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Keeping your Home “Show Ready” when Selling

Keeping your Home “Show Ready” when Selling

After your home has been cleaned from top to bottom, it’s natural to want it to stay that way. Don’t you wish you could just wave a magic wand and the place would clean itself? Unfortunately, even Harry Potter can’t manage that! However, when you’re preparing your property for sale, you really do need to […]

When You Can’t Paint Them All: Prioritizing Rooms

When You Can’t Paint Them All: Prioritizing Rooms

As you may know, a fresh coat of paint is an inexpensive way to make your home look great to buyers. But, what if you don’t have time to paint the entire place? Here are three areas you should prioritize—and one you can potentially ignore. 1. Rooms with bold colours A red bedroom and orange […]

How to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

How to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Ideally, you would like buyers to wait until they’ve viewed your whole property before they judge it. However, the reality is, buyers start forming an impression of your home as soon as they see it from the curb. So, it pays to do everything you can to improve your property’s “curb appeal”. Here are some […]

Beyond Boxes: Packing Materials You May Need for your Move

Beyond Boxes: Packing Materials You May Need for your Move

As you can probably guess, when you’re preparing to move, you’ll need boxes and tape — and, perhaps some bubble-wrap or old newspapers to use as protective wrapping for delicate items. But that may not be all you need. Take a look at this list and see if you’ll want any of these on hand […]

Dealing with Stress when Selling Your Home

Dealing with Stress when Selling Your Home

Let’s face it. Planning events, even exciting ones like an overseas vacation, can be stressful. So, it’s not surprising that some homeowners — even those thrilled about moving — can slip into “worry mode” when putting their property up for sale. Unfortunately, this anxiety can make the process of selling an unpleasant experience. Who wants […]

What to Fix Up in your Home Before You Sell

What to Fix Up in your Home Before You Sell

If you have a home that is overdue for a renovation, you might be worried that it will be difficult to sell as a “fixer-upper”. In fact, you might delay listing your property for that reason. The good news is, you don’t need to fix up everything in your home to prepare it for sale. […]

Is it Time to Re-Shingle Your Roof?

Is it Time to Re-Shingle Your Roof?

No matter what you think of snakes, you must agree that they have a unique way of dealing with worn-out skin. When the time comes, they simply shed it — like an old jacket — revealing a fresh new skin underneath. Your home’s roof doesn’t have that advantage! So, when the shingles wear out or […]

Market Watch – Review of January 2020

Market Watch – Review of January 2020

Toronto Real Estate Board Market Watch Review of January 2020 Are you thinking about making a move? If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home or condo in Toronto or Durham, contact me at 416-889-8916 or email [email protected] Finding the value of your home is one of the first steps in knowing if its the […]

Pickering Condos – Review of 2019

Pickering Condos – Review of 2019

In 2019, there were a total of 168 condos sold in Pickering through the MLS system.  The highest average price was $541k in Discovery Place located at 1880 & 1890 Valley Farm Rd. And the condominium with the most sales was San Francisco by the Bay with of 64 sales in 2019.  The total number […]