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Sold! 20 Brian Avenue

Congratulations to my client on the sale of 20 Brian Avenue! This house hit the market and sold over-asking really quickly! Located in Toronto's Wexford-Maryvale neighbourhood, this house is a great find for its new owners. Check out the details from my original blog post below. If you would like more information about properties like 20 Brian, please contact me … [Read More...]

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Just Listed! 20 Brian Avenue

Welcome to 20 Brian Avenue! This stunning, three bedroom, renovated bungalow, is just waiting for you to move in and call it home! Located in family friendly … [Read More...]

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Diffusing Problems with Neighbours

Even if you live in a beautiful home in a great neighbourhood, problems with neighbours can make living there a miserable experience. That’s why it makes sense to … [Read More...]

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Home Fire Safety Tips

When it comes to home fire safety, a little preparation and precaution go a long way toward ensuring your family, your home, and your valuables are protected.  Consider the following important tips. Home Fire Safety Tip #1: Fires and Fire Extinguishers Fires are classified into different types. The type depends on the material burning. Fire extinguishers are similarly classified to match the type of burning materials they are designed to extinguish. There are 5 types of fire … [Read More...]

Making a Small Room Seem Bigger to Buyers

Are you worried about trying to make a small room seem bigger? When you’re putting your property on the market, you want to make it seem as big and comfortable as possible. After all, many buyers are attracted to space. However, you probably have at least one room in your home — and perhaps even more — that feels small and a little cramped. Of course you don’t want the buyer’s first impression of the room to be its size. Since it isn’t practical to be knocking down walls and … [Read More...]

How To Buy The Right Home, Quickly

You’re in a rush. You have just three weeks to find and buy the right home. Whoa! How are you going to make that happen? Don’t stress. Here are some tips that will help: Get a pre-approved mortgage. With this document you’ll know exactly what you can afford. A seller will take your offer-to-purchase more seriously if you don't present them an offer that is conditional on financing. Make a wish list. Be clear about what you want and need in a home. How many bedrooms would you like? Do … [Read More...]

5 Things Buyers Hate to See

When you show your home to prospective buyers you are trying to do your best to make sure to eliminate the things buyers hate to see. There is probably a long list of things you’re hoping they’ll notice. For example, you’ll want them to see the beautiful chandelier in the foyer or the spacious backyard and large deck, or the kitchen with the island big enough for a whole family to sit down for breakfast. However, in almost every home there are also things you’re hoping buyers will not … [Read More...]

Predicting Your Future Housing Needs

What will your housing needs be in three to five years? If you can figure that out, you can watch the market, target areas and neighbourhoods you might like to live in, and reap the benefits of planning ahead. To begin the process, start by asking yourself the following questions: What will my family look like in three to five years? Will there be a new addition (or two) to your family? Will you have kids that are grown up and about to move out? What is the possibility that an elderly … [Read More...]

Home Hunting? 4 Ways to Make the Process Easier

Are you home hunting this season? Covid-19 has certainly added a new level of stress to buying a new home. Many open houses have been put on hold and if you do book a showing you are asked to not touch anything as you go through houses that you are viewing. Shopping for a new home can be intimidating in the best of times! With so many things to do and think about, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. It doesn’t have to be that way. Here are some good tips for making the home hunting process a … [Read More...]

Identifying Your Home’s Unique Features

  It is surprising how often homeowners fail to recognize the unique features and value their home  holds. The distinct characteristics that set a home apart from others can often become important decision-making factors for interested buyers. The key here is to understand your home’s most “marketable” features. Those which hold the greatest importance to most homeowners. Consider them the micro market values by which you must compete, should you ever decide to sell your … [Read More...]

Sold! 111 Wexford Boulevard

A big congratulations to my clients on sale of this beautiful property! This lovely home in Wexford-Maryvale is a lovely find for its new owner. Check out the details from the original blog post below. If you would like more information on properties that are currently available that are similar to this one, or if you would like to know the current market value of your home, please let me know. I'd be happy to help! Beautifully renovated, this over-sized bungalow … [Read More...]