PATIO –YEAR ROUND USES

7 Ways to Extend Your Patio Season Year-Round Outdoor living can be constrained due to seasonality, but it doesn’t have to be– especially if it means you’ll utilize your patio area longer! SHARON LEEYESTERDAY Guest post by Katie Kuchta Outdoor living can be constrained due to seasonality, but it doesn’t have to be– especially if it means you’ll utilize your patio…

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1:30 – 4:30

DROP IN SUNDAY TO   # 31 SWEETENWATER CRES. IN MANUELS /PARADISE AND VIEW ONE OF THE BETTER OFFERINGS ON THE MARKET TODAY !!! THREE-BEDROOM  TWO FULL  AND ONE HALF BATHS – BASEMENT MOSTLY FINISHED. FULL ENSUITE BATH AND WALK-IN CLOSET. A VERY SUNNY DECK— A GREAT VIEW OF CONCEPTION BAY –HARDWOOD–ALL APPLIANCES –TWO SHEDS– 72 X 100 LOT -LANDSCAPED –MOVE-IN…

How Much Home Can You Afford ?

How much home can you afford? One of the most common mistakes that Canadian homebuyers – particularly first time buyers — make is starting out at the wrong price level.  Prospective buyers have a tendency to get ‘hung up’ on the sale price, but the monthly carrying cost is what really counts. These buyers arbitrarily pick a figure – giving…

Closed Mortgages vs. Open Mortgages

Choose a closed mortgage to pay your home off sooner .  Canadian homeowners know that paying off your mortgage is the key to achieving financial freedom.  Knowing that, it’s surprising how many homeowners shy away from closed mortgages and opt to pay a higher interest rate to get the payment flexibility offered by an open mortgage.  While it may sound…

BUY OR RENT ????

Buy or Rent – What’s right for you? A key reason many people choose to rent instead of buying their own home is their reluctance to sign their name to a long-term mortgage agreement. But when you come right down to it, very few of us can expect to go through life without paying the cost of a place of…

Exterior Maintenance

A Good Impression – From the Ground Up You’ve cleared out all the old clutter, painted the windows, and planted some flowers. You’re sure you’ve thought of all the little things about your home that will make a good impression to a potential buyer. Yet, even if your home décor is beautiful, if your property shows any signs of a…

Home Inspection VS. No Home Inspection

Real Estate Matters – Buyers article The Value of a Home Inspection   Buying a home is probably the single largest investment you’ll ever make, and you want to ensure you get the best value for your hard-earned dollar. That’s why more and more buyers today are turning to professional Home Inspections.  Prospective home buyers, especially first timers with…

Keep the Offer Going !!!

Don’t refuse that low offer – Keep negotiating!     Receiving an offer to purchase is one of the most emotionally charged events in the entire selling process.  Sellers should try to bear this in mind, and make a conscious effort to stand back and take an objective view of the situation.  Most Coldwell Banker® real estate professionals have seen…

REPLACING POPCORN // STUCCO CEILINGS

6 Stunning Ways to Replace Popcorn Ceiling Here are 6 room-changing options to bring your ceiling into the 21st century. SHARON LEEOCT 26, 2017 Guest post by Lauren White Realtors across the nation agree: popcorn ceilings repulse buyers. They see it as a significantly outdated style that also gives them asbestos suspicions. Removal has the potential to raise your home…