There’s no doubt about it. Preventing mice from entering your home is much easier than evicting them once they’ve moved in. If you take just a few simple precautions, you can avoid the trip to the store to buy traps or the call to the exterminator.
Is there a neighbourhood you drive through occasionally and think, “Wow. I’d love to live here. What a fantastic area”?
Why don’t you take that thought any further? Maybe you think getting into that neighbourhood just isn’t doable – at least, not right now.
Where do buyers form the most lasting impression of a home for sale that they visit? On the main floor!
A slow real estate season is defined as a period of time that has less activity — fewer listings, fewer transactions, etc. — than other times of the year. In many areas, the slow season is in the winter, but it can be at other times as well.
I am delighted for this opportunity to introduce a new Bed and Breakfast in the Walkers Glenn area off Limberlost Road called Algonquin West. It has always been a dream of mine to purchase a bed and breakfast and just such an occasion occurred late last summer/early...
Tourists may look at Muskoka as Canada’s best summer spot, but the often overlooked beauty of winter in the area is unmatched, and nobody knows that better than the locals! It truly is a winter wonderland. With vast fluffy white snow and the authentic Canadian winter...
Staging is all about dressing up your home so that it looks its best to buyers. This can involve anything from rearranging furniture and doing some home improvements, to painting and redecorating, to even replacing existing furnishings and other items. The goal is to make key rooms look worthy of a magazine cover! But is it worth the effort? Can’t you just clean and tidy and, perhaps, do a little painting?
When you’re shopping for a home, you may become interested in a property for sale that someone else is also considering. In fact, there may be several other buyers entertaining the idea of making an offer.
In such a competitive situation, what should you do if you really love that home?
Obviously, you’ll need to move quickly and make some fast decisions.
Huntsville may be a massive draw for the part-time cottage-country'ers, but for those that live here, it's so much more than just a nice place to escape to. Being the largest town in the Muskoka Region, Huntsville is bustling with natural beauty and that close-knit...
Your front walkway is one of the first sections of real estate a buyer will set foot on when coming to see your home. So, it makes sense to make that pathway to your front door as appealing as possible.
The obvious way is to make it as clean and clear as you can. Ensure there are no obstacles in the way, such as overhanging branches, kid’s toys, or potted plants. What you want is a clear, unobstructed and pleasant walk to your main entranceway.