Home Buyer’s Guide

Use our home buyer’s guide for comprehensive information about buying your first home, saving for down payments, and making an offer on a home

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Features men and women homebuyers want

Sellers will quickly realize that there is very little space to highlight the best features of your home, so it’s best to choose wisely and focus on the…

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Seller’s Guide

Learn how to successfully sell your home, find the best time to list, get your home ready to sell, as well as home staging, and pricing your home

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Best Time to List Your Home For Sale

Knowing the best time to list your home can stack the odds in your favour, allowing you to sell your home faster or for a higher asking price, or both. We…

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Renter’s Guide

Find information on renting in Canada, including tenant and landlord responsibilities, renting with pets, and how to find a roommate.

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5 key responsibilities as a renter

There’s more to being a tenant than setting up the wifi and lo-fi and relaxing in your new space. In order to have a long-lasting, respectful relationship with…

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Renting with pets in Canada

When it comes to finding a rental unit for you and Fido or Pickle, the cat, it’s hard to know what your rights and responsibilities are, but we can…

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How will COVID-19 impact real estate?

Zolo analyzed 20 years of sales data, including 5 prior catastrophes, to understand how COVID-19 will impact real estate markets. Based on this analysis,…

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Mortgage Default Guide

Learn all about home mortgages – how to get approved, how much mortgage you can afford, and what happens when you can’t make mortgage payments.

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Home Improvement

Home Design

What defines a real chef’s kitchen?

Do you consider yourself a bit of a foodie! Looking for a home with the ultimate accessory: A chef’s kitchen? Here’s what to look for and how to tell if you’re…

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Emergency Preparedness Guide

When it comes to emergency management, the best strategy is to create a simple action plan that protects your family in any catastrophic situation.

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10 best cities for foodies in Canada

Are you a foodie?  Or just someone who enjoys a great meal out?  Then you know that looking for that perfect beef patty, or those extra-soft cheese…

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Find inspiration for the home at Zolo Blog. Read articles on home improvement ideas, home design trends, and general homeowner tips. Learn about real estate trends across Canada, including market reports and the best places to buy in Canada. Whether you’re renting or looking to buy a home, we have you covered with first time home buyer and renter guides. Learn about real estate trends, mortgages and more at Zolo Blog.