April 2019

Found 4 blog entries for April 2019.

What to Do When You Can't Afford Home RepairsRegardless of the home's age or the quality of its craftsmanship, it will need repairs at some point. But not all homeowners take the same approach when it comes to repairs or maintenance. They may discount the importance of minor damage, or they may not have the money or the time to devote to it. When a homeowner can't keep to the ideal schedule, they can rely on remediation to reduce the consequences, whether it is a DIY project or one done by professionals. Here are a few tips to coming out ahead for homeowners to reduce the consequences.

Start Early

Remediation starts with understanding how a home operates on a daily basis. Homeowners don't have to take electrician or plumbing classes, but they should know the general configuration of their

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Should You Use a Professional Photographer When Selling Your HomeBefore listing luxury real estate for sale, many homeowners must decide whether they want to hire a professional photographer, take their own photographs or have their real estate agent take them. While getting professional photographs taken may seem like an extravagance, it's an extravagance that can pay off! Below are some of the many reasons that hiring a professional photographer might be a good idea for you.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Professional Photographers Know What Buyers Want

Many professional photographers know exactly what buyers want. This enables photographers to focus on these details when they're taking shots

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How to Measure the Value of Adding a DeckHome improvements can be a great way to improve enjoyment of the home and also increase its resale value. Installing a deck increases use of the outdoor space and provides a necessary update to the property. Homeowners who are looking to add to the functional living space of the home could save money by considering this minor property upgrade instead of building an addition to the house. Here's several ways people can evaluate the benefits of building a deck on their land.

Cost vs. Investment

When people think about the money they spend on a particular project, they may choose to consider the costs and the overall investment. Costs are important to prioritize, especially when homeowners have a limited budget available for upgrades. It might

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Can You Benefit from a Short Sale?Even with the best of intentions, some homeowners cannot continue to pay their mortgage. Even missing a single payment can initiate the foreclosure process with a lender. Foreclosure has serious consequences for a homeowner and can make it hard for an individual to finance a home in the future. Though many people may want to buy foreclosed properties, having a home foreclosed on is not always the best path. As an alternative, many choose to sell a home as a short sale.

Not everyone can go the route of a short sale, as a cooperating lender is involved in approving this option. However, short sales can benefit a homeowner and their lender. Understand more about the short sales process and how it works in Canada today.

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