Real Estate Blog

The Open House: Should You Do It When Selling?

By Margaret Baker | Jun 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

Open houses can be a bit of a controversial topic in the real estate world. Some professionals insist that they are necessary, others want nothing to do with it, and some are in the middle, having open houses occasionally. Holding an open house when selling your home can have some great benefits, but they also […]

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How to Set up for the Best Listing Photos (And Why it Matters!)

By Margaret Baker | May 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

In the digital age, 80% of buyers first start their house search online. Having great photos that accentuate your home’s best features is the best way to get buyers’ attention and give them the best impression of your home for sale. But taking good photos can feel intimidating if it’s not something you’re familiar or […]

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What is the Best Time to Move?

By Margaret Baker | Apr 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

You’ve seen it. It’s everywhere! Inventory remains at an all-time low in Saskatoon, and with interest rates also staying attractively low, demand remains high. With eager buyers jumping at the opportunity to buy a home, prices are rising, piquing many homeowners’ interest in selling.  Whether you’re a first-time home buyer hoping to take advantage of […]

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Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

By Margaret Baker | Mar 4, 2022 | 0 Comments

Though the blustery winter weather we’ve been seeing over the last few weeks in Saskatoon might have us thinking spring is still months away, we’re actually only a couple of weeks out. Soon enough, the longer days will bring warmer weather, and the long-anticipated seasonal thaw will begin. And with that thaw comes some essential […]

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4 Tips For Budgeting a Home Renovation

By Margaret Baker | Aug 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

Renovations, especially when preparing your home for sale, can make or break how quickly your property will stay on the market. It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of choosing new finishes for home projects or be blindsided by unforeseen hiccups that can dramatically increase costs. Deciding on how much to spend on home […]

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Top Home Decor Design Trends for 2021

By Margaret Baker | Jul 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

Home design trends are constantly changing, but with the state of the world over the past year and a half, we can identify some common themes emerging. We see many rethinking the functionality of their homes and the concentration on building a safe, calm, and joyful space to centre us in throughout the various recent […]

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Top 5 Benefits of Owning of Home

By Margaret Baker | Jun 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

I’m not going to beat around the bush; a house is a big purchase and a huge life milestone. You want to make sure you are making the right choice. Have you been wondering if it is worth it to take the leap? Are you overwhelmed by all the information out there? While there are […]

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4 Tips for Buying a House

By Margaret Baker | May 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

Buying a house isn’t like buying a kitchen appliance. You don’t have the luxury of researching, reading reviews, price matching, and using all of that to choose the absolute right fit before bringing it home. And if it doesn’t quite fit as well as you thought, you have the opportunity to return it for an […]

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Making the Most of Your Outdoor Space

By Margaret Baker | Apr 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Well, Saskatoon, it looks like we’ll be spending another summer close to home. With the real estate market as hot as it is right now, it’s evident that some people are taking the opportunity to upgrade their living situations. Imagine finding a home with a great outdoor space—kids’ playset included. Or what if it has a pool? […]

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How to Choose “The One”: Your Guide to Finding Your Family’s Perfect Home

By Margaret Baker | Feb 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

Some people may make the mistake of rushing into renting or buying a property, only to realize later on that there’s something that they dislike or is missing. I’m not talking about missing shingles or whether it is up to code or not—a proper home inspection can easily catch that. I am talking about those key […]

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