Posted on September 15, 2017 at 3:39 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

In 2016, Burlington City Council approved a strategic plan that includes no new development of detached homes. According to Mayor Rick Goldring, the city, of which 50 percent of land is designated Greenbelt, has run out of room. The new Official Plan, which outlines the framework for Burlington’s growth for the next 25 years, shifts… Read more »

Posted on September 7, 2017 at 7:02 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

When beginning your home search, there are many factors to consider. One thought that is consistently top-of-mind for many buyers is location. “A lot of buyers come to us, either from the area or out-of-town, wondering what area is the best for them to buy in,” says Drew Woolcott, broker of record, Re/Max Escarpment Woolcott… Read more »

Posted on August 29, 2017 at 10:09 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

Ah, home maintenance! It’s an important part of home ownership, but it’s something that often falls to the wayside as busy family and work schedules take precedence. However, homes are not self-maintaining, and forgetting about routine tasks can affect value in the long run. “We go through hundreds of homes every single year and often… Read more »

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Posted on July 17, 2017 at 5:57 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

Buying a home is an exciting time, as it’s often the biggest purchase of your life. Although this time is filled with anticipation and joy, it can also come with stress and worry. Once the purchase is made, trying to figure out the financial details of a mortgage can be difficult. Woolcott Realty has the… Read more »

Posted on February 10, 2017 at 7:09 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

With the beginning of a new year, it’s time to introduce a fresh look into your home too. However, with all of the home décor trends available, it’s hard to know what’s trending versus what’s no longer fashionable. There’s no need to worry, though! We’ve created the list below of some of the biggest home… Read more »

Posted on February 9, 2017 at 8:02 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

  A home is often the biggest asset a person can have and if you are thinking of selling, you definitely want to capitalize on all of the opportunities to net the most possible on your sale. One of the most common questions is “What home improvements can you make to your home to increase… Read more »

Posted on February 2, 2017 at 6:20 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

By Charlie Robson  I’ve been a condo owner for the majority of the time I’ve been a homeowner. It’s not for everyone, but if you want to lock the door and leave, not worry about the garden getting overgrown, or the snow getting shovelled, then it might be the right type of home ownership for… Read more »