Category Archives: Older Homes

A Beautiful Historic Home – Is It for You?

A large custom built luxury house in a residential neighborhood. This high end home is a very nicely landscaped property.

They don’t make houses the way they used to. We’ve heard this more than a few times before and we agree. From carved moldings that are exquisitely intricate to stone fireplaces that are hand-carved to perfection, historic homes do offer a distinct charm that simply isn’t that common in modern homes. There are historic homes … Read More

What You Need to Do to Avoid a Home Renovation Nightmare

Yellow House in the snow

Purchasing a house when you have a limited budget can be very challenging. Some of your friends may tell you that you should consider properties that are outdated or even worn-out a bit. While some of them do look like abandoned haunted houses, dealing with those old windows and creaky floors may be the only … Read More

Four Things to Hide before You Show Your Home

Person Hand With Magnifying Glass Over Luxury House

When you’re buying a house, you would hear your agent tell you that it’s all about location, location, location. So that’s what you focus on first. You choose a property in a nice neighbourhood and hope that when you visit the house, it’s going to be just what you’re looking for. Although the location set … Read More

Bathroom Design Trends that May Be Flushing Buyers Away

Architecture, interior house, old bathroom

For most home buyers, bathrooms are a deal breaker. Something as seemingly trivial as tile colour can make selling your home harder. And if you’re planning to put your home on the market sometime soon, we suggest that you read on, see if you’re guilty of any of these fading bathroom trends, and change them … 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

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

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

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

Rent or Sell: What Will You Do with Your Old House?

Estate agent shaking hands with customer after contract signature

Do you remember when you were still a kid and you had that stuffed toy that you really love because it was your only toy and you feel safe when you hug it? Then you received a new toy for Christmas and you were all excited about it and couldn’t seem to get enough of … Read More

How to Childproof Your New Home

Baby playing with electrical extension on floor at home

You have just moved into your new home. You have a healthy baby. Everything is perfect. You can’t wait to see your little one start to crawl and walk and… wait. You realize your baby is just about to do those things and probably navigate your home in the most curious of ways, and you … Read More