Many clients have questions surrounding refinancing: what exactly does it all entail? When is it a good time to refinance? What are the benefits and the downsides to it? (more…)
As a homeowner, particularly a first-time homeowner or buyer, property taxes can seem confusing. Why do you need to pay hundreds of dollars at closing time for property taxes when you haven’t lived there all year? Understand how they work and your responsibility as a seller or buyer can bring a lot of clarification to the process! (more…)
When looking to buy or sell a home, many people will consider not hiring a local real estate agent, wondering if it’s really worth the investment. However, choosing a local agent is one of the best moves you can make! If you’re thinking about moving into a neighbourhood or looking to sell your home, you not only want to hire an agent, but you’ll also want to ensure that your agent knows the area very well. This often comes from a combination of background education and length of time buying and selling within a particular area. While this seems fairly simple, people can often overlook its importance!
Many people think that the chill and busyness of the Christmas season will keep buyers away. Who wants to go venturing out during a season meant to be spent inside a warm home with friends and family? However, Christmas is a surprisingly good time to sell for many homeowners! (more…)
Buying a home is one of the (if not THE) largest invest you will make in your life. As such, there are a few important considerations and questions you should ask yourself before making the decision to purchase a home. From financial considerations to long-term planning – buying a home involves so much more than finding a place you love!
Here are some questions to get you off on the right foot!
Fall is the perfect time to make sure your home ready for the deep winter cold! Though we may not think about wit, winterizing your home can save you a lot of money and stress down the road. Think about winterizing your home before the snow starts flying – is much easier to enjoy these tasks in the warm weather instead during the deep winter chill! (more…)
Fall is one of the best seasons to sell your home! With the explosion of beautiful colours and relaxed atmospheres as people settle into their routines for the upcoming winter, fall offers many natural benefits to selling your home. (more…)
It may be nothing new to hear that tasteful landscaping can add value to your property. And what your ears hear, your eyes confirm since we can all agree that excellent landscaping makes a home or property much more appealing! Leaving a strong first impression on potential buyers is key to selling your home, and outdoor landscaping is a great way to significantly boost your chances of making a terrific first and lasting impression! (more…)
After buying a home that you love and are excited to be calling your own, many people dread the upcoming move. It’s usually seen as the dark, looming cloud whose presence promises only headaches, misery, panic, and thunderous amounts of stress. Lots and lots of stress. (more…)