Beware Refinance Hotline

By: Heather MacDonald

Beware Refinance Hotline

Tags: mortgage fraud

At times we are in a bind, or friends refer us to a great deal.  Great deal – is it too good to be true?  Or do you go down this path because it’s what you want to hear when you’ve been turned down elsewhere.  The risk to you is huge. On December 10, 2019 The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) issued a warning – Refinance Hotline.ca is not lice...Read More

Life is like a rutabaga

By: Heather MacDonald

Life is like a rutabaga

Tags: decluttering

So is clutter in and around the house. Both are hard jobs, but where there is a will there is a way. If this 96-year-old tour de force can do it – so can you! Strike while the iron (or knife) is hot. Tips: Strike with several precise blows – chip away at the task Focus on your goal Be proud of your accomplishment Clearing out the old, makes room for the new. You have several easy...Read More

Lifestyle Real Estate For Sale Dec 2019

By: Heather MacDonald

Lifestyle Real Estate For Sale Dec 2019

Tags: New year, tidal waters, new year, original owners, location, 2614 O’Hara Lane, Vancouver, White Rock, golf course, 1000 steps, community, neighbours, private marina, patio, envy, history on the waterfront, Crescent Beach Marina, Crescent Beach Swim Club, new home, $3 Million, rare, year around home, Vancouver, airport, British Columbia, Heather MacDonald, for sale, property, friendly climate, spiral staircase, artist, master weaver, Nicomekl River, privacy, summer homes, private marina, historical, inspirational space, playground, children, home on the beach, two car garage, Pacific Ocean

Your New Year Home Storm watch 2020 – who will claim this dream location? Ask yourself – can you make this happen? This opportunity of a lifetime can be your New Year Home. What better way to start 2020 than claiming a rare waterfront property and house as your own! This is the final installment of our story book home for sale. We bring it home with a full drone view and inside video ...Read More

Quick Question – Why?

By: Heather MacDonald

Quick Question – Why?

Tags: Hidden defects, finances, find the affordable house, house for sale, neighbourhood, deal breaker, question, prepare to buy a house, bought a house, major life change, Heather MacDonald, Realtor, Mortgage Broker, Lawyer, be in control, prepare move settle

What’s your story, and what could you do differently next time? You bought a house, and then you listed that same house for sale within days of closing the deal. Why? The circumstances can only fall into a few categories: Finances – you were not organized and can’t afford to own this house Hidden defects – you discovered something about the neighbourhood or house that ...Read More

The First Time Home Buyer Incentive

By: Heather MacDonald

The First Time Home Buyer Incentive

Tags: First Time Home Buyer. Government of Canada, Shared Equity Mortgage, first time buyers, Canada real estate

  The First Time Home Buyer Incentive (FTHBI) First Time Home Buyer Incentive is a new federal program designed to reduce the monthly mortgage payment without increasing the down payment of their first home. Young Canadians have been concerned about affordable home ownership, especially with rising housing costs. The program is aimed towards middle-class Canadians who need help with pu...Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Garbage Exemption Dates

By: Heather MacDonald

Everything You Need To Know About Garbage Exemption Dates

Tags: Region of Peel, Garbage Exemption, garbage collection, decluttering your home

The Region of Peel allows houses with curbside collection three garbage exemption dates every year. This means you can put out an unlimited amount of garbage on the curb for pick up without the use of garbage tags. The next garbage exemption period occurs during the week of June 17th – 28th, 2019. Why is the Garbage Exemption period so great? The garbage exemption perio...Read More

Tips To Reduce Energy Consumption

By: Heather MacDonald

Tips To Reduce Energy Consumption

Tags: earth day, energy, tuesday tip, global warming, save the planet, tips to save energy at home

As it was Earth Day yesterday, we should all be conscious of making small changes in order to reduce our energy consumption to do our part in saving the planet. According to NASA, the average surface temperature has risen 1 degrees Celsius higher. This has detrimental effects on ocean ecosystems as sea levels have risen due to shrinking ice sheets and retreating glaciers. Here are a few tips...Read More

Tips For Staging Your Home

By: Heather MacDonald

Tips For Staging Your Home

Tags: staging, real estate, realtor, mississauga, port credit, spring market

The Spring Market is heating up. If you are planning to sell here are some useful staging tips to get the most out of the sale of your property.  Take a tour with a realtor or a staging professional and get some outside opinions on what areas you should focus your dollars on and what's needed to get the maximum offers.  2. First impressions matter. Freshly painted front door...Read More

Free Home Buyers Workshop- Register Today

By: Heather MacDonald

Free Home Buyers Workshop- Register Today

Tags: Home Buyers, Mississauga, Mississauga Homes, Before buying a Property, Seminar Home Buyers Workshop

We have two panels – those who are experts, and those who have their experience and lessons learned to share. Whether a first time, third time, or investment buyer we have people to answer your important questions and help solve when dilemma or confusion comes to mind! Enter Blog Post Here ...Read More

Procrastination Cost Money

By: Heather MacDonald

Procrastination Cost Money

Tags: Mississauga, Toronto, Ontario, Real Estate Agent, Realtor in Mississauga, Procrastination, Tidy Up, Home Renovation, Sales, Mississauga Homes for Sale,

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