As 2022 comes to quite an eventful close, The Sue Heddle Homes team looks back at some of the most-read blogs that inspired our readers the most. 

As your trusted source of reliable and relevant real estate information, we thank you for following and please stay tuned into all that is new and inspiring in 2023. Happy New Year!

Top Blog Picks of 2022:

1. Buyer’s Market: Making Homeownership A Reality In Today’s Market

2. What You Need to Know About the New First Home Savings Account

3. How to Manage Current Interest Rates To Buy Your Dream Home

4. Future Planning: What's In Store for 2023

5. Three Ways To Improve Your Home

6. 5 Design Trends Coming In Vintage For 2023

7. How To Sell When You Have Pets

8. 5 Ways Sue Heddle Homes Can Help You Sell Your Home

For more in-the-know advice, take a look at the complete Sue Heddle Homes blog library, which includes more helpful tips and inspiration for homeowners, sellers, and buyers.



5 Design Trends Coming In Vintage For 2023

What is the interior design crystal ball foretelling for 2023? The following vintage home design trends of not being on trend is sure to inspire a fresh new outlook for 2023!

The saying “What is old, is new again” has never been more true in making your home as unique as you are.

1. Organic Design Chic

The previous minimalist trend of completely white walls with black trimmed window frames is losing its appeal according to recent consensus from style experts. Try keeping the focus on the design style and era of your home by using trim, moldings, or details that connect to the home's architectural character. Using a bold colour accent choice and/or using a unique wallpaper as art will separate your style from every other house on your block.

2. Resplash The Backsplash

Updating a backsplash can be both a practical and economical method of updating any kitchen. Instead of the classic subway horizontal design, consider geometric and herringbone styles. This will create an instant...


As 2022 comes to a close, many Canadians are wondering what outlook for managing personal finances, mortgages, and tax planning is in store for 2023.

According to sources from the Desjardins Financial Group, the following considerations should be top of mind for homeowners and home buyers when planning for 2023.

Learn to Navigate A turbulent Market

2023 is expected to be turbulent due to dragging inflation and the correlating negative impact to buying power, declining investment value from continued market volatility, and higher borrowing costs due to higher interest rates. 

To manage this, it is recommended to review and establish your budget before any big decisions such as taking out or renewing a mortgage. Factor in much higher borrowing costs and consult a financial advisor to determine the best options for your budget, such as whether to choose a fixed or variable rate and the term of your loan. 

See the below table to illustrate the impact of higher borrowing costs on a...

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