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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How to Prepare your House for Halloween

By: Heather MacDonald

How to Prepare your House for Halloween

Tags: Halloween, Tricks and Treats, Home Tips, Halloween Tips for your House, Mississauga, Toronto, Oakville, Real Estate, Properties in Mississauga,

  Are you and your house ready for Halloween? Here some useful tips for you. Go to the link for more tips for parents, and children that will help keep everyone safe and happy this Halloween. https://www.caringforkids.cps.ca/handouts/halloween_safety     ...Read More

Tips on How to Prepare your House for Fall

By: Heather MacDonald

Tips on How to Prepare your House for Fall

Tags: House Tips, Fall Season, Fall Cleaning, Home Sweet Home, Fall, Mississauga Homes, Toronto, Real Estate, House Cleaning,

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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