30 Tips for Increasing Your Home's Value

By: Amy Shugar

30 Tips for Increasing Your Home's Value

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The road to selling a home can be a long one. Learn to improve the value of your home based on your budget with these 30 tips.   Home Improvements: Under $100   Tip 1: Spend an Hour With a Pro   Invite a realtor or interior designer over to check out your home. Many realtors will do this as a courtesy, but you will probably have to pay a consultation fee to a designer. Check w...Read More

How Do You Buy A Home in a Seller’s Market?

By: Amy Shugar

How Do You Buy A Home in a Seller’s Market?

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It’s expected that the majority of Canadian housing markets will sit in seller’s market territory in 2021. This is great news if you already own a home and are considering selling it. On the other hand, those who have their sights set on buying their first home this year will face some challenges. How do you buy a home in a seller’s market? Here’s everything you need to kno...Read More

Inspections and Why they are so Important!

By: Amy Shugar

Inspections and Why they are so Important!

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Once you’ve secured your dream home with an accepted offer and have your financing in place, things start to get exciting. However, even if the property looks great, the only way to be sure everything checks out is to hire a professional home inspector.   Home inspections can teach you so much about your new house, including how to maintain it and which repairs need to be carried out ...Read More

These Pandemic-Related Housing and Design Trends Aren't Going Away

By: Amy Shugar

These Pandemic-Related Housing and Design Trends Aren't Going Away

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Home trends come and go, but social distancing and staying at home have ushered in a new way of life—and some of those changes have spurred home trends that are likely to stick around well past the COVID-19 era.   “The idea of what is necessary is changing,” says Camille Thomas, a real estate matchmaker and lifestyle expert in Jackson Hole, WY. “The home has become m...Read More

5 Easy-to-Overlook Things That Can Increase the Value of Your Home

By: Amy Shugar

5 Easy-to-Overlook Things That Can Increase the Value of Your Home

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If you were to put your home on the market tomorrow, how much would it be worth? While you hear that real estate is all about “location, location, location,” supply and demand also play a crucial factor. The more appealing a home is on the market to the majority of buyers, the higher price it may fetch (though there’s a limit). And of course, this is all relative to the neighborh...Read More

The Keys to Stress-Free Homebuying

By: Amy Shugar

The Keys to Stress-Free Homebuying

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There is basically no such thing as a completely stress-free homebuying experience, but following these steps can significantly reduce your stress to some small doses of natural anxiety. Get Educated About Your True Price Range You can easily reduce future stress by not spending more than you can truly afford. There are some standard rules of thumb concerning what you can afford, but talking to ...Read More

5 Signs You're Ready to Move from an Apartment to a House

By: Amy Shugar

5 Signs You're Ready to Move from an Apartment to a House

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Have you been thinking of trading in your previously adequate apartment for a bigger living space? Here are five signs it might be time to move into a single-family residence. You’re ready to expand your family This is one of the most popular reasons to upgrade. If you’re thinking of having kids, it’s hard to say no to a backyard and the opportunity for a treehouse!?   ...Read More

How to Move Safely During a Pandemic

By: Amy Shugar

How to Move Safely During a Pandemic

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Moving from one home to another can be a complex task in normal times but during a pandemic? It can seem downright overwhelming. Despite the various physical distancing measures currently in place, moving might still be necessary for some Canadians. Whether you plan on buying a home halfway across the country or are renting a new apartment across the block, here are some things to know if yo...Read More