Category Archives: Home Improvements

Bottom Line – Home Inspections Save Money

Bottom Line – Home Inspections Save Money

The reality is, many home buyers in Abbotsford and surrounding Fraser Valley communities opt out of getting a home inspection before they finalize the purchase of a new home. While I can’t necessarily say every purchase requires an inspection, here’s a few good reasons why I recommend getting a home …
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3 Great DIY Home Investment Tips

3 Great DIY Home Investment Tips

Not everyone has the money to simply invest these days. However when the comforts of home are involved, a few more people will open their ears to the possibilities. People who are selling often wonder – “What can I spend the least amount of money on, and get the biggest …
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Home Renovation Tax Credit For Seniors

Home Renovation Tax Credit For Seniors

If you’re 65 or older and you’ve made permanent improvements to your home to make it more “senior friendly” you may qualify for a tax credit! Senior friendly improvements are things that are specifically designed for safety and accessibility for seniors, so things like replacing the furnace, or the roof …
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Variables That Affect Home Owner Insurance

Variables That Affect Home Owner Insurance

Maybe you’re aware, and maybe you aren’t. There are lots of variables that determine your insurance rate when buying a home. For example, if you’re looking at buying a home in an area that floods often, you’ll have some serious restrictions on the amount of flood insurance you’ll need to …
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Save Money on Annual Homeowner Expenses

Save Money on Annual Homeowner Expenses

Did you know that the average Canadian homeowner spends anywhere from $2,000 – $3,000 a year on water, gas and electricity for their home? And these costs are likely to keep going up as we run out of cheap energy and our power grid starts showing its age. But the …
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