Buying an Investment Vacation Property

With real estate property prices going up and up, it may be well-worth-it to invest in as much real estate as you can as an investment for your future. Vacation properties have particular appeal, as they can make money while the value of the home goes up. While you can use your vacation property, you […]

What is a Mortgage?

As a first-time homebuyer, all of the terms your lending institution and real estate professional are throwing around may be completely confusing to you. This article will break down some of the most common definitions that you hear regarding mortgages. What is a mortgage? If you can’t afford to pay for the entire cost of […]

Records are Breaking in the Georgian Triangle

The Georgian Triangle is seeing record-breaking sales like we’ve never seen before. There are more homes being sold and fewer homes on the market. This makes for an absolute seller’s market, where homebuyers have limited pick of homes in this area. August 2016 is the month we set an all-time high in dollar sales with […]

5 Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make

First-time homebuyers are eager to get out of their parent’s homes or stop renting and purchase their first home. The problem with eagerness is that it can easily lead to mistakes and these mistakes can be costly. Not getting a home inspection You’ve found a home in Colllingwood you love and you aren’t going to […]

6 Questions to Ask Your Real Estate Agent

Your largest asset is undoubtedly your home, but many people spend more time shopping for new boots than they do shopping for a real estate professional to help them buy or sell their home. Shopping around is the key to finding someone who you know will put you first, listen to and respond to all […]

Collingwood’s Best Festivals

Best Collingwood Festivals Collingwood is such an amazing place to visit, but an even better place to live. There are a number of great shops, restaurants and recreational opportunities. But, besides that, there are so many things to do, including some of the best festivals in the province. Collingwood has festivals all year long and […]

Making the Commute Work for You

If you’ve been priced out of the Toronto housing market or aren’t interested in a 1200-foot townhouse in one of the sketchier parts of the GTA, you might be considering moving north to get much more value for your money. We already know that the average home price in the City of Toronto is over […]

Making Wasaga Beach Your Home

With the rise in home prices in the GTA, it is no wonder families are moving north. The average home price in Toronto is over one and a quarter million dollars, while the average home price in Wasaga Beach is $352,000. That’s quite a steep difference. But, as I said, people are realizing that Wasaga […]

What’s New in Kitchens

Planning on renovating your kitchen in 2016? Find out the hottest trends in kitchen design and décor. Keep it simple 2016 is all about simplicity and function. Ensure your kitchen reflects these values with clean lines, easy-to-clean surfaces and functional cabinets. Open floor plans also allow for an ease of workflow and makes your kitchen […]