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Over the last decade those looking to move property are increasingly on the hunt for plots of land so that they can custom design their own property. This demand is also exactly why many construction companies across the country have added custom building to their repertoire. Here in Canada however there are two types of custom builder, there are those at the top of their industry like Canbec Construction, those who have worked on an enormous range of properties and have a real commitment to excellence, and then there are the rest. Sadly there are a number of firms who…

During the Great Lockdown, attractions across Los Angeles ended up shutting down due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. These include attractions from the Universal CityWalk to Rodeo Drive. As a result, visitation numbers took a dive. Now that car and air travel are quickly picking back up with the ending of quarantines for many, let’s take a look at the pros and cons of the Airbnb model for those interested in owning Airbnb properties and renting them out in the months ahead, according to travel expert Brian Ferdinand in a recently published article. What You Should Know About The Airbnb…

Installing a new kitchen is no easy feat, and it’s not something you’ll want to do multiple times, so it’s important you choose a kitchen that you love! One of the biggest decisions you’ll need to make is what kind of flooring you want to install. Kitchens are often high-footfall areas and they’re prone to spills and stains, so it’s important the flooring you choose can stand up to the challenges of a busy household.  If you’ve never come across porcelain tiles before, then you might have a pre-conception that they’re delicate (like porcelain fine china), but this couldn’t be…

There are so many things to consider when you’re building your dream home that it’s easy to get overwhelmed and confused. It’s important to take a deep breath, calm down, and don’t overlook the little things when you are writing out your plans.  From choosing the right windows for the house to how many bedrooms you need, building a house can be exciting and not as overwhelming as you might think.  1. Do Your Homework Building your dream house is something you don’t want to rush into. Study the plans for your home carefully before calling in any kind of…

Buying a home is one of the biggest investments you’ll make during your lifetime. In order to ensure that you make a wise decision, it’s essential to know what to look for before you begin your search.  Affordability You should never buy a home based on projected earnings. A home should consume no more than 30% of your net income. Factoring in all the added costs, including property and school taxes, insurance, maintenance, and monthly utility bills, will allow you to live a comfortable life.  Stay Within Your Price Range It’s exciting to see beautiful homes listed well above your…