October 2017

Found 4 blog entries for October 2017.

5 Tips to Improving a Home's Energy EfficiencyNo one wants to overspend on their power bills, but investing in new equipment or making drastic changes to a home may seem like it's not worth the hassle or the expense. However, not all steps are difficult to complete and homeowners might be surprised at just how far technology has advanced when it comes to energy efficiency. It's almost always better to make the effort to begin a home improvement project to remodel and upgrade the preexisting systems rather than keeping the current systems as is.

Better Attic Insulation

Homeowners are losing about 35 percent of their air (whether hot or cold) through their walls. This is always going to be frustrating for owners who would rather not pay to heat or cool the outside air. There really isn't

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How to Prepare Quickly for a Home ShowingOn the day of a home showing, there's usually a lot that can be done to prepare your property. Tidying up and making your house more comfortable for visitors can make the showing a more pleasant experience for potential buyers and encourage a quicker sale.

Clean the Floors

Dust bunnies, crumbs and stains can make the home look like it's not very well maintained. Cleaning the floors will help your home make a good impression. Run the vacuum, dry mop or stain treat the carpet as needed. If you have children or a spouse, try to get them out of the house before cleaning your floors, to prevent your loved ones from tracking in dirt after the cleaning is complete.

Clean Kids Rooms

Toys and clothes on the floor can leave visitors with a poor

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5 Things Canadians Need to Do Before Buying a HomeCanadians considering the purchase of a home in the near future should gear up for an exciting and rewarding time in their lives. Before signing a contract on a home, there are a few steps that should be completed to make the entire home buying process run more smoothly.

Learn How Much You Can Afford

Many potential home buyers consider the price of their home without thinking about the other expenses involved in homeownership. Other primary expenses that are involved in owning a home in Canada include property taxes, renovations as needed, heating and routine maintenance, and these costs can vary from markets like North Calgary and other areas in Canada. Meeting with a mortgage lender or a broker can help a potential homeowner realize how much

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Home Improvements to Draw Buyer AppealSelling a home requires investigating what buyers are looking for, so that the home meets their needs and earns an ideal sale price. These five popular home improvements help sellers compete on the market and sell their homes as quickly as possible, even in hot markets like McKinley Landing.

Storage and Closet Space

Storage of various types ranks consistently near the top of buyer preferences. It may come as a surprise that buyers would be more willing to compromise on the size of the home, than they are to give up effective storage options. Specifically, buyers list a walk-in closet as a “must-have” for a home they are considering. If this is not a reasonable option for a home improvement, storage options in general are also ideal. Custom

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