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Renovating an investment condo – Day 5 -new lighting, baseboard heaters, and plumbing!

Mark Dods, my electrician, installed new baseboard heaters yesterday. Unfortunately, they are not the same profile as the old ones, meaning there is some drywall exposed,  so I’ll have to do some drywall repairs which I hope to get to … Continue reading

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Before-and-after: What a little paint can do

As you folks know, I often do renovations for my clients, inexpensively transforming their homes to get them ready for sale. This fall, I’m tackling my cottage and like all my projects, I’m trying to keep the costs down as much as … Continue reading

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Staging a property for sale — living room, bedrooms, and bath

I stage all my listings, unless the property is in need of so much work that staging it would be like putting the proverbial lipstick on a pig. But I don’t use professional stagers: I use my client’s own furniture … Continue reading

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