July 2018

There are 4 blog entries for July 2018.

The Truth About the Return Rates of Residential Solar PanelsSustainable construction has never been more relevant than it is today, as conscientious homeowners struggle to make responsible choices without breaking their budget. Solar panels are undoubtedly one of the best examples of renewable energy, but many homeowners still wonder if they're worth the initial price of installation. Learn more about the environmental and financial benefits of solar panels in residential real estate.

Start-Up Costs of Solar Panel Installation

The price tag of a full set of solar panels can run a homeowner an average of between $15,000–$30,000 depending on the province in which a home is located. Bear in mind this is only an average though, with full costs depending on the size of the home and the vendor a person

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Move with Less Stress with Our Moving TimelineWhen buying a new home, Canadian homeowners have to carefully plan their move to reduce the potential of headaches. This is not the time for procrastination as much needs to be done well before the moving date. Understand more about the moving process with this useful timeline today.

Start Eight Weeks Before the Moving Date

When scheduled to move, it is best to start the moving process as early as possible, having movers offer binding estimates when at the house. Get more than one quote to get a good overview of the rates offered in the area. In addition, make sure to:

  • Understand how much it will cost if movers also pack up a home
  • Get a written confirmation of the booking and the move date
  • Collect move related documentation in a
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5 Ways To Identify Roof DamageRoofs are built to withstand damage from intense weather, but even the toughest of materials will eventually succumb to the elements. Homeowners should always be on the lookout for damage to their roof as it protects both them and everything in their home from wind, rain, snow, and more. But what should homeowners be looking for? Here are five warning signs homeowners can keep their eyes open for to identify if their roof needs repair or replacement.

1. Light Is Visible In the Attic

Without even setting foot outside, homeowners are able to tell if something is wrong with their roof. When doing routine inspections in the attic, take note of now much sunlight is inside it. If the homeowner can see light streaming inside, this is a sign that wind

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4 Landscaping Mistakes You Might Be MakingWhen thinking about a first impression, most people think about friendly smiles and a firm handshake, but they don’t realize that first impressions aren’t just for people. Every home will need to make a good first impression with every potential buyer who comes to see it, and that first impression is made through landscaping and curb appeal.  While landscaping might seem fairly straightforward to some, it’s easy to make mistakes even with the best intentions. Here are four landscaping mistakes every homeowner should avoid and how to do so.

1. Gardens are Dead or Overgrown

Most people love flowers, and gardens are a welcome sight in any yard. However, homeowners need to make sure they’re keeping up with the work that goes into keeping a garden

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