Tag: Homeowner

Picking the Ideal Neighbourhood for your Next Home

Imagine moving to a neighbourhood that has something you really want, like a nearby golf course, more wooded areas and walking trails, or a faster commute to work. How would that impact your lifestyle? Chances are, it would …

How Much Can You Spend on Your Next Home?

Even if you’re not thinking about selling your home, you might be wondering how much of a new home you could afford. You might see a house for sale in a nice area, and think, “Could I get …

4 Good Reasons to Consider Selling your Home

Why do people decide to move? Unless it’s a requirement, such as a job relocation, the research tells us that you, like many homeowners, may decide to sell at some point for one or more of the following …

Window Treatment Ideas that Help Sell Your Home

If you’re selling your home, your window treatments – curtains, blinds, etc. – will often be included with the property. They are an important selling feature. So, when a prospective buyer views your home, looks at the front …

Avoiding the #1 Cause of Seller Stress

Do you know what causes the most common source of stress when selling your home? Is it scheduling buyer viewings? Is it the length of time it takes for your property to sell? Is it an offer that …

Avoiding the #1 Cause of Seller Stress

Do you know what causes the most common source of stress when selling your home? Is it scheduling buyer viewings? Is it the length of time it takes for your property to sell? Is it an offer that …

Managing the Emotions of Selling

  For some people, selling a home can be an emotional roller-coaster ride. In addition to the process of selling your property, buying a new one, and moving, you’re also saying goodbye to a neighbourhood and a home. …

Questions to Ask When Buying a Fixer-Upper

If you’re thinking of selling your home and buying a new property, you might come across an opportunity to purchase a “fixer upper”. In fact, the home might be priced based on its need for work.   Should …

Real Estate Trends Worth Watching

As you probably are with any financial investment, you should always be mindful of the value of your investment in property. Aside from knowing its fair market price, you should also be aware of market demographics and how …

Clean or Replace Air Filters and Fan Screens

It’s a good idea to clean or replace your home’s air filters and screens at least once a year to help keep your indoor environment safe from mould, dust mites and other allergens. But don’t stop at your …