Category: Real Estate

8 Pointers All Tenants Should Know to Protect Themselves

8 Pointers All Tenants Should Know to Protect Themselves

Here are some words of advice on how to protect yourself as a tenant during a residential tenancy, including reading the lease over, knowing landlord-tenant laws and keeping a paper trail.

/ August 12, 2014
Setting up a Secondary Suite in Your Basement

Setting up a Secondary Suite in Your Basement

Before you can lease out your basement to tenants, it must pass certain legal specifications to be deemed habitable, including fire and electrical safety, zoning by-laws, building codes and other municipal requirements.

/ July 31, 2014
5 Home Facts You Didn't Know

5 Home Facts You Didn’t Know [Infographic]

Homeowners are everywhere, but that doesn't mean they known everything about their homes. Take a look at this infographic for some quick home facts that you may not have known.

/ July 29, 2014
4 Questions Every First Time Homebuyer Should Ask

4 Questions Every First-Time Homebuyer Should Ask

Buying your first home doesn't need to be a complicated or stressful process. Asking the right questions can help you to have a positive experience that leaves you feeling confident and content. Take a look at this post to see...

/ July 17, 2014
Choosing the Best Neighborhood to Purchase Real Estate

Choosing the Best Neighborhood to Purchase Real Estate

Location means everything in real estate. To make sure you are investing your money wisely, look for homes in a good neighborhood with access to public transport and low crime rate.

/ July 8, 2014
Renting to Family Dos and Don'ts

Leasing Property to Family Members: Do’s and Don’ts

Much like any arrangement that mixes business and personal life, renting to family or friends has the potential to cause disputes if you do not set rules and expectations from the beginning.

/ July 3, 2014