5 Ways To Stay Cool While Saving Energy This Summer

5 Ways To Stay Cool While Saving Energy This Summer

Temperatures are rising, and many of us are reaching for the thermostats to stay cool. But there are also energy-efficient ways that will help you stay comfortable while controlling your costs. Check out these tips from Hydro One: 1. Open the windows on breezy days...
Is It Worth Buying a “Fixer-Upper” Home?

Is It Worth Buying a “Fixer-Upper” Home?

Q: I know fixer-uppers provide excellent value, but I’m worried I’ll be in indefinite renovation mode for years if I pay for one home improvement project at a time. Should I stick to a turnkey property? A: You’re right, fixer-uppers offer excellent value. (And no, you...
Introducing the 55 / 55 Financing Option

Introducing the 55 / 55 Financing Option

According to the 2016 Census, seniors now outnumber children for the first time in Canadian history. With an estimated 5.9 million Canadian seniors, the population is not only growing older but the pace of change is accelerating. This is all very positive news, but...
Spring Renovating Tips

Spring Renovating Tips

Spring is the season to renovate.  Here are a few ideas to add to the appeal of your property and make your time at home more enjoyable: Kitchen or Bathroom Remodel  A re-paint of the cabinets and fresh coat of paint on the walls will get you the best bang for your...
DEAL OF THE MONTH

DEAL OF THE MONTH

Mr and Mrs purchased a home in Dundas, Ontario for $2,610,000. Prior to doing so, they consulted with their bank, who assured them there would be no problem with the financing. Based on their bank’s assurance, they made a firm offer to purchase. Their bank backed out...
Winter is just around the Corner

Winter is just around the Corner

Winter is just around the corner. Here are some helpful tips to protect your home, minimize your heating bills and make your winter more pleasurable: A visual inspection of your roof can identify lose or missing shingles and damaged flashing. Spending a little time...