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Just Listed! 7 Shangarry Drive

Welcome to 7 Shangarry Drive! This is an absolutely charming brick bungalow. Nestled in family friendly Wexford-Maryvale this home is waiting to become yours! Featuring: fully separate entrance to a potential basement apartmentnew furnace (2018)new roof (2017)upgraded windows throughouteat in kitchenattached garage and private drivea private park like setting in the … [Read More...]

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Just Listed! 111 Wexford Boulevard

Welcome to 111 Wexford Boulevard! Beautifully renovated, this over-sized bungalow is just waiting for you to call it home! The home is approximately 1200 … [Read More...]

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Just Listed! 371 O’Connor Drive

Welcome to 371 O'Connor Drive! This beautifuly renovated home is the absolute perfect condo alternative! Priced below the cost of a two bedroom suite but unlike a … [Read More...]

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Not-So-Obvious Home Staging Tips

When it comes to getting your property ready to sell you might want to consider home staging. Basically this means ensuring it looks clean and uncluttered – you probably already know the basics: clean the counters, vacuum the floors, mow the lawn. However, there are some home staging tips that are less obvious, yet can help to sell your property faster and for a higher price. Check out the tips below.The KitchenObvious: The stove, sinks and countertops should be spotless.Not-so-obvious: The … [Read More...]

Open House Tips That Turn Viewers Into Buyers

Open House Tips That Turn Viewers Into Buyers What do you want from an open house? Obviously, you want to attract a lot of potential buyers — and have at least a few of them become seriously interested in your property. So how do you make your open house as successful as possible? You probably already know the basics: make sure your house is clean, bright and uncluttered. However, there are some other open house success tips you may not … [Read More...]

Four Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Home

Four Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Home It’s not uncommon for couples with growing families to trade in their compact cars for something roomier, like a mini-van. The same thing happens with homes. Sometimes families simply outgrow them. How can you tell if that’s happening with your property? Here are some sure-fire signs: You need more space. This is the most common reason people upgrade to a new … [Read More...]

Beware of House Hunting Burnout!

Beware of House Hunting Burnout! House hunting can be a grind. If you’re not careful, it can easily take both an emotional and physical toll on you. At the beginning, you and your family will be fueled by excitement, desire and enthusiasm – the raw ingredients of adrenaline. That’s what keeps you going. After a while, however, a long day of viewing homes with fidgety kids and an empty stomach can leave you exhausted. When that happens, even the … [Read More...]

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 buyers and cause them to lose interest in your property. For example, you don’t want buyers to see these … [Read More...]

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 up high? Are there other sources of noise you’d like to minimize? There are many soundproofing tips that can help you reduce the noise you hear in your home. Here are some ideas: Furniture placement. Surprisingly, where you place furniture can dramatically reduce incoming noise. For example, a bookshelf … [Read More...]

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, bathroom, flooring or other improvement they’ve made. They hope that the money they spend will come back to them when they sell their home. So which projects are most likely to increase the resale value of your home? Here are  five renovation projects that can give you the most bang for your renovation buck. Floors. Old, scuffed … [Read More...]

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...]