annual home maintenance

Annual Home Maintenance

It’s hard to keep up with all the home maintenance we have to do, but our friend Steve Fletcher at NGS Inspection Services did us, and […]
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Home Renovations that make Cents!

A few years ago I published a blog post about home renovations that add value to your home. It seemed like time for an update to […]
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Home Renovation Tips

Home renovations have been a growing trend for Canadian homeowners, considering the transaction costs involved in selling and re-buying real estate! Motivations for home renovations vary: […]
Home maintenance

Home Maintenance: The Importance of Furnace Maintenance & Cleaning

With winter around the corner, although some days it feels like it’s already on my doorstep, it’s time to think about your furnace. Once the weather […]
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“Smart” home renovations

Home renovations seem daunting but when you have a house or condo you want it to look great. You know about regular maintenance but you might […]
Curb Appeal

The importance of curb appeal in a buyer’s market!

I recently read an article on Cornelius Camp’s blog about curb appeal. Luckily, with the gorgeous weather we’ve had so early in spring, if you are […]
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Buying a home in need of home renovations? Try Purchase Plus Improvements!

Using a Purchase Plus Improvements mortgage to finance renovations in your new home. When shopping for a home, most people will have a checklist of must […]
spring clean

Spring clean up time!

The snow and ice have melted, so it’s time get ahead start on your yard. Here are some ideas for how to begin: 1. Remove the […]

Home Renovations: Contractor Pricing Lingo

Lately I’ve had a lot of clients musing about home renovations so I thought it prudent to do a piece on hiring a contractor. It can be intimidating, […]