September 2016

Add Value to Your Home with DIY Updates

Posted on Sep 19, 2016

Of course, sellers are keen to improve their home’s worth before it goes on the market. Without completely going to town on your house, there are some upgrades you can do yourself that can add value. Some examples are:

  • Adding adhesive backsplash tiles in the kitchen
  • Installing crown molding in the bedroom
  • Revamping the laundry room
  • Painting the garage...

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Times It Makes Sense to Buy a Fixer-Upper

Posted on Sep 14, 2016

Many people are wary of buying a house that will need work right away, understandably so. These homes can be ending draining away a lot of money. However, when the circumstances are right, a fixer-upper can still be a good option for many buyers.

  • When the work that needs to be done is simple.
  • When the repairs/additions will pay for themselves in adde...

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10 Things to Get Rid of to Declutter Your Garage

Posted on Sep 14, 2016

Garages often become dumping grounds for anything that doesn’t have a place around the home. Of course, that means they soon become cluttered. Here are a few things you can get rid of right now to cut down the clutter:

Old newspapers and magazines
Broken electronics
Plastic planters
Empty or dried-up paint cans
Unused materials from DIY projects

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Financial Experts’ Advice on Saving for a Down Payment

Posted on Sep 09, 2016

Getting enough money together for a down payment can be one of the biggest hurdles to becoming a homeowner. Thankfully, Forbes magazine has put together a very helpful list of experts’ tips on how to save up for a down payment. They are:

Prioritise it
Automate it
Gamify it
Set aside unexpected money
Build a side business
Budget for it
Increase your income...

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This Is Why You Need A Real Estate Agent As A Seller

Posted on Sep 07, 2016

From RE/

When it comes to selling your home, hiring a real estate agent not only means less work, worry, and risk, it means hiring someone who is knowledgeable and well versed in all aspects of the real estate industry.

You want someone who knows your neighbourhood, your community, and has the experience necessary to sell your home quickly and...

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