What better way to plan for your home renovation than with your smartphone? While your phone can’t replace a toolbox it can help you get a great start on those renovation and repair projects. With these handy apps you can be one step ahead in the renovation process.
Mortgage fraud involves tricking a financial institution into lending money when it otherwise wouldn’t. Sometimes, it involves individuals attempting to buy houses they can’t afford.
Saving money is always on our minds!
Check out these household saving tips that look at your water, electrical as well as your credit cards!
Home staging is a marketing tool to make a listed house more appealing to would-be buyers.
What Do Home Stagers Do? Who Pays?
Moving doesn’t have to be stressful. Avoid the headaches of a poorly planned move with these tips!
When I hear the term “fixer-upper” I think about The Money Pit, the 1986 comedy starring Tom Hanks and Shelley Long as a yuppie couple who buy a beautiful-but-seriously-dilapidated old house that nearly ruins their relationship. It makes for a funny plot, but in real life there’s nothing funny about buying a home and discovering that the roof leaks, or the wiring hasn’t been upgraded in decades.
Buying a home is an exciting time. The more informed you are before you buy, the better things will be in the long run. It is important that you see past the design and decor and learn to look at the “bones” of the home. Understanding how well a home was built and maintained, can really reduce expensive repairs in the future.
At first glance, acronyms for organizations involved in real estate in Ontario may resemble a bowl of alphabet soup. It’s not necessarily easy to understand the roles these groups play, and the interests they represent.
If you have a new homeowner on your shopping list this year you may want to consider some of these ideas for their Christmas gift. First you must decide if you want to purchase them a unique gift or something more practical. You know the homeowner best, so be sure to choose something that matches their tastes and decor.