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5 Costly Home Selling Mistakes

(October 28, 2015)

These are some of the more common mistakes sellers make when listing their homes for sale; mistakes that can cost sellers thousands of dollars!




1. Mistiming the Sale

2. Overpricing or Underpricing the Property

3. Using Lousy Photos

4. Refusing to Remove Your Clutter or Junk Prior to the Sale

5. Not Hiring a Professional to Sell Your Home

When buying or selling, it is imperative to work with a profession... read more.

Pumpkin Soup

(October 26, 2015)

The produce stores are overflowing with pumpkins this time of year. Along with a few pumpkin spice lattes to get me into the fall season, I love trying out different recipes using fresh pumpkin! This recipe is one of my all time favourites. It is relatively simple to make but it leaves a lasting impression.

Remember when buying a pumpkin that you buy one of the varietals grown for eating and not ca... read more.

Downsizing: Tips and Tricks

(October 22, 2015)





1. FINDING THE RIGHT PLACE

The move from a house to a condo or apartment can be challenging for many people. The lifestyle change can be an adjustment, to say the least, especially for those who like to garden or tinker in the garage or workshop.
When deciding on your new home, make sure you incorporate features that are important to your quality of life! These may include such things as outdoor spa... read more.

Thinking of Buying a New Build/Pre-Constuction? Read This!

(October 10, 2015)

Buying a newly built or pre-construction home comes with a unique set of considerations. Modern features, energy efficiency and the ability to customize are all enticing features for perspective buyers. One can, however, get caught up in all the excitement and overlook some key details. Here are some important things to keep in mind when going through the process of purchasing a pre-construction h... read more.

Preparing For a Home Inspection: Advice for Buyers

(October 03, 2015)


As a follow up to my last blog post, I have prepared some information for home buyers during the home inspection process. If you spend some time planning and preparing ahead of time, it will reduce the chances of uncertainties during and after the inspection.

WHAT IS INVOLVED?

A home inspection is performed by a qualified, trained professional. He or she visually inspects the structure, and evaluate... read more.