“Does it need a gut job or can I get away with a cosmetic refacing?” That’s the question every condo buyer asks themselves when they put in their offer and start thinking (or dreaming) about what they want to change to make their new home fully their own. On the one hand, sometimes it takes […]
Sometimes homeowners are looking to save some cash and a bathroom renovation is where they choose to do it. It seems easy enough – bathrooms are fairly small and a few changes can lead to huge improvements in daily life. A longer counter, a double showerhead, and more storage can really make a difference to […]
What’s not to love about fall? The weather is neither too hot or cold, leaves are becoming various beautiful shades such as orange and red, and most people actually take this opportunity to prep their home to sell, especially in Canada’s largest markets, such as the Toronto or Vancouver MLS. While getting ready to sell […]
With fall being just around the corner, homeowners are prepping for the inevitable arrival of winter. When buying a semi-detached or detached home, it comes with a list of things that need to be accomplished every season. To avoid this, people look to condos and townhouses for sale where most of the maintenance tasks are […]
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.