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 […]
Tracey is a strong believer in making sure the most vulnerable in our community have safe housing and a place to call home. “It is the basic right of every human being to have shelter and to feel safe,” Tracey says. This belief became real in January when Tracey played a key role in welcoming […]
If you’re here, that means you’re thinking about buying a house. Whether you’re a first time home buyer or a seasoned veteran of the housing market, chances are you’ll be going through a similar process. Don’t worry- we’re here to help you understand and properly navigate the buyer’s journey! Understanding the steps that you will […]
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.
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 […]
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… which means this cold weather is here to stay! Never fear, though: Waterloo Region has you covered! Instead of going into hibernation, why not check out one of the many skating rinks in your area?
Although the housing market is hot these days all throughout Waterloo Region, there are a few neighbourhoods where homes are selling particularly quickly. One of the most desirable neighbourhoods on the market is Laurelwood, where 4, 5, or even 6 offers per house is fairly common! This steady demand for homes in this neighbourhood has […]
If you’re in your mid-20s, chances are the idea of homeownership is beginning to look more and more appealing. In the back of your mind, you know that the rent you pay each month, while necessary, isn’t really going anywhere. You daydream about owning your own home, or at least a nice 2 bedroom apartment- […]
The decision has been made… maybe you’re moving for a new job opportunity, because your family is growing and you need more room, or it’s time to downsize. Whatever your reasons, you’re moving! Which means you’re going to have to list your current home. You understand the process of mortgage pre-approval, and you’re prepared to […]
If you’re planning on buying or selling your house, you are going to need a good real estate agent. Sometimes, you may be lucky and already know a good real estate agent. However, this won’t always be the case. You may need to do some research and look around for the real estate agent who […]
If you’re like most people, then chances are your garage has become a space for clutter to accumulate, despite your best intentions. It’s simply too easy to toss extra appliances, costco sized packages of paper towel and soft drinks, or old sports equipment willy nilly into the “extra” space. But, if you want to actually use your […]
So, you’re planning on selling your house. The good news is, you are in the right place. We have put together a comprehensive guide to selling your house, including some of our best tips for sellers! With the help of a qualified real estate professional, the home selling process can be smooth and stress-free. Read […]
This promotional film for Kitchener from the 1950s is a must watch! Get a glimpse of what Kitchener looked like over 50 years ago. Certain key parts of Kitchener have not changed! Look for Victoria Park Lake, Westmount and Rockway golf clubs, the Rockway Gardens, and Eastwood Collegiate, among other things. You can also get […]
If you’re planning to immigrate to Waterloo Region, chances are you have plenty of questions that need answering. Luckily, the area is a multicultural community, and there are people living here from all corners of the globe. Settlement services are offered by many different local organizations in order to help newcomers adapt to life in […]