By: Ricardo Medeiros

How the game Monopoly can help you find the right home:

Tags: MISSISSAUGA, REAL ESTATE, PROPERTY, REAL ESTATE, REALTY, 

Take a Walk on the Boardwalk (or Sidewalk) If you've played the game Monopoly then you've probably picked up the Chance card that reads, "Take a walk on the Boardwalk. If you pass Go..." That's good advice when shopping for a new home. When you see a property you like and you’re thinking of making an offer, spend some time walking around the neigh...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Here are some tips on selecting a reputable contractor:

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How to Find a Reputable Contractor There are so many horror stories about disreputable or incompetent home improvement contactors that television shows have been made about them. Unless you want to be a guest on one of those programs, take steps to ensure you find a good contractor. Here are some tips that will help: • Ask for references. Speak to the references. ...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Buying or selling a home? Here are some home inspection basics you need to know:

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How a Home Inspection Helps You Whether you're considering buying a particular home, selling your current property – or both – a home inspection can help. A home inspection is an inspection by a qualified professional who takes a close look at every aspect of a home – structure, wiring, plumbing, and more – and identifies issues you may not have n...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Preventing burglaries requires more than just locks and alarms. Read this:

Tags: Homes and Condos for sale in Mississauga, pROPERTIES, HOUSE INSPECTIONS, REAL ESTATE, 

Preventing burglaries requires more than locks and alarms There's no doubt about it. If you want to keep your home safe from breakins, you should have good locks an all doors and windows. An alarm system is also a good idea. But home security doesn't end with locks and alarms. There are other less obvious ways to keep your home safe. For example: • Install exter...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

How long will it take you to find your next dream home in the local market? This information will help:

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How Long Does it Take to Find a New Home? If you're planning to look for a new home sometime in the future, you may be wondering how long the process will take. How much time should you set aside for viewings? How many of the listed homes should you see? Of course, the process varies from person to person. According to the Department of Housing & Urban Developmen...Read More