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 »

2017 Home Decor Trends

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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 »

AVERAGE RATE OF RETURN ON HOME IMPROVEMENTS

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  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 »

What to Consider When Buying a Condominium

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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 »

Market trends for 2017

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Across the country in 2016 the regional markets close to the highest priced cities have experienced the largest gains. Buyers and move-up buyers are looking to find a balance between affordability and square footage. The communities reaping the benefits include Kelowna, Fraser Valley, Barrie and at the top of that list is Hamilton-Burlington with a… Read more »

Moving Day Made Easy!

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By: Tina Roberts   People that know me, say that I am in the Business of Moving-literally! I have moved 17 times in my life, and I have all the tips to save you time and money on closing day. The most important tip was given to me by the Johnnie T Melia Moving Company and… Read more »

Sell Your Home Privately, Or Not

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By: Paul Roussel With the internet at our fingertips, we have the luxury to educate ourselves on almost anything we want. “How do I make Beef Wellington?” “How do I change the oil in my car?” “What’s this weird bump on my arm?” Many homeowners are turning to the internet for advice and direction on… Read more »

Tips for Moving in Winter

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Let’s consider that you have sold your home, and your move is going to take place right in the middle of winter in Southern Ontario. While winter means freezing temperatures and plenty of snow to make the process challenging, we offer several tips we’ve learned from experienced movers to help your winter move go smoothly:… Read more »