If you are thinking of listing your home in the next year, you may want to take advantage of the spring and summer months to declutter, donate, ditch or sell. We all collect items that we don’t use, wear or even like. If you would like to make a little extra cash before you list your home, then it’s time to start preparing and organizing a garage/yard sale. 

If you are considering buying or selling a home on your own you should not rule out hiring a real estate professional until you have done your research. Research the pros and cons of working on your own, and then determine if you have the knowledge, patience and time to take on this very important task. 

A recent survey by the Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals says homeowners are happy with the decision to buy their home; they consider mortgage debt to be “good debt.” Their attitudes are the same whether living in Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver where prices continue to rise, or in areas where home prices are stabilizing.

How To Stay Sane When Home Selling With Kids

Putting your house up for sale can be a busy and stressful time, but even more so if you have little ones. How will you keep the chaos at a minimum and have that spotless home that buyers love to see? How will you jet off to your day job, get the lunches made, keep up with the laundry AND show a put-together home?