Homeownership

Selling Understanding Home Valuations The value of your home is a critical factor of homeownership, from potential resale to financial planning. Understanding how home valuations work is essential for homeowners planning to sell a home, prospective buyers, and anyone involved in real estate transactions. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve into the various methods used to determine a property’s […]
Homeownership 7 Tips for Saving Energy At Home With the cost of living continuing to climb with inflation, many of us are looking for new ways to save on our expenses. Sure, you can cut back on the daily Starbucks visits and finally cancel that one subscription you aren’t even using. However, neither will cut down on the one bill everyone dreads each […]
Buying Canada Foreign Home Buyers Policy and How it Affects Foreign Buyers As a real estate team that values transparency, we want to provide you with important information about the foreign homebuyer’s policy that is now in place in Canada as of January 1, 2023. This ban aims to make homes more affordable for Canadian residents by limiting foreign investment. This ban applies to residential properties such […]
Buying Townhouses: Pros and Cons   The choice between a townhouse or a detached home can be confusing. Here are a few pros and cons of purchasing a townhouse and if it’s the right choice for you! What is a Townhouse? A townhouse is when one or more walls are shared with your neighbour but are independently owned dwellings. The […]
10 Tasks for Winter Home Maintenance   The winter months are long and arduous, not only for yourself but for your home. Here are a few maintenance tips to do and keep in mind over the colder months.   Change Your Furnace Filters   Ventilation is crucial in winter, as we spend most of our time indoors. In frigid weather, our […]
Homeownership 7 Fall Decorating Trends     Autumn is a beautiful time to slow down, reflect and wear a scarf. Your wardrobe is getting cozy, and your home is also a place to add warmth. It’s time to change your summer decor for bold, dark colours, rich woods and textured blankets. Refreshing your home for fall doesn’t have to be […]
Lifestyle Basements, More Than Storage!   Basements are a waste of space to some people, but they don’t have to be. They can serve many different purposes than just a storage facility. If your basement is finished or you’re thinking about finishing it, consider some fabulous ideas below!   Home Theatre  Take that extra living room and turn it into […]
Selling Creative Home Staging Tips     It’s essential to showcase your home in the best way possible to potential home buyers. The more staging the home has, the more people will be interested in viewing the house and then buying it. Here are a few staging tips to consider before taking photos of your home and also opening your […]
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Lifestyle 9 Simple Autumn Home Maintenance Tasks     Autumn is a time for coziness, pumpkin spice and candles; however, it should also be a time of home maintenance preparation before winter. Here are a few essential items to perform around the house before it gets cold.   1. Clean, or possibly replace your gutters Cleaning your home’s gutters is a key […]
Buying 5 Things to Know About Buying Rural Property     Many homebuyers are looking to escape to a rural property and avoid the hustle and bustle of the city. It may seem like a dream to live a quiet country life, but there are a few things to consider before taking the plunge.    1. Check the Zoning It is vital to check […]
Buying Down Payment for Buying a New Construction Home   A newly constructed home is an excellent option for new home buyers. It allows you to pick the features you want. They are move-in ready with new appliances. You could even pay a little more and add things like a fence. Buying a newly built home is more complicated than purchasing a resale house, but completing […]
Homeownership Moving and Selling with Pets     Buying or selling a home with pets can seem daunting for everyone involved. Here are a few great tips to make moving with a pet easier.   Buying a Home as a Pet Owner   Pet owners buying a new home should consider their furry friends’ current and future needs. This can restrict […]
Home Renos to Complete Before You Move In Here is a small list of home renovations that would be nice to complete before moving into your new home. These things will disrupt your life the most if completed while living in your house. If you can, plan to renovate these areas before you move in to maximize the enjoyment of your new place. […]
Inexpensive Tricks to Bring Luxury into Your Home Want to jazz up your space to be luxurious but don’t have a lot of extra income? There are numerous things you can do on a budget to give your room a touch of class. Keep reading for great tips and tricks to get those luxury vibes without burning a hole in your pocketbook.   […]
Home Toolbox Must Haves Even if you aren’t handy, that is okay, and it is still nice to have all these tools on hand for any break or project that might happen. The right tool in your toolbox could mean the difference between a big problem and fixing it temporarily and reducing it to a small one. Of course, […]
Moving as a Retiree? Here are Some Things to Consider It’s an exciting time in your life! You have finished your career, and you are ready to retire. And as a result, you might be considering moving or downsizing to help meet your new needs. Here are some things you may want to consider while looking for a new home as a retiree.    Budget […]
Buying Solar Energy & Savings: What Green Energy Can Do for You With the advancement of technology becoming ever-present in your house, it is only natural that green technology has also started to become more popular. With several grants and bursaries from the government, adding green technology to your home is becoming more accessible and affordable every year. And with added cost-saving benefits, such as reducing your […]
Lifestyle Achieving The Perfect Backyard Oasis The sun is shining and the lush greens are getting more vibrant, meaning it’s almost officially summer in Saskatoon! The city has plenty of activities and attractions built for you to live your warm summer days to the fullest. However, for the more introverted soul, a retreat is in order. What better place than at […]
Homeownership Top Secret Homemade Clean Hacks As we get older, we all have in common how much more time we spend in our days and weeks cleaning. Seriously, how does everything get so dirty so fast?! Or perhaps, maybe, you find yourself mesmerized by #CleanTok? Regardless of whether you are sprucing up the place to get ready to sell or just […]
Buying Your Top Tips For Downsizing Summer is quickly approaching, which for most folks means that it is time to undergo the great purge–getting rid of unnecessary clutter in exchange for feeling refreshed and ready for some much-needed relaxing. That is perfectly understandable, considering the unbeatable summers that Saskatoon offers. However, chances are that if you’ve ended up here, you’re likely […]