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5 Practical Things to Consider When Downsizing Homes

Downsizing is on my mind lately. My parents, my relatives, my friends’ parents… everyone seems to be talking about downsizing.   It’s not surprising—after the holidays, many families get together and the topic of aging parents…
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How to Talk to Your Senior Parents About Downsizing

For the past 10 years, I’ve been trying to get my parents to downsize their home.   I don’t know if you’ve had to have the “downsizing” conversation yet, but let me be honest with you: this is not always an easy conversation…
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My Parents Have Officially Downsized!

If you had a chance to read this blog post, then you know that I had been talking to my parents about downsizing their living situation. Until recently, they had lived in the home that I grew up in, so making the transition to something smaller…
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Will Retail Cannabis Locations Affect the Real Estate Market in Vaughan?

As of October 17, 2018, cannabis was legalized across Canada. Each province has developed different programs in responses to that legislation. In addition to a carefully regulated online market through OCS.ca, Ontario is also allowing privately…
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Lisa Sinopoli's 2018 Winter Market Report

As we head into winter and the end of 2018, I always find this time of year helpful to reflect on what’s happening in the local real estate market. Where have we been, and where are we headed? I have a real estate market report to share, but…
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Downsizing Tips

Downsizing Tip #1:  De-clutter just once and save money De-clutter to make the house look it's best for showing is advice often given by a real estate agent, but it may lead to a lot of extra work, complication and expense that can be avoided. Making…
My Investment Condo Experience - 23 Glebe Road West
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My Investment Condo Experience: 23 Glebe Road West

In 2011 I started a passion project. My investment condo experience was something to pour my heart and soul into and a way to feed my love of real estate. It was time to invest in a second piece of real estate, and this time in the condo market…
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Downsizing? Here Are 7 Fun Home Styles to Consider

Thinking about downsizing your living situation?   Whether you’re retired and ready for something smaller or you’re just looking to cut back on expenses, downsizing can present an amazing opportunity. Not only can you cut back…
Sylwood Crescent: 2017 Market Comparison
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Sylwood Crescent: 2017 Market Comparison

Maple Landing Neighbourhood Call me a little biased but Maple Landing is the sweet spot in Vaughan, Ontario. With an ideal location, close to amenities, entertainment, family necessities and a variety of property types, there’s a lot of activity…
Home Staging: The Art of Creating a Home
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Home Staging: The Art of Creating a Home

Home Staging is more than just making a home look pretty. It’s one of the best actions you can take for listing your home. Home Sale Photoshop Your home’s value is based on weighing the best features against the property drawbacks. Home…