10 Décor Tips for Staging Your Home to Sell

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The appearance of your home is so important while it’s on the market. Both the interior and the exterior need to be arranged in such a way that enables potential buyers to mentally picture themselves living there. To achieve this state of mind, your home must be staged perfectly. Of course, the assistance of a… Read more »

Tips for Buying a Bungalow

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With many different types of housing options available in today’s real estate market, bungalows are often overlooked. However, these single-story homes offer plenty of advantages that may have you looking twice at the next bungalow you see that’s for sale! Greater Accessibility Because they are built on only one story, bungalows are the perfect layout… Read more »

What is a Home Market Evaluation?

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You know how much you paid for your home and how much money you’ve spent on repairs and upgrades. So, when it comes time to selling your home, you may already have a price in mind that you think your home is worth. But before you start dreaming about how you will spend this imaginary… Read more »

Reasons To List Your Home in The Fall

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If you’ve been sitting on the fence about selling your home, it’s just about time to hop off. 2017 has been a record-setting year for home prices, and the fall market shows no signs of stopping. The fall is when we typically see a number of buyers coming out of the woodwork after summer holidays…. Read more »

Government Grants Every Homeowner Should Know About

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Homeownership is sometimes viewed by those looking to enter the market as expensive and rife with hidden costs. However, owning a home shouldn’t be a scary experience, as there are many grants designed to help Ontario homeowners. What many potential buyers and current owners don’t realize is that there are a lot of different grants… Read more »

No new detached homes in Burlington will push values up

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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 »

How To Find Your Dream Home Location

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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 »

Top 4 Home Maintenance Tasks You Might Be Missing

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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 »

Helpful Tips to Get a Mortgage

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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 »