Real Estate Terms You Need To Know

Congratulations! You’re looking for a home or selling one. In the process of finding your first or fifth home or selling one there may be some terms you’re not so familiar with. We’re here to make your life easy with our encyclopedia of what’s what. Check it out! Amortization: The period of time required to completely…

Cambridge: Why You Should Make The Move

Nestled in southwestern Ontario, Cambridge provides a diversity of fantastic neighbourhoods, schools, employment and activities for everyone. Not only are we proud to call Cambridge home, here’s some reasons why we think you should consider the move also. Easy Commuter Access Cambridge is conveniently located right off the 401 midway between Toronto and London- aka…

18 Red Flags To Watch Out For When Buying

Buyer Beware During an open house, prospective buyers try to get a sense of how well a house will fit their needs: Does it have enough bedrooms? Is the kitchen large enough? Do the bathrooms need updating? It’s important to remember, though, that a house—the single biggest investment most people will ever make—has to do…

4 Reasons Your House Isn’t Selling… And How To Fix Them

Photo: christian koch / Unsplash If you thought selling a home was as easy as plonking a ‘for sale’ sign on the lawn and waiting by the phone, think again. In many competitive real estate markets across the country, it’s no secret that sellers have had the upper hand for a while — multiple offer scenarios, properties selling…

15 Home Decor Trends for 2020

MICHAEL KASKEL   If there’s one perfect moment to update your home, it’s at the start of a new decade. After 10 years of the same old, same old, now is the time to roll on one of the top paint colors, refresh the heart of your home with one of our favorite kitchen ideas, or simply…

The Trust In Real Estate Services Act- What It Means For You

The Ontario government recently announced plans to change the rules in the real estate industry in Ontario. The proposed changes are fairly broad, and will impact several areas, some in particular will impact you directly as the consumer. The Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO), is mandated by the Government of Ontario to protect consumers…

Give your curb appeal a big boost!

While late summer might not be the most popular time of year to sell your home, sellers do have one fantastic advantage over spring sellers – gorgeous curb appeal! As the growing season in southern Ontario winds to a close, garden beds and trees are at their absolute best and lawns are looking healthy and…

Summer Backyard Party

Planning a dinner party can be as complicated or as simple as you make it. If you’ve recently moved into a new home and are eager to throw your first outdoor soirée, August is the perfect time of year to do so!  The first thing you’ll need to do is decide on the type of…

Preparing for closing day

You bought a home! Do you know what you need to do to prepare for closing day? From documentation to insurance and utilities, we’ve got you covered with this list you’ll want to check out!