DO’S & DON’TS when buying your first investment property

DO’S & DON’TS when buying your first investment property… DO get pre-approved for a mortgage with either your bank or a mortgage broker.  Investment properties typically require a larger down payment than does a primary residence, get all the facts from your lender before you start shopping! DON’T buy an overly unique home! You want [...]

By | 2018-03-01T19:02:41+00:00 February 1st, 2018|BUYING REAL ESTATE, HOME IMPROVEMENT, WOODSTOCK|Comments Off on DO’S & DON’TS when buying your first investment property

Improvements that DON’T add value

We've talked about the best renovations to add value to your home now it's time to focus on improvements that DON'T add value. We've compiled a list of 5 improvements that won't give you a good return on your investment. #1) Pools: Although it's true that people love swimming pools most prefer enjoying them at [...]

By | 2017-07-20T15:17:22+00:00 July 6th, 2017|HOME IMPROVEMENT, ONTARIO, SELLING REAL ESTATE, WOODSTOCK|Comments Off on Improvements that DON’T add value

Best renovations to add value to your home!

If you are planning to do some renovations on your home you want to be sure that all your hard work and money spent goes towards the right upgrades, not all upgrades equal a  profit. So where should you put your time and renovation dollars to add the most value to your home? The number one place that adds [...]

By | 2017-06-27T20:35:46+00:00 June 27th, 2017|HOME IMPROVEMENT, WOODSTOCK|Comments Off on Best renovations to add value to your home!

Life Expectancy of common items in/around your home

People always ask us "how old is the roof, furnace, etc.." but what you really need to know is how much life does it have left. Here's a General Guideline of how long you can expect things in/around your home to last. Life expectancy will vary with usage, weather, maintenance, quality of material and quality of installation/workmanship. [...]

By | 2017-06-27T20:02:18+00:00 August 9th, 2016|HOME IMPROVEMENT|Comments Off on Life Expectancy of common items in/around your home