Monthly Archives: February 2016

10 Real Estate Terms You Should Know

Real Estate Terms

Before you dive into homeownership, it is best that you at least know the common terms used in the real estate industry. The homebuying process is a tricky one and it will help a lot if you speak the language that realtors speak. Here are some of the terms you should remember: Buyer’s Agent, Listing … Read More

Moving Basic: Choosing the Right Neighbourhood

two people moving

Moving to a new home is not just all about finding the house of your dream – there’s also the new neighbourhood you have to consider. Make sure you move to the right community by reading these tips:   Needs and Wants When looking for a home, it is important to have a list of … Read More

House Remodeling Dos and Donts

Couple Doing Home Remodeling

Remodeling a home is just as difficult as maintaining it, or even as building from scratch. There are many things to consider, risks to take and consequences to face. Here are some remodeling dos and donts to help you out:   DOs: Prepare yourself. Before actually starting the remodeling project, understand that a lot of … Read More

Mistakes Real Estate Investors Should Avoid

Bad News and Home Sign

Real estate investors as well as first-time homebuyers have a lot of great things going for them. But like all things, bad decision-making can lead to failures, disappointments and regrets.   Here are some classic mistakes that investors and homebuyers should steer away from:   Going Solo Nowadays, some homebuyers believe that they know enough … Read More

Conserving Energy in Your Home This Winter

Opening Windows

Keeping your home warm or cool definitely increases the utility bill. This winter, a lot of people will experience having their utilities as their biggest monthly expense. However, with some adjustments, you are sure to reduce the use of energy. Here are some suggestions on how to reduce energy consumption while still maintaining warmth in … Read More