HomeStars Launches Home Renovation Flexible Refinancing in Partnership with Perch To Help Canadian Homeowners Bring Their Dream Home to Life

TORONTO, May 18, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HomeStars, Canada’s largest network of verified home service professionals, is proud to announce a new partnership with Perch, a technology platform offering homebuyers and homeowners the financial insights they need to build wealth through real estate. This first-of-its-kind partnership will help homeowners find flexible refinancing solutions to fund their renovation and home improvement needs.

Through the new partnership, HomeStars offers a refinancing option to Canadian homeowners looking to make home renovations, repairs, or improvements. Homeowners can now receive cash based on the equity in their homes and use these funds for home improvement projects.

“We couldn’t be more excited to partner with Perch and offer Canadian homeowners flexible refinancing options to fund their home renovations. It’s been a difficult year for Canadians, with the volatile housing market and economic pressures making purchasing newer homes less accessible and forcing many Canadians to

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Worried about power outages? These 5 tips can help you feel prepared – Home Improvement Blogs

(BPT) – While you may enjoy warmer temperatures, summer weather also brings dangerous storms. Scientists at Colorado State University predict at least 19 named tropical storms and nine hurricanes this year, while AccuWeather is forecasting an above-average tornado season. These unpredictable events and regular summer thunderstorms can produce unexpected power outages.

You rely on the power grid for everything from working and household chores to all kinds of entertainment, not to mention keeping your home comfortable and secure. An hour without power is inconvenient, but how about several hours, days or weeks? On average, electricity customers have experienced over eight hours of electric power interruptions in recent years, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Living without power for that long is challenging today, and sometimes even dangerous.

How can you prepare for extended power outages?

Weather is unpredictable, as is the reliability of the power grid when it is

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Do NFTs have a place in the home?

NFTs are increasingly making their way into the home world, with marketplaces like 1stDibs hosting auctions for the digital assets and manufacturers such as Nathan Anthony debuting cryptocurrency-inspired furniture collections at this year’s Spring High Point Market. When it comes to interiors, however, the increased attention around digital artwork raises the question of whether virtual possessions are actually making their way into homes—and if so, how exactly does that work?

In recent months, a number of startups have cropped up with the goal of tapping into the market of homeowners and art collectors who want to show off their digital purchases in real life. For the most part, NFT frames—wall-mounted display screens designed specifically for digital artworks—are the product. Many of the companies in the burgeoning space (contenders include Framed, Tokenframe, Qonos Inc. and Infinite Objects, which has collaborated with NFT superstar Beeple) are focused on creating high-quality digital

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