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Indicators That It’s Time to Sell Your Home

There are many reasons why it may be time to sell your home. You may need more space to make room for a growing family or are in the process of downsizing now that your children have left the next. Whatever your motivations, timing is key. If you sell when home prices are plummeting, you may end... Read More

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Burlington Market Update | The Real Estate Book

The following article appeared in the The Real Estate Book | October 2017 It has been quite a roller coaster so far this year in the real estate market in Burlington. We started out exceptionally strong, carrying on from 2016 but with even stronger price appreciation and lack of inventory in the... Read More

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Keep Your Home Secure Whether Away Or At Home

When it comes to home security, the statistics are surprising. SGI Canada recently released the following stats on home invasions. A residential break-in happens every 90 seconds in Canada. More than 80% of break-ins occur during daylight hours. Most illegal entries are made by amateur b... Read More

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5 Tips: Selling Your Home When You Have Kids

With 35+ years of selling homes under my belt, I pretty much have seen it all. That also means that when it comes to selling homes, my team of agents and I have some pretty good ideas based on our experience. Selling a home with kids isn’t problematic, but it does take some planning. You know y... Read More

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Real Estate Rentals: Is It For You?

There is a lot to be said for real estate investment properties. Purchasing a rental property is not just a great way to supplement your income but it could launch a new business. And that’s the best way to handle your new role as a landlord - treat it like a business. All tenants basically wan... Read More

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Real Estate Marketing | Under the Influence

Under the Influence is one of those great CBC radio shows that I try to never miss. It’s an exploration into the world of marketing: the age of persuasion and influence. Host Terry O’Reilly, brings such colour to the broadcast with his extensive knowledge of marketing and humourous inside storie... Read More

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Keller Williams Edge Realty 2016 Awards Luncheon

Team photo array from the 2016 Keller Williams Edge Realty Fifth Annual Awards Luncheon (March 2017). Honoured guests included Ontario Real Estate Association CEO Tim Hudak and OREA President Ettore Cardarelli (first row, centre photo). Karen Paul & Associates won the Double Platinum 2106 Group... Read More

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The 10 DON’TS OF MORTGAGE CLOSING

Over the years, I've developed a CLIENT FIRST guiding principle that emphasizes accessiblity, attention to detail, effective communication and meeting customer's needs. Sometimes, this can involve advising or even assisting with the financial end of a real estate transaction. This article The 10... Read More

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Walkable Neighbourhoods: The New-Style Communities

During an average week, how many places can you, or do you, walk to? If you’re like many Canadians, it’s difficult to get everything done in one day on foot—at some point, you need to drive - whether to school, work, or shopping. Recently, I have noticed a trend away from a car-centred style... Read More

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5 Reasons To Use A Real Estate Agent

When you hire a real estate agent whether you are buying or selling your home, what exactly are you getting? Experience and expertise in real estate transactions! Most people sell only a few homes in their lifetime, usually with several years in between each sale. Even if you’ve done it before, ... Read More