Category Archives: Tips & Advice

Searching for a house

House Hunting Tips: Staying on the Straight and Narrow

Keeping Your House-Hunt on the Straight and Narrow When you’re looking for a new house and visiting potential properties, it’s easy to get caught up in the moment and to start making concessions about what you want. Not only is it … Continue reading

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Preparing for spring renovations

Winter Planning for Spring Renovations

Winter Planning for Spring Renovations Be Ready to Sell this Spring Like many Canadian homeowners, you may be planning to complete a few renovations before putting your house on the spring market. While most of us prefer to hold off on renos until … Continue reading

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Tips for selling in winter

Selling Your Home in Winter Weather: 5 Tips for Snowy Success

Selling Your Home in Winter Weather: 5 Tips for Snowy Success As Canadians homeowners know all too well, the spring housing market can often begin with a blanket of snow. But there’s no reason to be troubled by the lingering … Continue reading

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Keeping open houses clean in messy weather

We Canadians know all too well that as winter draws near, the weather can hard to predict. Fall leaves can be buried by snow in a matter of days, and -20° weather can warm up to wet mud in the … Continue reading

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Decluttering tips for homes on the market

When you’re preparing to put your home on the market, a piece of advice you’ll get over and over again is to “declutter.” In fact, we at ComFree always advise decluttering to would-be home sellers, as do countless websites, articles, and … Continue reading

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Home Staging Tips for Winter

In a recent CTV News Segment, our Manitoba general manager and licensed sales representative, Kim Ewchuk offers advice on preparing your home décor for a winter sale. Emphasizing neutral accents, Kim outlines some of the ways that you can depersonalize … Continue reading

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Selling Your Home this Halloween? Avoid Scaring Buyers Away

Tricks to make your October decor a treat for buyers! If you love decorating your home to match the season, an October home sale can be a lot of fun. Autumn is simply brimming with charming decor, from gorgeous mums for your … Continue reading

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Selling your house this fall

Fall Clean-Up for Your Home Sale

Fall Clean-Up for Your Home Sale If you’re planning on selling your house in the coming weeks, get ready to get your hands dirty! According to Kim Ewchuk, Licensed Sales Representative and General Manager at ComFree Commonsense Network in Manitoba, your curb … Continue reading

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Selling? How to update your home on a budget

Updating your house to ‘up’ your profits? If you’re selling a house, you’re probably dreaming of how to get the biggest profit from your sale without having to invest a lot of time, work, and money. While popular home reno … Continue reading

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Four Fall Repairs for Your Spring Sale

Selling Tips: Four Fall Repairs for Your Spring Sale If you’ve recently decided that you should sell your house, you might be one of many Canadians who chooses to wait until springtime to list your property. It’s true that the … Continue reading

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