Monthly Archives: December 2014

Everything Old Is New: Mid-Century Décor

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Everything moves in cycles. In the 1990s, the 70s were all the rage. In the early 2000s, nostalgia looked back at the decadent 80s. Home décor is no different than any other style or fashion.

This past year has seen a resurgence of interest in what is often known as Midcentury Modern Décor, a style and aesthetic that was first popularized between the 1930s and 1960s. As you work with your interior designer to decorate your new space, consider the following ideas.
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Organizing Your Private Library

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Being a luxury home owner means having the kind of options for relaxation which others only dream of. For many, this includes having your own library. A dedicated library and study provides not only a real touch of class to your home, it can be one of the greatest places for rest and leisure that you could ever want.

Organizing this library can be a challenge. If you have a large collection, you want to be sure you can find what you want and have the space to make it happen. Here are some tips for setting up a private library in your luxury home.
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Luxury Sales Strategies

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When you are getting ready to sell your luxury home, you will know the market is far different from typical mid-range or economy homes. You need to list your home properly to attract the right buyer. Your entire audience is different. They want different things and are more discerning and specific in their tastes.

All of this combines with the fact that you have a far smaller market, and a lot more competition. Here are some strategies that you and your luxury home agent may employ to help you get your sale fast.
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Remodeling Your New Home

Bright clean attic in the small home.

When you buy a new home, you are purchasing a blank slate, waiting to be transformed into a personalized space that calls your name.

The first time you enter your home after signing the papers, you may be overwhelmed at your plans and possibilities for home improvement. Some new home upgrades are quite expensive; others are very economical.

Here are some ideas for making the most of your new Okotoks real estate space.
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Common Issues Uncovered During Home Inspections

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Everyone knows that a home inspection is a vital part of purchasing a home. A good inspector can find problems that might otherwise be missed. The home inspection may be a requirement and can be an important line of defense in your Okotoks real estate purchase.

When the time comes to negotiate repairs or price, this paperwork will be vital. Here are some of the most common issues that home inspectors uncover during their property examinations.
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Getting the Most out of a Home Inspection

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When you set out to buy a new home, there are many details to consider. Overlooking any seemingly small issues can lead to problems down the road.

A home inspection is a must for uncovering potential problems with your home. Making the most out of your inspection can be your last line of defense in terms of backing out should problems crop up during the purchasing process. Here is how to get the best value from your new Okotoks real estate home inspection.
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