Century 21 Canada Buyer Survey

Century 21 Canada Buyer Survey – Key Findings There’s an entire home improvement industry that can help you figure out how to spruce up your house and how to prevent potential homeowner disasters. But we wanted to know which of those investments are worth the...

Energy upgrades that can help your home sell faster

Moving is stressful. Between hoping you’ll get the price you want for your current home and then packing up all your possessions into boxes, it’s no wonder that by the end you swear “I’m never doing this again!” According to a recent CENTURY 21 Canada survey which...

Did You Know? – Top Renovations for 2017

According to Realtor.com these are the top 19 home renovations in 2017 with respect to return on investment when selling: Attic Insulation (107.7% ROI) Entry Door (90.7% ROI) Manufactured Stone Veneer (80.4% ROI) Minor Kitchen Remodel (80.2% ROI) Garage Door...

UFFI The Good, the bad and the ugly

Urea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation (UFFI) causes concern and confusion with both buyers and sellers and is potentially a serious liability issue if not properly acknowledged / disclosed during the course of selling a home in Ontario. I’ll attempt to provide you...

Peterborough Musicfest – 2017 Summer Concert Series

Peterborough Musicfest is a FREE summer concert series hosted Wednesday and Saturday evenings throughout the summer in Peterborough, Ontario. The open air concerts held at Del Crary park in downtown Peterborough offer a spectacular setting next to Little Lake....

INFOGRAPHIC – Make more money selling your home

Looking for ways to make more money selling your home? The infographic below gives 10 Tips I provide my sellers with before listing. Taking the time to properly prepare your home for sale prior to photographing and promoting the listing can pay huge dividends in both...

The Peterborough LiftLock – A feat of Engineering

The Peterborough Liftlock, built in 1904 is the highest hydraulic liftlock in the world. Part of the Trent Severn Waterway it is known as Lock 21. It’s dual lifts raise and lower boats 20m. It was designated a national historic site in 1979. A feat of engineering the...

Did you know? – First-time Buyer Tax Credit

Buying land or an interest in land in Ontario requires you pay land transfer tax. First-time homebuyers may be eligible for a refund of all or part of this tax. To be eligible for the First-time Buyer Tax Credit you need to be 1) 18 years of age, 2) Cannot have owned...

10 Great Reasons for Using a Realtor

According to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) over 90% of home buyers use a Realtor® to find and purchase a home. On average, homes listed by a professional real estate sales person sell 19 days faster than those listed by owners and realize a 17% higher...