If you are thinking, “Should I buy my own home now or keep renting?”, here are 5 things you can consider:
Mortgage interest rates are currently at a record low, which makes your mortgage payment that much more affordable. In fact, you would be surprised at how it can make a difference. Depending on the amount of the mortgage it can actually be the same or less than rent.
Posted by Tammy Waterfield
on May 27, 2015
1: Shape Up Overgrown Trees and Shrubs
If you do anything to increase your yard’s curb appeal it should be this. Trimming all the trees and bushes around your home can significantly improve your home’s appearance and attract potential buyers.
2: Maintaining Your Lawn
Mowing your lawn should seem like a no-brainer, but oddly enough it’s easy to forget when you’re pre-occupied ...
Posted by Justin Perreaux
on May 25, 2015
Here are 5 things to consider:
The vacancy rate for rental accommodations in Brandon is relatively low, which usually means poor selection to choose from, and the rental rates are relatively costly.
There is an abundance of home inventory currently on the market in Brandon, which allows a buyer more selection, and purchase prices that are more reasonable.
Mortgage interest rates are currently ...
Posted by Kim Vandaele
on May 14, 2015
Low areas in the yard or next to the foundation should be filled with compacted soil. Spring rains can cause yard flooding, which can lead to foundation flooding and damage. Also, when water pools in these low areas in summer, it creates a breeding ground for insects.
Use a screwdriver to probe the wood trim around windows, doors, railings and decks. Make repairs ...
Posted by Bill Nicholls
on May 8, 2015
We have all heard that sage advice in the world of investing.
Currently our market is experiencing a time of correction.
Properties are not moving as quickly as they have in previous years.
There are, therefore, more properties available at any given time.
Prices tend to be 'softer'.
For homeowners this means they get less for the house ...
Posted by Marg Trollope
on May 7, 2015
The Market in and around the Neepawa area has remained steady. There are a lot of people looking for houses in the 150-170 range. There are also a lot more people looking for acreage's . So it looks like it will be another busy year.
Posted by Troy Mutch
on May 7, 2015
Solar panels are growing in popularity, and it doesn't look like a trend that will be going away anytime soon. The cost of solar energy has significantly decreased for a number of reasons: Installation companies are offering affordable options for homeowners, there are various incentives and rebates, and the cost of the actual panels has decreased. Adding solar panels to your home can make your ...
Posted by Lois Fjeldsted
on May 4, 2015
The Phones are Ringing and the Listings are Coming!
Just listed a Great 1280 sq.ft. Bungalow in Prairie View Subdivision, 2+1 Bedrooms, 10x10 3 Season Sunroom, on a huge 73' frontage lot backing onto 34th Street!
Perfect Starter home boasts 3 bedrooms , Eat-In Kitchen, Large LR and monster sized 125 x 120 Lot!
Posted by Michael Melnyk
on May 1, 2015
WIN a patio makeover or 5,000 AIR MILES – attend a C21 open house on May 2-3
The CENTURY 21® Canada Open House Weekend Blitz Contest is back.
It’s time to profit from your patio Canada!
Visit a participating CENTURY 21 open house on May 2 or 3
Sign in and you could WIN the grand prize Grill n’ Chill Backyard Bundleincluding:
A complete ...
Posted by Ericka Fowler
on April 28, 2015
1. Prepare your home for sale
See your home through a Buyer's eyes. This is the time to address your home's little imperfections. The hole in the screen door, chipped paint on baseboards, and the small mess in the basement.
Print out a copy of .... (Is Your Home Ready? A Checklist) and take a thorough tour of your space.
-Break out the mop, and the paintbrush. It's time ...
Posted by Pam Belinski
on April 28, 2015