Why Windows Need to be Clean Before Selling your House

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If you are planning on selling your home, you definitely want your home to look as clean and presentable as possible. When buyers walk into a home that has not been staged / prepared for showings or cleaned properly, they get distracted and this can impact the sale. Gutter cleaning professionals are high priority in… Read more »

Where to Donate Items in Hamilton

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If you’re selling your home, you’ve probably accumulated a lot of stuff over the years. Things like clothing, books, kitchen gadgets, DVDs and electronic devices (heck, I still have my old video cassette recorder from way back when Bob Saget was the host of America’s Funniest Home Videos). It’s tough to get rid of certain… Read more »

How to Survive a Bidding War

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estate agent giving house keys to man and sign agreement in office

When buying a home, if it’s a seller’s market (meaning more buyers than sellers) it’s entirely possible to get into a bidding war. These wars can get out of hand, especially if both parties are competitive. However, getting into a bidding war can mean you end up paying thousands extra for a house that just… Read more »

What To Know Before Becoming a Landlord

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Are you ready to become a landlord? Renting out a home is a great way to bring in some income—one that can provide a more flexible lifestyle than most forms of employment. It’s no wonder so many investors are looking to get into the market. Having said that, if you’re thinking of taking on a… Read more »

Exceptional Schools in Hamilton: Our Top 5 Picks

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School Bus from the rear

Finding the perfect home can be stressful, especially if you have kids. It’s not just the house, condo, or townhome you choose that matters, but the neighbourhood as well. From parks and playgrounds to nearby grocery stores to an overall family-friendly vibe, there’s no shortage of factors to consider. But for most parents, local schools… Read more »

3 Things You Should Know Before Renting

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Whether it’s your first time renting or you’re moving to a different unit, there are many factors to consider when renting. While moving to a new home can be exciting, there are a few things you should do to ensure that the process goes smoothly. Justin Podmoroff, who works as a leasing specialist with The Woolcott… Read more »

Update on Packer – Our Sponsor Dog!

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Service dog in-training: Packer

The Woolcott Team is sponsoring Packer, a service dog-in-training with National Service Dogs (NSD)! The furry addition to the team is just shy of seven months old and is seeing great strides in her development. “Packer is a total rockstar in her training,” says Lynne Davidson, fundraising coordinator, NSD. “She attends weekly puppy classes and… Read more »