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Are you Ready to Buy a House?

Are you Ready to Buy a House?

Buying a house is a very exciting time in life! It is a big life decision and making sure you are as prepared as possible will make all the difference. There are a number of factors to weigh up moving or buying a new home. Here are a few things I suggest you keep in mind: 1. Are your... Read More

5 Tips to Creating a Work Life Balance

5 Tips to Creating a Work Life Balance

We all want to be more efficient, more effective and have more free time to spend with loved ones. With the way the world is today, sometimes we can get caught up in the busyness without knowing how we got to where we are. The Christmas Holidays are meant to be a time of reflection, spending time w... Read More

Buying a Rental Property in Canada

Buying a Rental Property in Canada

Work more efficiently and earn more money. Isn't that the dream we all share? I have a lot of people just like you asking me if buying a rental property in Canada is a good idea for them. Being a property investor and a landlord is a second job. You need to evaluate if this is the right fit for yo... Read More

Top 4 Tips to Fight The Winter Blues

Top 4 Tips to Fight The Winter Blues

Many people find winter, (especially January!) the hardest time of the year. So far we have been very lucky this winter. (Hopefully I don't speak to soon and have to deal with the wrath of Old Man Winter following this blog post!) As much as I LOVE spring and summer, I have learned that (as wi... Read More

Condo vs House – which one is right for you?

Condo vs House – which one is right for you?

When buying a home, there are a lot of decisions to make. Location, Size, Cost, Must-haves and perhaps most importantly, what type of home. Townhome Condo, Highrise Condo or Detached House? Buying a home is likely the biggest financial purchase you will ever make and it is a difficult decision... Read More

The Spring Market Starts Now!

The Spring Market Starts Now!

I know what you're thinking; "Spring?! But Karen, it's only January!" The truth is; the spring market starts now. Most people underestimate the home selling process. From the time you think about selling, the process usually goes something like the following: -Think about selling, ma... Read More

2015 looking good for Canadian Real Estate!

2015 looking good for Canadian Real Estate!

Even though the new year has only just begun, the housing outlook for 2015 is looking very bright. According to the Re/Max 2015 Housing Market Outlook Report, the average 2014 residential sale price in Canada was $406,145; which is expected to increase this year to $416,300. In Toronto and Van... Read More

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

With the end of one year always come the start of another. Time to set new goals, have 365 new days to achieve your goals and lots of new experiences to be had. Last year our team went through some major changes. We added a few new staff, had higher than average sales for December and made a huge sh... Read More

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

Now that 2015 is approaching this week, more and more people are beginning to get serious about putting their New Year’s resolutions into practice. According to the Journal of Clinical Psychology, focusing on health and happiness are the top ranked desires. Among these desires, many of them revolv... Read More

The Power of Our Community

The Power of Our Community

Burlington is consistently ranked as one of the top most liveable cities in Canada. According to Money Sense, in 2014 Burlington held the 5th spot. Our community has gone though a lot in the past year. From the ice storm that left so many of us without heat and power last Christmas to the severe f... Read More