DIY Home Staging

Posted & filed under Residential Services.

They call it ‘puffing’ – the old trick of exaggerating or playing up the best qualities of a product or service and ignoring the not-so-great ones. You see it in every advertisement, TV commercial, banner ad, book cover, and movie poster. You will also hear it from the mouth of every spokesperson. As long as people have been selling things, puffing has existed. This is often true in home sales, as well; we call it home staging. For the uninitiated, home staging is the preparation of the home for viewing by potential buyers – basically making your home look as nice as possible so it will appeal to people during showings. It can be an effective sales tool and may lead to you fetching a higher price for your home.

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10 Moving Day Tips for Keeping Electronic Items Safe

Posted & filed under Five Star Moves, Moving Tips, Residential Services.

Moving your house or office from one place to another is certainly a very important process. You need to plan your move well in advance to ensure there is no mismanagement during the process. Although you may have left the moving process to a moving company, there are still some essential items you will want to ensure are properly handled between locations. (more…)

7 Tips for a Successful Long Distance Move

Posted & filed under Commercial Services, Residential Services.

Making a successful long-distance move is definitely not a child’s play. It is often a crucial and important decision to make a long-distance move, which needs to be implemented even more precisely. There are a lot of things to be considered before changing the location of your home or office, in order to save you from a lot of hassle and frustration on moving day.

The most important tips you can implement when moving over a long-distance include:

1. Plan in Advance

Like any other major events, such as preparing for a big exam or presenting the yearly budget for your company at an executive meeting, planning in advance is necessary even before implementing a process to move, and is as important as making the decision to move, in the first place! Think carefully and note down all the important points you need to consider for the moving process so that you do not forget anything when you move your home or business. Note down all the important names, websites and phone numbers of people and places you need to be in touch with while carrying out the moving process. (more…)

How To Decide If It’s Time To Move

Posted & filed under Moving Tips, Residential Services.

Moving almost always comes with mixed feelings. Packing up and moving to a new city or a new neighbourhood is a big decision. So how do you decide if it’s the right time to move or not? Everybody will have different processes to determine whether or not the time is right, but the discussion to move usually stems from needing something to change.

If you’ve been having conversations about one of the following things, chances are it might be time to take action and plan a move. (more…)