Does It Pay Off To Buy A Fixer Upper?

By: Pace Home Selling Team

Does It Pay Off To Buy A Fixer Upper?

Tags: Fixer upper homes, budget, home value

It’s hard to tell in advance if a fixer upper is going to turn into the best investment you have ever made or a money pit with an endless list of necessary repairs that will break the bank. Undeniably, there is a certain risk, but if you keep your eyes wide open and pay attention to certain things, you are likely to land a decent home. Let’s take a look at the basic rules that can help...Read More

Outdoor Reno Projects: Roofing, Driveway, External Wall

By: Pace Home Selling Team

Outdoor Reno Projects: Roofing, Driveway, External Wall

Tags: home value, reno projects, homeowners

We have already talked about how the spring weather is perfect for boosting the curb appeal, e.g.  updating the porch and the front and backyard, but if you want a complete makeover of your exterior, you can update the roof, driveway and even repaint the entire house for an all-around effect. Of course, redoing these features is a more ambitious endeavor that requires a solid budget and a bit...Read More

Outdoor Reno Projects: The Front And The Backyard

By: Pace Home Selling Team

Outdoor Reno Projects: The Front And The Backyard

Tags: Reno Projects, Outdoors, adding home value, homeowners

The exterior of the home has become almost as important as the interior given that it’s the first thing buyers/passers-by/guests see when they come by, and only one look is enough to form an opinion of the entire house. While the winter only required shoveling off the snow and keeping the entryway de-iced and safe, spring allows for more outdoor creativity. It’s the ideal season to sho...Read More

Outdoor Reno Projects: start with the Front Door, Windows And The Porch

By: Pace Home Selling Team

Outdoor Reno Projects: start with the Front Door, Windows And The Porch

Tags: Reno projects, spring, home, homeowners

The first rays of sunshine and the spring increase our energy level, and what’s better than using the extra energy for doing something useful, like an all-around outdoor reno project? Even if it's currently rainy season in Ontario, homeowners should definitely have a plan to update or retouch the outdoor area and boost the curb appeal to add value to their home this spring. Here are some...Read More

Recreational Property Shopping: Things That Require Special Attention

By: Pace Home Selling Team

Recreational Property Shopping: Things That Require Special Attention

Tags: Recreational properties, second homes, Ontario

Many people dream about having their very own recreational property, especially in Ontario where the nature is irresistible. The nice scenic views, the water and the mountains appeal to buyers who enjoy having their own “hideout” in some pure natural surroundings.  From chalets to cottages, Ontario offers numerous choices for all those who need a break from the busy city life from...Read More

How To Buy A Home On A Tight Budget?

By: Pace Home Selling Team

How To Buy A Home On A Tight Budget?

Tags: Tight Budget, Home Shopping, Plan

You have finally decided that it's time to buy a home, but somehow, every home you like turns out to be way more than you can afford. As many others out there, you must make it work with the budget you have, and no matter how many times you are disappointed, never settle for just ANY home only because the price is right. To land an awesome home, you’ll just have to turn a blind eye on th...Read More

2018 February Market Stats

By: The Pace Home Selling Team

2018 February Market Stats

Tags: oakville realtor, oakville real estate, luxury living, gta realtor, house prices, toronto, ontario, 2018, market, stats, housing market

Enter The number of home sales recorded on the Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board (OMDREB) are stated as 155 residential transactions in Oakville through February 2018. This number is down 38.73% compared to the record 253 sales reported in February 2017. The number of new listings entered into OMDREB’S MLS® System totaled 923, this is an 11.20% increase compared to the 830...Read More

Easy Weekend Reno Projects

By: Pace Home Selling Team

Easy Weekend Reno Projects

Tags: Renovation, DIY methods, adding value to the home

If you’ve lived in your home for some time now, it may not look as appealing as did on your move in day; but fixing the little things can give your home a completely new character and even add to its value. Home renovations are one way to increase the value of your property, but not all renovations need to be large, time-consuming projects. Here are some easy weekend home reno projects that ...Read More

Going On Vacation? Secure Your Home With The Following Tips!

By: The Pace Home Selling Team

Going On Vacation? Secure Your Home With The Following Tips!

Tags: Home safety, going away, tips and tricks

    Are you looking forward to the first rays of sunshine this year?  Do you want to take a vacation as soon as possible to recover from the cold and grey winter season? March Break is coming soon, and it’s the time where our thoughts drift to sunny skies and recreational time. Going away to a vacation resort or home is always exciting, but what about the home you leave behi...Read More

Getting Your Home Ready For Sale: Cleaning

By: The Pace Home Selling Team

Getting Your Home Ready For Sale: Cleaning

Tags: HOME SHOWINGS, PREPARATION, CLEANING

Clean homes give a fantastic first impression to any potential buyer. A clean and decluttered space enables buyers to focus on the features of the home without any distractions like laundry hanging out of the basket or too many shoes in the entryway. Look at cleaning as a selling tool that accentuates all the best features of a home.  Cleaning in the ‘top-to-bottom’ style is reco...Read More

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