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Move with less stress. Follow our simple tips for efficient movingAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, over 15 million people will move each year in the United States. That is a lot of people experiencing a great deal of stress. In fact, it amounts to over 40 million people organizing, packing, pleading with friends and finding new living space every 52 weeks. People move for lots of reasons, buying or selling a home, a job transfer or retirement. While moving may never be “easy”, here are some tips to make moving more simple.

Plan Ahead

Many people create self-inflicted stress when moving simply because they didn't give themselves enough time and plan ahead. They can underestimate the time it takes to pack every item they own into boxes or secure enough vehicles to facilitate the move. As soon as you've

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How to Buy a New Construction Home in CanadaNew construction properties are appealing to Canadian home buyers because it gives them an opportunity to enjoy a completely fresh start with a customized home. New construction homes are in high demand, but it's imperative that buyers work with an experienced real estate agent who can help them navigate through the process - especially new home buyers.

Here's what home buyers need to know about buy a new construction home in Canada:

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Research All Builders Being Considered

Not all home builders are created equal, and home buyers who are interested in building a new construction home should do

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Home Painting Advice for BeginnersHomeowners who are preparing to list their property on the market may need to paint the house with a fresh array of neutral tones to appeal to buyers and make the home more marketable. Home buyers who have recently purchased a new house may want to paint the walls in order to make the space their own, and add their own touch of color to the property.

No matter the reason for painting, homeowners and home buyers know that it can be expensive to hire someone to do the job. Sometimes, a homeowner may choose to let a professional do the painting as opposed to a DIY job. However, these tips will help beginners paint their entire home on their own—and no one will know that it wasn't painted by a professional.

Prepare the Walls Before Painting

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How to Buy a HomeBuying a home can be both an exciting and confusing time. For those potential home buyers that are unfamiliar with the home buying process, they may make any number of mistakes along the way. And while some mistakes are opportunities to learn a lesson, others can land buyers in a legal nightmare. To avoid the major pitfalls that come with buying a home, keep the following key stages in mind before getting started.

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Assessing Your Worth

Before contacting a real estate agent or picking out their favorite neighborhoods, buyers have to learn how much they can afford to spend on a home. It's not solely a

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