With new builds happening in urban centres across the province and plenty of resale options out there, buyers have a world of choice when it comes to choosing a high rise or townhome condominium. The one thing you do have to consider as a condo-owner is the maintenance fees you will be required to pay on a monthly basis and the various responsibilities of you and your condo board.
If you're planning on tackling some major home improvements this year, it's a good idea to do some research first. If increasing your property value and eventually getting a high return on your investment (ROI) is important to you, steer clear of projects that don't have universal appeal and aim for improvements that a majority of buyers are seeking.
If you're one of the lucky ones, you'll be packing your bags soon and heading south for some much needed fun in the sun. Vacations should be stress-free so be sure to take a few measures before you leave to ensure your home is just as you left it when you return.
It's a bit challenging to think "spring" when the snow is swirling and the icicles are forming, but if have plans to list your home in 2015 during real estate's spring season, it's a smart idea to begin preparations now.
Holding an open house is a great way to increase exposure of your property to potential buyers, but there always is the unfortunate reality that thefts can occur. So, what can you do to protect yourself?
Being a new homeowner has its share of expenses. In addition to your mortgage, insurance and utility costs, there is a host of other weekly, monthly and annual expenditures that you will need to factor into your budget in order to stay on track during your first year in a new home. Take a look at these tips that will help make your experience as a homeowner a pleasant one!