The New Homeowner’s Survival Guide

If you’ve recently taken the home-buying plunge, our survival guide is a must-read that will help you avoid common pitfalls, budget your time and money, and glide smoothly into the joys of owning your own home. So you’ve bought your first house—congratulations! You’ve searched for and found a place that you love. You’ve secured a mortgage and…

HOMEOWNER TIPS: HOME MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST

Maintaining your home throughout the year can not only ensure your home is running efficiently, but it can also prevent problems that could otherwise creep up later. This very hot month of August, the focus of home maintenance is air conditioning units (for obvious reasons) and other easy-to-overlook areas. Today’s Homeowner with Danny Lipford provides 7 items…

Prepare your home to face the summer heat

Don’t let summer heat up your energy bill This summer may be a hot one and that has many homeowners working up a sweat. Not just from the higher temperatures but also from the anticipation of the first utility bill after the summer heat starts to take hold. Don’t let that bill blindside you! Do these…

Storage Tips that Every Homeowner Needs to Know

Is your home getting cluttered? At one point or another, all homeowners feel a little disorganized. Whether you are putting townhouses for sale in Toronto or just looking to gain a tidier space for you and your family, the following are a few golden rules for a more organized home. Compartmentalize  One of the most important things…

Homeowner Maintenance Tips That Anyone Can Do: The Exterior

As you know, keeping your home in good shape is critical to its long-term health. Often, a homeowner can go for interior tasks because it is easy to remember and forget to maintain the exterior of their home as they think it doesn’t affect them much. That is wrong. In fact, when you maintain the…

Money-Saving Tricks Every Homeowner Needs to Know

Food delivery apps and little robot vacuum cleaners have made dinnertime and cleaning easier for homeowners — but takeout and gadgetry can get expensive. Lucky for you, there are plenty of ways to save money around the house that are pretty easy, too. With just a little bit of time and ingenuity, you can cut the costs…

19 Things a New Homeowner Should Do Immediately to Save Money

So you’ve just moved into your nice new home. You’ve unloaded the boxes and started to unpack your life. Right now is the perfect time to walk through a checklist of ways to save money on your home for years to come. Starting on these things as early as possible will allow you to start saving money…

7 Smart Steps Every New Homeowner Should Take

Few things are more exciting than making the leap from being a renter to being a first-time homeowner. Getting swept up in all the excitement is a wonderful feeling, but some first-time homeowners lose their heads and make mistakes that can jeopardize everything they’ve worked so hard to earn. Following a series of practical steps early…

Maintenance Tips Every New Homeowner Needs to Know

Buying a home is exciting and scary. Home maintenance doesn’t have to be hard. Learn what tools you need, how to find the circuit breaker or to shut off the water.  Maintenance Tips for First Time Homeowners Owning your first house is exciting! You can build a killer deck or paint the walls purple on…

10 New Homeowner Tips You Need to Know ASAP

Congratulations! You’ve just purchased your first home. Buying a home is a smart investment and offers a lot of benefits for you and your family. But owning a home also comes with a few disadvantages, like not being able to call your landlord when something goes awry. But don’t worry. We have some homeowner tips…