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adding fun to the house selling process

5 Ways to Add Fun to the Selling Process

When you think about selling your property, do you dwell on the possible work and stress involved? You’re not alone. Many homeowners share the same concerns. You may start to worry when you build a mental checklist in your head about all the things to come. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In […]

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Tips when buying a renovation home

Buying a Home that Needs Some Work

When you’re shopping for a new home, you probably want the property to be as “move in ready” as possible. That way, you can… well… just move in! However, there are a lot of fantastic properties on the market that need some work. For example, you might see a home that has everything you need, […]

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How would you score your lifestyle when house shopping?

What’s the “Lifestyle” Score for your Home?

In the business world, a phrase that’s often used is ROI or Return On Investment. It refers to the regular gain (or loss) you’re getting from a particular asset relative to its cost. When it comes to your home, the gain may be more than financial. It may include the benefit of the lifestyle it […]

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Electricity Rates for time-of-use in Ontario

Electricity (Billing Choices) Time-of-Use or Tiered Pricing – Starting November 1st

Effective November 1st the previous Time-of-Use pricing comes into effect in Ontario. What does this mean? The reprieve of constant “off-peak” pricing will come to an end on October 31 and your billing will continue with Time-of-Use pricing. However, the Ontario Energy Board allows for you to make a choice. You can choose to continue […]

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Improve curb appeal when selling your home

Cleaning Tips – Instantly Improve Curb Appeal

As you may know, curb appeal refers to how your property looks from the street, where potential buyers first see it. Your home’s curb appeal can have a big impact on the sale of your property. In fact, it’s not uncommon for a buyer to drive by a listing, rather than stop, because they don’t […]

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How to sell your home Quickly

Need to Sell Quickly? Here’s What to Do

There are many reasons why you might suddenly need to sell your home. It could be an unexpected work relocation, a change in family circumstances, or simply a desire to move. Whatever the reason, selling quickly requires some fast action on your part. But that doesn’t mean you need to get into panic mode. You […]

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buying a home in Windsor Ontario

First Time Home Buyer

The Federal Government recently announced the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive. There will be $1.25 billion available over 3 years. This program allows for a 5 or 10% shared equity mortgage with the Government of Canada. As long as you have the minimum down payment for the home you are purchasing, the government could potentially provide […]

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Windsor Flood, Tecumseh Flood 2016

If you were in Windsor or Tecumseh on September 29, 2016 you would have witnessed a record rainfall of 91 mm (reported from Windsor Airport). Tecumseh received more than 190 mm of rainfall from the same storm system. Both Windsor and Tecumseh declared a state of emergency due to the unforeseen circumstances of mass flooding […]

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