Think Condos Are Only For Retirees? 4 Reasons Why Condos Are The Perfect Starter Home

Posted on: 2 October 2017

If you thought condos were just for retirees, think again. Owning a condo is the perfect way to live when you're young and starting out, too. It used to be that you weren't a home-owner unless you had a ranch-style home, with a fenced yard, in the suburbs. However, that idea of home-ownership may have outlived its usefulness, especially for Millennials. If you're ready to buy your first home, but you're just not sold on the idea of a ranch-style home in the suburbs, here are four reasons why you need to adjust the parameters of your search, and start looking at condos instead. [Read More]

Three Ways Act As A Freelance Real Estate Consultant In A Slow Market

Posted on: 15 June 2017

Most people consider real estate agents to be those who sell homes and those who help buyers find the types of homes that they want. Real estate agents typically have a fee, especially if used by a seller. In a market with less expensive homes or where the economy isn't commanding house prices as the same rate, many sellers may try to do things on their own. Here are some ways that real estate agents can help sellers in colder markets without acting directly as a real estate agent. [Read More]

Being Part Of A Community: How Decisions Are Made In Condo Communities

Posted on: 28 July 2015

The cost of living in Canada has skyrocketed considerably. As a result, one in eight Canadian households have resorted to downgrading to condominium dwellings. Living in a condo is much different than owning your own property. You become a part of a community with your neighbors, and are responsible for making sure the community runs smoothly. All condominium corporations are "self-managed", as each condo owner is responsible for voting in bylaws and being a part of the decision making process. [Read More]

Couple's First Small Apartment? 3 Tips To Prevent Bumping Into Each Other And Claustrophobia

Posted on: 15 July 2015

 If you and your sweety are looking for apartments for rent in your area to help you save cash for that dream home or just save money on everyday expenses, then there are many ways you can make it feel larger than it is. You don't have to let your apartment's small size lead to claustrophobia and constant bumping into each other when you follow these room-by-room tips to help you make the most out of every inch of your new living space. [Read More]