What to know when buying a house in Surrey, BC

What to know when buying a house in Surrey, BC

Homeownership is a life-changing decision. It involves risk responsibility and expenses. We, however, cannot ignore how rewarding it is to buy a house. Apart from the sense of fulfillment, having a home is also financially valuable. While everyone has their own experience in buying a house, one thing remains unchanged; it takes … Read more

What to Know Before Selling a House As Is

What to Know Before Selling a House As Is

When it comes time to sell a home it can be overwhelming. There is so much to do to get a house ready to sell on the market. If you want your home to compete with others on the market a lot of times you will have to make repairs and sometimes … Read more

5 Easy Ways to Prepare Your House for Auction

5 Easy Ways to Prepare Your House for Auction

Most people find that selling their house is an incredibly stressful time – it is both an emotional and financial burden to you and your family. It can often be a long, dragged out process with a number of steps to undertake before you even get to auction. Once you have understood … Read more

Signs You Need to Renovate Your House

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Do you feel like there is a lot of work that needs to be done on your home to bring it up to the standard of what you’d expect? You might have stayed in the same home for years and would want to make some aesthetic changes. Sometimes the renovation will be … Read more

What Do You Need to Buy a House?

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Buying a house requires a lot of time and effort, but these 10 steps to buy a house can help make the home buying process manageable and help you make the best decisions possible. Research Research the location. Do a walk through at different times of the day, perhaps even after a … Read more

How to Keep Your Whole House Looking its Best

Ever visited a friend and found their home clean and smelling nice? Bearing in mind how you struggle to keep your home clean, mainly due to your pro-active toddler, you just wonder how on earth this could be achievable, right? Worry not. In this article, we will give you 6 tips that … Read more

The Advantages of Selling Your House for Cash

Home owners often don’t realise how risky a process selling property can be. The issue with the property market, is its fluidity. This can be a great thing for buyers but for sellers, not so much. The property market being fluid, means that housing prices fluctuate and if you’re a seller who … Read more

Which Type of Fence is Best for a Classic House?

Which Type of Fence is Best for a Classic House

While building any kind of fence that is suitable for a home with classic architecture is seldom cheap, the benefits can quickly offset the cost. The right type of fence can add to the curb appeal of your property and unify your home with its surrounding landscape. In addition to establishing a … Read more

How to Turn Your House Into a Home

How to Turn Your House Into a Home

Even the novice home buyer fully appreciates the difference between a house and a home. A house is a place where you stay, and a home is a house that reflects the style and comfort of the inhabitants usually through personalization. Even an apartment or temporary living space can be a home; … Read more

Interesting Natural Homes

Interesting Natural Homes

  It’s a certain fact that man, try as he might, just cannot compete with the beauty of the natural world. Instead, he builds his life upon and around it by creating dwellings which take advantage of nature’s beauty and uniqueness. While we usually think of homes and other buildings as being … Read more

Interesting Facts about Igloos

Interesting Facts About Igloos

  When we picture a wintry landscape and think about the people living there, igloos are usually the first dwelling option that comes to mind. While they might seem like extensions of the ice and snow, these shelters are actually quite useful and convenient for keeping their inhabitants out of the cold. … Read more

History of Mobile Homes

History of Mobile Homes

  When we hear the word ‘home’, it might conjure up several images in our minds. Some might think of a large house, while others might imagine an apartment or cottage. However, the mobile home is also a permanent or semi-permanent dwelling for many Americans. We mostly know them as trailers or … Read more

History of Roofs and Roofing

History of Roofs and Roofing

  To have a roof over our heads means to have shelter, a home, and a general feeling of security. Roofs have been essential structures in human history, whether they’re the natural stone of caves, a flimsy tent, or the tile of modern homes. When we don’t have a roof, we’re exposed … Read more

Using the Garage as a Man Cave

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Defining a man cave Converting a garage into a “man cave” is definitely less expensive and less time-consuming than building a new addition to your house. Whether your garage is connected to your home or is detached, many men find their own space as “therapeutic” and find the freedom to do such … Read more