How Much is Your Home Really Worth?

Thinking about selling and want to find out how much your home is really worth? Making sense of your property value can be incredibly confusing. There’s a lot that goes into how we value homes. Unless you want to pay to have a state licensed appraiser value your home, or talk to an experienced real estate agent, you may not …

5 Tips to Make the Most out of Spring Cleaning

Spring is the perfect time to deep clean your home. The long standing tradition of spring cleaning is the perfect reason to get to those household chores you’ve been avoiding for months. There can be a lot to get to when spring cleaning, here’s our 5 best tips for making the most out of your spring cleaning. 1. Make a …

What to look for in a Great Contractor

We’ve all heard the contractor horror stories. From unfinished jobs, pocketing money, over charging, not sticking to deadlines, and much more, it can be hard to find a contractor you can trust. So what do you do when you need a professional to help repair or renovate your home? Hiring a contractor is essential to getting your project done right. …

Signs You Have Termite Damage

One of the biggest threats to your home is termites. Termites love feeding on the wood in your home, especially when it’s moist. If you’re lucky, you can catch the termites early and avoid any serious damage to your home. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Here are some of the signs that you might have termite damage. Where to …

Should You Hire A Contractor Or Do It Yourself?

You may be used to doing small projects around the house but how do you know when it’s time to hire a contractor to take on the big projects? It’s true, making repairs yourself can help you save money on labor costs. But let’s face it, some projects require the help of a professional. When your debating between hiring a …

Should you Renovate or Refresh?

Change can be a good thing. After a few years of living in your home you may took a look around and decide it’s time for a change. For bedrooms and living rooms this can be an easy project. Kitchens and bathrooms, however, can turn into much bigger projects depending on the  need. So how do you decide between renovating …

A First-Time Renters Guide to Apartment Hunting

Moving out of your parent’s home and into your own place is a right a of passage (almost) everyone goes through. It’s an exciting time and it’s easy to get sucked into the excitement and make some mistakes along the way. So here’s our guide to apartment hunting for a first-time renter. Defining your needs. The first step to finding …

5 Signs It’s Time For A Home Renovation

Taking care of your home is an essential part of being a homeowner. Daily upkeep is important but eventually you’ll need to update some areas of your home. So how can you tell when it’s time for a renovation? Here are our top 5 signs it’s time for a home renovation. Your home feels cramped or empty. Once your home …

5 Tips To Help You Save Up For Your First Home

So you’re thinking about buying a home, that’s great! Have you thought about how you’re going to afford it? Saving up for your first home is never easy, it takes commitment and oftentimes some sacrifice. In the end, buying a home is a huge accomplishment and one of the best investments you can make. To help you reach your goal …

How to Sell Your House and Increase your Equity

Selling a home is not easy. It takes time and patience. Not everyone has the time to wait for their home to sell, especially when the home is not in the most pristine condition. After years of building equity, the market has shifted and you may not be able to sell your home and receive the equity you need. At …