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 […]


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 […]


Handy Contact Information When Decluttering or Moving in Toronto

19 October 2020
Lea Barclay
Handy Contact Information When Decluttering or Moving in Toronto

When clearing out your property, whether it’s just decluttering to simplify your life or because you are moving, this list of suggestions can smooth the process. Your trash could be someone else’s treasure! Donate: Furniture Bank gives used furniture and housewares to families and individuals who really need it…there may be a small charge to […]


Home Renovations that Pay Off When You Resell

19 October 2020
Lea Barclay
Home Renovations that Pay Off When You Resell

Thinking about renovating your home? To get ahead of the game, think beyond immediate comfort and convenience. Instead, whether or not you plan to resell in the foreseeable future, put some serious thought into home improvements that might also appeal to your prospective buyer. According to Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC), some home improvements are […]