Homes and Condo Mississauga

Curb appeal tips from Carson Arthur

The right light Without the right lighting, even the most beautiful house is not visible. "Outdoor lighting in the front yard can make a big difference", says Arthur. "Buyers drive past houses after work! Make your home stand out by highlighting the best features with directional lighting." In addition to

Tips for taking great listing photos

Podium your home. CUSTOMIZE your space before you start to cut photos with lists. It is best to do this early because it may take some time and will be important for impressions. Declutter and ensure that the furniture is in good condition, well scaled and arranged in a visually

Real Estate Myths and Truths: QUIZ

Although the purchase price is the main focus for the majority of home buyers, closing costs can be added anywhere between 1.5 and 4 percent on top of the price of the house. Budget for legal and administrative costs, home inspection, mortgage insurance when down payments are less than 20

The Great Debate: Should you buy or rent a home?

It is a question that most Canadians ask themselves at a certain moment in their lives: do you have to buy or rent a house? Those who take the rental route often wonder if they are wasting money. Meanwhile, those who buy may wonder whether their investment will or will

Staging Tricks to Make Your Condo Look Bigger and Boost Sale Price

Let There Be (Lots of) Light Good lighting is what makes everything else shine, so having a coherent lighting system is the key to showing your pocket size path. Firstly, leave as much natural light as possible for this production by removing heavy curtains, blinds and window coverings. (If privacy

3 strategies for the move-up buyer

If everything is said and done, this emergence-buyer approach is the most ideal, but to get there is another story. Matching the closing dates of your purchase and sale can be tricky. Remember that there are three dancers in this tango – you, the person you buy from and the

Should you rent, or should you buy?

It is a question that most Canadians wonder about at some point in their lives. Those who choose to rent often wonder if they are wasting money. Those who buy may wonder whether their investment is worthwhile or not in the long run. Although it is clear that the ownership

5 Tips to Turn Your Starter Home into a Luxury Haven by RE/MAX

Wellness room Modern buyers look for homes with a little bit extra, making them stand out and support their active lifestyle. Although you may not have the budget for an indoor pool, sauna room or a large playroom, there is another option. Find a quiet, little-used corner in your starter's