Is “As Is” Good Enough?

Sellers are sometimes encouraged to have a professional home inspection conducted before they list their house, so they can take care of any repairs before taking the chance that defects show up later that delay or even cancel a buyer’s offer. Some sellers, however, will forego the inspection process and list a property “as is”. Why would a seller list …

The Buddy System

Today’s real estate prices are making it hard enough to purchase property with two salaries, let alone one. So how does a single person buy into today’s market? In many cases, it’s by partnering with a friend or relative. The first step in entering into what is likely the largest purchase of your life is to sit down with your …

Site Unseen

Could you imagine buying your next house, before even physically stepping foot into it? For any number of reasons, you may find yourself in that position. In the process of being transferred from one end of the country to the other, and have time and logistical considerations that make it impossible to visit properties in person? Looking to buy an …

House of Two’s

289 Tipperary Street | Oshawa, ON $400,000 Open House November 24 | 25. 2 pm -4 pm This Semi-Detached Bungalow features 2 of Everything. 2 Kitchens, 2 Baths, 2 Fridges, 2 Stoves. Live in one and Rent out the other. Located In Oshawa West End, Close To Oshawa Center, Transit And 401 Access. Main Floor Boasts Large Kitchen and Formal …

Clean Living!

As we head into cold and flu season, it’s worth taking note of these household ideas to keep germs at bay. 1. Add an air purifier. As the cooler weather blows in, we spend more time indoors, and according to the Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air pollution can be two to five times higher than outdoor air pollution. An air …

New off Peak/Off Peak Hours Start November 1.

There are Two Peak Periods During the Winter Months: Morning and Evening Off-Peak (7 pm to 7 am and all day weekends and holidays) Mid-Peak (11 am to 5 pm) On-Peak (7 am to 11 am and 5 pm to 7 pm) For More Information Visit: https://www.oeb.ca/newsroom/2018/winter-time-use-hours-electricity-begin-november-1

Scary Smells in the Basement?

If your basement smells more frightening than fresh, it’s not enough to simply mask it with air fresheners, which are a temporary fix at best. It’s vital to track down the cause of the smells, starting with these common sources: Dampness. The biggest cause of a musty basement is typically mould and mildew, both directly related to moisture that gets …