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Cutting Renovation Costs without Cutting Quality

Cutting Renovation Costs without Cutting Quality

As you probably know, it's easy to lower the costs of a renovation. Just hire an inexpensive, fly-by-night contractor — and hope for the best! Chances are, you won't want to take that risk. So how do you ensure you get quality work while keeping your budget in check? Here are some tips...
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How Much Should You Budget for your Next Home?

How Much Should You Budget for your Next Home?

If it’s been a while since you last moved, you might be wondering how much you'll need to spend on your next home. That's an important question to answer, even if you're just at the "thinking about it" stage and haven't decided whether or not you'll look for a new property.  After all, knowing your budget might influence your decision. How should you determine your budget?
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Protecting your Home Gadgets from Hacking

Protecting your Home Gadgets from Hacking

s more and more appliances incorporate WIFI, the opportunities for hackers to play havoc with your home gadgets increase. How do you prevent that from happening? Here are some safety tips.
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The 4 Ps to Maximizing your Selling Price

The 4 Ps to Maximizing your Selling Price

When you sell, you’ll probably want to get the best possible price for your property. Who wouldn’t? Unfortunately, there are many ways to inadvertently leave money on the table – sometimes thousands of dollars. How do you avoid that possibility? Just remember the 4 Ps
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Should You Replace your Windows?

Should You Replace your Windows?

Here's a surprising statistic. Less than 30% of window replacements are the result of the old windows being worn, broken or otherwise in need of replacement.  Clearly, there are other good reasons to consider new windows!  One of the most popular motivations is...

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Finding a Great Home in a Hurry

Finding a Great Home in a Hurry

Do you have only a few weeks to search for your next dream home? Don't panic. There are things you can do to find the perfect (or, at least, almost perfect) property — without getting too stressed out! Consider these tips: Pre-arrange your mortgage. You want to be...

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Should you Buy a Resale or a New-Build?

Should you Buy a Resale or a New-Build?

If you're thinking about buying a new home, you may be considering purchasing in a new development. How does that compare to purchasing a resale property? Buying a newly-built home has some advantages. Depending on the development, you may have leeway in the style of...

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Stay or Move? 5 Questions that Help you Decide

Stay or Move? 5 Questions that Help you Decide

It can be tough to make the decision to sell. In fact, for many homeowners, it's overwhelming. If you're considering making a move and struggling with the decision, here are five helpful questions to ask yourselves: "What are our practical reasons for selling?" This...

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When You See a Home You Love

When You See a Home You Love

Imagine driving through a desirable neighbourhood and, just as you turn a corner, you see the absolutely perfect home. Guess what? It's for sale! But, there’s a problem. Your current property isn't on the market. In fact, until this moment, you hadn’t seriously...

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Buying a Home in a Competitive Neighbourhood

Buying a Home in a Competitive Neighbourhood

Imagine you’ve dreamed of living in a particular neighbourhood, perhaps for years, and then, when you're finally ready to make a move, finding out that the area is competitive and buying there is definitely a challenge. A disappointment? Not necessarily. There is a...

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