Summer vacation is a time to take it easy, enjoy life and have fun. Just put those feet up in the hammock and relax, right? Who wants to to spend time worrying about their finances...
Anyone who has purchased a home knows that it is the little things, such as marble countertops and hardwood floors that can affect its value. So, it only makes sense that as a homeowner you would want to preserve the value of your home.
Here are 4 easy ways to do just that:
1. Update Kitchen and Bathrooms
Renewing an outdated kitchen and bathroom will preserve the value of your home. Installing new sinks, tubs and faucets, replacing old flooring with durable hardwood or ceramic tile and resurfacing your cabinets will keep your home looking fresh and clean.
Bathroom renovations are one of the most popular home improvement projects in Canada. Creating your dream bathroom can add greatly to both the value of your house, as well as your family’s enjoyment of your home. But bathroom renovations also offer a number of opportunities to include several features that can dramatically improve the energy- and water-efficiency of your house, while making your home healthier and more comfortable.
If you’re thinking about renovating your bathroom, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) offers the following tips on how to make sure your renovation is as efficient, green and affordable as possible...