Thoughts & Happenings

Posted 6.15.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Mulling about which home renovation and home improvement projects to go for to really increase your home’s value? These days it isn’t enough for home projects to simply be fun. You have to be at least knowledgeable about which home projects will do well with time and with inflation and your home’s resale value in mind. Below are suggested home projects that can improve your home’s resale value.

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Posted 6.8.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

A home inspection is a must more so when trying to look out for open house warning signs. It’s  been proven to be a valuable home selling tool for sellers as well. The peace of mind that both buyers and sellers can get from knowing that they have a structurally sound and safe home is priceless. Below is the whole process of a home inspection along with tips on how you can get the best out of it.

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Posted 6.8.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Buying a home is a huge decision and making mistakes can cost a fortune. Not only do you have to watch out for open house warning signs, but you also have to make sure that you don’t rush into things without due research. Below are the worst things you can do when buying a home and how to avoid them.

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Posted 6.5.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Energy-saving and energy-efficient homes are often highlighted by real estate agents as great deals, but how important is having an energy-efficient home for real? How do people know that a certain home is truly green and can save you thousands of dollars in future bills? The answer lies in an energy audit.

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Posted 5.30.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Buying a home is never easy. There are red flags to watch out for and things to pay close attention to in order to not fall victim to one’s over eagerness when buying a home.

It is almost a given that in competitive markets or luxury home open houses, the home you walk into has been styled, upgraded, and deep cleaned for it to be shown in the best light possible. What can you do then to make sure that you don’t get dazzled? Take note of the following warning signs and try to stay away from homes sporting them.

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Posted 5.28.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Some home deals are really amazing, but there are some that can turn out to be very expensive mistakes once you’ve closed and signed the sale. In this article, we’ve compiled the top warning signs and red flags that home buyers should be wary of when buying a home. Read on and save yourself from grief!

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Posted 5.16.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Curb appeal can make or break a sale more so for homes on the higher end of market selling price. The tips enumerated below will give you the edge you need to sell your luxury home a lot faster. The best time to get them started is this season!

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Posted 5.14.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Most people would not want to buy an ‘ugly’ home because the majority of home buyers usually look for home features that are aesthetically pleasing to them. Home buyers look for home characteristics that make a home livable for the long term and easy to sell when the time comes - but are you sure that you’re not passing up great homes due to less than stellar first impressions? Find out what makes an ‘ugly’ home a great buy for a discerning buyer below!

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Posted 4.30.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Moving houses or purchasing a new home is never a light decision when you have school-age children to think about. Aside from obviously choosing a home that would fit a growing family’s needs and making sure that it fits the family’s budget, another thing to consider is the quality of nearby schools or whether the family is willing to have a long commute if nearby schools fall short of the family’s expectations.

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Posted 4.26.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Choosing the best home staging tips can affect not only your possibility to sell your home, but also for how much you can sell it for. These days, just placing a for sale sign or listing your home in the market are not enough to make a successful sale.

Even in sought-after neighbourhoods where home prices are far from cheap, buyers have developed a taste for beautiful homes that give them a glimpse of how it would be like to live in one. This had led to a booming need for home staging before listing a home in the market.

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