Blog Archive

28 Jun 2013

Real Estate Investment Strategies

Here are some real estate investment strategies which can actually help you avoid losses and maximize profits when investing in real estate. For millions of Canadians, investing their life earnings in real estate is a matter of
28 Jun 2013

How to Move House Yourself

Moving your possessions yourself is no doubt a strenuous task that needs a lot contemplation and time, but it can save you a great deal of money. Here are few tips and tricks that you can utilize
28 Jun 2013

How to Pack Your Kitchen for a Move

When moving to a new location, the kitchen is last on the packing list and the first to be unpacked upon reaching your new home. This is because not only moving itself is expensive, eating out during
28 Jun 2013

Adding a Second Floor to Your House

Adding a second floor to your exiting home is the best way to make the most of a small lot and give your family more space. Here are a few steps that you can utilize to add
28 Jun 2013

Investment Property Cash Flow Analysis

To make wise investments in real estate, you should master estimating cash flows. The cash flow or net income determines how much you will make from a particular property every year. Follow the steps given below and
28 Jun 2013

How to Repair a House Foundation

Foundation is the most important structural part of a construction, since it supports the superstructure. Regular inspection and maintenance of the foundation is necessary to ensure the structural stability of the entire building. Treat water leakage into
28 Jun 2013

How to Set Roof Trusses

A roof truss is a structural framework designed to provide support for a roof without installing centre supports. Trusses are structurally engineered and are manufactured by licensed truss companies, but people also make trusses for their roofs.
26 Jun 2013

What Buyers Are Looking For in a Home

Besides a sustainable neighbourhood and curb appeal, there are few other things as well that potential home buyers look for in their prospective home. Here is a list of the things that can help you attract the
26 Jun 2013

Top 10 Real Estate Buying Tips

Buying a real state is something which requires deep thought, appropriate planning and flawless execution, keeping in mind all the case specific details. There are however some golden rules which apply to almost every case. These tips
26 Jun 2013

How to Sketch Floor Plans

Sketching floor plans for a house begins with dreams, fun ideas and a lot of imagination. The more you experiment, the better it is, but there comes a time when reality sets in and you have to
26 Jun 2013

How to Build a Solar Home

With prices of fossil fuel increasing rapidly, people have started switching to alternative power generation sources. If you also want to switch to an alternate energy source and your home is still in the design stage, it
26 Jun 2013

How to Frame a House

The life of a house depends on the durability of the construction, which in-turn is linked with the framing process. You might be surprise to know this but there are different techniques used to frame a house.
26 Jun 2013

How to Find an Architect

Finding the right architect is very important to have your ideas translated into your dream building. Here are a few tips that you can utilize to ensure you find the right architect for your building project. Ask
24 Jun 2013

How to Calculate Real Estate Value

Whether you are looking to buy or sell, calculating the value of a property is essential, in order to ensure that any transactions that are carried out take the true value of the house into account. There
24 Jun 2013

How to Flip Houses with No Money

Flipping a house basically means buying a house, usually at a bargain price (requiring maintenance, repairs, renovation etc), working on it to considerably improve its market value and then selling it for a profit. Quite obviously, finances
24 Jun 2013

How to Choose a Realtor to Sell Your House

While you can easily put up your own home for sale in the market, using the professional services of a realtor can benefit you greatly. Not only does a realtor make the whole process easier, he/she will
24 Jun 2013

How to Generate Mortgage Leads

Mortgage brokers make money when people obtain mortgages through them. The more mortgages they arrange, the more they earn in commissions. However, finding mortgage leads is the first step for brokers, who then have to convert those
24 Jun 2013

How to Start a Mortgage Broker Business

Owing to difficult economic conditions, and the rising real estate prices, most individuals and companies apply for mortgages in order to finance their purchases. Mortgages are usually granted by lenders (banks, or private lenders, etc), but in
24 Jun 2013

How to Become a Property Manager

Property managers are hired by estate owners who don’t have the time or expertise to properly manage their properties. A manager is usually tasked with maintaining a property, tending to it (landscaping, maintenance, repairs), marketing it, finding
22 Jun 2013

How to Build a Real Estate Business

Building up a real estate business from scratch can be fairly challenging, but with the right tips and techniques, you can take your business from a little-known company to a successful venture – the key lies in