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 …

Buyer Beware: How Do You Know if a House is Haunted?

For the complete story, click below: https://www.realtor.ca/blog/postpage/6022/1362/buyer-beware-how-do-you-know-if-a-house-is-haunted-/ What does “haunted” mean, exactly? Some buyers are sensitive to paranormal activity, while others are unfazed. In other words, ghostly encounters are subjective, so if you’re the kind of person who believes in disembodied spirits, it’s a good idea to let your REALTOR® know before you begin house hunting. And while REALTORS® are …

10 Easy Fixes for That Nearly Perfect House You Want to Buy

, 2018 Houzz Contributor, Laura Gaskill From price and location to the physical structure itself, the list of things to keep in mind when shopping for a house can seem endless. But some problems you encounter don’t need to affect your final decision. Although easy is a relative term, accomplishing the 10 fixes that follow is generally pretty straightforward. We also point out …

Renting An Apartment For College Might Be A Big Mistake

When The Tax Man Will Pay You To Buy The Whole Property I have to start this conversation off, here, with a bit of a disclaimer that we’re going to talk personal investments and taxes and that such content is offered for educational purposes and shouldn’t be construed as professional, financial advice. I’m going to outline a few ideas and …