A Nice Home Or A Nice Neighbourhood - Which Matters More

A Nice Home Or A Nice Neighbourhood - Which Matters More

When you start shopping for a home, you probably have a very specific image of what you would like that home to look like. You probably also see the perfect neighbourhood surrounding that perfect home. 

A Homeowner's Toolkit

A Homeowner's Toolkit

Whether you have just bought your first home or have been a homeowner for some time, chances are that at some point you will be faced with home repairs. 

Bridge Financing - What Is It?

Bridge Financing - What Is It?

When it comes time to finance your new home and you still have a loan on another home you own but plan to sell, you are likely to run into the term bridge financing.  This is a special type of financing that can help solve the cash flow problems created by the need to complete the purchase of one home before you complete the sale of the other.

Christmas Light Safety Tips

Christmas Light Safety Tips

Beautiful, glittering Christmas lights make the whole neighbourhood look festive and happy.  Lighting up your home for the holidays is fun, but it’s important to make sure you do so safely. 

Buying Verses Renting A Home

Buying Verses Renting A Home

When it comes to a home, you have two options: buy or rent.  What is right for one person may not be right for another, which is why it’s important to know which is the best option for your individual situation. 

Benefits Of Home Ownership

Benefits Of Home Ownership

The decision to purchase a home is exciting and a major investment for your future. Because there is only so much of it to go around, real estate is the top choice for many investors and the desire for most families. 

Buying A Home Long Distance

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Buying A Home Long Distance

The process of purchasing a home can be a complicated and stressful experience, but if you have to purchase a new home in another city the experience can become even more complicated. 

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Eight Things To Consider Before Listing

Eight Things To Consider Before Listing

So you have decided that you are going to sell your home.  While your home may work just as it is for you and your family and you don’t want to invest any more time or money into your property.

Christmas Decorating Ideas

Christmas Decorating Ideas

Along with the Christmas festivities comes the desire to decorate your home with twinkling lights, wreaths, trees and even yard ornaments featuring the theme of the holidays. 

Buying A Home That Can Grow With Your Family

Buying A Home That Can Grow With Your Family

If you are a first time homeowner, or are purchasing a home after a major life change such as marriage or having children, what should you consider to be sure your new home can grow with your changing family? 

Getting Your Home Ready To Sell

Getting Your Home Ready To Sell

You would never dream of inviting guests to your house without making certain preparations, so don’t invite potential buyers without first making the necessary updates by preparing your home to sell.  If you are like most sellers, you want to get as much as possible for your home and you want to do it as quickly as possible.

Five Things You Should Put In Storage When Selling Your Home

Five Things You Should Put In Storage When Selling Your Home

When your home is on the market but you are still living there, you can’t very well make it a model show home.  Still, there are a few things you should think about putting in storage while your home is for sale in order to make it as appealing as possible to buyers.  Here are the top five things you should consider putting out of sight.

Creating Curb Appeal

Creating Curb Appeal

If you’re selling your home, there are a number of things you can do to improve your property’s potential value and appeal.  Creating curb appeal is one of the most effective and easy ways to accomplish this and to increase the interest of potential buyers in your home.  Here are some simple and inexpensive ways you can increase your home’s curb appeal.

Preparing Your Home For Sale

Preparing Your Home For Sale

While every property has good points, most have aspects that could benefit from some improvement. With a little thought and energy, and not too much financial outlay, you can make the most of your property's strengths and improve the weaknesses. 

Presentation is everything ... and it's often what sells the emotional appeal of a property.

Making The Move

Making The Move

Your home has sold - now what? Moving house involves organising and remembering many important details. Often it's the little things that make the big difference. 

Here's our guide to making moving go as smoothly and stress-free as possible.

Cleaning Tips & Tricks

Cleaning Tips & Tricks

To clean your home is to free it from dirt, pollutants and other elements. Not only that, but cleaning can also translate into organization and proper storage of your possessions and eliminate your home’s clutter. Either way you look at it, cleaning is an important task and, although not the most fun, it can be simplified with a few tips, tricks and a little know how.