Fall Maintenance Checklist

It’s that time of year- leaves are falling, the weather is getting colder, and that means ensuring your home is in peak operating condition before the white stuff hits the ground. Check out this helpful list from our friends at Pillar To Post Home Inspectors: HEATING AND COOLINGClean or replace furnace filtersLubricate fan and motor…

Real Estate Terms You Need To Know

Congratulations! You’re looking for a home or selling one. In the process of finding your first or fifth home or selling one there may be some terms you’re not so familiar with. We’re here to make your life easy with our encyclopedia of what’s what. Check it out! Amortization: The period of time required to completely…

Crush That Curb Appeal- Improve Your Home With These Tips

A large percentage of home buyers decide whether to look inside a house or pass based on curb appeal—the way the house looks on the outside from the street. You can ensure they want to come inside your house by spending some time working on its exterior appearance. Owners and buyers don’t look at a…

Best Investments to Make Outdoors For Listing Your Home This Summer

If you’re considering listing your home this summer, curb appeal is paramount. It’s the first thing prospective buyers see when viewing your home, and can set the tone for the rest of the tour. Check out the list of  things below that could help you sell your perfect oasis.   Exterior Paint A relatively inexpensive…

12 Kitchen Organization Ideas We’re Trying This Month

If you’re looking to get organized in your kitchen, Instagram is chock-full of ideas.  1: Colour-Code Your Glasses Even if you don’t have glassware in quite so many colours, you can create a similar display with just a few different hues. For smaller collections, use a more petite shelf or glass-front cabinets.  2: Label Your…

6 Steps To An Organized Home Office

Whether designed to support working from home or simply to manage a household, home offices are growing in popularity. It doesn’t matter if you have a small space in the kitchen or an entire room dedicated as a home office, what’s important is that the space fits your personal needs and style. With a little…

18 Red Flags To Watch Out For When Buying

Buyer Beware During an open house, prospective buyers try to get a sense of how well a house will fit their needs: Does it have enough bedrooms? Is the kitchen large enough? Do the bathrooms need updating? It’s important to remember, though, that a house—the single biggest investment most people will ever make—has to do…