Real Estate News: Curated Articles From Your Favourite Winnipeg REALTOR®

10 Steps to Reduce the Cost of Owning Your Home

Owning a home is an excellent investment, not only for your financial portfolio but for your future and your family, as well. As amazing as the idea of homeownership might be, it comes with a high price tag. Even with a robust down payment and healthy...

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Community Spotlight: Socialish Co.

In the past, realtors have spent their marketing budgets on billboards, bus benches and print ads but we have come a long way since then. There are plenty of realtors hard at work in Winnipeg and the surrounding areas and social media is the best way to...

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The Importance of a Valuation — Even If You Aren’t Selling

Winnipeg Home Values: Why You Should Schedule a Home Valuation

For many Manitobans buying a home is the biggest investment that they will ever make. Whether you found your forever home last year or bought it in the 1980’s the value of that property...

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 Take the Stress Out of Moving With Trusted Movers

Moving is one of the most stressful experiences that anyone can go through — but it doesn’t have to be! When moving in Winnipeg, you have a ton of options to choose from: do you go for a large corporate moving company, or do you opt for a locally...

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Is A Luxury Home Right For You?

Your home should be comfortable, functional and inviting and that means luxury. Owning a luxury home might feel like it is out of reach but it is more attainable than ever. In the past, a high-end home was seen as a status symbol but now, it’s a...

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Community Spotlight: Prairie Home Specialists

“You should update the kitchen before listing your house.”

How many times have you heard this? Renovating a house before putting it on the market can contribute to a faster sale and a higher realized price but this comes at a cost. There is...

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Why Every Great Real Estate Agent Needs a Great Insurance Agent

Purchasing a home comes with obvious costs: sale price, legal fees, moving costs and more — but what about insurance? More than being an afterthought, insurance should be a key component of a home sale or purchase but not just any policy will do!...

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10 Secrets to Selling Your Home in Winnipeg

The housing market is competitive at any time. If you are looking to sell your home, you are left competing with hundreds of any listings at any given time, so your property needs to stand out. Anyone can list your home but only experienced real estate...

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Selling Under Special Circumstances

There are plenty of reasons to sell a home, most of which are positive. You might plan to sell if your family is growing, or if you are relocating for a new job opportunity or you are looking to upgrade your starter home.

There are, however, less pleasant...

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Why First-time Home Buyers in Winnipeg Should Stay Alert

Buying a home for the first time is no doubt an exciting and rewarding experience. Yet, it is also full of risks. If you are a little relaxed you can even get caught in fraudulent activities. So, first-time home buyers in Winnipeg need to stay alert throughout...

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Relax Through Your Entire Real Estate Journey

Hire an Experienced Realtor in Winnipeg: Reduce Stress During Your Purchase or Sale

Purchasing a property or selling one is a hectic process, isn't it? Having an experienced and knowledgeable realtor by your side can make all the difference. In the vibrant...

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The Best Way to Add Value When Selling a Home

We’ve all heard it before, “Location, location, location!” While location does play a role in the desirability of a home, it isn’t the only thing that potential buyers will consider. It is important for prospective buyers to see...

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Quick Guide for First Time Home Buyers in Winnipeg

Purchasing a house either in Winnipeg or anywhere else is not merely a significant decision, but also a commitment towards creating a home that accommodates you and your loved ones for potentially many years to come. The process of house hunting, browsing...

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How to Avoid the Top 8 Home Inspection Mistakes

It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of buying a home. Once you’ve had an offer accepted on your dream house, you’ll probably be anxious to move in. However, before you make a significant financial commitment, it’s best to...

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Are You Covered? A Homeowner’s Insurance Guide

No one likes to think about disasters. Severe weather, fire, theft—or even a seemingly small issue like a broken pipe—can wreak havoc on your home and result in thousands of dollars in damages. Fortunately, a good homeowners insurance policy...

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5 Reasons to Sell Before the Selling Season Picks Up

A common thought in real estate is never list your home in the winter offseason. Perpetuated by industry experts, agents and repeat sellers alike, this saying encourages many would-be sellers to wait until the spring peak to list their homes. However,...

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5 Steps to Finding Your Next Home

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned homeowner, shopping for a new home can feel daunting. In fact, 56% of buyers said that “finding the right property” was the most difficult step in the home buying process.

Buying a home...

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Take Advantage of Your Home Equity: A Homeowner’s Guide

Homeownership offers many advantages over renting, including a stable living environment, predictable monthly payments, and the freedom to make modifications. Neighborhoods with high rates of homeownership have less crime and more civic engagement. Ad...

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5 Steps to Make Your Home the Best on the Block

We all want to be good neighbors. But when it comes to selling your home, it’s not just about “keeping up with the Joneses.” It’s about outshining them at every opportunity!

If you’re looking to sell your home fast and for...

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7 Tips to Maximize Your Home's Sale Price

Over the past few years, a real estate buying frenzy bid up home prices to eye-popping amounts. However, as mortgage rates have risen, buyer demand has cooled.1 Consequently, home sellers who enter the market today may need to reset their expectations....

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