Single Home Buyers Hesitant to Purchase, Despite Strong Financial Means and Low Debt

Twenty-six per cent of single Canadians are considering purchasing a home on their own, with Atlantic Canada leading the pack at 34 per centFifty-two per cent of single Canadians said economic uncertainty and expensive home prices are the biggest factors impacting their decision not to purchase a home on their own As Canadians’ household debt [...]

Cabin & Cottage Trends Across Canada

Survey reveals Canadian Millennials’ interest in recreational property ownership higher than ever The RE/MAX 2019 Recreational Property Trends survey conducted by Leger finds that the majority of Millennials (56 per cent) are in the market to purchase a recreational property. This is up 14 per cent from last year, when just 42 per cent of Millennials were [...]

Xeriscaping

If you are looking to do some landscaping this Spring consider Xeriscape. Xeriscape landscaping, simply, is landscaping designed specifically for areas that are susceptible to drought, or for properties where water conservation is practiced. Xeriscaping considers not only the plant selected but also other techniques and practices such as grouping similar plants together who have [...]

Home Maintenance

Spring Cleaning – Window Washing https://youtu.be/JL1yExCk38U If you follow our blog you know that we recommend that you break up your annual home maintenance list into a monthly or bi-weekly schedule. After all there is much to do! I like to schedule my window cleaning in January as professional window cleaners book up fast and [...]

New Home Warranty

Consumers can rest assured that New homes built in B.C by licensed residential builders must be covered by mandatory, third-party home warranty insurance as set out in the Homeowner Protection Act. At a minimum, home warranty insurance coverage includes: 2 years on labour and materials (some limits apply)5 years on the building envelope, including water [...]

What mom really wants…

Mom really wants a new house! She is tired of complaining about all those projects on your “Honey Do” list that are never gotten to. And…she really wants it all professionally done anyway so put your tools away! Mom dreams of a new home for a bunch of reasons including her desire to design her [...]

Show Your Home Some Love

It is important for home owners to understand that today’s buyer has access to more information and is therefore more savvy than ever before. Small issues often trigger red flags with buyers which have them opting to walk away rather than walking into the unknown. Even if you are not contemplating selling now, you very [...]