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15 Considerations Before Buying A Condominium In Kelowna

Before buying a Kelowna condo, you need to consider the following guidelines: Your Finances Getting your finances in order. Remember things like home inspection, lawyer’s fees, moving costs, and land transfer tax. When purchasing a condo, GST must also be paid. Working With A Mortgage Broker A mortgage broker can help you with finding an excellent rate and getting prequalified... ❯❯❯

Tips on Renovating The House on a Budget

Your home could be in dire need of a makeover but you’ve been postponing for years waiting for the perfect moment which will never come. Renovations don’t have to be expensive and time-consuming provided you’re doing the planning. You can start with the exterior of the house before moving to the interior. One of the areas that are often neglected is the driveway. Depending on... ❯❯❯

Loft and Found: 9 Loft Conversion Ideas, Tips, and Tricks

Utilize all of the space in your home, from basement to loft. Click here for 9 super simple -but clever- loft conversion ideas, tips, and tricks. As a responsible homeowner, you know how important regular care and maintenance is. It seems as though your to-do list for home improvement projects will never end.  That's okay, though, because you're not alone. Consider how much money people... ❯❯❯

Advantages of Having a Concrete Driveway

The driveway is the first thing that people will see when they approach your home. As a homeowner, it is your responsibility to ensure the property is well maintained at all times. The driveway could be in a bad state and you’re thinking of replacing it. Here are some of the reasons why you should seriously consider using concrete for your driveway project. Lifecycle Expense The cost of... ❯❯❯

9 Useful Herbs That You Can Grow In Containers

When you plant herbs indoors first, you have to ensure that you pick herbs during their growing season and they must be picked in the correct manner. Avoid pulling the stems from the base of the plants as this encourages lanky, tall plants. Instead, pick off an inch or two of the tops just above the leaves. The new shoots will start growing from the stems, creating fuller plants. Then, you must... ❯❯❯

5 Reasons Why Your Home May Not Be Selling

  It Is The Wrong Market Two real estate market inclinations that have a considerable influence on how fast a home is selling: The time of year when your listing is up Whether it falls into a seller’s market or a buyer’s market During Spring homes tend to fly off the market the quickest, and it goes slower during the colder months when fewer buyers are moving. With a... ❯❯❯

Why Home Warranties Can Save You Money Even if You Are a Proficient DIYer

A home warranty can be a very valuable asset to homeowners. The biggest pitfall of owning a home is that you are responsible for anything and everything. That means if it breaks down, the responsibility of paying for it to be fixed falls upon the shoulders of the homeowner. But when a home warranty comes into play, it can help you absolve some of those costs, similar to having insurance.... ❯❯❯

Renters: Better to Find a Rental with a Property Management Company

Renting can be a good choice for your lifestyle or where you are at in life at the moment. It is a big deal though, one that should not be taken lightly. Once you sigh that contract you are pretty much stuck for a pre-determined amount of time at that location. That means it’s pretty important to learn the ins and outs of where you will be renting and what to look for. Having a property... ❯❯❯

When Hiring Commercial Roofing Contractors, is the Lower Bid Always Best?

Are you considering more than one commercial roofing bid? If so, you may not be aware that the lower bid might not be the most cost-effective decision. It is crucial to hire commercial roofing contractors who will deliver both top quality workmanship and a superior product, at a fair price. But how exactly do you make that choice? We will go over the most essential questions to think about... ❯❯❯

Colorado Housing Market: Where to Invest and Why You Should

Are you thinking about buying property in Colorado? Before you do, check out this Colorado housing market guide to learn where you should invest and why. Reports of Colorado’s major real estate markets show that the market is slowing down and cooling off rapidly. However, that doesn’t mean that there’s no activity. During a cooling-off period, homeowners are under pressure to... ❯❯❯