Tips for Selling your Home

By: Heather MacDonald

Tips for Selling your Home

Tags: Tips, Selling your home, Real Estate, Mississauga, Burlington, Oakville, Properties.

A home must become a house to sell.  What does that mean?  Today I’m featuring an example of preparing for a successful house sale, and I define success as “sold quickly at a fair market price”. A property, especially one with a residential building, has two primary uses.  It is both an asset of value, and a home.  The value as an asset serves our financ...Read More

3 Reasons to Renovate

By: Heather MacDonald

3 Reasons to Renovate

Tags: Renovations, Selling your house, Equity Management, Home Equity, Heather MacDonald,

Home equity is the NET investment value of your home.  Cost (or current market value) – debt = equity. It’s like having stocks, bonds, or other securities.   The hope and expectation is that equity grows over time – it is worth more over time. Like all things in a market economy lots of factors impact the value of your investments, and sometimes we don’t al...Read More

Tips to Choosing Your Representative

By: Heather MacDonald

Tips to Choosing Your Representative

Tags: Real Estate, Mississauga, TIPS, Agents, Properties, Home Buyers, Heather MacDonald, Invest in Real Life, Keller Williams, Real Estate Agent, selling, buying

Selecting a REALTOR® deserves some consideration. After all, this is a professional relationship just like your lawyer, doctor, or accountant – this person can be a part of your team over many years. They should be someone you respect and trust. The trust builds over time. So here is what I recommend: Make a list of the qualities and skills that are important to you. Do some on lin...Read More

Be Aware of Old Fashioned “Smoke & Mirrors”

By: Heather MacDonald

Be Aware of Old Fashioned “Smoke & Mirrors”

Tags: Real Estate, Marketing Tools, Selling, Buying, Technology, invest in real life, heather macdonald, tips

True – professional services that can use technology are more efficient and can communicate faster. False – professional service can be replaced by technology. In the North American real estate industry, the internet has transformed the way we advertise a property for sale.  Now a consumer can sit at home and window shop their dream home.  Since there is a lo...Read More

My Home Equity - Buying and Selling FAQS

By: Heather MacDonald

My Home Equity - Buying and Selling FAQS

Tags: Home, House, Properties, Real Estate Agent, Buying, Selling

Building home equity starts the moment you contemplate buying a home.  Here are some FAQS for you so you don’t get lost along the way.  Too many people out there, REALTORS® included bad or “out of context” dis-information.  Get good information to make good decisions! “Behind the Curtain” – Fast FAQs Real Estate Buying and Selling Compliments...Read More

First Day of Fall

By: Heather MacDonald

First Day of Fall

Tags: Fall, Fall Season, Autumn, Equinox

Trees are smart and purposeful. In the Fall season, the trees let go of their leaves. This makes them ready for a fresh start in Spring. Trees do not fear letting go of the things they have enjoyed. Trees know something new and good always comes. Letting go creates space for new things. If these new things are related to real estate, let us help you. There is more to us than you w...Read More