One in five of buyers surveyed say that not having access to adequately trained real estate professionals poses a challenge in their housing search.
Single-family home and condo sellers in the first half of this year sold for an average of 13 percent above their original purchase price.
A U.S. buck can now bring approximately $1.26 in Canadian goods.
The website compared consumption rates and prices of four energy types: electricity, natural gas, motor fuel and home heating oil.
Delinquency rates on home-equity lines of credit dropped to their the lowest level in nearly seven years.
Stocks don't create memories you get from living in a second home.
"Educated buyers today are no longer just dipping their toes in the water. They are diving right in."
The survey analyzed 1,600 homeowners who completed an outdoor project in the past 12 months, or are currently working on one, or are planning a project in the future.
Buyers often need renters to help offset their costs particularly in the first few years of ownership.
The quiz asks people to assess their relationships, place fulfillment and personality in order to come to a conclusion on whether moving is the right decision.
Fewer house flippers, rigid lending guidelines, higher interest rates and rising home prices back no-bubble theory.
Consumers tend to overemphasize credit scores as a single factor that determines whether they'll be able to buy a home.çˆ¹ä£