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Start the Home Selling Process this Month

Tuesday Dec 15th, 2020

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If you’re thinking about selling in the spring, don’t wait until the new year to start planning. In fact, you’ll save yourself a lot of work and get ahead of the game if you start planning now. What’s that old saying? The early bird gets the worm! In this case, by starting the process this month, you’ll be in excellent shape when you’re ready to list in the spring. Here are just a few examples of what you can do in December to get the process... [read more]

Feeling Cool about Selling in November or December?

Wednesday Nov 4th, 2020

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If you need to sell your home in the next month or two, you might be worried. After all, aren’t spring and summer the ideal seasons to list your property? If you list in November or December, you might have difficulties attracting buyers and getting the best price for your home. Right? Not necessarily. While it’s true that spring and summer are traditionally busy periods in the real estate market, properties do sell every month of the year. So, if you’re thinking of... [read more]

Home Energy Saving Tips that Won't Leave You Shivering or Sweating

Thursday Aug 20th, 2020

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If you want to reduce your home energy costs, the easiest way is to turn the thermostat up or down. In fact, you probably won't notice a difference of 2 degrees either way — and the savings can be substantial. However, if you want to lower your bill even further each month, here are some additional tips that are relatively easy to implement. • Plug or fix the drafts. Even in newer homes, air filtration can occur at windows and doors. So, check around your home for drafts.... [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]

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]

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