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Is Your Spare Tire In Good Working Order?

Is Your Spare Tire In Good Working Order?

NC – There is nothing drivers dread more than the sound of rubber flapping on asphalt. Typically, the first reaction to a flat tire is disbelief, followed by annoyance and then a quick phone call to a towing company. But ...

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Top 5 House Maintenance Tips For Spring

Top 5 House Maintenance Tips For Spring

NC – Spring cleaning tasks are upon us, so be sure to add some cost-saving, energy-efficient measures, before turning on the air conditioner this summer. Dave Walton, the director of home ideas at Direct Energy, tells us he has worked ...

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6 Tips For Your Best Garden Yet

6 Tips For Your Best Garden Yet

NC – Home owners know that the garden is an extension of the home and this year a lush lawn, perfect hedges and beautiful flower beds are all within your reach. Here from Husqvarna, a leader in outdoor power products, ...

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Modern Neutrals Can Clinch The Home Sale

Modern Neutrals Can Clinch The Home Sale

NC – A fresh coat of paint can work wonders to update the look and feel of your home. That’s one reason why taking up the brush and roller is often a recommended upgrade when selling. And when it comes ...

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Eco Gardens Attract More Than Butterflies

Eco Gardens Attract More Than Butterflies

Part of a Realtor’s job is to stay up to date on what helps make a house attractive to potential buyers. On the list of hot trends Realtors are spying these days is the eco-friendly garden. Many homebuyers are keen ...

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Tackle Your Attic For Energy Savings

Tackle Your Attic For Energy Savings

NC – Start at the top, if you’re looking to reduce your heating and cooling costs—and the top is in your attic. “If your home is more than 30 years old, chances are your attic insulation could use some bolstering,” ...

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What To Do When Your Offer Is Met With Competition

What To Do When Your Offer Is Met With Competition

Frustrations can fly when eager homebuyers run into competition during the offer phase of the home buying process. “Bidding war,” while commonly used to describe offer situations in some parts of the Greater Toronto Area, is simply another phrase for ...

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Property Planning Advice For The Retirement Boom

Property Planning Advice For The Retirement Boom

NC – Things are looking up for Canadian boomers. Compared to the generation that precedes them, they are healthier, living longer and many will work past the age of 65. This changes how retirees need to should look at their ...

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Buying Versus Renting A Home

Buying Versus Renting A Home

By Jon McKay Pride Mortgage Columnist At some point in their lives, most Canadians have probably asked themselves whether it is better to buy or rent a home. And purchasing a home is one of the biggest decisions most people ...

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