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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…
Power of Attorney
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Have You Given Powers of Attorney? Lisa's Real Estate conversations

I can’t stress it enough; the Power of Attorney (POA) is one of the most important documents you can have to protect yourself and your family. A Power of Attorney is most commonly needed during difficult times such as times of illness, an…
Why are Mom and Dad SO Slow?

Why are Mom and Dad SO Slow? Why Won't They Do What's Best For Them? Lisa's Real Estate conversations

Why are Mom and Dad SO Slow? Why Won't They Do What's Best For Them? If you are like so many ‘kids’ of seniors in Canada, you want your parents to move to something more manageable for but they won’t cooperate. They are slow to make decisions,…

Top 4 Questions Asked About a Power of Attorney

I can't stress it enough; the Power of Attorney (POA) is one of the most important documents you can have to protect yourself and your family. A Power of Attorney is most commonly needed during difficult times such as times of illness, an accident,…
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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…
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…
Choosing A Real Estate Agent
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Choosing A Real Estate Agent

Like with any important aspect in your life – your health, your finances, your education, etc. – you want to find the best resources and professionals available. Selling or buying a home is no different and choosing a real estate agent is…
Commission Free Listings
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Commission Free Listings: The Dangers of DIY

A risky new trend of commission free listings I’m seeing it more and more nowadays: DIY everything – even real estate! Every time I do, I shake my head. Seriously, DI-Why? Commission free listings, or ‘for sale by owner’, is a risky…
Sold Story - 81 Sylwood
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81 Sylwood - Doing Your Listing Homework

Some listings can be a surprise but I always trust that doing your listing homework pays off. Boy, did it pay off on 81 Sylwood! It’s important for me to share this listing, especially with the anxieties of current housing market. While…