5 Questions to Ask Before Buying Your First Home

5 Questions to Ask Before Buying Your First Home

“Am I ready to buy my first home?” If you’ve asked yourself this question, you’re already on the right track. Purchasing your first home is a major decision that should be taken very seriously. If you’re unsure whether you’re prepared to buy a home, we recommend asking yourself these 5 questions. These will help you do a proper self-assessment before …

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How Much Should I Spend on My Next Home?

How Much Should I Spend on My Next Home?

How much should I spend on a house? If you’re asking yourself this question, you’re already on the right track. Unfortunately, many people fail to purchase homes within their means, leading to financial distress and potential foreclosures. Thankfully, you can come up with a practical budget by simply assessing your current employment situation, any upcoming life expenses you may have, …

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The Advantages of Living in Guelph

The Advantages of Living in Guelph

Settling on a particular area to live in will help you narrow down your search for your next home. That said, deciding whether you want to live in the city or a more rural area can be a difficult decision. Knowing the advantages that come with each option will help you make an informed decision that you can feel good …

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When Do You Need a Home Valuation?

When Do You Need a Home Valuation?

Determining the value of homes isn’t an exact science, making it a difficult task to get right. This means it’s sometimes important to hire a home appraiser to value your house for you. While you’re completely fine not knowing the market value of your home most of the time, there are a few instances when hiring a home appraiser is a …

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Why Buying Land is a Good Investment

Why Buying Land is a Good Investment

Buying property is a pretty safe investment, as property prices don’t normally just drop in value. Plus, it’s easy to make passive income with property. Investing in empty land, on the other hand, isn’t as popular. If that’s the case, then why buy land? The short answer: purchasing land is a great investment. Here’s why you may want to consider investing in land …

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Moving With Young Kids

Moving With Young Kids

Moving can be challenging, but moving with kids can be even more so. Moves can be an emotional time for children, as it can be hard for them to understand and the change can be difficult. Make your move less of a hassle and stress free by following these steps. Talk With Your Kids The first step to take before …

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5 Tips for Finding a New Neighbourhood Remotely

5 Tips for Finding a New Neighbourhood Remotely

If you’re moving between provinces, or even just from one end of a province to another, then you’ll likely need to do your house searching remotely. This can come with challenges you wouldn’t typically have if you were moving somewhere closer to your current home. One of those challenges is picking out the right neighbourhood. If you haven’t already been …

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Make Your Home More Appealing by Staging Plants

Make Your Home More Appealing by Staging Plants

As you’re preparing to sell your home, it will be important for you to stage your house for photos and viewings. The way your home is decorated can really make a big difference in how well it attracts potential buyers, and how they’ll feel as they’re touring the house. When you’ve been living in one spot for a while, it …

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Move Your Cat to Your New Home Safely

Move Your Cat to Your New Home Safely

Moving can be an emotional and stressful experience and not just for the humans managing the move. So while you may have built fond memories in the space you’re leaving, remember your cat will have also developed strong bonds to perhaps the only environment they’ve ever known. Planning and undertaking the following steps will ensure that your transition from your …

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Top 5 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

Top 5 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

Becoming first-time home buyers at any age can be a time-consuming and stressful experience. The world of real estate can seem complex and a bit overwhelming. You may have already found just deciding to start house-hunting exhausting. While it can be daunting to know where to start this exciting journey, it may help to remember that many people are successful …

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