This 5-Minute Exercise Can Help You Sell Your Home

Posted on Mar 20, 2023

I love getting to know the homes I sell, and while I can walk around, measure, and take notes and photos, I really don’t know a home until my clients open up about the lives they've lived in their homes.  

That's why, early on in the selling process, I always ask my sellers what they love about their homes. And I don't want to know the obvious things...

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5 Things the Banks Won't Always Tell You About Mortgages

Posted on Mar 13, 2023

Buyers, please. Can you spare a second? I need you to hear me on this. 

You need to hear me on this. I talk to buyers all the time after they’ve locked in a mortgage with a bank. When they share the details of their loan, I sigh - I know they could have gotten a better rate or terms or loan if they only knew the questions to ask and places to look. A...

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5 Tips for Buying a Home that No One Ever Tells You

Posted on Mar 06, 2023

What you need to know before buying (that no one ever tells you):
1. Buy the house you can afford, not the maximum the mortgage lender thinks you can afford.
2. Don’t dismiss school districts - even if you don’t have kids. Buying in a sought-after district will come in genius at resell.
3. It’s okay if you don’t have a 20% down payment. Just talk with...

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This is why your offer isn't getting accepted

Posted on Feb 25, 2023

So, you're finding it tough to get your offers accepted? 

The truth is sometimes, it Is the nature of the market. But sometimes, it may be you. Here are some of the reasons your offer may not be getting accepted...

1) You're not being flexible on the closing date.
If the seller needs more time to move, be okay with a later closing date. It can make you...

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How Mortgage Lending Rules as of Mid-April May Affect You

Posted on Feb 20, 2023

If you're thinking about buying a home, you need to hear this! Mortgage lending as we know it could change dramatically as of Mid-April. While these are just proposals that OFSI in Canada has presented, you could be impacted. Borrowers may turn to lenders that are not as strictly regulated, for easier approval. This type of flexibility comes at a c...

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Your Questions About Selling Your Home: Answered

Posted on Feb 06, 2023

If you have a home to sell, you’re probably excited to get the process started. There are many things you need to consider when selling your property, and it’s hard not to feel overwhelmed by the task. The good news is we’ve done extensive research about what you need to know about selling your home – and we’ve answered the questions you’re probabl...

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