The Value of a Realtor – Do You Really Save Money Selling On Your Own?

Every time we encounter a HOT real estate market, we witness the emergence of alternative methods to buy and sell property. However, even in the hottest markets, more than 90% of Canadians still choose to enlist the services of a professional real estate agent to sell their homes. ‘For Sale By Owner’ companies advertise a unique system for selling real …

The Foodie Show Ron Joyce Centre | 4350 South Service Road | Burlington | (905) 525-9140 Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Come hungry! Gourmet food & beverage vendors. Cooking & tasting demonstrations. So much to taste, savour, and take home! Come celebrate the Burlington area’s growing independent food scene, while meeting and mingling with some of the …

Add Charm to Your Kitchen – 5 Easy Decor Ideas

Cabinets, countertops and backsplash are the elements that create the bones of a kitchen but it’s the decor that adds warmth and makes the room inviting. The right kitchen decor can make it feel more like a home, whether you are decorating your home to live in it or staging it to sell. In the kitchen, you want to keep the decor minimal and …

2019 Colour Trends Revealed

Do you ever stare at the colour wheel hoping against hope that a colour will jump out at you to paint on your living room walls? Imagine that picking paint colours was your full time job.  More than that, imagine that part of your job was to pick a colour of the year that best reflected both current trends in …

Fall Door Decor Ideas

Think outside the “wreath” this season with these Fall Door Decor ideas. 1. Simple Wheat Sheaf Swag All you need is a handful of wheat, an elastic band and some pretty ribbon to create this elegant arrangement. Courtesy of Julie Blanner 2. Straw Hat Scarecrow Turn a wide brim floppy straw hat into a friendly scarecrow face. Courtesy of Always …

Must-Do Home Repairs Before Selling

It’s important to take a step back and have a critical eye when getting your home ready for sale. Buyers are looking for as close to “move-in ready” as possible. You want them to walk in and feel like your home has been well-maintained and won’t be a money pit. By making necessary home repairs before listing, potential buyers will feel confident …

Top 10 Waterfalls to Visit in Hamilton

Fall is a great time of year for hiking and exploring. The city of Hamilton is known as the city of waterfalls, with over 100 cascades and waterfalls, many of which plunge over the Niagara Escarpment. Here is a list of the top 10 waterfalls worth seeing. 10 – BUTTERMILK FALLS Mountain Brow Blvd and Limeridge Road on the East …

How Much Are My Closing Costs Going To Be?

It is always a shame when you hear about someone having a huge financial surprise on the day of closing. On the day you are making the biggest purchase of your life, many forget to calculate all of the other expenses that are to be paid on closing. These expenses will not be rolled into your mortgage, so be sure …

Selling a Home with Kids!

Are you selling your home? Are you selling your home, with kids still living in it? Keeping a house in order and clean with kids is a daunting task. However, keeping it constantly in order to entice potential buyers can be a challenge. By planning ahead and giving yourself plenty of time, it is doable. Here are some helpful tips …

Doors Open Burlington www.doorsopenontario.on.ca | September 29 | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Doors Open Burlington takes place on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Visit our heritage sites, noteworthy buildings, and interesting locations – FREE of charge. Many of these buildings and locations will offer special activities during the day. Listed below are the participants, …

7 Common Mistakes Sellers Make

1. Your property won’t sell because it’s overpriced. It is very difficult to accept that your house may not be worth as much as you think it is worth. A house is only worth as much as the last sale, of similar structure, in your neighbourhood OR what a buyer is willing to pay for a home. It is a …