January 2021

Baby It's Cold Outside

Posted on Jan 30, 2021 in Tips & Tricks

Tips to Keep Your Home Warm During the Coldest of Winter

1. Add Insulation 
Adding insulation to the attic can help supercharge your walls.

2. Eliminate Drafts
Drafts can be found underneath doors and around windows. A simple towel or rolled blanket at the foot of a door can prevent a draft from coming through. You can also use tape along window panes...

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2021 Goal Setting

Posted on Jan 22, 2021 in Personal & Family

The beginning of a New Year is always a great time to focus on planning and goal setting.  

In Real Estate I have Goals.  
In Life I have Goals. 
In Love I have Goals. 
In Health I have Goals.
In Happiness I have Goals. 

But do I?  

In order for a Goal to truly be a Goal, one must establish a Plan. 
I had set out to reach a number of things in 2020, and although som...

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Painting Tips

Posted on Jan 21, 2021 in Tips & Tricks

Like many people stuck at home during the Covid-19 Lockdown, we are doing some home renovations.  Finishing up some corners and finalizing some projects.  The contractor is coming to lay our new flooring and why not freshen up the paint while we are at it.

Let the conversation begin. He wants colour, I want white. Pinterest to the rescue and I win. Wh...

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Another Reason to Use a Local Realtor®!

Posted on Jan 12, 2021 in Buying

There is really nothing worse that flood damage.  Not only might your home be ruined, but your insurance company might not cover your repair costs.  

When you consider buying in an area you are not familiar with, you should use a Realtor® that knows the area well. 

Our home is close to a floodplain, but I know that in 70 years there have been no water is...

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What Does a Lack of Inventory Mean?

Posted on Jan 11, 2021 in Buying

The lack of available listings in the local real estate market poses to be a challenge for some, but it can be a good thing for others, depending on what side of the transaction you are on. So what does it mean to you? 

The Grey Bruce real estate market was very hot in 2020, often resulting in multiple offers on homes in the first few days that they...

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