Navigating a Buyer's vs. Seller's Market

Let’s be honest: the real estate industry has its own set of lingo. For a lot of us, especially first-time buyers, it can be difficult to determine what all these terms mean and then how to act accordingly. Luckily, though, we’re here to do the decoding so that you don’t have to.

7-Low-Cost-Ways-to-Make-Your-Home-Look-Amazing

Want to make your home look it’s best without breaking the bank? You might think that creating a welcoming, friendly home will cost you an arm and a leg, but it’s not the case. All you need to make your home look amazing is a bit of imagination, creativity, and colour and accessories! Here is an infographic with simple tricks to get you started.

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In an ideal world, no one would have to worry about becoming the victim of a crime. However, as we all know, that is not the world that we live in. Hopefully, most of us will go through life unscathed and safe from being added to lists of statistics; unfortunately, some of us won’t be so lucky. Not many thoughts are more terrifying than the idea of someone invading your home.

Below are tips to ensure that you can keep your home safe and maximize your ability to protect yourself and your loved ones.

Snow-Removal

When Do You Start?

Deciding when to clear snow is not as easy to answer as it seems. The temptation is to begin clearing walkways and vehicles when the first layer of snow develops,  but additional snowfall will only negate your efforts and you will be starting all over again.

 

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Looking to get in on that perfect home in your dream neighborhood?

So is everyone else. Whether it’s the killer school district, walkability, or central location that makes your target neighborhood a top pick, odds are homes for sale in hot markets are hard to come by.

Continue reading “Buying in a Seller’s Market? Here’s 5 Tips.”

tiny-home-tips

Small houses can be fantastic for many reasons, yet they can cause problems when it comes to storage. After all, tiny spaces equal tiny storage. If you’re struggling to find space, here is what you need to know to maximize what you have.

ingenious-ways-to-save-on-your-household-bills

Here is what you need to know about how to save on your household bills, whether that’s fixing your dripping taps to save water or investing in solar panels. As well saving money where you can, most of these tips will also help the environment, so it’s a win-win situation! 

Homeowner-savings

The cost of energy is not getting cheaper and likely will be taking a larger part of your paycheck in the near future. Did you know that there are many rebates available that can save you thousands of dollars, reduce your energy costs and support home renovations? Now is the time to take a good look at your furnace, insulation and other renovations you have been putting on the back burner. You shouldn’t pass up the variety of grants that may be available to you and yours.