A pre-listing home inspection can benefit everyone

In recent years, some sellers have taken the reins and obtained a pre-listing home inspection before their home even hits the market. There are a number of reasons why a pre-listing home inspection can benefit sellers as well as home buyers.

What to do after you’ve found your dream home

One of life’s most exciting events is the purchase of a new home. Whether it’s your first or fifth time, buying a home is always a cause for celebration! It might feel like the hard part is over once you’ve signed on the dotted line but the to-do list is always a long one in…

Tips for new home buyers

Buying your first home is an exciting time but it can come with a lot of stress. Here are some great tips and tricks for anyone about to start the home buying journey. Save, save, save Start saving for a down payment as early as you can. The more that you save the more that…

Reasons to renovate in the fall

Fall is a great time to consider renovating your home, and with good reason. It’s important to determine which of those changes to your home will give you the best return on your investment. The days may be shorter at this time of year, but there’s still a lot of daylight to work with. Workers…

Finding an agent that fits

Buying and selling a home is a huge undertaking. You’ll want to work with a real estate agent that meets your goals and expectations and has your best interest in mind without any pressure tactics. There are many things to consider when hiring an agent. Ask for references. The agent should readily give you a…

Do’s and don’ts for first-time homeowners

Were you lucky enough to score the home of your dreams this past spring and are now blissfully settling into your new home? Congratulations, and welcome home! As a new homeowner, there are many ways that you can ensure that your first year as a homeowner is pleasant and stress-free. Take a look at these…

Snow Drifts and House Showings

After being out last night until 9, scrambling over snow drifts to get clients in and out of the car, this morning’s article in the Toronto Star was certainly timely.    Search “Selling your House in the Winter ” . Our Cambridge and KW real estate market is still busy, and those traditional winter blues…

10 tips for selling your home in the New Year

Welcome to 2017! Now that the holiday season is behind us, you might be thinking ahead to a spring sale. How exciting! When it comes to real estate, making a great first impression is key, so it’s never too soon to start preparing your home for the market. A few basic elements can help you…