Solved! Who Do You Call for Home Repairs?


Q: I recently bought my first home, and since moving in I’ve noticed a few things that need to be repaired. As a renter, I would notify my landlord, but as a new homeowner, I’m not sure who

Canadian Real Estate Losses Are Reversing At A Brisk Pace: BMO

Canadian real estate prices surged higher as rates were cut, then plunged as rates climbed. According to a new BMO Capital Markets analysis, markets have retraced a significant portion of their losses despite higher interest rates. In fact, some real

iFixit picks up Pixel 7a parts for DIY home repair

What you need to know

  • iFixit picks up several “genuine” Pixel 7a parts consumers can purchase for at-home DIY repair.
  • The brand lists replacement rear panels, displays, and adhesive but does not show any important internal components.
  • A recent rumor

The best ways to finance large home improvements or repairs

Using your home equity can be a cost-effective way to finance large home improvements and repairs.

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Many homeowners consider upgrading or renovating their homes at some point in time. These projects can boost your home’s resale value, make

China‘s property sector is world’s ‘most important’ industry, says Fitch’s James McCormack

China’s property sector is continuing its yearslong crisis, as giant developers risk default and home prices continue to sink, perhaps by more than what official data suggests.

Real estate constitutes about 30% of China’s GDP, making it the single biggest

Eddy Andrews Handyman Services Introduces Home Safety and Accessibility Solutions for Aging-in-Place Australians

BRISBANE, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA, August 23, 2023/ — Eddy Andrews Handyman Services, a leading provider of reliable home repair and maintenance solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of its innovative Home Safety and Accessibility Services, designed to support

The housing crisis plus other letters, Aug. 18: ‘The best thing I can do to provide for my children in the distant future is to buy real estate and rent it out’

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Re “Bank of Canada stuck wondering why interest rate hikes have not been enough to tame inflation”

What You Need To Know

Buying a fixer-upper could save you money during the homebuying process, which may explain why potential homeowners have taken a keen interest in these types of properties — an April 2023 survey from TD Bank revealed 59% of first-time homebuyers

Real estate: Homes with the highest price per square foot

While the latest interest rate hikes might be helping to cool real estate activity in Canada, several smaller markets are seeing an annual increase in the average price per square foot of a home, particularly among single-family dwellings.

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The Best Multi-Bit Screwdriver | Reviews by Wirecutter

A screwdriver is the single most essential tool for minor home repairs. It’s the ultimate kitchen-drawer tool, and it can help with loose hinges, toy batteries, and wobbly door handles, all on the fly.

To get the most out of