Long Weekend Ahead

With the “unofficial” start to summer this weekend I am changing things up a little and talking BBQ!  If the weather co-operates this long-weekend I expect many of you, like me will be flipping and grilling!  Last week’s amazing temperatures may have had you flipping burgers but have you done a good cleaning and safety…

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Class of 2022

Graduation Plans are underway as this year’s class gets ready to embark on their next chapter in life! Although some kids move back home after graduating there is a large percentage that make the decision to remain on their own and others simply must because their first “real job” is in a different city.  College…

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Mom Knows Best

Around the world celebrating mom is tradition and what we do in the month of May. Have you ever thought about all the advice you have received over the years, who is the one person who has consistently given you the best advice… if you are like me, it’s your mom!  My mom has been…

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Ensuring Your Good Tenants Stick Around!

Finding tenants who are diligent in contacting you when there’s an issue, pay their rent on time, and respect your property and the neighborhood isn’t always easy!  Once you have clients who maintain and look after their unit like it’s their own, are tenants you never want to see move out. How do you ensure…

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Stage It to Rent or Sell It!

Warm weather will soon be here, and you are planning to rent or sell your property.  We have all heard the term, “Staging” what does that really mean and what does it really look like. Staging in a nutshell is preparing your home for showings that encourage potential tenants or buyers to want to live…

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Is It Time To Reno?

The cost of housing has been in the news quite a bit the last few months. Rising house prices are causing more people to remain in the rental market longer.  Discouraged knowing it will take more time before they purchase a home these potential tenants are looking for properties that are new, refurbished and offer…

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Put a Little Spring in Your Property!

Do you find yourself reciting “April Showers bring May flowers” this time of year?  Hopefully Mother Nature has no more “snowy” surprises for us.  As much as we dislike the rain that April is known for, it is so important. It is nature’s way of cleaning and ensuring everything is ready and able to grow,…

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5 things to consider before buying your first rental property

If you read this blog on a regular basis than I really don’t need to tell you that real estate investing can be one of the most rewarding investment strategies out there. With low mortgage rates, now may be the time to make the leap into property investment. But, don’t expect to become an expert overnight.…

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Moving tips for 2022

If you are anything like me, you probably HATE moving. However, it’s one of those things we all have to go through at some point in our lives. The best thing you can do is to create some sort of moving checklist that can make sure everything’s in order before, during, and after the move;…

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Housing Prices & Current Trends

It’s no secret that as we start off 2022 the housing market continues to roar with prices climbing higher and higher every month, however if you’re like regular Canadians you’re probably asking yourself, when will this ever end? Recently, I’ve been working with a few first time home buyers inn trying to help them find…

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