Buying or selling a home involves a lot of emotional and subjective decisions. Before these transactions even take place, real estate professionals need to work with these decisions and get creative to even get in front of these buyers and sellers in the first place....

Nod to bygone eras without making your home look like a time capsule. The era of “Mad Men” has come and gone, but the love of all things retro is here to stay. Not only are vintage pieces a fantastic way to recharge a space, but...

A few strategic, affordable upgrades can add big value to your home. Increasing the value of your home when selling can be a difficult task, but a few home improvement ideas can help you stage for success while keeping within your budget....

From mortgage points to PMI, unlock the essential info about how homeownership affects your tax burden. Hours after we closed on our first house, my husband and I sat in our empty new living room and stared at the walls. He was the first to speak,...

So, you’ve decided to sell your home. Congratulations! Property styling significantly increases your chances of reaping the highest possible sale price and with a little planning you can style your place yourself like a professional. To get your property picture-perfect, read and bookmark our room-by-room...

Want to buy a home but don’t have a pile of cash in the bank? You’re not alone. Trulia research tells us that saving up for a down payment is the biggest obstacles to homeownership for first-time buyers, behind poor credit history, qualifying for a...

Offering to cozy in and stay put — by signing an 18-month (or longer) lease — is one way to negotiate a lower rent. Find ways to free up some cash and lower your monthly cost-of-living expenses. Rent is probably the single biggest living expense in your...

It’s easy to grow attached to your home and overlook some of the wear and tear. But while those familiar flaws may feel like home to you, they might not be to potential buyers. After all, if someone is making such a large investment to...

Everyone is looking to save on their home's energy costs, but many people do not know where to start or what steps to take to get the most bang for their buck. These four tips can be a great starting point for increasing your home's...

Although many people prefer to buy new homes, the vast majority of buyers prefer resales. According to the National Association of Realtors, 75 percent of homes sold are resales. When home buyers ask us about the merits of buying an "old" versus a newly built home,...

SINCE 2013, some 10,000 units have been introduced to the downtown condominium market every year and now there are around 72,000 of them, of which 35-40 per cent are for rent. Competition for condo owners to attract quality expat tenants is high and recently, luxury units...

No matter which side of the transaction you're on, you don't want to give up more than you have to. After months of searching for the perfect home, making some offers, and maybe even competing with other buyers, you finally have a deal on your dream...

Putting your home on the market can be stressful. Week after week of showings requires your house to be presentable at all times, not to mention the hassle of vacating at a moment’s notice....

Home prices are hitting record highs in many parts of the country, often selling for more than the asking price, and going from list to contract in a record 37 days, according to Redfin. ...