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Need to Sell Quickly? Here's What to Do

Tuesday Aug 4th, 2020

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There are many reasons why you might suddenly need to sell your home. It could be an unexpected work relocation, a change in family circumstances, or simply a desire to move. Whatever the reason, selling quickly requires some fast action on your part. But that doesn't mean you need to get into panic mode. You can list and sell your property, quickly while still enjoying the process! The first thing you need to do is figure out how to make your home show its best. In addition to... [read more]

Fire Safety Checks You Should Do At Least Once a Year

Wednesday Jul 15th, 2020

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Chances are, you know that you should change the batteries in your smoke detectors at least once a year — even if you suspect the batteries are still good. But that isn't the only fire safety check you should do annually. Here are some other recommended tips to help keep you and your family safe. • Clean your stove burners and oven regularly. Hard grease build-up can become combustible. • Check your cupboard for cleaning products, paints and other liquids that are... [read more]

Is the Psychology of Change Holding You Back?

Wednesday Jul 1st, 2020

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Why is making a big change in life often so difficult? According to psychologists, maintaining the "status quo" is one of the most powerful motivations we have. If things are "okay", even making a change for the better can be difficult. Our brains resist. You may have experienced this if you’ve thought about selling your current property and finding your next dream home. Your house may be "good enough" for you now and the neighbourhood might be... [read more]

Cleaning Tips for Instantly Improving Curb Appeal

Thursday Jun 18th, 2020

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As you may know, curb appeal refers to how your property looks from the street, where potential buyers first see it. Your home’s curb appeal can have a big impact on the sale of your property. In fact, it's not uncommon for a buyer to drive by a listing, rather than stop, because they don't like what they see. First impressions are HUGE! So, how can you improve your home's curb appeal quickly? One way is to do some outside cleaning. Start with the main entryway. Wash... [read more]

Finding a New Home when You're Busy, Busy, Busy!

Tuesday Jun 2nd, 2020

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Imagine you have a major project at work, you have to deal with homeschooling and you still need to deal with groceries, laundry and dinner. Whoa! That's a busy life. Can you still find and buy a new home with such a tight schedule? The good news is, you can. In fact, there's plenty you can do to save time. Consider these tips: • Get specific about the home you want to buy. Think about property type (for example, "two-story, detached"), number of bedrooms and... [read more]

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