Housing Trends & Tips

3 mistakes to avoid when selling your home Here are 3 mistakes to avoid when selling your home   1. Not researching your current market. 2. Not understanding the pitfalls of not pricing right. 3. Not understanding the power of staging.   Whether you’re moving up to a larger home, downsizing or relocating, selling your home can be both stressful and rewarding. If […]
Housing Trends & Tips 6 Home Improvements that Count Not ready to sell but thinking about renovating? Here are 6 home improvements that are not only attractive to homebuyers today, but will yield the highest return when you are ready to sell 1. Energy efficient upgrades 2. Fresh coat of paint 3. Finished basement 4. Kitchen/Bathroom remodel 5. Exterior improvements 6. Home office Interested […]
Housing Trends & Tips 5 reasons why most home buyers work with a real estate professional 5 reasons why most home buyers work with a real estate professional 1. To save time, money and energy. 2. To avoid overpaying for a home. 3. To ensure your best interests are represented. 4. To negotiate the best price and terms on your behalf. 5. To have a stress-free, joyful home buying experience. Most […]
Housing Trends & Tips What Not To Do You’re shopping for houses and you’ve got your mortgage pre-approval lined up. Great! Keep in mind that there are a few things you should NOT do: – Don’t make a major purchase. This will change your credit score and can possibly disqualify you from a mortgage. – Don’t change jobs unless it’s absolutely necessary. A […]
Housing Trends & Tips Where Your Municipal Tax Dollars Go Have you ever wondered where the money goes every year when you pay your property taxes? To get a breakdown of exactly where YOUR tax money is going, you can head over to the City of Peterborough website to their property tax calculator, input your address and check it out: https://www.peterborough.ca/Modules/Tax/PropertyTax.aspx The website will show […]
Home Maintenance Considering a Fixer-Upper? What You Need to Know Fixer-uppers are tempting prospects. Such properties let you buy into a desirable neighbourhood at far below typical market value. That’s because you’re not buying a typical house. With fixer-uppers, you must think carefully. Ask yourself: Will this house be worth the work I put in? To find your answer, follow these three steps. 1. Add […]
Housing Trends & Tips New Year, New Home? Set Homeownership Goals Whether You’re Buying, Selling, or Staying Put   The start of a new year always compels people to take a fresh look at their goals, from health and career to relationships and finance. But with historically low mortgage rates, increased home sales and price growth, and a tight housing inventory, the time is right to also make some homeownership resolutions for 2021. […]
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