Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region was established in 1988 to help combat the cycle of poverty, and make homeownership affordable for low-income families. I am a strong supporter of this Waterloo Region charity, and would encourage getting involved with them. You do not need to be a contractor or have build experience in order to […]
It may feel a little crazy to start thinking about your garden already… but we promise, there are plenty of plants you can get started indoors, right now! This will not only help you get a jump start on your garden, but it can also save you a lot of money. It is easy to […]
Wondering if school buses are running in Waterloo Region today? We have you covered! Find out if your child’s bus is still running, alternate routes or options for getting to school, and more information here.
So you’re environmentally conscious… you recycle, you turn all the lights off when you leave the house, and you’re getting used to the idea of your kitchen compost. But what other ways can you incorporate green living in your home? There are actually quite a few small changes you can make that will have a […]
“A home inspection is your due diligence.” Buying a home will likely be one of the biggest purchases you make in your lifetime. So when you find the home of your dreams and make an offer, it’s highly recommended to have a professional home inspector check it out from top to bottom to determine the […]
Silverfish stop bugging me!! Silverfish, while pretty harmless, are kind of creepy and not house guests that you look forward to hosting. If you have a few of these slithery, silvery pests hanging around, read on for tips to send them on their way and to head off an infestation.
“If you’ve ever taken the Myers-Briggs personality test, you know that afterwards every aspect of your life takes on immense clarity.” If you’ve ever taken the Myers-Briggs personality test, you know that afterwards every aspect of your life takes on immense clarity. Qualities that were previously irksome are now essential to your personhood; habits become […]
Although you may not be thinking of moving any time soon, chances are you are still curious about the value of your home. Most homeowners reflect on how much their home is worth, particularly when they see noticeable changes in their housing market. If you’re wondering about how much your home is worth, here are […]
Tracey and Megan have a brand new listing in the Beechwood/University neighbourhood! This recently updated bungalow contains two fully licensed rental units. The upper floor is a carpet-free, three bedroom unit, while the basement offers a one bedroom unit with separate entrance and laundry. This property is a great investment opportunity! Perfect for parents to […]
In a sea of listings, how will buyers find your home? In the last 10 years house buyers have become tech savvy and now use a multitude of tools and information to narrow down their search for the perfect home. Here are some interesting statistics from the 2013 Digital House Hunt Study, a joint study by […]
Into every seller’s life a low-ball offer must come! Buyers have many reasons for low-balling a property including any of the following: • They may not see the value that you see • They come from an area where homes comparable to yours cost less • They may be used to a market where large […]
Spring is such a fabulous time of year! Everything is re-energized and we start to think of new beginnings. In Spring we often re-evaluate our homes, our careers and how we spend our free time.
Enjoy carefree condominium living in our most recent listing! Trailside is a 4-storey condominium building located in the heart of Waterloo’s desirable Carriage Crossing neighbourhood. This brand new building offers gorgeous views of the Walter Bean Trail and surrounding countryside. Be a part of Waterloo’s premiere luxury condominium development!
If you are considering getting into the Landlord business, you will want to do some research and “due diligence” before you begin. Here are some links to websites for Landlords in Ontario. Landlord and Tenant Board Ontario Landlord and Tenant Board Website: ltb.gov.on.ca/en/ I find the FAQ page useful: ltb.gov.on.ca/en/Key_Information/STEL02_111232.html
Planning your gardens already? Get a rain barrel today!! Spring is the perfect time to think ahead to watering season and how we will keep our flowers and gardens robust and healthy. Why not take the green approach and re-use rain water to meet some of your watering needs this season? This method is environmentally […]