As a home seller, you may be thinking that a ‘fixer-upper’ property would appeal to most first time buyers trying to put their first step on the property ladder. However, according to the results of a recent Coldwell Banker® survey on the preferences of first-time buyers, you’d better think again! Coldwell Banker recently conducted a […]
To paraphrase an old real estate saying – the three most important factors for a stress-free and smooth move are: Planning, Planning, and more Planning. Plan your move at least one month in advance. Set up an expense log, and start lining up your suppliers – movers, storage companies, delivery of new appliances or furniture. […]
One of the more attractive features of any home is its fireplace. Warm and inviting, fireplaces can add ambience, light, as well as heat. But what keeps your fireplace blazing away smoothly is one aspect of home care that often gets neglected – the cleaning and maintenance of the chimney. Spring may seem like an […]
National Outlook According to statistics released by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) national home sales edged up 1.0% from January to February. The increase was led by the Greater Vancouver and Greater Toronto areas which offset declines elsewhere. Read the full news release from CREA here: http://crea.ca/canadian-home-sales-edge-february CREA Housing forecast – The opposing forces […]
Even with today’s very affordable mortgage rates, First-time buyers in particular are finding they have to make adjustments as they plan for their dream of home-ownership.
Until recently, the term “greenhouse” meant a building made of glass, where plants are cultivated. But for today’s prospective homebuyer, the terms “green” and “house” can conjure up very different meanings.