The Blog


A DIY Dream: Buying a Diamond in the Rough
Nov 29th, 17

While it may be tempting to buy a house that’s move-in ready, all polished and cosmetically perfect, there is another option that could potentially lead to greater satisfaction and more equity.  This is to purchase a property that requires some…

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Choosing the Right Mover: How to Avoid getting Scammed
Nov 27th, 17

When moving, there is a lot to consider. But whether or not the moving company you’ve chosen will meet your expectations shouldn’t be a concern. You’ve entrusted a company with your most personal and often irreplaceable belongings, and there are…

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Hallowe'en Home Safety Tips
Oct 30th, 17

With Halloween fast approaching, now is the time to take a look around your property and make sure it’s safe for the hoards of trick or treaters headed your way. 

 

Proper lighting is key for a safe property.  Take a walk…

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Jumping into the Real Estate Market
Oct 21st, 17

With the high price of real estate, in may seem impossible to get into the housing market.  After all, it’s not just the price of the dwelling.  It’s saving for a down payment, lawyer fees, home inspector fees, more than…

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Stay Healthy During Your Move
Sep 30th, 17

Autumn is here.  Congratulations if you’ve just sold your home, or bought a new one!  It’s a lot of work preparing for that move.  And with the cooler weather comes a busy holiday season.  Lots of friends, family and food…

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Don't Wait for Snow - Now's the Time to GO!
Sep 20th, 17

Darkness falling earlier every day.  A distinctive chill in the air at night.  Autumn is fast approaching, and what better time to list your home for sale than now!?  If you’re ready to move, don’t hesitate and get that for…

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Packing for a Long Distance Move
Aug 31st, 17

Are you preparing for a long distance move?  Maybe across the province or perhaps even as far as from Toronto to Edmonton?  Although it may feel like an entirely daunting task packing and preparing for a long distance move, it’s…

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Want to Buy a House? Secure your Finances First!
Aug 23rd, 17

You’ve saved up a down payment.  You’ve scoured the House For Sale ads.  You’ve even been to some open houses.  You’re ready to buy a house.  But have you secured your finances?  Are they strong enough to support a mortgage?  …

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Thinking about Moving? Now may be the Moment!
Jul 31st, 17

Relax….it’s looking like we can all breathe again.  After a fast paced, whirlwind market the past while, things are finally starting to slow down a little.  This is great news for those who have been waiting to buy or sell…

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Moving to the USA from Canada
Jul 21st, 17

If you're a Canadian Citizen considering a move to the United States, it may seem a daunting task.  But in reality it really isn’t that much different than moving within Canada.  You just need to plan everything well in advance,…

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Moving to a Cottage
Jul 1st, 17

Ah, summer.  Long sunny days, the smell of fragrant honeysuckle on the breeze and- what’s that?- the noise of traffic horns blaring outside your window?  The noisy sounds of the city sure don’t belong in a relaxing summer’s day.  Take…

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Sharing the Expense: Living with Others
Jun 21st, 17

Although some may cringe at the idea of having somebody live with them, others might find the idea appealing.  You may find your financial situation doesn’t allow you to move on your own, or you may like the idea of…

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