4 signs it's time to back out of buying that house

It’s not fun to think about, but even if you fall in love with a home, it might not be the right fit. Although a home may meet all your must-haves, sometimes, issues come up that are just not worth it.

In those cases, even if you’ve put an offer on the place, it might not be too late to back out of buying the house before closing, and find another option that will ultimately work. It happens more often than you’d think.

tiny-spaces

Have you ever looked out at your garden and wished you had more space? Or wondered why you never really use your balcony? Yes, having a small outdoor space can be a challenge, but the good news is that you can make these spaces look bigger with some easy to implement tricks. Check out the infographic below.

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.

The emotional impact of selling your home

 

“Home is where the heart is”, goes the saying. And selling a beloved home can feel like years of memories and a neighborhood of friendships have been taken away. If the sale involves a life change, every twist of the process can feel like more salt in the wound.

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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.