Do you have stuff in your home that you need to sell? Perhaps you have some suits or dresses that no longer fit, an older living room set that you've just had replaced, or a vinyl record collection you've been hanging onto for years.
If a traditional garage sale is not an option for you, there are other ways to sell those items.
For example, you could rent a stall for the weekend at a local flea market. This is relatively inexpensive and can be a fun activity for the whole family.
Another option is...
When you’re looking for a new home, you want to find one in a great neighbourhood – or, at least, in a neighbourhood that is on the upswing. How can you tell if a particular area is improving? Here are some common indicators:
Pride of ownership. Take a walk around the neighbourhood. Do you get a sense that people take good care of their homes? Are the lawns mowed? Is the landscaping trimmed? Are flowers planted? Homeowners are more likely to...
2 HUGE changes to the mortgage market that may affect you
Both announced in the last 2 weeks, there are 2 BIG changes coming up in the Real Estate, and moreso, mortgage arena that will affect many people both buying and selling real estate.
CHANGE #1- Property Transfer Tax (PTT) threshold increased from $425,000-$450,000 to $475,000-$500,000
What this means for Buyers- Under the old rules, if you were to purchase a home above the $450,000 mark as a first time home buyer, you would...