How to Select a Great Rental Property

Rental Real Estate Sign in Front of house

Have you always dreamed of becoming a landlord? At one point or another, most of us have probably thought how great it would be to be able to purchase a really nice piece of property, find the best tenants and just relax and collect regular rent well into your retirement.   That, indeed, is a … Read More

Tips for Beginner Real Estate Investors

Money growing in soil with house

Is this your first time to invest in real estate?   We understand that for beginners, it can really be intimidating, and what with all the resources available – books, TV shows, and blogs, it can also be very overwhelming. Before you drown in all the confusion, let’s throw you a lifeboat.   Here are … Read More

Buying Signals You Shouldn’t Miss

Realtor Showing Young Family Around Property For Sale

Any seasoned real estate agent would tell you – if someone goes out on a showing and is actively engaged while looking at your house, that person has every intention to buy a property.   That does not mean that it will be your home he or she would buy for sure. There are some … Read More

The Importance of Eliminating Odours from Your Home

Cheerful smiling blonde maid cleaning in domestic kitchen with sprayer

Our sense of smell works in a funny way. Specific scents can be deeply associated with things or experiences and can easily pull up images and memories. That is why if you are trying to put up your property on the market, you better make sure it’s a nice-smelling home, too. Prospective buyers don’t just … Read More

5 DIY Projects to Yield a High Return

It is time to start this renovation

So you live in a home that you really love. But your family is growing and you are not so sure that your crib is keeping up. You are not the only one torn between keeping your present house and moving on to one that fits your family or your lifestyle better.  While you are … Read More

Give Your Aging Home a Fresh Look with the Right Exterior Paint Colour

hand with a paint brush painting wooden wall in green

Choosing the colours for your home’s exterior can be a little challenging. It’s not like you can easily repaint it if you don’t like the result. It is a major project which can be costly, too. What you can do to avoid the extra cost and the hassle is to make sure you do your … Read More

Quick Touch Ups for a Successful Open House

young businessman at the doorway giving hand to customer

If you are thinking of putting your home on the market this 2017, you are most probably hoping to get a sale as fast as possible. Of course, you are keeping your fingers crossed that you’d get something that is really close to your asking price, too.   Because home buyers now are very smart … Read More

Find a Reliable Contractor for Renovations

Couple Look At Home Plans

For a lot of homeowners, the most challenging part of a home improvement project is not the work itself. It’s not even the budget. It is actually the process of finding a reliable and highly competent contractor that proves to be the hardest. Naturally what you are looking for is someone who can deliver high … Read More

Is Landscaping a Good Investment?

Beautiful home exterior on sunny afternoon, with green grass, walkway, elegant landscaping, covered patio with barbecue, and balcony

Similar to how you try to be in your best form and behaviour to make a good first impression, your home should also be prepped to impress potential buyers. And one way to achieve a good first impression for your home is by making sure you have a remarkable landscape design.   Did you know … Read More

What to Do with Your Furniture When You Sell

Flea market

When you purchase a new home you are likely to let go of some of your current belongings, including your furniture. There are just some items that are not quite worth the trouble of bringing to your new property. You also get the additional perk of cutting down the things that you need to unpack … Read More