Each year, North Shore Heritage publishes a Trades Directory that lists companies that do various types of work or supply certain types of materials. The latest edition of our directory is available for download here.
maintain your home
Regular home maintenance will go a long way in preserving the value of your home. This is even more important with older homes, whose materials and appliances often require special attention.
RESEARCH YOUR HOME'S HISTORY
Have you ever wondered about the history of your house, such as when it was built and who the previous owners were? What their occupations were? You can find out a great deal using local resources.
TIPS FOR BUYING A HERITAGE HOUSE
Since heritage homes are so unique and rare, a listing can often attract multiple buyers and sell over asking price. Here are some tips to ensure a successful purchase.
Protect your home
If you own a heritage home, you may want to legally protect it for generations to come. But how can you do that? The high land values on the North Shore make this a particular challenge for heritage homeowners.
When buying a heritage house or undertaking renovations, various concerns can arise. There are some common issues often identified in building inspections on heritage houses.