Should you Live DowntownLiving in the city can be a great choice for many people. The culture, the nightlife, and the proximity to essential amenities can be an alluring draw for those looking to live at a faster pace than in the suburbs or country. Add this to the fact that many Southwestern Ontario cities, like Cambridge, are sponsoring multi-million dollar projects to update and improve their downtown cores and you may have a compelling argument for living the city lifestyle!

One element of living in a city’s downtown core usually means sacrificing space by living in an apartment or a condo. However, depending on your priorities and values, this is not necessarily a bad thing. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, someone living in an apartment style…

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Nice to Haves in A New PropertyShopping for a new home can be an overwhelming experience. When you’re busy looking at multiple homes over a short period, it can be easy to miss details in a house which might add a lot of value to you and your family’s living experience in the long run. In this blog, we’ll look at several updates, installations and features you should look for in a property when choosing a new home.

 

New Windows

The state of a house’s windows is an often-overlooked feature when people are buying a property. If the house is on a highly trafficked street, modern windows can insulate much of the noise from cars passing by. Depending on their quality, windows can also save you money in the long run by being energy efficient and keeping heat in your home. Make sure…

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The Importance of Location When House HuntingThere are many important factors to consider when buying a new home, and certainly high on the list is the location of the new property. Even something as innocuous as whether the home catches the sun in the morning or evening can influence a purchaser’s buying decision. This blog will explore location-based characteristics to consider when buying or selling property. It can be used by home buyers – to ensure they’ve considered all relevant location-related questions when inspecting a new property – and by sellers – to help accentuate the positive aspects of their land’s location when marketing their home.

How old is the house/neighbourhood

Certain parts of towns and cities were naturally built before others. It’s good to know how old the house and…

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