Mortgage Rates and Factors

  Canadian and US mortgage rates can be  influenced by monthly changes and the longer-term trend changes of economic indicators. There are many variables that can influence the rates on long-term debt instruments, but an understanding of key economic...

Buying or Selling Homes in Orillia

There are a lot of emotions involved when buying or selling a home, but negotiating the price shouldn’t be. Having a plan prior to negotiating is key to preventing stress during the turbulence involved in high-stakes negotiations. Your Orillia Real Estate Agent...

Building Your Fence

SPACING THE FENCE POSTS As a rule, you should set fence posts about 6′ to 8′ apart. The spacing of the posts depends on the type of fence you build, the terrain, the purpose of the fence, and other such factors. Set the corner or end post first. Then...

Do you really know your home? Listing Your Property

I have had many experiences in my combined 30 years in real estate, contracting and home inspections and there is none more difficult than when the home inspection reveals a defect the seller forgot to disclose. This defect can suddenly takes on epic proportions...

Selling and Painting Your Home

If you planning on selling your home a new coat of paint will do wonders for some properties. Spanking new paint gives the impression of well looked after home and is attractive to most potential buyers.   Painting a room is properly accomplished by starting at the...