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Not unlike bringing your car into the shop for a tune-up, scheduled home maintenance can curtail an onslaught of costly issues down the line and help preserve your home's pristine condition. But the undertaking is often daunting for new and seasoned homeowners alike. With the multitude of tasks, where do you even start?
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Now is the time for homeowners interested in selling and looking for ways to catch the eyes of potential buyers to capitalize on above average market levels. If you're one of those people looking to sell and get the most value possible for your home, here are a few investment ideas worth considering before you put your property up for sale.
For many families a cottage is a place of special moments, milestones and memories. However, having a recreational property is not always fun and games -- there are also many costs and responsibilities that come along with ownership, especially when transferring the property to your children.
With the numbers of women purchasing real estate at an all-time high, the trend shows no signs of slowing down. The message then, at least when it comes to real estate, seems pretty clear: Prince Charming can keep the horse; his damsel in distress already owns the house (and decorated it too).
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If you don’t have the dough for a major reno or if upgrading to a larger home is out of the question, you might find your dreams of having a colossal spa-inspired sanctuary washed down the drain. It's...
One effective way to offset the costs of a mortgage is to create a secondary suite or in-law suite and rent it to a tenant. If you're thinking of going this route, here's what to keep in mind.
As a home owner, there's your home’s “dream renovation” and the eventual “reality renovation.” There are only so many dollars to go around, so before you make sledgehammer meet wall there are a few th...
If you are planning a major renovation that involves a lot of waste, make sure you talk to your contractors about how they intend to dispose of the materials and how often it will be collected. It is a major component to consider.
You probably feel that your bathroom looks smaller than it was when you first moved in. A clutter-free bathroom looks more spacious and gives a fresh feeling. Make your bathroom look more spacious, and reinstate the peace that the area should bring to you, with these tips.