Adding Value to Your Home

how to profit from a house flip

8 Tips: How to Profit from a House Flip

Thinking of making a quick buck on the hot real estate market? The practice of “flipping” a home – purchasing… Read More »

Choosing to renovate than move

56% of Homeowners Are Choosing to Renovate Than Move: CIBC Report

With the cost of housing at record highs right across Canada, more and more people are electing to renovate their… Read More »

Renovate your home rather than move

Should You Renovate Your Home Rather Than Move?

In the past, homeownership was a multi-step journey. A young family’s first property was usually quite modest – a way… Read More »

Kitech Plumbing

Why Buyers and Sellers Should Beware Kitec Plumbing

Words such as asbestos, mold, knob-and-tube wiring, and urea-formaldehyde foam insulation (aka UFFI) strike fear into the hearts – and wallets… Read More »

New Toronto Parks

Will New Toronto Parks Boost Home Values?

There are a number of efforts underway to increase the amount of park space in the city of Toronto and… Read More »

Make your vacation home pay for itself

5 Tips: Make Your Vacation Home Pay For Itself

Let’s say the vacation home you recently purchased is a real show-stopper. Amazing views of the mountains are reflected in the… Read More »

Wallpaper is an easy way to freshen up your home

Wallpaper: How It Can Add an Instant Face Lift to Your Home

Are you having a hard time thinking of how to give your home or cottage a facelift without spending a… Read More »

Consider hidden costs when building a legal suite in Toronto

Building a Legal Suite in Toronto? Beware Hidden Fees

In the tight Toronto real estate market, Canadians are turning to legal secondary suites as a way to earn enough… Read More »

Grassroots projects can help boost a neighbourhood's property values

How Grassroots Projects Can Increase Neighbourhood Property Value

When Liz Hitchins and her husband first moved to the Stewart Street neighbourhood in downtown Peterborough in 2008, the area… Read More »

It can be a challenge to stage your home when you have small kids.

How to Stage Your Home When You Have Small Kids

Any home seller will tell you that keeping your home neat and pleasantly staged for potential buyers is the worst… Read More »