What to Look for When Buying Renters Insurance

By: Zoocasa Renters insurance is often looked past by most because it’s common to think that due to the fact that you don’t own the home, you are not responsible for anything that may happen to it. While it is true that as a renter you aren’t necessarily liable for damages done to the property

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Things to Consider When Buying a Fixer Upper

By: Zoocasa Buying a fixer upper can be a good way to get the home that you’ve always dreamed of at a cheaper purchase price. However, people tend to underestimate the amount of time, effort, and money required to turn that fixer upper into their dream home. While the thought of taking on a project

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4 Tips for Finding Your First Apartment After College

By: Zoocasa Calling all new grads! Searching for your first home after college can be an overwhelming experience. It’s exciting in that you are starting a new chapter in your life, but it may also be stressful trying to figure out where to start! Whether you are just beginning to think about making the jump,

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Tips for Buying a Luxury Home

Buying a luxury home is one of the most common dreams in America and beyond. When you are finally at the financial independence to realize your dream, you also realize it is not as simple as just throwing your money at a house and suddenly owning it. There is a lot of deliberation you need

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What’s the Difference Between Renters’ and Homeowners’ Insurance?

By: Zoocasa For prospective home buyers and renters who are new to the market, competition can be quite stiff in busy cities such as New York or international markets, such as houses for sale in Toronto. As buying or renting can be quite expensive, protecting your belongings and your home after the transaction is complete

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A Guide for First-Time Home Buyers

By: Zoocasa The decision to purchase your first home is one of the largest you’re likely to ever make, both from an emotional and financial perspective. It is important to find balance between the excitement of becoming a new homeowner, and being practical about your needs. As a first-time buyer, this process can be quite

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Top 7 Things a Home Buyer Should Consider When Deciding on Location

By Bill Gassett What are the top things a home buyer should consider when deciding on the location of their first home? There are a number of factors that go into deciding on a location in which you’ll be happy. Every buyer is different but some of the more important factors include the following: How

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The Top 5 Things to Look For When Inspecting Your First Home

By Bo Kauffmann Over the past few years, many insurance companies in Winnipeg have taken issue with several items such as the below: Knob and Tube wiring, which is an old style of electrical wiring typically found in homes pre-1950s houses. Insurance companies have started to demand that new home owners remove that old wiring

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9 Mindful Tips to a Stress-Free Home Buying Experience

You decide it’s time to buy a home. Naturally you start talking about it – your hopes, dreams, plans and wishes. Next thing you know, your friends and family start recounting their near-death stories of the struggles and stresses they went through on their home buying journey. So, you enter the process with your guard

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