Low-cost Tricks to Improve Your Landscape’s Value



Contrary to popular belief, kitchens and bathrooms are not the best investment when it comes to home renovations; at best, you’ll only recoup about 60 percent of your costs, especially if you put in high-end upgrades. If you are looking for the best place around your home — the place that will help you earn […]

Downsizing this Year- 5 pro tips for seniors



Let’s face it, at any stage of life, moving can be a daunting and often stressful task. However, combine a move with a need to downsize, and the process can seem downright overwhelming. However, fear not! With some careful planning, you can minimize the amount of stress involved. As Realtors who specialize in condos, we […]

Should you Hire an Out of State Movers Company or Just do it yourself?



When you start thinking about the costs involved in making an interstate move you may be tempted to cut corners by moving your own furniture and worldly goods, rather than paying out to hire a professional, experienced long distance removals company. In some circumstances this is the most sensible idea – say, for instance, if […]

5 Reasons Why Millennials Love Living in Vancouver



Did you know that internationally, Vancouver is the 3rd best city for quality of living? If you’re a millennial looking for the right place to live, then Vancouver should be at the top of your list. Millennials are in the prime of their lives and it only makes sense for them to live in a city […]

Practical tips first-time condo buyers are following these days



While some people prefer a traditional house, for others living in a condo is more convenient, and this is why the number of condo buyers has increased in recent years. Condominiums provide appealing living arrangements and reduced costs, so the monetary aspect involved does in fact play a role in why people go with this […]

Pros and Cons of Selling Your Home in Spring



Spring is all about new beginnings, which is likely one of the reasons why those first few weeks of fabulous sunshine and longer days trigger more potential buyers to start looking for a new home. Bankrate.com notes that for sellers, putting a home on the market in the spring is the golden opportunity to get […]

Survey: 20% of homeowners don’t have funds for emergency maintenance



A worrying number of homeowners are desperately short of cash, and just one major problem, such as leaky pipe, could see them end up in dire financial straits. According to a survey of 1,400 homeowners by HomeServe USA, around 20 percent say they have no money put aside for emergency home repairs, CNBC reported. That’s […]

How Does Wholesale Real Estate Work



Wholesale real estate provides both new and experienced investors with profitable opportunities. As a real estate investor, you are always looking for more ways to increase your cash flow. If conducted properly and legally, wholesale real estate can boost your profits easily and quickly. Furthermore, you can gain insight into different markets and learn more […]

Is It Time to Hire a Transaction Coordinator



When you ask a Realtor to name their favorite part of their job, it’s usually something along the lines of “I can make my own schedule”,  “I really love helping people”, or “handing a buyer their new keys”.  What you rarely hear is, “coordinating every detail from contract to close”.  It’s not exactly the glamorous […]

6 Reasons Hiring Professional Movers is Better Than Trying a DIY Move



Moving from one place to another is a significant occasion of your life. Doing so will take much time, and it will also cost a lot of money. Some of you, therefore, may be tempted to DIY your move instead of hiring a mover. However, attempting to do everything by yourself might not be the […]