The Story of The Good Shark

By: Heather MacDonald

The Story of The Good Shark

Tags: Homes in Mississauga, Home for Sale in Mississauga, Mississauga, Real Estate, Home Buyer, Detached House in Mississauga, Home , Realtor in Mississauga, Keller Williams, INVEST IN REAL LIFE, REALTOR HEATHER MACDONALD

  THE STORY OF THE GOOD SHARK Across the land, or so the story goes, the beach was plagued by SHARKS and people were afraid to go swimming.  Who wants to swim with sharks right?  Most people were pretty sure they’d be eaten in a matter of minutes!  Naturally, the beach had been closed to the public because it was so dangerous. However, a brave swimmer, an animal-lover c...Read More

Hibernation is So Over! Let's Move from Snuffle to Shuffle

By: Heather MacDonald

Hibernation is So Over! Let's Move from Snuffle to Shuffle

Tags: Homes in Mississauga, Mississauga Properties, Realtors in Mississauga, Realtor in Toronto, Spring, Tips for Spring, Hibernation is over, Snuffle to Shuffle, Home Tips, spring is here, life changes, flooring, Mississauga, Toronto, properties in Mississauga, sale your house, invest in real life, Keller Williams, Lorne Park, 

  After a long winter, it is time to say goodbye to hibernation and say welcome spring!Colours, fresh air, and flowers – it is like everything comes to life again – it is a fresh start.  We want to open things up and let the air inside.  We clean and declutter with great purpose. It feels good.  But what about shuffling things around? Moving the furniture and reor...Read More

5 Tips to Get Your Garden Ready for Spring

By: Heather MacDonald

5 Tips to Get Your Garden Ready for Spring

Tags: Spring, Garden, Flowers, Home Tips, Tips, Spring is here, Gardening, Planting, Home, Heather MacDonald, Real Estate, Mississauga, Toronto, Port Credit, Oakville, Burlington, Keller Williams, Top rated

1) Clean Up   Throughout the fall and winter, your garden can be exposed to the elements and what’s left behind from storms. “You want to first start by clearing all of your garden beds and lawn of broken branches, leaves, and other debris that have collected,” says Chris Lambton, professional landscaper, and host of DIY Network’s Yard Crashers. “It’s ...Read More

Some changes you need to know for your  2018 Tax Report

By: Heather MacDonald

Some changes you need to know for your 2018 Tax Report

Tags: Tax, Tax Season, Tax Report, Taxes,

Do I need to file? The rule of thumb is you don’t need to file unless you owe taxes. However, there are exceptions. Plus, there are many reasons to do your taxes every year, even if you don’t have to. If the taxman owes you  a return, you’ll need to send in a return to get it. Second, the government uses information from your tax forms to determine if you’re eligible...Read More

Top 10 Home Date Night Ideas for Valentine's Day

By: Heather MacDonald

Top 10 Home Date Night Ideas for Valentine's Day

Tags: Valentine, Valentine's Day, Valentines's Date Night, Top 10, Ideas, DIY, Romantic,

Wednesday is Valentine’s Day!  Can you believe it?!  Yes, it’s the day Hallmark is king and restaurants are filled to the brim.  If you haven’t made your reservations yet, you may be standing for hours at the door come Wednesday evening.  Have you thought about spending the night at home?   If so, then maybe some of these at-home date night ideas may...Read More

More than a Standardized Form of Rental Agreement

By: Heather MacDonald

More than a Standardized Form of Rental Agreement

Tags: Landlords, New Rules, Tenants, Agreements, Tenants, Residential, Lease, Leasing in Ontario, Lease Agreement

The new Fair Housing Plan brings more than a standardized form of rental agreement, it brings privately owned rentals (detached, semi-detached, condos, etc.) under all the legislation of the Residential Tenancies Act.  The most significant change in how we’ll operate with our landlord clients, is to advise that our fixed term does not compel the tenant to move out at the end of that fix...Read More

Ontario's new standard Lease Residential Agreement beginning April 30, 2018

By: Heather MacDonald

Ontario's new standard Lease Residential Agreement beginning April 30, 2018

Tags: Tenants, Rental Agreements, Landlords Rules, Ontario, Canada Rentals, Lease, Leasing

Ontario has created a new, standard lease form to be used in almost all residential rental agreements beginning April 30. That's great news for renters, says Geordie Dent, executive director of the Federation of Metro Tenants Associations, which began calling on Ontario to create a standard lease back in 2012 after a tenant came to them with the suggestion.  New year, same old expensi...Read More

Spaces & Places for Everyone!

By: Heather MacDonald

Spaces & Places for Everyone!

Tags: Properties for sale, Mississauga, Mississauga Properties, Lorne Park, School District, Toronto, Selling, Buying, House for sale, 1718 Medallion court, Top rated, Medallion Court

Have a look at this beautiful 4+1 BED | 3+1 BATH move in ready family size home in Lorne Park. Freshly painted and sparkling clean.  An open foyer welcomes you. Then the quality of light, large spaces and places for everyone inspire you.  Click here to see the floor plans Click here for a virtual tour               ...Read More

Just Listed for Lease

By: Heather MacDonald

Just Listed for Lease

Tags: Lease, Just listed, New Listing, Rent, Mississauga, Mississauga Properties, Leasing, Port Credit, Lakeview, Lakeshore, Keller Williams, Realtor, Heather MacDonald, Invest in Real Life, Home

Check out this beautiful, 3 bed | 3 bath | fully renovated home in Port Credit. 5 Wanita Rd is located just a 1-minute walk to the lake and Waterfront Trail, large private balconies, and brilliant natural light throughout the home. Whether you have school-aged children, or a simple adult household this low maintenance home has lifestyle space for everyone including guests.   The o...Read More

How to Keep your House  Warm without Spending Extra on Energy?

By: Heather MacDonald

How to Keep your House Warm without Spending Extra on Energy?

Tags: Tips, House, Warming your House, Save Energy, Heating, Improve your Heating, Toronto, Housing, Home Care, Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington.

HEATING YOUR HOME Adjust your thermostat and try zone heating Set your thermostat 3°C (5°F) lower while you're asleep or away from home, and you'll save up to six per cent on your heating bill during colder months Use a programmable thermostat to adjust temperatures according to your schedule  Install a thermostat with a zoning system to stop heating areas of your home that y...Read More