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Personal stories from my real estate adventures ranging from encounters with douchey agents, success stories and getting fleas. Yes, that happened.

How to Tell if a House Has Good Resale Value

How to Tell if a House Has Good Resale Value

You either want to sell your home, or you’re looking for one! Homes are investments and of course, you want the best value for it if you want to sell it in the future. How can you know if a home has a good resale value? Here are some factors... The Ultimate Deciding...

Why You Should Use a Buyer Agent

Why You Should Use a Buyer Agent

So, you decided to buy a home. It’s a dog-eat-dog world: Be ready for a bunch of paperwork, battling against other buyers for the same home and disappointment before you step foot into your new home. There is no sugar coating it: The journey can be overwhelming -...

Why Staging is so Important

Why Staging is so Important

The question I get asked the most: “How’s the market?” My answer is normally one boring word: “depends.” It depends on whether you’re a buyer or a seller. It depends if you’re selling a house or a condo, what neighbourhood, price point, square feet, and most...

9 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Home

9 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Home

As Spring approaches and the real estate market comes back to life along with the budding flowers, some homeowners are preparing to list their homes for sale. If you’re thinking of selling your home, here are common seller mistakes to avoid. Selling Your Home: Avoid...

How Much Did That Condo Sell For?

How Much Did That Condo Sell For?

If you’re just starting out on your home buying adventure, you may come across this scenario, especially if you’re buying a condo in Toronto and its surrounding cities. You ask your agent to book a showing on a place to see it the following evening after work. Your...

How to Price Your Home to Get the Best Offer

How to Price Your Home to Get the Best Offer

You’ve decided it’s time to list your house for sale but may be wondering how to price your home before it goes on the market? While improving the appearance of your home — improving curb appeal with fresh landscaping and cutting your lawn, decluttering and...

Buying For Location vs. Buying For Bells and Whistles

Buying For Location vs. Buying For Bells and Whistles

I cringe when I see people make property purchases because a house looks modern or has the latest decor trend. While I'm many years into my real estate career, I still work with a lot of first time home buyers and home sellers. The bulk of my business is from...

Making the Right Move: A Checklist for Homebuyers

Making the Right Move: A Checklist for Homebuyers

Whether you are a A Case of Cold Feet: How to Handle the First Time Homebuyer or an experienced homeowner, buying a new home is always stressful. Here’s a handy checklist of six things you can do up front to make the process a lot easier. Before you start packing,...

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