Is bigger always better? When it comes to purchasing a home, the answer is, in most cases, no. Unless you’re a family of 10, searching for a home with the greatest square-footage you can afford shouldn’t be your top priority. Instead, it’s more important to carefully consider usable living space, which is a very individual…… Continue reading Are you buying the right sized home?
One of life’s most exciting events is the purchase of a new home. Whether it’s your first or fifth time, buying a home is always a cause for celebration! It might feel like the hard part is over once you’ve signed on the dotted line but the to-do list is always a long one in…… Continue reading What to do after you’ve found your dream home
Family Day is coming up this month and there are plenty of excellent events, programs and activities coming soon to rec centres, arenas, galleries and libraries in cities across the region. But if your family is looking forward to hunkering down at home, wearing jammies all day and spending some quality time together, here are…… Continue reading Family Day is just around the corner, have some fun at home.
The cold, moisture, ice and snow that come each year with the winter months certainly take their toll on your home. For this reason, staying on top of routine home maintenance is key. Now that February has arrived and we’re halfway through the frosty season, there are a few checks that you should be doing…… Continue reading How is your home weathering the winter season so far?
There’s a lot to think about when buying a home! Here are 3 tips: 1. Get pre-approved. While a pre-approval isn’t a guarantee that a lending institution will approve your mortgage, taking this initial step will not only give you a better idea of how much you can afford, but it could give you a…… Continue reading 3 tips for a happy move!
The #springmarket is just around the corner, which means weekends visiting open houses for many house hunters. But don’t just examine the house! Tour the neighbourhood noting the condition of neighbouring homes, check out local parks, traffic flow and transit options. Don’t be shy to talk with neighbours that may be outside, ask about the #neighbourhood…… Continue reading It’s not just about the house…