Category Archives: First time buyers

5 Things a Buyer Can Do to Ace an Open House

rear view of young couple looking at their new house

Even with all those house-hunting tools and apps at your disposal, you still cannot discount the importance of traditional ways like going to open houses. This is especially important in hot markets. When there are just a few properties for sale in a specific area and the demand is high, you can expect that even … Read More

Are You Ready to Hunt? What to Know Before You Look for Homes

Hispanic Couple Viewing Potential New Home

So you are ready to move now, and you are just excited to go house-hunting! Before you start filling up your weekend schedule with open houses, you have to be sure that you really are prepared for the long ride. First of all, you should know that looking at homes is not really the best … 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

How to Make the Most of Your Studio-Type Home

decorated modern style, luxury condominium studio type

In most homes, clutter has a way of accumulating really fast. You purchase things, you receive presents, you subscribe to magazines, and more. If you live in a bigger home, it would be very easy to just tuck away all these – store them in box or keep them in an empty room and forget … Read More

Does Your Family Need a Vacation Home of Your Own?

Villa in autumn, Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada

If you are like most people, then you probably dream of having a vacation home for your family as well. It is very easy to picture you and your family enjoying holidays and vacationing whenever you please. There are many reasons why purchasing a vacation home is an excellent idea. Of course, you want to … Read More

Should You Buy a Property during the Holidays?

Home For Sale Sign in Front of Snowy New House

With the year-end holidays just around the corner, Canadians are starting to get busy with their to-do lists, including shopping for gifts and planning parties. What you almost never see during this season is someone hunting down properties. While there are a few people who would look forward to uprooting their families and moving during … Read More

What Millennials Teach You About Real Estate

happy young couple with a real estate agent getting keys in front of their new house

A lot of professionals view millennials as an irresponsible and tech-dependent generation. Some argue that it is because of the kind of parenting they have received. Some say it is because of the technological innovations that are made readily available to them. Whatever the real reason is, millennials have also proven their relevance in various … Read More

How Important is Choosing the Right Neighbourhood?

A row of newly-built houses in a residential subdivision.

Are you planning to buy a house? If so, then there are definitely a lot of things to consider, and choosing the right neighbourhood is at the top of your list. How important is it to find the neighbourhood that meets your requirements? It is important for various reasons.   Do you have children or … Read More

Why You Should Focus on Curb Appeal

Photograph of lawn mower ona the green grass. Mower is located on the right side of the photograph with view on grass field.

For most sellers, improving the interior of their house is really important, knowing how every nook and cranny of their property goes through the microscopic eyes of prospective buyers. Surprisingly however, they tend to overlook one big factor that may be the deal breaker – their home’s exterior.   Ask any buyer and he or … Read More

10 Things to Do Upon Moving In

Young Couple Moving In To New Home Together

After the exhausting journey you took to find your dream home (and land it) it is not surprising that after the big move, all you want to do is to lie in bed for days. Sorry to kill your buzz, but you cannot do that just yet. First, you have to make sure all bases … Read More