There are many advantages to selling your home during the autumn months. Gorgeous curb appeal with all those beautiful fall colours and less inventory come to mind as definite pros for sellers. But it would also seem that fall buyers are a motivated bunch. Often first-time buyers, retirees and people moving for career changes, fall…… Continue reading

According to a recent study, about 20 per cent of Canadian homebuyers are singles and of that number about 45 per cent are women. In fact, Statistics Canada Census data shows that for the first time ever there are more people living alone in Canada than there are couples with children. Households of one comprise…… Continue reading

Things to consider before ‘flipping’ houses

With the rates that property values have grown in the last 10 to 15 years, many amateur investors have gotten in on the flipping game. Growing trends in the housing industry include buying fixer-uppers, foreclosures or investing in new construction with the intent to flip it ‘quick and dirty’ for profit.  It has proven to…… Continue reading Things to consider before ‘flipping’ houses