Category: Real Estate

Will Your Furniture Fit?

  When shopping for a new house or condo, most buyers consider factors such as neighbourhood, proximity to schools, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, size of the kitchen, and more. These are, of course, all important considerations. But,… Read More

Fresh Air Sells

Household smells in our own homes can be a problem because we get accustomed to them. However, it takes just a few seconds in a stranger’s home, to know if a smoker lives there. The smell is in… Read More

Inspect Your Walls Before You Sell

  Say you’re trying to sell a used car. Imagine that it’s a desirable make and model, the mileage is low, and, overall, it’s in great condition…except, that is, for the body. Unfortunately, there are a few areas… Read More

Décor Colour Choices Can Be Psychological

  Although choosing a room’s colour is highly personal, it’s worth noting that studies have linked specific colour tones to psychological behaviours. In fact, many doctors, scientists and design experts believe that certain colours can actually influence your… Read More

Should You “High Ball” Your Listing Price?

One of the most important decisions you make when selling your home is setting the listing price. It can be tricky. After all, if you price your property too low, you leave money on the table – perhaps… Read More

Will the Neighbourhood Go Up in Value?

  When you purchase a home, you hope it will continually go up in value – just like a good investment. However, there’s something else that you also want to see increase in value: the neighbourhood. In fact,… Read More

5 Unusual (But Effective) Home Staging Ideas

“Staging” your home is all about making the space in your home as appealing as possible to buyers. You may already know the basics, such as eliminating clutter, and removing personal photographs. Here are some other tips that… Read More

Gentle Ways to Deal with Insects in the Home

  A growing number of homeowners are uncomfortable using traditional pesticides for a variety of reasons, including health and environmental concerns. If you’re among them, here are some natural ways to deal with insects in your home: *… Read More

Four Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Current Home

It’s no uncommon for couples with growing families to trade in their compact cars for something roomier, like a mini-van. The same thing happens with homes. Sometimes families simply outgrow them. How can you tell if that’s happening… Read More

Tips To Keep Your Home Safe!

 There’s no doubt about it. If you want to keep your home safe from break-ins, you should have good locks on all doors and windows and ideally have an alarm system in place.   But home security doesn’t… Read More