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Considering doing some renovation work to your home? A handshake isn’t enough these days to solidify a deal. Getting everything agreed upon with your contractor(s) in writing is as important for working with them as any other business transaction, especially if you’re paying for a portion of the work upfront – and you shouldn’t be.. read more →

When speaking with clients about action items that could help increase the marketability and value of their home as they give consideration to selling – or indeed after the decision to list has been made and listing preparation is now underway – enhancing their home’s exterior is often top of the list. The reason for.. read more →

06 Feb 2012
February 6, 2012

Home Renovations 101 (2012)

Whether you’re in the midst of a reno, considering doing some home improvements yourself, or planning on hiring professionals, it goes without saying it’s important to know some of the terminology used to help ensure a clear understanding on all sides when communicating and building your vision. Renovations can be a complicated matter, and the.. read more →

For senior citizens or the loved ones of seniors that may be weighing different options as they give thought to living accommodations as the golden years progress, there is of course an alternative to moving into a retirement home and for those who may not be aware, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) offers a.. read more →