October 2017

Found 2 blog entries for October 2017.

How to Decide If You Should Buy or Rent a HomeChoosing whether or not to buy or rent a home is an important decision form many Canadian residents. Many may believe that buying a home is a worthwhile investment and the idea of homeownership may be quite attractive. What do residents need to know in order to decide which path, renting or buying, is right for them at this time?

Speaking to a financial planner may help Canadian residents determine which course may be most suitable, depending on their assets and the current housing market. Understand some of the factors involved in choosing to buy or rent a home.

Are you ready to put down 10-20 percent of the purchase price?

In Canada, big banks want a first-time buyer to be able to put down an average of 10 percent on a home. This does not

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Home Improvements to Do on a BudgetReal estate professionals know that sometimes it's the smaller and budget-friendly improvements that can make a difference when selling a home. A kitchen remodel has potential to impress some buyers, but home sellers may find it best to focus on less costly improvements. Benefits from investing in improvements like updated landscaping and a closet organization system for the master bedroom often outweigh those from larger, more expensive projects.

Ceiling Fans

The right ceiling fan can make a huge difference in the look and feel of a room. According to ENERGYSTAR, a fan with blades 36" to 42" easily accommodates a room with 76 to 144 square feet of living space. Larger rooms, 144 to 225 square feet need at least 44" fan blades, while a room

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