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Investing In An Apartment Complex

Investing In An Apartment Complex

May 5, 2021 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

Investing In An Apartment Complex Investing in an apartment complex is one of the most effective ways of building wealth in the real estate industry. Some of the benefits that are associated with inv ... [read more]

Things To Look Out For When Viewing A Property

Things To Look Out For When Viewing A Property

April 21, 2021 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

Becoming a homeowner can be quite an exciting experience; however, house hunting is not a process without challenges. Depending on your personal preferences, needs, and budget, you need to carefully ... [read more]

Buying A Home As A Senior Citizen | ON

Buying A Home As A Senior Citizen | ON

April 7, 2021 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

Buying a home is for everyone — or those who can afford to pay for their mortgage. Albeit you're 60 or 70 years old, it's possible and beneficial to own a home so long as you have the financial mean ... [read more]

Top 10 Considerations When Moving to a New Area

Top 10 Considerations When Moving to a New Area

March 24, 2021 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

/>Peak Moving Season being just around the corner, most movers and other professionals in the industry will tend to encourage moving during the offseason. No matter where you are moving to, here ar ... [read more]

Benefits of Investing in Multi-Family Real Estate

Benefits of Investing in Multi-Family Real Estate

January 13, 2021 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

What is Multi-Family Real Estate? Any residential property that contains more than one housing unit is classed as multi-family real estate. Some of the most prevalent examples of multi-family real ... [read more]

Top 3 Biggest Home Seller Mistakes

Top 3 Biggest Home Seller Mistakes

December 23, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

Selling a home can be a daunting process; finding a real estate professional may help ease a lot of the stress. They will not only help find a buyer and undertake the complex process of closing the de ... [read more]

Renting VS Buying a Home

Renting VS Buying a Home

November 24, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

Your colleagues, friends, and family may be enjoying the comfort of their homes, but you're still living in a rental property. Such situations may compel someone to think about purchasing a property. ... [read more]

Five Tips for Buying a Condo

Five Tips for Buying a Condo

November 9, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

Yaaay! You finally got enough to facilitate the down payment of your first condo, or perhaps this is your investment property. Here is a simplified guide that includes some tips for buying a condo.& ... [read more]

Reverse Mortgages for Healthcare purposes

Reverse Mortgages for Healthcare purposes

October 21, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

Healthcare costs for aging Canadians is a topic that many retirees have underestimated. In fact, in the 2014 Sun Life Canadian Health Index, 44% of Canadians didn’t expect to pay anything for ... [read more]

Advice for First-Time Home Sellers

Advice for First-Time Home Sellers

August 26, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

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 ... [read more]

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

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

August 13, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

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 ... [read more]

5 Things NOT To Do When Selling Your House

5 Things NOT To Do When Selling Your House

July 30, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

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 ... [read more]

Home Inspections, How They Can Benefit Home Buyers and Sellers

Home Inspections, How They Can Benefit Home Buyers and Sellers

July 16, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

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 ... [read more]

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

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

June 26, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

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 ... [read more]

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

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

May 28, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

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 ... [read more]

5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid

5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid

May 13, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

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 ... [read more]

6 Signs a Home Will Likely Increase In Value

6 Signs a Home Will Likely Increase In Value

March 25, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

A home is a massive investment. Any new homeowner will naturally hope their investment will gain value. While nothing in life is guaranteed, there are some excellent indicators that a home is likely t ... [read more]

6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore

6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore

March 11, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

Whether you're a home-buyer or a seller, it pays to understand the real estate market if you want to get a good deal. Unfortunately, a series of damaging ideas has grown up around real estate which ca ... [read more]

Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

February 12, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

Buying a home is always a big decision, but when you're a first-time buyer it's even more important to get it right. Without home-buying experience to draw on, it's easy to make mistakes you could reg ... [read more]

How to Turn Your Home in Vaughan into a Rental Property and Not Live to Regret It

How to Turn Your Home in Vaughan into a Rental Property and Not Live to Regret It

December 20, 2019 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

Thinking about turning your home into a rental property?If you are having trouble selling your home, you have a number of options. You could stay in the property and hope for the best, but if you ha ... [read more]

Five Things to Consider Before Flipping a House

Five Things to Consider Before Flipping a House

May 8, 2018 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

House flipping can be a tempting way to make fast money, but not every fixer-upper has the potential to be profitable. Here's five things to consider before buying a property to flip. 1. Time Tele ... [read more]

Thinking of Buying a Home? Ask Yourself These Questions First

Thinking of Buying a Home? Ask Yourself These Questions First

April 24, 2018 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

Many people simply assume that buying a home is always better than renting, but that is not always the case. Owning a home makes sense in certain circumstances, just as renting is a smart move in othe ... [read more]

4 Hidden Problems That Could Be Hurting Your Home Sale

4 Hidden Problems That Could Be Hurting Your Home Sale

April 10, 2018 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

One of the biggest fears that home sellers have is that their property will end up on the real estate market for months on end. This is a nightmare for a number of reasons. First of all, having your h ... [read more]

The Benefits of Investing in Income Producing Properties

The Benefits of Investing in Income Producing Properties

March 20, 2018 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

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 ... [read more]

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