Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal with Low-Maintenance Landscaping and Deer-Resistant Plants

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Summer is the perfect season to elevate your home’s curb appeal with beautiful and easy-to-maintain landscaping. Whether you’re a gardening novice or simply short on time, creating a stunning yard is achievable with the right plants and strategies. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the best low-maintenance gardens, highlight deer-resistant plants, and share easy ways […]

The Importance of Staging Your Home: Maximize Appeal and Value

As the vibrant season of spring blossoms, it’s the ideal time to showcase your home in its best light and make a lasting impression on potential buyers. Staging your home is a powerful strategy that can significantly increase its appeal and market value, ensuring it stands out in a competitive real estate market. In this […]

The Importance of Choosing the Right Realtor

Choosing the right realtor can make a world of difference in your home buying or selling journey. Realtors are more than just transaction facilitators; they serve as trusted partners and advocates, guiding you through every step of the process. From navigating complex paperwork to negotiating the best deal, your realtor plays a crucial role in […]

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 […]