Fall Decor Trends for 2022

By: Marlene Boyle

Fall Decor Trends for 2022

Tags: home decor, fall trends, fall interior design trends, 2022 design trends, macrame, earthy tones, neutral tones, sustainable shopping

Natural tones have been in style for a while now, but adding a pop of colour is a great idea for the fall. Curves and round furniture are a hit right now as well. Sharp edges are typically more harsh, while curves and rounded edges are more inviting and add comfort and coziness to a room.  Sources: Mobilia, Better Homes & Gardens According to realtor.ca, woven elements, like macrame, ar...Read More

Which Special Feature Would You Rather Have in Your Home?

By: Marlene Boyle

Which Special Feature Would You Rather Have in Your Home?

Tags: INTERIOR DESIGN, SPECIAL HOME FEATURES, HOME BAR, HOME OFFICE, INDOOR POOL, DURHAM REGION REAL ESTATE

@marleneboyle some of the coolest features from our past listings! ?? #durhamregionrealto #durhamregionrealestate #letsgetyouhome #PrimeDayDreamDeals #belairdirectdrivechallenge ? Aesthetic - Tollan Kim Powered by Poll Maker(function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){s.querySelectorAll("[data-quiz]:not([data-emtype='1'])").forEach(function(i,x){x=!i.f?(i.f=function(i){return function(e){try{qz.startQuiz(i)}catch(z...Read More

Anyone Else a Lover of Century Homes?

By: Marlene Boyle

Anyone Else a Lover of Century Homes?

Tags: Durham Region Homes, Oshawa Homes, Durham Region Real Estate, Oshawa Realtors, Clarington Homes, Durham Region Homes for Sale, Century Homes, Home Decor, Old Homes, Charming Homes

    @marleneboyle anyone else a lover of old homes? They always have the most amazing details. Featuring 91 Burk Street in Oshawa currently listed! #durhamregionrealtor #durhamregionrealestate #centuryhomes #interiordesign #centuryhouse ? Aesthetic - Tollan Kim Anyone else a fan of century homes? I love the details that come with older homes - the door knobs, stained glass, the wi...Read More

Game Changers For Your Home That Cost Less Than $1000

By: Marlene Boyle

Game Changers For Your Home That Cost Less Than $1000

Tags: Home Improvement, Game Changers for your Home, Inexpensive Home Upgrades, Home Renovation, Home Improvement Ideas

Whether or not you’re planning on selling soon, it’s a good idea to consider some upgrades for your home that could potentially increase the value of your home. However, home renovations and upgrades don’t necessarily have to break the bank. A Reddit.com user asked the Home Improvement community what investments they’ve made to their homes that they can’t live withou...Read More

2022 Interior Design Trends

By: Becky Crocker

2022 Interior Design Trends

Tags: interior design 2022, interior design trends, home improvement, interior design ideas

As we begin a new year, we can’t help but wonder what’s in store over the coming months.  But if the past two years have taught us anything, it’s that so much can change overnight.  While quality time at home was once reserved for nights and weekends, many now treat their spaces as multi-functional headquarters.  Your home is not only where you eat, sleep and rela...Read More

Spring Cleaning Checklist

By: Marlene Boyle

Spring Cleaning Checklist

Tags: spring cleaning, spring 2022, household chore checklist, cleaning checklist

      Spring is fast approaching! Here's a checklist of spring cleaning chores you might have forgotten about. Welcoming the warmer weather after a long winter season will feel 10x better with a squeaky clean home! Checklist not showing up? Click here to view!     ...Read More

Feel The Love: Creative Crafts, Valentine's Day Decor, and Good Eats

By: Becky Crocker

Feel The Love: Creative Crafts, Valentine's Day Decor, and Good Eats

Tags: valentines day crafts, valentines day decor, decorating for valentines day, valentines treats, valentines day recipes

  Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and Becky is sharing some simple creative crafts, décor and good eats from Pinterest that will have everyone feeling the love this Valentine’s Day. While there are tons of heart-shaped decorations to buy, nothing says you care like homemade crafts. Whether you want to add a touch of romance or simply add a sweet touch to your ho...Read More

Increasing Foyer Appeal

By: Marlene Boyle

Increasing Foyer Appeal

Tags: DURHAM REGION HOMES, BOWMANVILLE HOMES, DURHAM REGION REAL ESTATE, BOWMANVILLE REALTORS, CLARINGTON HOMES, DURHAM REGION HOMES FOR SALE

You’ve heard of curb appeal. It refers to the good impression buyers tend to get when they first see your house “from the curb”. The greater the curb appeal, the more enticing your house will seem. But there’s another type of appeal you may not be aware of: Foyer appeal. That’s the impression buyers get when they first walk in the door. Think of what happens when s...Read More

Lighting Matters When Selling Your Home!

By: Marlene Boyle

Lighting Matters When Selling Your Home!

Tags: DURHAM REGION HOMES, BOWMANVILLE HOMES, DURHAM REGION REAL ESTATE, BOWMANVILLE REALTORS, CLARINGTON HOMES, DURHAM REGION HOMES FOR SALE

  Remember the last time you were in a furniture store or other major home retailer? Remember the fully decorated displays of furniture, appliances and other products? Some of those may have even been organized as model rooms. What did most of those displays have in common? Chances are, they were well lit. In fact, in the retail industry, there are professionals who specialize exclusively ...Read More

Hearth of the Home: Fireplace Mantel Decor

By: Becky Crocker

Hearth of the Home: Fireplace Mantel Decor

Tags: home decor, hearth of the home, decorating fireplaces, furniture placement, living room, fireplace mantel decor

With the right mantel décor, your fireplace will stand out as the focal point of the room. A fireplace mantel display needs a certain amount of balance and proportion. Combine artwork, mirrors, vases and other accents. If you’re lucky to have a mantel with character, minimize your accessories and let the mantel do the talking.  Overlap artwork with varying height and width. Be ...Read More