How to identify up and coming areas before you buy!

19 October 2020
Lea Barclay
How to identify up and coming areas before you buy!

So, you are ready to buy a property and you want to know where to get the best bang for your buck. No matter if it’s your first property, you’re downsizing or you are looking for a good investment, prices, especially in and around large urban cities like Toronto can be prohibitive. Finding the best […]

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Can Landscaping affect the value of your property?

19 October 2020
Lea Barclay
Can Landscaping affect the value of your property?

Like a well-designed frame to a painting, beautifully done landscaping can add significant value to a property. Strong curb appeal entices buyers inside a house with an already positive attitude. Having said that, there are several factors to consider when you are deciding what improvements to make to your property that will give you the […]


How Does Development in an Area Affect the price of existing properties?

19 October 2020
Lea Barclay
How Does Development in an Area Affect the price of existing properties?

So you are looking to buy a house or a condo and you want to know how change in your area may or may not affect the future resale price. It’s a smart move on your part to give consideration to changes in the area down the road (as much as you can) but the […]


Getting Organized when you buy a new home.

19 October 2020
Lea Barclay
Getting Organized when you buy a new home.

Congratulations! You’ve made the leap and bought a new home. Now what? The next steps can be simultaneously exciting and overwhelming but the focus on organization is key to your success. A reference book or binder can be a very useful method of organization to store all of your relevant documents, invoices, receipts, and business […]

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How to Cultivate Your Inspiration.

19 October 2020
Lea Barclay
How to Cultivate Your Inspiration.

So you’ve got a lot of ideas for your new house, a new room, your upcoming wedding or a new business that you want to start. How do you evaluate all of this random information in one meaningful, useful area that you can see and share easily? One really useful way is by creating a […]