Real Estate Blog for Buyers & Sellers

  • October 26, 2015
  • Cec Wiseman

The Benefits of Investing in Income-Producing Properties

Making money in any real estate venture is a difficult task, and many people don't have the skills (or the stomach) for flipping houses. An alternative to this intrinsically risky activity is to purch

  • September 23, 2015
  • Cec Wiseman

Holding an Open House - Can These Tempting Tips Boost Your Chances of a Sale?

Is your home currently on the market? Are you hoping for a quick sale and want to stack the odds in your favour? One powerful option to consider is to maximize the potential of the open house showings

  • September 9, 2015
  • Cec Wiseman

Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?

Before you start shopping for a new home, you'll need to know exactly how much house you can afford. Otherwise, you could end up in a home that is way out of your budget. What you qualify for may not

  • August 26, 2015
  • Cec Wiseman

Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates – Refinance Your Mortgage Today!

Borrowers are loving the current record low interest rates, and homeowners stand to benefit even more.     If you bought your home more than a few years ago, you could probably benefit

  • July 8, 2015
  • Cec Wiseman

Why You Need an Emergency Fund - And How to Get One

Building an emergency fund is something most people know they should do but few actually get around to doing. A recent study found that nearly two-thirds of Americans did not have an emergency fund, a

  • June 29, 2015
  • Cec Wiseman

4 Ways To Make Your Backyard A Summer Haven

Enjoying your backyard in the summer months is a treat if you have been cooped up indoors during the cold and wet months. Here are four ways you can spruce up your yard and make it a summer haven. 1.

  • June 18, 2015
  • Cec Wiseman

Financing Your First Home

A lot of emotions are involved when preparing to apply for your first mortgage, including excitement, apprehension, joy, and dread. If you do the necessary preparation before diving into the home-buyi

  • May 27, 2015
  • Cec Wiseman

7 Easy Tips for Preventing Clutter

Whether you are preparing your home for sale or just trying to gain a little sanity it's great to declutter your home. From saving space to sparing time and reducing stress, decluttering can make ever

  • May 14, 2015
  • Cec Wiseman

7 Hidden Costs of Homeownership

You've made that momentous decision to buy a home. Your credit score is good, your employment is steady, you're debt-free and you've even saved up enough money to cover a down payment as well as some

  • April 23, 2015
  • Cec Wiseman

How to Maintain a Good Credit Rating Throughout the Year

If you want to make it easier to get an auto loan, mortgage, or new credit card account, you need to maintain a good credit score. It's easy to do so, particularly if you follow the tips presented her