How a Pre-Sale Inspection Benefits the Vendor and Buyer

Many people think that pre-sale property inspections are only there to protect buyers from purchasing ‘the home from hell.’ However, these inspections can in fact be of substantial benefit to vendors or sellers as well. What Aspects are Checked During a Pre-Sale Inspection? Pre-sale inspections involve providing the same reports that are given to property

By |2017-09-12T23:51:02+00:00September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Tips to Negotiate the Best Price on your Next Home

Purchasing or selling a home is most likely going to be one of the largest financial transactions you will ever perform. As a result, it’s essential that you are able to negotiate the best possible price when buying your next home. Below are a few great tips that will help ensure that you master the

By |2017-09-06T10:10:11+00:00September 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Beating your Competition at an Auction – Top Tips

Property auctions can be daunting at the best of times – and even more so for first time buyers. While many buyers think that they have only won at the auction of they walk away with the property, this is not always the case. Take a look at the tips below to help ensure that

By |2017-09-12T23:33:20+00:00August 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Keeping your Renovation Work on Schedule while Staying Sane

While minor home renovation projects can take a few months to complete, larger projects such as room additions or whole home makeovers can stretch out for anywhere between 12 and 18 months from the time of deciding to update until the last cement dust has been swept away. Below are a few handy tips to

By |2017-08-24T13:13:21+00:00August 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Determining When to Have a Renovation Inspection Performed

Minor projects such as painting or replacing a few broken gutters can be treated as DIY projects, and will usually not require any form of inspection to be done afterwards. However, if you have decided to have renovation projects performed on your home, such as remodelling a basement or adding one or more rooms to

By |2017-08-16T12:35:41+00:00August 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

How to Make an Offer the Vendor Cannot Refuse!

If you are in the process of trying to purchase a home, you will undoubtedly know just how competitive the market can be – in some instances, as many as 30 offers can be received by a vendor for a single property. As a result, you will want to ensure that your offer stands out

By |2017-08-09T04:16:18+00:00August 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Our Top 10 Tips for First Time Home Buyers

If you’re purchasing a home for the very first time, you will undoubtedly be excited about being able to own a piece of real estate. Below are 10 handy tips to ensure that you are successful in your journey of home ownership. 1. Ensure Your Down Payment is as Large as Possible Many first time

By |2017-08-01T23:35:55+00:00August 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

What to Look for when Purchasing a House to Renovate

With budgets being tight in most households these days, more and more potential property buyers are looking at the option of purchasing homes to renovate, or in other words, fixer uppers. While this can be a great way to purchase a property at a discounted price, it is essential that you look at the aspects

By |2017-07-26T03:43:46+00:00July 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|

What to Look for in a Quality Pest and Building Inspection Report

Upon hearing that it is recommended to have pest and building inspections performed on properties prior to purchase, many people think that they will not be able to understand the information contained in these documents. While this may be true in some cases, we always ensure that all of our reports are easy enough for

By |2017-07-19T03:09:16+00:00July 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Top 10 Tips For Buying A House At Auction

Are you considering purchasing a home at an auction? If so, it’s essential that you keep these 10 tips in mind before signing on the dotted line. 1. Do Extensive Research Before placing your first bid, visit other auctions to find out how they work and to see what other properties in the area are

By |2017-07-12T09:18:17+00:00July 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|