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Category: Home and Away (9 posts)

  • December 26, 2019 @ 12:00 AM
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Homo Reno ROI: Renovations that pay off

Not all reno projects will hit the jackpot, but the right improvements can certainly help boost the value of your home. Even if you are renovating for personal reasons only, it makes good sense

  • October 24, 2019 @ 6:15 AM
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Home Appraisals 101

When you get a new mortgage, an appraisal of the Subject Property is often required by your lender. An appraisal is an unbiased determination by an accredited appraiser of the estimate of the curren

  • September 26, 2019 @ 6:08 AM
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Buying a fixer-upper?

Buying a fixer-upper? Protect yourself from “sink or swim” renovations! So you’re one of those buyers who absolutely loves older homes: the character, the unique architecture,&nbs

  • August 16, 2019 @ 10:59 PM
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Three reasons buying a home is possible…with bad credit

Let’s begin by saying that neither you nor a lender wants to get you into a home you can’t afford. That’s not a future you want. But sometimes, a difficult past is standing in the

  • May 30, 2019 @ 12:36 AM
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

7 Ways to Protect Your Home While on Vacation

When leaving for a vacation, be sure to take the necessary steps to give you peace of mind while you’re away! 1. Have someone check on your home regularly and pick up mail, flyers and ne

  • December 12, 2018 @ 10:55 PM
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Winter home Maintenance

Your house is an important investment that you want to keep in tip top shape, especially if you are planning to be there for the foreseeable future.  Winter can be the most grueling season for

  • October 12, 2018 @ 7:48 PM
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Home maintenance tips for the fall

Fall is one of the most active seasons for home maintenance as you prepare for the upcoming winter months. CMHC (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation) has compiled this general maintenance checkl

  • August 8, 2018 @ 11:34 PM
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Why we're the Renovation Generation

You only need to turn on the television – or look at a magazine rack – to see that Canadian homeowners are the renovation generation. We fill the aisles of home improvement stores or go

  • July 5, 2018 @ 4:55 PM
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

5 essential tips to protect your home when you go on vacation

Planning a summer getaway? Before you board that plane, train or automobile, take the time to protect your home while you're away.   1. Have someone check on your home regularly and pick u