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7 Things Home Buyers Don’t Want To See

When preparing a property for sale, homeowners often focus on the things that will impress buyers, such as clean and uncluttered spaces, well lit rooms, staged furniture designed to maximize appeal, and so forth. But it’s equally important to pay attention to those things you don’t want buyers to see... those little turn-offs that, although seemingly minor, can distract … [Read More...]

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Soundproofing a Noisy Home

  Does your spouse like to practice the drums in the evening? Does your teenager like to play video games, with the volume turned … [Read More...]

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5 Renovation Projects That Are Great For Resale

There are two main reasons why homeowners invest in a home renovation or major redecorating project. They want to enjoy the results of the new kitchen, … [Read More...]

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Stay or move? How to decide

Do you sometimes find yourself looking at real estate listings? Do you drive by an open house sign and feel the urge to stop and check it out? Those are common indications that, at least on some level, you’re thinking about the possibility of making a move. But how do you decide if you should actually move? The first step is to consider whether there are any practical reasons to consider buying a new home. What’s pushing you in that direction? For example: Is your current home too small … [Read More...]

Reducing The Stress Of Moving Day

Moving day is traditionally such a hectic and emotionally charged experience that few people relish the thought of going through it. Does it have to be that way? Is it possible to ensure that moving day goes smoothly? Picking a good moving company, or making similar arrangements to transport your belongings, is the obvious place to start. But here are some other tips you might not have considered: Put pets in a kennel for the day. Pets may get excited by all the activity on moving day. … [Read More...]

Making Your Kitchen More Attractive to Buyers

Making Your Kitchen More Attractive to Buyers Your Kitchen is one of the most important rooms in your home.  When it comes to selling your property quickly, and for the best price, you will want to focus on making the Kitchen look great. That doesn’t mean you must do a major renovation. However, you should do what you can to make the kitchen as attractive as possible to buyers. Here are some … [Read More...]

Tips to Help Sell Your Home Quickly

There are several reasons why you may need to sell your home quickly.  Perhaps it's because a job change requires a speedy relocation to another city.  Or maybe you have purchased another property and don’t want to be stuck too long with two mortgages. Here are some tips that can help get the sold sign on your front lawn sooner: Be realistic with price. If you set the listing price higher than the current market value of your home, then you’re not going to get many, if … [Read More...]

Getting Ready To Sell: 5 Staging Strategies

If you are getting ready to sell then you are probably starting to consider what staging needs to be done.  It is important to remember that homes that are properly staged almost always sell faster and for a beter price than those that aren't. If your preparing to put your home on the market, here are a few guidelines to keep your humble abode looking showroom perfect. 5 Staging Strategies 1. Cut the clutter. This is one of the most basic and easiest ways to give your home a “ready to buy” … [Read More...]

Simple Repairs That Will Help Sell Your Home Faster

 Simple Repairs That Will Help Sell Your Home Faster When you put your home up for sale,  it is important to make sure your property is in a good state of repair so that it makes a good impression on potential buyers. Here are some things that may need your attention or the help of a reputable contractor: Doorways. Inspect all your entry systems closely. Look for sagging screens, cracked glass, squeaks, and aging or broken aluminum parts. Consider … [Read More...]

Storage Hacks for Creating More Space

Storage Hacks for Creating More Space Dealing with the increasing quantity of items we accumulate throughout life is a struggle for many of us. Here are some low-cost ideas for quickly creating storage space for your stuff. Attach a cloth pouch or thin plastic basket to the inside of cupboard doors. This is a great way to store Tupperware lids, cosmetics, etc. If you have floating shelves above … [Read More...]

Just Sold! 90 Murellen Crescent in Victoria Village

Congratulations to my client on the sale of this lovely Victoria Village semi-detached bungalow!   It was a pleasure working with the current owners to get this home ready to go. 90 Murellen Crescent is a wonderful home for its new owners! Check out the original blog post below.  If you would like information on other homes like this one that are currently available for sale please don't hesitate to contact me. 90 Murellen Crescent Located in family friendly Victoria Village, this … [Read More...]