everyone wishes for spring during those long, cold months, I wanted to shift everyone’s thoughts forward so that they…

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Furniture Overload: Scaling Back

By Pam | April 16, 2015

Don’t Display it All When listing your home for sale, it is vital to avoid showing it the same way as your everyday living.  You must show your home to best reflect its positive features, to do this, start by downsizing the amount of furniture in a room.  If the sofa set your parents handed…

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Adding Appeal to Your Outdoor Space

By Pam | March 17, 2015

When spring (finally) arrives you may start thinking about your deck or patio area, or at least longing to entertain friends in the warmer weather.  It is always worth the investment to enhance your outdoor space because it visually expands square footage living space of your home.    For safety reasons ensure repairs are done first,…

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Real Estate, Lets Break It Down

By Pam | March 12, 2015

If you didn’t think your home was an investment, you’d still be renting. In order to grow that real estate investment you have to maintain and update on a regular basis. I’m not saying buy new fixtures and appliances every three years, but when you hit the 10 year mark, you may want to take…

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