Mark Faris Blog

legalization of cannabis in Canada

17 Oct What You Need to Know About Cannabis Legalization & Real Estate

As of October 17, 2018, recreational use of marijuana is now legal in Canada. If you've got a stake in real estate, what does this mean for you? Can a landlord ban a tenant from smoking marijuana? Do home owners have to disclose marijuana plant growth on the property if it's legal? How does the new cannabis legalization impact Canadians' real estate buying decisions?
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return on investment basement renovation

04 Oct Is finishing your basement a waste of money?

Wondering if it's worth your while to finish your basement? Sometimes buyers see an unfinished basement as a blank slate to design as they please. Finishing a basement is only of benefit if it is done tastefully, will provide use while you still own the home, and provides purposeful options for future owners.

Here are some tips to help you add value to your home with your basement reno without wasting money:

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