Is Your Home Ready To Meet The Market?

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Are you thinking of listing your home in 2024? If so, you are probably also thinking about the long “to-do” list that needs to be tackled before showing your house. But here’s the thing: certain things must be done, and other things can wait. Knowing which projects are worth tackling and what to leave as-is […]

How To Choose The Right Home Builder

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Choosing a home builder is a huge decision. There is compatibility to keep in mind—design sensibility and budget —and then there is the question of whether you will be investing in a property that endures. It is essential to consider if your chosen builder has a good reputation, if you are compatible enough to work […]

Five Home-Staging Essentials

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Today, we will look at five home-staging tips that highlight your home’s strengths, downplay any weaknesses, and appeal to the greatest possible pool of prospective buyers. Here are my top five home-staging essential tips! Create Curb Appeal First impressions matter, so make your home stand out. Some upgrades can be done in a weekend and […]

How To Shut Down The Cottage For The Winter

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It is safe to assume that summer is behind us, fall is around us, and winter is just around the bend. One of the most important parts of owning property is appropriately caring for it. In Nova Scotia, many of us have cottages and cabins. During the winter, these properties are commonly used less frequently. […]

Mortgage Rates… should I choose Variable or Fixed?

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I get this question often! Here is a blog dedicated to better understanding the above terms and which options may benefit you best. First of all, let us look at what the differences are between a fixed and variable rate. A fixed-rate stays the same for the duration of your term. Your payment amount won’t change. A variable […]

Five Fun Things To Do In Nova Scotia

As a Nova Scotian, It is easy to say I love this province. It’s a biased opinion but an honest one. With so many fantastic things to do, you never run out of fun, especially in the summer and fall seasons. Here is a list of my top five fun things in Nova Scotia. 1. […]

How To Sell Your First Home

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There is so much information out there on how to buy your first home. But what about when you are ready to move past that started home and into your forever home. Where’s that information location? If you’re asking questions like this, this month’s blog is for you! Below I’ve included several tips to ensure […]

Four Things To Look For When Choosing A Real Estate Agent

Buying a home is one of your most important financial decisions. That’s why choosing the right Real Estate Agent can make or break your home-buying experience. Whether you’re dipping your toes into the real estate market for the first time or are interested in investment opportunities, this agent is your go-to person for real estate […]

Why Location Is Important When Investing In Real Estate

Location, Location, Location! Investing in real estate can be an intelligent financial decision, but knowing what to look for when investing is essential. Whether you’re buying your first home or your first income property, one factor should be at the top of your list: location. Why is location so important when it comes to real […]

Kitchen Trends For 2023

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Nothing sells a house like a gorgeous kitchen. Potential buyers look at kitchens first. This is due to a few reasons. One, the kitchen is known to many as the heart of the home. Two, nothing catches your eye quicker than a well-designed kitchen. And three, the kitchen is one of the most costly things […]