Ah, autumn. Pumpkin-spice lattes, red leaves and curling up under a wool blanket. It’s also a great time to tackle a renovation project. The brisk days of fall are more motivating than summer, when you’re busy at the cottage, stuck under an air conditioner or desperate to embrace the dwindling days of sunshine. That’s why […]
Summer! The time of year where you’re likely making some upgrades to your home or when home owners are preparing their houses for sale. Whether it’s a simple paint job or a complete overhaul of your kitchen, you will likely be left with scraps of renovation materials. Here are some tips on how you can […]
They say the eyes are the windows to the soul and the same holds true for your home; windows lend personality to your abode, creating an inviting exterior aesthetic, and offering a peek to the décor inside. However, rather than just being decorative, windows play a very important role in your home’s energy efficiency, and […]
City home ownership is completely different than country living. We’re lucky here in Canada that we have so much land, and such low population density so purchasing a property in the country can come pretty cheap — as long as you’re willing to live far from commerce, and don’t mind being snowed in.
One of the most coveted features buyers seek when shopping for Toronto houses is outdoor space – with limited space and prevalence of high-rise living in the hot Toronto real estate market, this can be a hot commodity!
Why is it that having a backyard in summer can bring much joy to an ordinary working weekday? With such long winters, we guess Canadians desperately need access to outdoor spaces when weather permits!
Are you thinking of putting your home on the real estate market? Before you list, renovate for a successful sale, with these top five improvements most coveted by prospective buyers.
Summer is just around the corner and many homeowners plan to renovate or sell their homes during the peak season. For most people looking to sell their homes, it’s a good idea to consider some minor renovations, like repainting, before putting it on the market.
UPDATE: Following the province of Ontario’s shutdown of the provincial emissions cap-and-trade program, Green Fund Ontario will no longer be providing smart thermostat rebates as of October 2018. Rebate applications for smart thermostat purchases must be submitted to the province no later than September 30, 2018. Now that the Green Ontario Fund offers a […]
There’s likely no better time to fix up your home than when you buy it. None of your stuff is in the place yet and you have a blank canvas to work with.