Category: Tips

New rebate to encourage homeowners to “Go Green”

For anyone looking to make your home more energy efficient, you’re in luck. The Government of Ontario recently announced the creation of a new program to help Ontarians improve the energy efficiency of their homes.   The province is investing $100 million from the Ontario Green Investment Fund to provide rebates for homeowners who conduct […]

New down payment rule now in effect

If you’re in the market for a new home this spring, a recent change to the rules surrounding insured mortgages might affect you. The new rule came into effect on February 15, 2016 and will affect buyers shopping for homes with price tags over $500,000. Homebuyers will now have to put at least a 10 […]

What to do after you’ve found your dream home

One of life’s most exciting events is the purchase of a new home. Whether it’s your first or fifth time, buying a home is always a cause for celebration! It might feel like the hard part is over once you’ve signed on the dotted line but the to-do list is always a long one in […]

What you need to know about electrical work in the home

There are certainly a number of home improvement projects that can be accomplished by homeowners – with a little research, some expert advice and smart planning, you can save money and learn a new skill. But it’s so important to recognize your limitations. Electrical work is commonly acknowledged as one of these limitations. Your home […]