September 2017

Making an Offer in a Competitive Market

Posted on Sep 28, 2017

Imagine finding a home you love, making an offer, and then finding out there are other competing offers on the table. Ouch.

If you’re looking for a property in a competitive market, it is likely that there will be multiple offers. Even just one can create the risk that you’ll lose the home. So how do you make sure your offer is enticing enough to wi...

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Combat Clutter & Be More Efficient

Posted on Sep 27, 2017

Although homeowners are generally aware that there are real costs associated with their living space, they don’t always notice how much their clutter impacts their ability to use it. To make the most of your home’s potential, consider ways to create more storage room to keep items that are not in use out of the way. For example, purge closets and d...

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BBQ Safety Tips You Should Know

Posted on Sep 26, 2017

BBQ Safety Tips You Should Know According to a recent study, the average homeowner pays more attention to kitchen stove safety than they do BBQ safety. But, the fact is, a BBQ mishap can be just as devastating. So, it pays to know the latest safety tips.

• Keep BBQs at least 8 feet away from your house.
• Check for venture tube blockages regularly...

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Is it Time to Rethink Your Kitchen Sink?

Posted on Sep 26, 2017

When it comes to the appearance and function of your kitchen, a new sink can be just as important as a new appliance. In terms of size, shape, finish and colour, the latest designs and styles have come a long way. New options include shapes and sizes that range from a large, deep farm-style unit with an exposed “apron” to a triple-bowl station desi...

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Want to Sell Your House Faster?

Posted on Sep 22, 2017

Make it anonymous!

What do you notice when you visit a model home in a new development? Often, you’ll find wonderfully furnished and decorated rooms that anyone could live in.

The operative word here is “anyone”.

Sure, there might be a computer screen on a desk in the den, or a child’s doll sitting in a corner, but for the most part, all the rooms are...

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Don't Forget to Get What YOU Want!

Posted on Sep 18, 2017

Shopping for a new home can be a dizzying experience. There are so many things to think about, it’s all too easy to lose focus on the most important consideration of all: getting the home you really want. Here are five questions to keep front-of-mind:

1. Is it located in the neighbourhood I want? Where a property is located can have a dramatic impac...

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