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Listing Your Home During Holidays

November 24th, 2017
Listing your home during the holidays.jpgLots of homes sell during the Holidays!

Contrary to popular belief, lots of people buy and sell houses during the holiday season! Here are 10 reasons why:



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House Hunting Etiquette

November 23rd, 2017

House hunting etiquette.jpgAs most people know, the real estate market shifts between a buyers' or sellers' market, depending on supply and demand. However, regardless of which market we're currently in, buyer etiquette can help you get the home you want with the least amount of stress.

It may sound odd to some, especially first-time homebuyers, but manners matter when it comes to the real estate transaction. I'm not ...

Is Condo Ownership Right For You?

November 22nd, 2017

condo_ownership_featured_TXT.jpgCondo ownership is picking up speed across Canada. According to the 2016 census, nearly 1.9 million condominiums were occupied by Canadians in 2016. Between 2016 and today, you can bet that number has increased for a number of reasons.

In its most recent Housing Market Assessment and Outlook, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. warned of a continued “high degree of vulnerability in Canada’s ho ...

How To Sell Your Home In Winter

November 21st, 2017
Selling in Winter.jpgSelling your home in the colder and darker winter months can have its challenges.  Here are 6 suggestions to help you sell your home quickly and for the maximum price in the winter.

#1 Keep the house warm.

While you don't have to keep the heat on all the time, keep the house warm during showings. You don't want people shivering while they look through the house. Set the thermostat to at lea ...

How To Reduce Cost Of Homeownership

November 20th, 2017

AReducing the cost of homeownership.jpgffordable housing has become a distant memory for many city dwellers. If you’ve used a mortgage affordability calculator and find you’re coming up short on what you’d like to buy, or wind up pinching pennies at the end of each month trying to stay on top of existing household expenses, here are five ways you can keep costs down.



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Style Your Home For An Open House

November 17th, 2017

Style for open house.jpgOur room-by-room overview explains how to make your home more appealing to potential buyers

If you are selling your home, you will want it to look its best when you hold an open house. If you can afford to hire a professional stager, do it! Their skills can do wonders for your home’s apparent value. But if that’s not within your budget, don’t worry — just follow these room-by-room tips to help ...

Common Home Buying Costs

November 16th, 2017

Common Home Buying Costs.jpegThe cost of buying a home doesn’t begin and end with your mortgage. Here are 5 common home buying costs that you should also be aware of.

After scouring real estate listings and touring any number of potential homes, perhaps even losing a bidding war or two, you’ve finally done it –you’ve purchased your very first house. Congratulations! Buying your first home is an incredible accomplishment ...

Staging To Sell

November 15th, 2017

Staging Tips To Get Your Home SOLD.jpgReady to sell your house? Here are a few staging tips to get your home prepared for the market. When listing a home that cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not millions, you want to make sure it's presented in the best light. You wouldn't buy a $50,000 dollar car if it was filled from top to bottom in someone's personal content and trash. This is the same mindset you need to carry int ...

Myths About Buying Rental Property

November 14th, 2017
For-Sale-Sign-Lawn-Scott-McGillivray-Feature-Gallery.jpgBuying a rental property is a big deal, no doubt about it. But over and over again I hear people perpetuating myths that just aren’t true. If you’re thinking of buying a rental property, educate yourself with the right facts, and erase these 10 myths from your mind.



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Reasons To Downsize

November 13th, 2017

Downsizing).jpgDownsizing often is viewed as a rite of passage into retirement. So when people choose to go smaller earlier in life, it can seem like a step backward. But downsizing isn’t only for retirees and empty nesters — it makes sense for a variety of people.

A 2017 Trulia survey found that 46 percent of people between the ages of 18 and 34 want extra square footage in their homes. But bigger isn't a ...

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