The Importance of Depersonalizing Your Home

Posted on Aug 17, 2022

When a buyer views your home for sale, they want to visualize themselves living there. They want to imagine cooking in the kitchen, relaxing in the living room, and enjoying get-togethers with family and friends.

However, when they see a baseball trophy on the mantle with your name on it, that visualization crumbles. That’s why it’s smart to deperso...

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Is There a Best Season to Sell?

Posted on Jul 15, 2022

It's interesting to note how many things have their "season". Hockey in the winter. Vacation in the summer. Gardening in the spring. Even retirement reportedly occurs more often in the fall than any other time of year.

To some extent, even real estate seems to have a season. The spring is traditionally an active time for home sales. But, does that m...

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A Changing Market

Posted on Jun 09, 2022


Just like the weather these days, our local real estate market is keeping us guessing. 

With interest rates on the rise and further government legislation under consideration, it's fair to say that the market on a whole is in transition. Therefore, buyers and sellers are having to adjust to the new landscape.

When there are signs of a market change it...

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Determining the Future of a Neighbourhood

Posted on May 03, 2022


Imagine you have a crystal ball that enables you to see what a neighbourhood will be like in five years. Wouldn't that be handy? You'd be able to get a glimpse of the area's future before deciding to move there.

Unfortunately, that crystal ball hasn’t been invented yet. But, you can still predict the future of a neighbourhood with a fairly high degr...

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How your Home’s Market Value is Calculated

Posted on Apr 05, 2022


Imagine you're shopping for a used iPhone 11 that's in good condition. You visit a resale website and discover that most are selling for approximately $350. Would you be willing to pay $400? Probably not. The market value is obviously well-established. There would be no reason to pay more.

Pricing your home for sale is similar. Your home has a marke...

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Posted on Mar 10, 2022


Like most homeowners, you probably don’t think of your property as just a building with rooms and a backyard. To you, it’s much more than that. It’s a home.


When you walk into your dining room, for example, you don't merely see the table and chairs. You see memories. You recall laughter with family and friends. It's emotional.
That’s what a home is a...

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