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Deciding on a price is never easy when listing your home.  A Realtor® is only able to give the seller a price by comparison and a general feeling for the market but we are not fortune tellers.  The seller may think that their home is wonderful and the best home on the market, but remember, it is ...
12/07/2010
An area where a little knowledge can go a long way for the homeowner is in the plumbing system in your home.  House plumbing is divided into two separate parts. One is the fresh-water system that provides cold and hot water from the various fixtures throughout the house; the other is the drainag...
12/03/2010
The Burlington Christmas parade is December 5 at 2:00 p.m. this year.  The parade starts at the corner of Prospect Street and Guelph Line near the Burlington Mall, follows along Guelph Line to New Street, west on New to James, then North on Brant.  It finishes at Brant Street and Caroline. The Bu...
12/02/2010
This is a quick and easy recipe for last minute baking or a sudden craving.  It isn't as dense as shortbread and really tastes good, especially if you like almonds. Dutch Buttercake (shortbread)  Blend together ½ lb butter (soft) 1 c sugar Mix in 2 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp almond extr...
12/01/2010
If you are planning to install new kitchen cupboards, consider cupboards with very little detail and think long and hard about what handles or knobs you use.  A lot of detail means more cleaning.  I don't know about anyone else, but scrubbing nooks and crannies on my cupboards is not high on my ...
11/29/2010
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Christmas plants lend a feeling of holiday cheer to your home during this festive season.  However, beware that poinsettia leaves can be toxic.  Sometimes eating the leaves can cause vomiting and a latex substance in the leaves is caustic to the eyes and mouth.   Keep toddlers and pets away from ...
11/28/2010
A good idea for a Christmas gift or a gift from a Realtor® for a new homeowner is a basic tool kit. A number of basic tools are a must; a metal hammer, screwdrivers with a variety of heads, a small saw, electric drill, adjustable wrench, pliers and measuring stick. Sandpaper and an assortment of ...
11/26/2010
It is important to be prequalified by a bank or mortgage company before you start looking for a home.  If you have decided on your lender then get the credit check and a prequalification letter.  Also you may be able to afford a more expensive home than you thought.  I had clients who thought the...
11/24/2010
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It is important to keep your carpets clean and in good condition.  Some hints for this are: Wipe up spills immediately.  If left, they can permanently stain or discolour your carpet.  Sweet drinks, especially cola can leave a black mark.  Remember to blot the spill, don't scrub.  Vacuum the carpe...
11/22/2010
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When you want to put your house on the market, make sure the walls are freshly painted in neutral colours.  The buyers can always paint, however , maybe they don't like to paint.  Also they will always over estimate the cost of having the home painted.   Do it yourself or hire a professional so i...
11/19/2010
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I am a real estate salesperson in Burlington, Ontario mainly in the resale home market in detached, condo townhouses and condo apartments.