Eco-Friendly and Budget Conscious Tips For Your Home

February 11th, 2016

Most American homeowners consider a remodeling project at some point in their lives, and many of these folks are on the lookout for ways to be more environmentally friendly as well as cost efficient. Let’s take a look at some of the ways in which you can revamp your home and be eco-friendly at the same time.

5 Front Yard Landscaping Tips That Will Wow Home Buyers

February 11th, 2016

If your front yard is rugged, messy and unkempt, buyers will take one look and then keep on driving to the next property on their list. Don’t let that happen by making your front yard luscious and as amazing as the inside of your home.

Remove Road Blocks To Sell Your Home

February 10th, 2016

Every seller has a common goal in mind: sell the home quickly and for the most money. Yet when it comes time to sell the home not every seller will be prepared.

4 Ways Your Location Can Boost Or Bust Your Home Value

February 10th, 2016

A few years back, ‘the Starbucks effect’ became a legitimate term to explain the higher real estate values associated with living close to the coffee house. But being within easy striking distance of a Grande Skinny Vanilla Latte isn’t the only thing that can help boost your home value. Then again, not every location can help build equity. Chose wrong, and you could see your value drop – even if the house is great.

Change For The Better In Your HOA

February 9th, 2016

Boards of homeowner associations are often challenged to change the status quo for the better. A common scenario includes a newly elected board that promises to start enforcing rules or architectural policies. Problem is, there are HOA members that like it just fine the way it is and they loudly resist the board’s proposed changes.

Arbitrators Don’t Have To Get It Right

February 9th, 2016

At the risk of revisiting too soon a previous topic, we consider today yet another court decision that reminds us of the fact that, in most cases, an arbitrator’s ruling will not be reviewed by the courts and will be allowed to stand even if it is based on errors of fact and misinterpretation of the law.

Home Sellers Have Closing Costs Also

February 8th, 2016

We have all heard about the high costs imposed on homebuyers — ranging from lender points, title insurance and settlement fees. However, if you are selling your house, you should understand you will be hit for some closing costs also.

Home Sellers Have Closing Costs Also

February 8th, 2016

We have all heard about the high costs imposed on homebuyers — ranging from lender points, title insurance and settlement fees. However, if you are selling your house, you should understand you will be hit for some closing costs also.

Addressing The Rights And Responsibilities Of Canadian Homeowners

February 8th, 2016

People who live in highrise buildings face challenges that didn’t exist when much of the current legislation was put in place. The Consumers Council of Canada has drafted a list of rights and responsibilities for them, with the help of a panel of experts.

Addressing The Rights And Responsibilities Of Canadian Homeowners

February 8th, 2016

People who live in highrise buildings face challenges that didn’t exist when much of the current legislation was put in place. The Consumers Council of Canada has drafted a list of rights and responsibilities for them, with the help of a panel of experts.