26. 08. 2017

CIL Duo Exterior Performs

After searching everywhere for an outdoor storage container for the backyard, I decided to make my own out of pressure treated wood. It was difficult to find a container that could hold the...

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14. 04. 2017

US Buyers Want Modest Homes

A National Association of Realtors survey of home buyers in the US highlights that most searchers were looking for a classic suburban home. There are no surprises in the answers, perhaps the surprise...

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30. 01. 2017

Is it Time to Sell?

I often get asked ‘is this the time to sell my house?’. Recently this question seems to be asked with more frequency. Always, the answer to this question will be individual to each...

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12. 12. 2013

Housing for Older Canadians

Housing Options for Today’s Seniors The number of Canadians aged 55 years or older is growing at a rapid pace. Canadians who are now entering retirement are also, on average, better educated, more active...

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06. 11. 2013

Housing for Older Canadians

Understanding — and Responding to — the Over-55 Market Which sectors of the housing industry are involved in seniors’ housing in Canada? How can the housing market for seniors be segmented effectively? What...

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10. 10. 2013

Developers not Building Low End Residences

Concern is being voiced across developed nations that builders are only concentrating their projects on the highest end of the market. They are building homes with high end features that first time home...

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22. 09. 2013

Mississauga Allows Secondary Suites

Mississauga City Council has passed a plan to allow the creation of secondary suites in a detached, semi, or townhome. The home owner will need to obtain a licence to create the spaces...

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14. 09. 2013

Appliances of the Future

General Electric revealed today some of their projects that will revolutionize the home. Some of the innovations are small but when combined together it reveals how much more automated the home will become....

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23. 08. 2013

Buying a House with a Tankless?

As tankless systems become more and more prevalent here in the greater Toronto area it has become more common for potential home buyers to discover a tankless water heater in the basement. We...

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19. 08. 2013

Age Groups Disagree Over How Long is Too Long to Live at Home with Parents

According to a new survey of more than 2,000 adults and leading psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig, not everyone sees eye to eye about the appropriate amount of time for adults to live with...

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