Meet Air Canada's very sweet Maple Leaf Lounge in Los Angeles Airport. Read about it here!
But who knew Ancient Rome's concrete techniques could improve buildings today?
Hope Blooms just keeps hope blooming! Read More Here...
Can Millennials afford a home? In Atlantic Canada, it seems to be more likely 'Yes!'
Halifax is booming thanks to thriving manufacturing and constructing sectors, a record population boom due to immigration and it has become Canada’s fifth biggest tech hub. An Ontario native can tell you why he moved his family and brought his start-up company to Halifax. To read full story, Click Here
Thinking of downsizing? Whether it’s because retirement is looming or looking to reduce living costs, read these 7 factors to consider before making your decision. To read list, Click Here
Are you looking to make some updates before putting your home on the market? Take a look at this list of common renos that won’t add value to your home, it will make you think twice about adding high-end finishes or replacing those expensive windows. Click Here for list of renos to avoid
Deeply honoured to have made it among Real Estate Professional’s Hot List 2017 of 75 of the most influential individuals in Canadian Real Estate. Thank you to my wonderful team and clients who have trusted in our collective expertise and experience over the combined 60 years in the industry. On behalf of The Bagogloo Team, Thank you! We couldn’t have done it without you!
Buying your first home can be a daunting task. Many first-time home buyers don’t know how to beginning the process, what they should be focusing on or how to select a real estate agent that understands their needs. Based on a panel of RE/MAX Sales Associates across Canada, here are their top 5 tips for first-time buyers. To view list, Click Here
Now that spring house-hunting is in full bloom, spotting potential problems before making an offer may save any unwelcome surprises in the long run. With the snow gone and sun out, spring is the perfect time to spot any cracks, hidden moisture in basements, yellow spots on walls or water damage. To go fully prepared to your next showing, Click Here
Tesla isn't a stranger to making headlines, with electric and solar innovations hitting the news on a regular basis. Their new solar roof tiles, however, are an achievement, not sacrificing looks for functionality. Read more here!
Buying vs. renting? This new program introduced by the Provincial and Federal government should make your decision a little easier. As of May 1st, modest income families or individuals struggling to save for a down payment may qualify for an interest free loan. To see if you qualify, read full article Here
There's some interesting, earth-positive architecture right here in the Maritimes.. Have you heard of the Prince Edward Island Ark?
This type of technology could be a great help to people with older homes for whom wired systems can be expensive or destructive to install and also could save some cost and complexity from new construction builds by eliminating the need to rough in wiring during construction for alarms and sensors. It's also a novel idea for surveilling properties without physically watching the occupants- so you can monitor security or productivity without actually watching the people conduct their business. To read full article, Click Here
To many buyers what’s on the outside of your home is as important as the features inside. Investing in your yard can have a big payoff if you focus on these trends: color blocking, designated play space and foodscaping. To read full list of trends, Click Here
Guilt free products that are friendly to the environment? Yes, please!
Spring is one of the best times to sell your home but also one of the most competitive; with the rising temperatures you will also see a rise of new homes on the market. A panel consisting of RE/MAX agents across Canada came up with the top three ways you can set your home apart from the competition. To read list, Click Here
Interesting article on the pros and cons of rent control in the residential rental property market and its affects on long-term pricing and levels of new construction- if you have questions about rental trends in the Halifax area, send us a message. To read article, Click Here
Working on reducing the impact of constructing new buildings in pedestrian-centric areas and in dense spaces where lots of others live very close is important for our city, and it's nice to see that it's being taken into account by some local developers. To read article, Click here
With spring on the horizon, thoughts of how to keep your thirsty plants watered comes to mind. Rainwater collection is becoming more and more popular, is it right for you?
Has your home had the same décor for the past 30 years? Then it’s time to update! Get rid of the popcorn ceiling, orange carpet and brass fixtures. Check out the full list of home features that will make your home less appealing to buyers. To view list, Click Here
Spring is officially here and as soon as the snow goes away, it will be time to give your lawn the much needed attention it craves. A beautiful lawn will not only give your neighbors’ lawn envy but it will boost home curb appeal. To view tips, Click Here
Canada is known for some of its amazing landscapes and views, these homes for sale embrace that, and add with their breathtaking architecture. Check them out here, all in one list.
Now that spring is here, take the time to freshen up your home especially if it’s on the market. These easy and inexpensive tips will impress potential buyers and improve your selling price! To view tips, Click Here
Love burgers? This is the week you've been waiting for!
New data release by the top provider of Insurance reviews in Canada, InsurEye, aims to improve consumer awareness among Canadians with over 1,000 reviews available online of mortgage and credit cards currently available in the market. To read full article, Click Here
CMHC raises rates on mortgage insurance today, which affect anyone purchasing with less than a 20% down payment. Talk to us if you'd like to know better how this could affect you. For more info, Click Here
According to StatsCan, prices for new homes (excluding condos and apartments) have seen an increase in price 3.1% year-over-year in January 2017. This represented 0.1 per cent growth compared to December 2016. To read for article, Click Here
You’ve finally made the decision to sell, but as you sit in your kitchen and look around, you realize the space could use a little love to attract the kind of buyer you’re hoping for. Here’s how to get top dollar for your place without spending a penny over $1,000. For list, Click Here
Moving can be a stressful period, especially for kids. They can go through an array of emotions; excitement, uncertainty, fear and sadness. Check out a list of tips provided by HGTV, to help minimize negative reactions before your next move! For list of tips, Click Here
With economy showing strong growth, no wonder Halifax is among best the cities to buy property according to the Canadian Real Estate Association. To check who also made the list, Click here
See list of 7 often forgotten dirt traps that can make or break the potential of a property for any buyer. Taking the time to clean these areas can boost your home’s appeal without requiring any financial investment. To view the list, click here
The Queen's Marque project is going to mean major changes along the waterfront on the Halifax side for the next three years, starting with a diversion of foot traffic around the build and across a floating bridge. Click here to learn more
Thinking of renovating? Whether you’re getting ready to list your home or customizing to reflect your personality, take a look at the top decorating trends for 2017 to get your home up to market standard. Take a look: 2017 Top Trends
Skating party hosted by Dalhousie's varsity hockey teams is this Sunday, January 29th, 2017 from 1-3 pm. Don't miss out on a fun family day! Free Hot Chocolate! Free Cake! Free Rental Equipment and Much More! For more info visit: Dalhousie Skating Party
If you are thinking of starting a household DIY project, The Tool Library offers an economical and sustainable solution with a selection of over 1,300 tools available for rent. Started in 2013 by a crowd funding campaign The Tool Library has substantially grown by donations from individuals and companies and a passionate group of volunteers. Click here to learn more about The Library Tool
This is not necessarily great news for residents of Miller Lake West or anyone with ties to the Fall River area - many had considered this proposed quarry a dead issue, but it sounds as if the process is beginning all over again. New Application for Fall River Quarry Project
The site of the formal coast guard property in Dartmouth has landed a $20 million government investment. The 8.5 acres of land owned by the Waterfront Development Corp. will be known as COVE, Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurs. As the name suggests the facility will be a place for researchers and businesses to come together, the facility is set to open April 2018.
The 2017 Housing Market Report: Halifax Real Estate Market Expected to Increase! The Halifax residential market has experienced positive growth in 2016 with average residential prices increasing by 4% over 2015. It is expected to continue an upward movement in 2017 thanks to an increase in immigration and the ongoing $26 billion Royal Canadian Navy Shipbuilding contract. View 2017 Housing Market Report
Take a look at these beautifully designed kitchens currently listed with The Bagogloo Team!