Home & Housing

6 Reasons People Buy Luxury Homes

No matter if the housing market drops or rises, there will always be people that are in a place in their lives to purchase a luxury home. This is especially true of the young, dual income couples that are looking for more than a standard home with a tiny yard. For some people, having a luxury home has many benefits that can not be found by living in the typical home in the average neighborhood. Here are six reasons people buy luxury homes. 1. Genuine Comfort The luxury homes built today by a specialized Read more [...]

Why Sky Crossing is the Ideal Location to Move To

A new master planned community in north Phoenix has opened, offering luxurious home and endless resort-style amenities. The location of the new Sky Crossing community is ideal, sitting in the heart of the Sonoran desert and surrounded by the beautiful city of Phoenix.
Impressive Amenities
The gated community has an impressive list of onsite amenities like a community center, a fitness center with state of the art equipment, a full-size basketball court, a pool with a beach entry, splash pads, Read more [...]

Home Resale – Get the Look to Turn Heads

Whether you are a homeowner looking for cost-effective solutions to presenting your home on the market, or whether you are a buy-to-let landlord looking for long term options to suit the regular demand on a high level of property presentation to help secure tenants, there is one question that you may have repeatedly asked yourself: is home staging worth it?
What is Home Staging?
People don’t live in show homes. The show home setup is not the finished practical article. So why do potential buyers Read more [...]

How New Condos Compare to Older Condos: Making the Right Choice

It does seem like new condos in Montreal are cropping up everywhere these days, as developers are trying to take advantage of the huge demand. But are you sure you want to get a condo in a new building, rather than an older condo instead? While a new condo does offer several distinct advantages, older condos do have their own special kind of charm.
Here are some factors you may want to consider if you’re unsure whether to pick a new or old condo for your next home:
HVAC
For this purpose, newer Read more [...]

3 Reasons Why High-End Residences in Downtown Montreal are the Best Picks in the Local Housing Market

The sale of high-end residences in Downtown Montreal is gaining a lot of momentum as of late. Sales for condominium units and serviced suites have more than doubled from 2016, making experts excited about all the possibilities such trends can bring. After years of stagnating, this upsurge in demand for upscale housing is certainly a welcome change.
Despite this fortunate turn of events, there are still a few naysayers who think that the local luxury housing market just got lucky. While the recent Read more [...]

Looking for a Library Room in Real Estate Listings

Ask a book lover for a description of their dream home, and you may invariably hear about their desire to have their own little library. Some of these homebuyers even make it a point to look for a specifically designated library when they pore over real estate listings in Quebec City. If you’re such a person and you do want to make sure that there’s a room in your future home that can work as your library room, you need to consider the following factors:

Is it big enough? It’s true Read more [...]

What You Should Know About Building Your First Home

Building your first home can be an exciting experience for everyone involved. It is a sign that you are making an investment in your future. This is why such an endeavour can’t be taken lightly. Of course, if this is your first time managing such a project, you may find that you have to juggle numerous decisions and tasks all at once. Still, it is important for you to understand the fundamentals behind your house building venture. It is only then that you will be able to ensure that the development Read more [...]

3 Things to Consider when Looking for an Appropriate Student Apartment

Is your child finally leaving your home for university? If yes, the first thing you need to settle is the apartment. He must be in a place that is comfortable. This is true if your child is used to a comfortable life. You can’t just ask him to move to a new place that is way different. Besides, the goal is for him to do well in college. Having a comfortable room to stay in would definitely help in achieving his academic goals. It doesn’t hurt if you spend a bit more so he can have a good life Read more [...]