Four Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Home

Four Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Home It’s not 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 with your property? Here are some sure-fire signs: You need more […]

7 Things Home Buyers Don’t Want To See

When preparing a property for sale, homeowners often focus on the things that will impress buyers, such as clean and uncluttered spaces, well lit rooms, staged furniture designed to maximize appeal, and so forth. But it’s equally important to pay attention to those things you don’t want buyers to see… those little turn-offs that, although […]

Characteristics of a Desirable Street

Characteristics of a Desirable Street Sometimes you know a desirable street when you see one. For example, it’s obvious that a home on a cul-de-sac is enticing mainly because there isn’t any through traffic. What are the other characteristics of a desirable street that may not be as obvious? Here are just a few: Sidewalks. A […]

Making “Neighbourhood Targeting” Work for You

Making “Neighbourhood Targeting” Work for You Imagine if you dreamed of owning a special limited-edition vehicle. What would you do to ensure that your dream vehicle would someday be parked in your driveway – with your name on the ownership papers? You would probably start by doing some research. You’d find out how much that […]

4 Ways to Make the Home Hunting Process Simpler

Looking for a new home can be intimidating. Here are some good tips for making the home hunting process a lot easier and much less stressful.

Recognizing Potential Major Expenses in a New Home

When you see a new home you like on the market, it’s easy to get distracted by all the features you love.

How to Be a Savvy Home Viewer

If you’re planning on finding your next dream home, then you’re probably going to view several properties on the market that meet your criteria. You will want to make the right purchasing decision for you and your family. So, it’s wise to be savvy when viewing homes for sale. Here are some ideas on how to […]

Buying 101: What to Look For, Room by Room

Buying 101: What to Look For, Room by Room When viewing a home for sale, many buyers look at the property from a “macro” perspective. They ask themselves questions like: “Is it large enough?”; “Are there enough bedrooms?”; “Is it in a nice neighbourhood?” While those questions are important when buying, it also pays to […]

Buying 101: Take a Walk on the Boardwalk (or Sidewalk)

Buying 101: Take a Walk on the Boardwalk (or Sidewalk) If you’ve played the game Monopoly, you’ve probably picked up the Chance card that reads, “Take a walk on the Boardwalk. If you pass Go…” That’s good advice when you are buying a new home. When you see a property you like and you’re thinking […]

Avoid Buyer’s Regret & Be a Savvy Home Viewer!

The last thing you want to experience after purchasing a home is “buyer’s regret”. Here are a few tips to help you become a savvy home buyer.