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Why housing is still the best investment for most Canadians

Wednesday Apr 28th, 2021

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Hello, I hope you are doing well.  This is an article written by Dale Jackson, a business writer with BNN Bloomberg and the Globe and Mail. It's a good read, well worth the time.  Owning a home remains the largest single investment for most Canadians. So it’s not surprising that fear over an economy turned upside down literally hits home for so many.  The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)  recently warned the pandemic and resulting... [read more]

How to Boost Curb Appeal

Monday Oct 8th, 2018

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How to Boost Curb Appeal  If you are thinking of selling this year, I would be happy to help you decide which of these projects would net the best value. Even if you are not planning to sell any time soon, updating and maintaining your home regularly shows you take pride in owning it. Wash the exterior. Over the years, dirt, grime and cobwebs can collect on your home's exterior. A pressure washer can remove this buildup and give your home a fresh look, while at the same time... [read more]

10 Deadly Mistakes

Saturday Oct 6th, 2018

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10 Deadly Mistakes Buyers Make When Purchasing a Home. MISTAKE NO. 1. Choosing a real estate agent who is not committed to forming a strong business relationship with you. HERES HOW TO AVOID IT. Making a connection with the right real estate agent is crucial. Choose a professional who is dedicated to serving your needs- before, during and after the sale. MISTAKE NO. 2. Making an offer on a home without being pre-qualified. HERE'S HOW TO AVOID IT. Pre - qualification... [read more]

Buying a House Online

Tuesday Dec 26th, 2017

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When will it become a real way of finding, negotiating and purchasing a home without leaving your home or office? With today's technology it cannot be that far away. All the required legal documents, aggreements of purchase and sale, amendments, waivers, extensions, all documents that previously had to be signed in person with a witness to the parties signature. Now documents can be emailed and signed online without the signatures being witnessed. They don't even have to be... [read more]

3 for 3. He who hesitates is lost.

Friday Dec 15th, 2017

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This week has been incredible. Normally in December real estate slows down compared to other months of the year.  For Example. Everyday I usually get 2 or 3 calls from buyers or sellers asking about certain houses, areas or general real estate information. I had 3 people requesting to go see houses with me, great, let's get that house for you. In each case the houses had been sold within 2 or 3 days of being listed! Wow. If you are looking for a house, and there... [read more]

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