We all age, mature, and eventually get to the point where we either do not chose to do certain things or are not able to do the activities that our minds think that we can do. So, it is a question that needs to be answered when we get to this point of wondering – do we sell the house and downsize, or what should we do ?
If you mention that you are planning a holiday in Mexico, someone is sure to inform you that it is not safe in Mexico. So, let’s discuss safety first. On our local news lately, we have heard of murders, attempted murders, armed robberies and quite a bit of drug and gang activity. And we live near a small city in Canada where the area is known for agriculture, oil and hard workers. My point is that there is crime everywhere, so how you handle yourself is of great importance.
Strange as it may seem, there are some people in this world who do not know what ICF means. Let me help change that. ICF is an acronym that stands for Insulated Concrete Forms. Basically these are stacking styrofoam panels with webs spreading them … [Continue reading]
So your kids have been out of school for a few weeks now. They pictured long days of uninterrupted video games. You pictured something more like sleeping in, clean bedrooms; happy carefree days of Summer! Now you hear, "I'm bored", arguing and … [Continue reading]
Types of Single Family Detached Houses When looking to purchase a house, one of the questions to ask is, What Style of houses do we want ? Should it be a bungalow or a 2 story house ? Does it need to have a basement or not ? What about a garage ? … [Continue reading]
Why People Use Realtors (Well, Some of the Reasons) Contracts The contracts are created to protect you and to make sure that you can safely collapse the offer if some conditions are not met. For instance, if you want to buy a house … [Continue reading]
I am not suggesting that one should not buy a used house, I am saying that there are things that you should be aware of when looking at houses. A home inspection by a qualified inspector is highly recommended as a condition in any offer, … [Continue reading]
In a recent post, I mentioned that one of the very important details in preparing your House for sale is the First Impression. That article is called Tips to Prepare your Home for a Fast Maximum Priced Sale. We discussed the importance … [Continue reading]
In today's busy world, it can make great sense to take a break and get away. Just chill out and relax for a while. Then the questions arise - Should we go away on a vacation ? Should we go sight-seeing ? Maybe we should try camping ? When some … [Continue reading]
When deciding to sell your home, one question that will come up is - Are you going to Stage your House ? Staging is not a new concept, it has been around since the 70's. The fact that it is still used is proof that it works. Often the results … [Continue reading]