#YOURBUDGET2019

#YOURBUDGET2019

The 2019 Federal Budget has been released and there are some excellent new programs affecting real estate, specifically for first-time buyers. Let’s sum it up for you: SHARED EQUITY MORTGAGE The new Shared Equity Mortgage option, available through the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), is HUGE.  This isn’t for everyone but those who can […]

Builder Upgrades

Builder Upgrades

“What upgrades should I buy through the builder and which should I do after closing?” Congratulations!  You’ve bought your brand-new home, and you’re off to that exciting appointment at the design centre to choose all your upgrades…. Here are our suggestions on what to consider. Getting upgrades through the builder is certainly convenient because everything […]

March’s Home Maintenance Checklist

March’s Home Maintenance Checklist

It’s that time of year again when your clocks spring forward. That’s right, it’s March and that means it’s time to review the March Home Maintenance Checklist! March is a great time to tackle some of those often-neglected tasks around your house. Start by checking your smoke and CO2 detectors to ensure they’re working, and […]

February’s Checklist

February’s Checklist

It’s February and here is this months Checklist! ATTIC VISITORS The first thing you can check off on your February home checklist is to inspect your attic, since it’s often something that doesn’t get done at all. You will want to make sure you’re doing it at least once a year. Get up there, take […]

Unfinished Basements

Unfinished Basements

Hey guys, welcome back to #KTQuickTips where we give you our tips and tricks to buying and selling real estate. Today we have tips for those of you that have an unfinished basement. Generally, unfinished basements are very dark, dirty, and overall just very uninviting. These tips will help you still make this space wow […]

3 Marketing Tips to Selling Your Home

3 Marketing Tips to Selling Your Home

Marketing, Marketing, Marketing …. Did you know that 90% of buyers begin their search online? Online marketing is crucial. Facebook and Instagram are many people’s go-to sites for searching anything. That includes neighborhoods and homes for sale.  These platforms’ targeted advertising capabilities are unbelievably effective at connecting our properties for sale with serious, prospective buyers.  […]

Do This Before Selling

Do This Before Selling

To put up a fence or not to put up a fence … That is the question. New homes purchased directly from the builder typically don’t include a fence.  So, do you put up a fence before you list your property for sale or leave it as is? Things like this are seldom a deal […]

Open House Etiquette

Open House Etiquette

We recently held an open house and had children come through eating messy food, we had to ask the parents to kindly put it away, so we thought it was an appropriate time to discuss open house etiquette. Whether you are visiting a property with your realtor for a private showing or an open house, […]

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