What happens when you no longer want to sell? You put your house up for sale and were lucky enough to get an offer. You even accepted it. But now you’ve had second thoughts, and want to back out of selling your home. You may be...

The sooner you say something, the better. Whether you found a better house for you or you discovered a red flag, there are plenty of reasons that you might wonder how to back out of a real estate deal. But with all of the paperwork and...

Happy owners, happy tenants — it all starts with the right property manager. You would never turn your home over to a stranger, so choosing a property manager shouldn’t be any different — finding one you trust is vital. “You are entrusting probably one of the biggest...

Most people figure they'll get a real estate agent to sell their home. But what they may not realize is that they need to get the real estate agent sold on their home. Yes, it's up to you to make a good first impression. Whether...

Get the landscape you've always wanted — all it takes is a trip back to the basics. If designing an entire landscape from scratch sounds intimidating, that’s because it is. The good news is that if done correctly, your landscape overhaul can save you a lot...

How long should you wait to buy again? Your home is a great place. But maybe you aren’t so sure it’s the right place for you any longer. The notion of moving to a new home is becoming increasingly tempting—and possibly has gone beyond the idea...

Smart investment moves can boost your rental property income. Anyone who has dropped a rent check in the mail has likely asked themselves the same question: What would it be like to be the person cashing rental payments instead of making them? Renting out a property...

Going green is very on-trend at the moment, with many of us doing all we can to minimise our plastic use and the size of our eco-footprints. However, when it comes to appliances, most of us would rather save money than save the planet. New...

5 Steps to prepare for an emergency: Emergency preparedness sounds daunting, but the truth is it can make extreme situations more approachable (and less scary). No matter where you live, planning for the worst can make for the best possible outcome. Expect the unexpected, as the...

When most homeowners in the U.S. prepare to try and sell their homes, they usually envision a pool of potential buyers mostly from within a relatively close geographical region. Even the most ambitious sellers often limit their thinking to buyers within this country. It may be...