Real Estate Blog for Buyers & Sellers

  • September 9, 2020
  • Donna Bubic

Reverse Mortgages – Impact on Heirs

How do Reverse Mortgages Affect Canadian Heirs? For Canadian seniors, there is a great way to get the most out of the equity in their homes. Home prices tend to rise, and equity builds in the prope

  • August 26, 2020
  • Donna Bubic

Advice for First-Time Home Sellers

When buying your home, you probably dreamt of passing it down to future generations. Now, things turned out different and you are looking to sell. You fell in love with your home and made a ton of

  • August 12, 2020
  • Donna Bubic

Top 3 Home Improvement Ideas to Increase the Value of Your Home

Homeowners are often excited about home renovations and updates. Some property owners also use that opportunity to fulfill their wish lists, such as adding a master bedroom or hardwood flooring. Wit

  • July 29, 2020
  • Donna Bubic

5 Things NOT To Do When Selling Your House

The process of selling a residential property can be time-consuming and emotionally involving, especially if it is your first sale. While your home's curb appeal influences a prospective buyer's poten

  • July 15, 2020
  • Donna Bubic

Home Inspections, How They Can Benefit Home Buyers and Sellers

Owning a home is one of the most valuable investments you can make. While good living spaces should be as comfortable as possible, with time they should also be able to increase their ROI. That's why

  • June 25, 2020
  • Donna Bubic

Useful Tips for Buying and Selling A Home During Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic has derailed buying and selling activities in the property market. Albeit fewer homes have been listed for sale, the industry is gradually recovering. Prospective buyers can m

  • June 10, 2020
  • Donna Bubic

When Is Mortgage Refinancing a Bad Idea?

Property owners refinance their homes and commercial properties all the time. As your credit improves and you have built more equity into the property, it may make fiscal sense to refinance when inter

  • May 27, 2020
  • Donna Bubic

Is it a Good Time to Become a First-Time Home Buyer?

We are facing a challenging time as we work together to combat COVID-19 in our country and even our own neighborhoods. With so much uncertainty in the air, is it a good time to think about buying a ho

  • May 13, 2020
  • Donna Bubic

5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid

Buying your first home is a scary and exciting process because it’s a HUGE commitment. It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of home shopping and mistakes can leave you with buyer&rs

  • April 22, 2020
  • Donna Bubic

5 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit

For homeowners across the globe, home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) have become a handy way of tapping into the value of their homes. However, when borrowing money against your home, it is always a