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…

7 Fall Home Decor Trends

Fall is here! And we’re here to run down some fall trends to make your space cozy and inviting- which works for both you, the buyer if you just purchased your home, or if you plan on selling to make your home super inviting for potential buyers. Without further adieu, let’s get into it. 1)…

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…

10 Low/No Cost Tips To Sell Your House For More Money

Selling your home ain’t cheap. You’ve got to factor in the agent’s commission, essential repairs, closing costs, transfer taxes and moving fees, leaving little left over for professional home staging. Thankfully, there are several low and no-cost ways to whip your home into shape before planting that “for sale” sign in the yard. HomeLight, a real…

4 Reasons Your House Isn’t Selling… And How To Fix Them

Photo: christian koch / Unsplash If you thought selling a home was as easy as plonking a ‘for sale’ sign on the lawn and waiting by the phone, think again. In many competitive real estate markets across the country, it’s no secret that sellers have had the upper hand for a while — multiple offer scenarios, properties selling…