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Renovating vs selling your home: What’s best for you?

What do you do if you love your home’s location and the area, but the home no longer fits your growing family’s needs? Do you stay and renovate your existing home or find a home that meets your developing criteria? “At some stage, many homeowners, particularly those still living in their starter homes, will be faced with the decision of either moving or renovating their existing home to accommodate their needs,” says Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa. Many homeowners, particularly those still living in their starter homes, will be faced with the decision of either moving or…

Mar 05, 2018 / by admin / No Comments

How to Stay On Top of Home Renovation Costs

As many as 56 per cent of Canadians embarking on renovations are choosing to stay in place instead of selling their home, according to a recent poll. A recent CIBC poll found that 61 per cent of people planning to renovate admit they don’t have a detailed budget.  (DREAMSTIME)   Christine Davies and her husband were in their east-end Toronto home for about six years before deciding to pull the trigger on a massive renovation. With two young children and a house “literally falling apart,” Davies says, the couple needed an upgrade but didn’t want to move up in the city’s pumped-up…

Sep 06, 2017 / by admin / No Comments