Buying a home? Check out these three top tips

Thursday Jan 09th, 2020

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If you’re looking to enter the real estate market in 2020, start by understanding your rights and responsibilities as a buyer. Catherine Jackson, director of external relations at the Real Estate Council of Ontario, says this is the best way to begin what can be an exciting, but stressful and confusing process. “Each year, we interact with thousands of buyers and sellers and have seen that buyers who go into the process well informed are more likely to have a positive... [read more]

Want to buy a house in 2020? Try these resolutions

Friday Jan 03rd, 2020


New year’s resolutions are easy to make, but hard to keep. But buying a home is a serious commitment that calls for an extra dose of prudence. If you’re in the market for a home, keeping the resolutions below will go a long way to support you in having a positive experience. Resolve to find the right salesperson. Before you hire anyone, make sure you evaluate candidates on four areas: their experience, their approach to finding properties that are right for you, the... [read more]

5 ways to destress before the holidays

Friday Dec 13th, 2019


Ever feel like you need a holiday from the holidays? The last few weeks of the year can be hectic, so it’s a smart, sane move to take steps early on to prevent stress and sail through the season.   Prep your home now. Guests are more interested in your good company than your impeccable housekeeping. Do a deep clean before the holidays and then simply do a quick tidy before and after visitors. Go minimalist with your décor – skip the tree and elaborate lights... [read more]

What’s Your Home Actually Worth? Discover What Buyers Will Pay in Today’s Market

Thursday Mar 07th, 2019


It’s easy to look up how much money you have in your savings account or the real-time value of your stock investments. But determining the dollar value of a home is trickier. As a seller, knowing your home’s worth helps you price it correctly when you put it up for sale. If you price it too high, it may sit on the market. But price it too low and you may be losing out on a good chunk of money (nobody wants that!). For buyers, it’s important to know a home’s worth... [read more]

Is Georgina About To Get An Influx Of Single Home Buyers?

Tuesday Feb 12th, 2019


Did you know that Georgina's population includes 12% single occupant households? It's true! That makes up more than 3,520 homes, according to the most recent census data. We may see growth in single home buyers in Georgina over the next few years, according to the findings of a recent RE/MAX survey done by Leger, the 2019 RE/MAX Single Home Buyers Omnibus Survey, 26% of single Canadians are considering purchasing a home on their own, almost half of the... [read more]