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5 Signs That Fixer-Upper Might Be a Money Pit
By Peta-Gay
August 25, 2016

Deals are always appealing, especially in a hot market. So if you're looking to buy a house and you see the chance to nab a fixer-upper for a low price, you'll be tempted. Just be careful – sometimes that hidden treasure turns out to be a disaster. Here are five signs that the fixer-upper you're eyeing should be left on the market.

Bad Location

There are some things about a house that cannot be fixed, no ...

5 Tips to Make Moving With Kids Easier
By Peta-Gay
August 24, 2016

Sometimes a move is unavoidable, regardless of how much you or your kids' would rather stay in your current home. If your young ones are not looking forward to a change in scenery, here are a few tips to help them make a smoother transition into their new home:

1. Involve Them

Involving your children in the moving process will not only help them to better understand the move, it will also make them feel as though ...

4 Tips For Negotiating a Better Rental Agreement
By Peta-Gay
August 23, 2016

Renting is hard. It's easy to get lost in the length and language of rental agreements, but it's important not to get discouraged when that happens. Rental agreements are fundamental documents that lay out the details of your tenancy, so when you're ready to negotiate their terms, give them the attention they deserve with the help of these tips.

Research the Property

Like prepping for a job interview, make sure you know about the property you're ...

3 Smart Home Gadgets That Are Worth the Investment
By Peta-Gay
August 29, 2016

It's no secret that high-tech homes can provide a more effortless living experience while also being just really, really cool.

If you're looking to up-the-ante and introduce high-tech gadgets into your home, check out our top three smart-home suggestions:

Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

Robotic vacuum cleaners are one of our favorite high-tech toys as they can alleviate a significant portion of the burden of your regular household chores.  They're even more beneficial considering ...

4 Ways to Help Your Mortgage Transaction Close On Time
By Peta-Gay
August 26, 2016

When you’ve finally found the home you’re looking for at the right price, it’s easy to think that the hard part is over; however, there’s still a lot to do in order to ensure your purchase goes through without a hitch. If you’re tying up the loose ends on your home purchase, here are some things you should do to avoid any unnecessary delays.

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