Secure Your Home Before Leaving on Vacation Most burglaries occur when homeowners are away for an extended period of time. To go on vacation with peace of mind, it’s important that you secure your house before leaving. Here are some tips to optimize safety. Check twice Before leaving, check several times that doors and windows

2016, july 22

Buying or selling a home is a complex transaction and it’s essential that you surround yourself with professionals who will guide you through all the steps. Did you know that your real estate broker has access to a wide range of specialists who can help ensure the success of your transaction? Here’s an overview of

2016, july 05

The Home Inspection: An Obvious Choice! Before buying a home, it is strongly recommended that you have it inspected. Beyond the elements that can be easily seen, is the building “healthy”? For a proper diagnosis and accurate facts about elements such as the roof, the foundation, the heating and air conditioning systems, plumbing, electricity, exterior

2016, june 02

Keep a Cool Head When Buying a Pool Hot summers are driving up sales of swimming pools. Keeping a cool head will help you make a smart choice when it comes to the purchase and installation of your pool. For maximum savings, remember that pool specialists are very busy in the spring and early summer.

2016, may 31

Fixed or Variable Interest Rate? Should you opt for a fixed or variable-rate mortgage? Each option has its pros and cons. If you’re about to take out a first mortgage or renew an existing one, the question inevitably arises: what formula will be most advantageous, a fixed or variable rate? Fixed interest rate A fixed-rate

2016, may 16

Renovations That Pay Off   Sooner or later, all properties benefit from being renovated: either because changes are necessary or because we want to make our lives more convenient or more comfortable. Or perhaps we want to appeal to potential buyers. In this particular case, some renovations are significantly more profitable than others. A varying

2016, may 05

The HBP: A Helping Hand in Becoming a Homeowner By using the federal government’s Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP), you can turn your dream into a reality sooner rather than later by withdrawing a maximum of $25,000, tax free, from your Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP). To participate in the Home Buyers’ Plan, you must meet

2016, april 29

The Kitchen of the Future has Arrived!   Is it your significant other’s birthday? Are you thinking of having a dinner party to mark the occasion? Your kitchen is at your service! There’s no need to ask someone to help you plan the meal or organize the kitchen tasks – your kitchen counter will take

2016, april 27