The family house is, most likely, more than just a house for you and your family. It has been your home, it has been your refuge, and it has been your always-present retreat to peace in possible harsh times.
There may be no better time to indulge all of your senses than in late summer in the Niagara region. The weather has cooled just enough that all activities are enjoyable, the humidity is starting to subside and the fruits and vegetables that are harvested in the area are all ripe and ready to be tasted in a multitude of culinary offerings.
There may be no better time to enjoy Niagara on the Lake than the summer. With long days and hot weather, summer is the perfect time to get out and enjoy the events that abound here at Niagara on the Lake. With such a large and diverse set of events that occur over the summer, there is sure to be something for everyone. We here at Niagara on the Lake Realty would like to offer you this brief look at what we feel are some of the highlights that will be taking place in and around the area this summer. Continue reading
Niagara on the Lakes real estate is currently reasonably priced, but those prices will not last for long. The impending shift is due to exciting developments all throughout the area. Companies and contractors are flocking to this region, building communities and bringing new businesses that promote growth. Niagara on the lakes is already known as a popular place to buy a retirement or vacation home, but its rapid growth has turned it into one of the most thriving places to settle in Ontario. Here are some of the new commercial buildings that are going up in the area. Continue reading
Your choice of carpeting is one of the most important decisions you will make when furnishing your home. Your carpeting choice is not only pretty much permanent, it is also one of the most expensive decisions you will make. So do choose the one you love, but also keep in mind the potential buyer in case down the road you decide to sell.
Colour, style and functionality will all come to play some role in your final decision. Carpet is made of four different types of fiber: wool, nylon, polyester and a material known as Triexta. Each has distinct advantages and disadvantages. We here at Niagara on the Lake Real Estate would like to offer you a quick breakdown of each type of carpet. Continue reading
Many people relocating to the Niagara on the Lake area decide that finding a short or long term rental before purchasing real estate is the best option. This route gives you extra time to shop as a buyer and get to know your new location. There are many rental options available in NOTL, but finding one that fits your short or long term needs may be a hassle. Use these tips to quickly locate a great rental home. Continue reading
If you own a piece of Niagara on the Lake real estate and have decided to use the home as income property, finding good renters is a top priority. It is important that you familiarize yourself with tenant/landlord laws and screen for individuals that will treat your home as their own. Being a landlord can be very stressful, but the finding the right renters for your home can lead to a beneficial experience for all involved. Here are a few tips to be aware of when renting your home. Continue reading
Investing in Niagra-on-the-Lake real estate can offer an excellent opportunity. However, you may not have the available time or resources to maintain your property over the long term.
If making monthly trips to pick up rent and keep up with maintenance does not sound like something you want to do, you still have options for obtaining steady rental revenue. A property management service can perform valuable tasks that save you the hassle of doing them yourself. As long as the services are adequate, you can simply watch the revenue come in with little effort on your part.
The key is to find a property management service you can trust. Your valuable assets and revenue stream should not be jeopardized by a property management service that is literally more trouble than it is worth. Here are some tips for finding someone worthy of managing your properties:
When you consider your bathroom space, adjectives such as beautiful, relaxing and luxurious may not be the first to come to mind – but they should be. With as much time as we spend in the bathroom, making a space that is enjoyable should be a priority. One of the top features buyers are drawn to when searching for a home is a great bathroom. Do not simply make your space functional, use these trending styles for your bathroom to make it the highlight of the house.
Niagara-on-the-Lake is a destination for those who want to live in a community full of art, culture and history. The attractions in the area, from the Shaw Festival to its unparalleled shopping and fine dining districts, are outstanding.