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Renovation Spend is Up Among First-Time Home Buyers and Millennials, Houzz Survey Finds

First-time home buyers and Millennials are spending more than ever on home renovation projects, according to the sixth annual Houzz & Home survey of more than 100,000 respondents in the U.S.
05/19/2017

How to remodel, without wrecking your finances

More than a third of homeowners struggle to stay on budget for their remodeling project. 91 percent of homeowners plan to pay for a renovation at least in part with cash. Almost a quarter will pay for their home improvement with a credit card.
05/19/2017

Eight Ways For New Investors To Succeed In Today's Real Estate Market

Investing in real estate is an increasingly popular way for entrepreneurial-minded individuals to diversify their portfolios and earn income.
05/19/2017

When Investing In Middle America Real Estate - Do Your Homework

Pretty much every city in America does something different than it used to. Towns are founded for one reason, but once enough people live there they keep growing even when their original purpose disappears.
05/19/2017

Home Buyers' Top Mortgage Fears: Which One Scares You?

Let's get real, shall we? Getting a mortgage can be a little frightening. Heck, a lot.
05/19/2017

This Is the Most-Shared Zillow Home Listing of 2017

Billed as a “diamond in the rough,” the fixer-upper took the internet by storm this week – so quickly, the broker had to pull the listing.
05/17/2017

12 Compound Houses To Buy With Your Friends And Family

Create your own community with these expansive, multihome properties.
05/17/2017

Would you buy a house with a stranger? Toronto real estate speed dating a new option

It sounds like an unorthodox concept: Meeting complete strangers to see if you’re compatible to buy a house together. But as bizarre as it might sound, that’s exactly what happened on the third floor of the Toronto bar the Pilot in Yorkville...
05/17/2017

Conditions for Real Estate Investing Remain Strong

When consumers consider investing in real estate, they most likely defer to the traditional home purchase.
05/10/2017

Real Estate Investment Trusts Are The New Money Market Funds

It used to be that you could put $1 million into an insured savings account and earn interest of about $50,000 a year.
05/10/2017

Industry Focus: Commercial Real Estate

The commercial real estate (CRE) industry in Nevada has been growing in recent years despite a number of hurdles professionals have overcome. Leaders in commercial real estate recently met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the...
05/10/2017

13 home decor trends that need to make a comeback

If fashion has taught us anything, it's that trends are bound to recycle themselves. Home decor is no different.
05/10/2017

Real estate surging in New Hampshire, where inventory is low

CONCORD, New Hampshire (AP) — The real estate market is picking up in New Hampshire, where houses are selling the same week they're listed and some buyers are offering $10,000 above the asking price.
05/10/2017

Summer real estate is hot!

BOCA RATON, Fla. (CBS12) — People often don't associate the summer with a good time to buy or sell real estate.
05/10/2017

Daily Dream Home: Davis Islands

The Davis Islands capture the very finest Tampa Bay has to offer, an island experience only minutes from downtown Tampa.
05/10/2017

What You Can Expect When Buying a House with Your Fiancé

One of the biggest recent decisions my fiancé and I made was buying our first home before we get married this summer.
05/08/2017

The Avid Gardener's House Hunting Checklist

Have a green thumb? As a gardener, you know that when you buy a house, you’re also buying a garden. And for some garden lovers, the outdoor area can be just as important as what’s inside. Here are 10 things to consider putting on your home-buying...
05/08/2017

House Hunters’ Absurd Budgets Make for a Good, If Niche, New Meme

If you’ve ever watched HGTV’s House Hunters — or, frankly, just heard the show’s title — you understand the show’s basic structure. There is a person or a couple of people (the hunters) who are looking for somewhere...
05/08/2017

Know Your Competition: 1 in 4 Adults Is Planning to Buy a Home

It’s a seller’s market out there in most parts of the country, and in spite of rising mortgage rates, it doesn’t look like that’s going to change any time soon. In fact, according to a recent survey by Bankrate, one in four U.S....
05/08/2017

Saving money with a semi-detached house

To get a family home with more space consider sharing a wall with a neighbour.
05/08/2017

Photographer: Chris Rank/Bloomberg It's Better to Buy Than to Rent, and It Probably Always Will Be

Is it better to buy or rent your home? This is a somewhat silly personal finance trope that assumes a reader is a) living under a bridge and b) has a suitcase full of enough cash to afford a down payment.
05/08/2017

7 Things To Look Out For When House Hunting

Whether you’re a first-time buyer, upsizing or downsizing, Denise O’Connor of Optimise Design shares her tips for moving abode.
05/08/2017

The No. 1 sign you've saved up enough to buy a house

Once you make the decision to buy a house, it's time to start saving. And then to save some more.
04/28/2017

The Perfect Indoor Plants for Your Home - And How to Grow Them

Indoor plants are a lovely way to bring colour and visual appeal to your home, but what plants should you choose? Here are four plant categories to get your decor juices flowing.
04/28/2017

Helping your dogs with a cross-country move

Dear Cathy, My husband and I are moving to Nevada. We have two dogs who will be making the cross-country trip with us. One will be fine, but our Westie (West Highland Terrier) concerns us. He's not a fan of being in the car. Do you have any advice...
04/28/2017

The biggest mistake people make when trying to buy a house

If you're planning to buy a home, you should be ready to spend some serious cash.
04/28/2017

7 Signs a Homeowner Is Desperate to Sell

Every house hunter hopes to move into a new home with as few hitches as possible. And that largely depends on how eager (or, let's be frank, desperate) a homeowner is to sell. And while it’s gauche to ask outright why someone...
04/27/2017

Real estate: 3 reasons to house hunt before you're ready to buy

Almost ready to buy a house, but not quite yet? Great! Let’s go look at available houses. Looking at houses now, even if you aren’t 100 percent ready to make a move, is a good idea. Let’s talk about why.
04/27/2017

6 Decor Items That Will Add ‘Fixer Upper’ Style to Your Home

If you’re like me, you love watching home improvement shows like Fixer Upper. Watching a neglected home transform into something from the pages of a magazine is so fascinating. However, being able to afford that look for yourself often...
04/27/2017

On Choosing The Perfect White Paint, And What To Do When Your Painter Leaves You Stranded

Editor’s Note: The idea of purchasing and renovating a home is a dream that many carry, but few of us stop to consider the complications and complexities of the process until we are already knee-deep in drywall debris. Lisa Przystup, a writer, florist,...
04/27/2017

Startups aid charities by committing now, paying later

A growing number of Canadian startups are pledging to turn some of their future equity into charity as a way to give back to society without giving away the early-stage profits needed to expand.
04/20/2017

Toronto’s Famous Cube House Is For Sale

One of Toronto’s most unique properties, the trio of green cubes found at 1 Sumach Street, has recently been listed privately on the market for an undisclosed amount. Built in 1996 by architects Ben Kuttner and Jeff Brown, the cube structure sits...
04/19/2017

4 Elements Of A Modern Family Kitchen

With the homeowners’ third baby on the way, Toronto designer Sam Sacks had six months to update an ’80s kitchen. In addition to increasing the square-footage and bringing it into the modern era, they needed lots of storage, plus room for hosting laid-back...
04/18/2017

Where to Buy Canadian Real Estate 2017

The standard quip when it comes to buying real estate is it’s all about three things: Location, location and location. Few would argue that’s totally wrong, but clearly there’s more to it.
04/18/2017

RuListing Set to Transform the Real Estate Industry

WATERLOO, ON, Nov. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - RuListing Inc. is pleased to announce www.rulisting.com, a real estate network that connects buyers and owners before a home is listed on the market.
04/14/2017

Op-Ed: Here's the surprising way rising interest rates could affect the housing market

There are three significant ways the Fed rate hike could affect the real estate market, says Rick Sharga.
04/13/2017

Borrowers rush to beat rising rates, pushing mortgage volume 3.3% higher

Homebuyers are also increasingly choosing adjustable-rate mortgages, hoping to save a few more dollars on payments.
04/13/2017

Supermodel Cindy Crawford Flips $60M Oceanfront Mansion

The Malibu flip done by supermodel Cindy Crawford and her husband Rande Gerber is giving us serious house envy! 
04/13/2017

Ontario man posts his farm on Kijiji for free

This is the kind of offer you can't refuse. Stephen Overbury is giving away his waterfront farm, including four barns, a 1830s beautiful stone home, some equipment and a vehicle, "ABSOLUTELY FREE OF CHARGE," according to a Kijiji ad...
04/13/2017

This New Flat Screen TV Looks Like Art

The black hole presented by flat screen TVs has plagued designers and homeowners for years. One popular solution is hiding a TV within a gallery wall to downplay it, but Samsung, in collaboration with designer Yves Béhar, has gone a step further with...
04/13/2017

Scott McGillivray’s Tips To Add Value To Your Home

Ever wonder what the secret is to turning today’s decorating choices into dollars when selling your home? 
04/13/2017

16 Unique Homes That Will Make You Want To Move Now!

Think outside of the box when it comes to real estate, and take a peek inside these weird and wonderful homes that prove style goes beyond the expected. 
04/13/2017

This is what's behind the severe housing drought

The supply of homes for sale is at the lowest level since the Realtors began tracking inventory 18 years ago.
04/12/2017

Shopping for a home? You better act fast

It's cold outside, but hot indoors, as housing experts say this might be the best time to sell (and a good time to buy).
04/12/2017

Millennials drive housing confidence higher, despite red-hot prices

A monthly sentiment index from Fannie Mae rose to the highest level since 2011, thanks to a surprising surge from millennials.
03/23/2017

Spring housing already overheating—think 60 offers on one house

"All signs are showing that homes this spring will be much less affordable than last year," warns one economist.
03/23/2017