Home Inspection

Replacement and Repair Costs

    Use the following information to get a good idea of the costs associated with this comprehensive list of small to large renovation and construction projects. If you have any other prices you think should be added or changed,…

Why You Need a Home Inspection

Why You Need A Home Inspection by Roger Frost A home inspection is a limited, non-invasive examination of the condition of a home, often in connection with the sale of that home. Home inspections are usually conducted by a home…

Your Local Orillia Real Estate Agents

Your Local Orillia Real Estate Agents – Cashing in on the continuing increase of property values is one of the main benefits of owning your own home.  Home owners who only have a small equity investment in their homes can increase…

Buying or Selling a Home in Orillia

Buying or Selling a Home in Orillia.  There are a lot of emotions involved when buying or selling a home, but negotiating the price shouldn’t be.  Having a plan prior to negotiating is key to preventing stress during the turbulence…

Buying Older Home – Typical Problems

Buying Older Home – Typical Problems.  When buying an older home you are usually buying a home with built in character which has withstood the test of time and is still in habitable condition.  There are some inherent problems that…

Masonry Block–Building Tips

Every block wall-regardless of height or length-should be placed on a secure footing of poured concrete. A block barbecue grill or outdoor fireplace requires a large concrete pad as a footing. The footing must extend down beyond the frost line…

Baby Boomers–Investing In Real Estate

According to a CBC poll, " 53 percent of boomers polled said they do not feel confident they’ll be able to afford a comfortable retirement. That’s up from 44 percent who were concerned about retirement finances in March." Did you…