Conserving Water Helps Environment And May Add Value To Your Home

August 28th, 2014

It sounds like doom and gloom but homeowners can actually make a big difference during droughts. What you do may also help increase your home’s value by giving it a complete check- up for things that might be wasting water.

Agents: Are You Sending MIXED Messages?

August 28th, 2014

While coaches, experts, trainers, top agents, and our own marketing team will all tell you that consistency in your message is key to staying top of mind and a consistent pipeline of referrals — most will also share that is not only fine to mix up the mediums — it’s a smart strategy for success. Why? Because let’s face it — we’re all DIFFERENT.

The Best Advice For First-time Home Buyers

August 27th, 2014

Before you start seriously shopping for a home, there’s some groundwork you should do to put yourself in the best position to buy a home.

8 Ways To Save Money On Your Move and Move In

August 27th, 2014

Buying a house and moving in is gonna cost you. There’s no way around it. Right? Well, actually, there may just be a way to make it not quite so painful. A willingness to negotiate and put in a little work plus a little inside info on special deals you can take advantage of can help you cut some costs. Here are eight ways to save money on your move and move in.

Choosing Hardwoods For Floors

August 26th, 2014

Today, many homeowners prefer hardwoods to carpet. Hardwoods help give the impression that your home is well-built with quality materials. Hardwoods are easy to maintain and improve with wear, unlike carpet that eventually needs to be replaced.

Ask the HOA Expert: Must All Owners Share The Cost?

August 26th, 2014

I live in a condominium with three buildings and the one I live in has an elevator that needs substantial repairs. The Home Owner’s Association Board plans to assess all repair costs to our building. Can the board charge only our building or must all owners share the cost?

Always Obtain A Property Survey

August 26th, 2014

The surveyor determines whether the house is within the property borders, whether there are any encroachments on the property by neighbors and the extent to which any easements on the property may affect legal title.

Small Canadian Cities Tackle Big Infrastructure Issues

August 25th, 2014

Aging infrastructure and migration to the suburbs has challenged Canada’s small cities for years. Here’s how two Ontario communities are tackling infrastructure issues head-on to rejuvenate their downtown areas.

More Leads, Less Dough: Point2’s Having It’s Biggest Sale of The Year!

August 25th, 2014

What do agents want? More exposure and more leads! When do we want it? Now! Well, as they say, timing is everything, and we’ve hit it just right. Find out all the details of Point2 Agent’s biggest sale of the year.

Buyer’s Right To Know Of Competition?

August 25th, 2014

Does a home buyer have a right to know if some other buyer is competing against him for the same property? Shouldn’t buyers be given all relevant information so that they can make a fully informed decision? That’s what the plaintiffs thought in a case heard earlier this year by the Supreme Court of South Carolina.