What Styles of Homes Do Millennials Want?

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If you want to know what styles of homes millennials are into, it’s probably easier to first look at what they do not want to buy. For instance, the 1980s is a decade most millennials don’t really like, and homes from around that time are not exempted from their raised eyebrows. Some of the elements … Read More

Home Renovation Nightmare: How You Can Avoid It

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Are you planning to buy a house but you’re on a tight budget? Some may tell you not to get turned off by outdated and a little run-down properties. A few of them may look like a perfect location for a horror movies, but those creaky joints, old linoleum floors, and worn down windows may … Read More

Top Reasons Tenants Leave Rentals

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Are you wondering why your tenants are leaving your units? What can you do to prevent them from moving out? Read on and find out. Tenants can move for a hundred different reasons, and why you can’t always make sure you can avoid all those hundred reasons, you can at least do something about the … Read More

Fire Safety Tips for New Homes

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Having your property destroyed by a fire can be ultimately devastating. Each year, there are thousands of houses burned to the ground and countless families lose their homes. This is why we strongly believe that every household should take necessary precautions to keep them and their homes safe from fire.   We have rounded up … Read More

Questions Home Sellers Should Be Careful Of

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When sellers say they are excited to show their homes to prospective buyers and their agents, it doesn’t excite us. It’s never easy to tell sellers that it is unwise for them to talk to buyers and buyer’s agents. In fact, most of the time, it means nothing but trouble. Although unintentional, sellers often say … Read More

Early Buyer Possession – Is It Safe for You as a Seller?

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Possession of a real estate property transfers from seller to the buyer upon closing. However, there are some cases wherein the buyer asks the seller to grant him or her possession even before closing. This is usually the case when the buyer’s apartment lease has ended or has already sold their current home and needs … Read More

Your Guide to Buying a Home with a Yard

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If you are moving from a condo or an apartment, the idea of getting a house with a yard can both be exciting and overwhelming. You are probably looking forward to getting a grill and perhaps a fire pit and hosting barbeques. Or you are probably worrying about the upkeep of such a large space. … Read More

How to Deal with Costly Tenant Turnovers

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If you own a rental property, whether that’s a single unit or a hundred, you won’t be able to escape a turnover. A turnover is when your current tenant moves out and the next one moves in, with or without time in between. For most rental owners, it can be a huge operating expense – … Read More

Mortgage Fraud: How Can You Avoid It?

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Most mortgage applications push through without any problems and this is a fact. There are some lenders and borrowers, however, who commit fraud just to make things more favourable for them. Although it might seem harmless at first, mortgage fraud can easily turn into a more complex matter later on. Lenders cannot just easily commit … Read More