By: Kelly Renee Kaye

5 Reasons to Sell In The Summer

Tags: Homes, Real Estate, Housing Market, Homes in Durham Region, Homes in Toronto, Seller's Market, Buyer's Market, When to Sell, Listing Your Home, Durham Region, For Sale

If you’re unsure when the best time to sell your home, let us give you a little inside scoop—it’s different for everyone. There isn’t one holy grail of dates that has been decided as the best time to move. Some people find moving at the end of the school year the easiest, while others find that moving during Thanksgiving suits them best. It really depends on your own life e...Read More

Common Home Buying Mistakes You Should Avoid

By: Nicole Dawes

Common Home Buying Mistakes You Should Avoid

Tags: Home Buying, Buying, Selling, Real Estate, Home Buying Mistakes, Property

With the newly implemented Canadian government funding for homebuyers in Ontario, it’s hard not to think about buying a new house. The new mortgage rates, albiet a tad more confusing, are making it easier to acquire a property – especially if you’re a first-time homebuyer – and a lot of people are feeling like it’s the right time to buy a house. But bu...Read More

The Best Time To Sell Your Home

By: Nicole Dawes

The Best Time To Sell Your Home

Tags: Selling, Homes in Toronto, Housing Market, Sellers, Real Estate, Tips, Best Time To Sell, Durham region, ontario, market, springtime market, summer market, buyers

When Is The Best Time To Sell? Conventionally, the story holds that the best time to sell your home is in the spring and early summer months—before the first school bell of the season starts to ring. But if you’ve bought or sold before, you’ll know that the current real estate market seems to be anything but conventional. It may be true that most home selling activity happens i...Read More

By: Nicole Dawes

7 Tips for Selling Your Home

Tags: Selling A Home, Real Estate, Durham Region, Moving, Sellers, Real Estate Tips, Tips for selling, housing market

If you’re getting ready to sell your home, you’ve probably realized that it takes a lot more work than you initially thought. To have your home “show” well, you need to declutter, clean, and organize your belongings. Although you might think your home is in tip-top shape, we guarantee buyers will have another opinion. We’re not saying you need to reno every room in ...Read More

7 Tips for Buying a Home

By: Kelly Renee Kaye

7 Tips for Buying a Home

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Buying a home, real estate, real estate agent, buyers, tips for buying a home, durham region, first time home buyers, moving

Whether you’re in a buyer’s or seller’s market, there are a few critical steps you can take to make a smarter purchase. Since buying a home is likely the biggest single investment you will ever make, being prepared will help you make a better purchase. Here are 7 key tips to help you with the home buying process. STEP 1:  KNOW YOUR BUYING POWER What is your buying power? It...Read More

5 Tips for Reducing Clutter

By: Kelly Renee Kaye

5 Tips for Reducing Clutter

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Reduce Clutter, getting ready to sell, Kelly Renee Kaye, Royal Lepage, Kitchen, Dining Room, Bedroom, Home, House, Clean, organization

It doesn’t take much time to go from a perfectly organized room to a cluttered, chaotic mess. Papers pile up on surfaces, coats and bags end up on furniture, shoe boxes and shopping bags get stuffed in the first place you can find. But if you’re proactive, you can avoid the common clutter traps. Here are five ideas for reducing clutter:  1. Have a place for the things you bring i...Read More