Fall Maintenance Checklist

“Thirty days has September” begins the ancient mnemonic rhyme for remembering the number of days in the month, and few months fly by more quickly than the last partial summer month. Interior Maintenance Check for drafts. Feel for drafts around the edges of windows and doors. A good tip is to…

Pre-Listing Cleaning Checklist

An economical way to increase the value of your home in a short amount of time. Remember, for buyers, first impressions are key.   Clean dusty vents and ceiling fan blades Clean windows inside and out as well as sills Wipe down walls, baseboards and trim work Clean all lamp…

Small Cutbacks Lead to Great Savings

Seem to have empty pockets? Let’s put that money back.

House Cutbacks to Great Savings

Insulate your home and save on your annual energy bill. Use environmentally friendly CFL bulbs (cheaper and longer lasting than standard bulbs) and save $150 on 20 bulbs and reduce your carbon dioxide emissions by 1,877 pounds!   Cut your clothing costs Shop at Goodwill Visit cheaper stores first Lose…

5 Ways to Save Money When Buying A Home

Ready to make the jump from renting or living at your parents house to home ownership? Most homebuyers enlist a real estate agent to help them through the process. No wonder: buying a home is complicated and when it’s your first time, you feel like you could use some hand-holding….

Why Winter Is The Best Time To Buy

The winter months are full of spending times with family and friends eating, giving, and celebrating. Even though it is freezing and snow is on the ground there are many great reasons to buy a home during this time.    MOTIVATED SELLERS Typically those who list their homes in winter…

The Golden Rules of Home Selling

Don’t let the dream of selling your home quickly and efficiently be deflated by worries! With 40 years of experience, CENTURY 21 Canada® has shared three timeless tips to help you make the process smooth:       Say “Cheese.”            Professionally photographed homes garner more attention…