Monthly Archives: May 2011

Think Beyond the MLS to get your home sold!

Think Beyond the MLS to get your home sold!

Spring time is when a lot of home owners decide to put their homes up for sale. The internet has done wonderful things for the real estate industry by giving sellers the opportunity to market their homes on many real estate websites. When you are choosing a realtor, one of the first questions you should(…)

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May Market Update – Home sales drop, but prices remain high!

May Market Update – Home sales drop, but prices remain high!

Canada’s real estate market is recovering, though it’s not all the way back, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA). But don’t expect falling sales to be reflected in the price you pay. CREA notes that, in spite of fewer homes changing hands, Canada’s average house price will rise four per cent to $352,500(…)

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FIVE TIPS FOR SAFELY CLEANING YOUR RAIN GUTTERS

FIVE TIPS FOR SAFELY CLEANING YOUR RAIN GUTTERS

As the saying goes: April showers bring May flowers! This year we will have to change that saying a bit with all the rain we continue to get in May. With more rain in the springtime months of April and May, now’s the perfect opportunity to get your rain gutters in tip-top shape. As a(…)

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Keep a Lid on it!

Keep a Lid on it!

Roofs have always been a concern for buyers, but I think with all the recent shows on TV (e.g. Holmes Inspection), people are becoming more concerned with the condition of the roof as the effects of water damage are quite scary. Every time Mike Holmes identifies roof damage, interior walls are coming down and men(…)

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