Is investing in Guelph a good idea?

By: Gill Mullis

Is investing in Guelph a good idea?

Tags: Guelph, Buying a house

Buying a house is an investment that can add a lot in the future and, to discover the best places to invest, you should stay informed of what is happening in the real estate market. According to a recent article in MoneySense Magazine, Guelph was ranked at the 4th place in the list of Canada's top cities to buy real estate in. So, yes, it is a good idea. The city is conveniently close to Cana...Read More

Things to do in Guelph

By: Gill Mullis

Things to do in Guelph

Tags: Guelph Homes,Guelph House for Sale,Mortgage

Living in Guelph can bring a lot of joy and quality of life for every resident. They can not only enjoy the city's excellent infrastructure but also find many cultural attractions and entertainment opportunities all-year-long. If you already have a home in Guelph, or if you are planning on moving to the city, here are some of the coolest things to do there: Visit Downtown Guelph: Take your t...Read More

Discover the amazing opportunities Kitchener has to offer

By: Gill Mullis

Discover the amazing opportunities Kitchener has to offer

Tags: opportunities Kitchener

Moving to a new location is not an easy task if you are not sure of what to expect. Sometimes you may go somewhere on vacation and fall in love with the place so much that go back home dreaming about moving there. But does the place really have everything your family needs? To help you with that, Gill Mullis has gathered some positive reasons that will make you fall in love with Kitchener, the lar...Read More

Tips on how to make buyers fall in love with your house

By: Gill Mullis

Tips on how to make buyers fall in love with your house

Tags: buyers

One of the hardest things to do when selling a home is making the buyer fall in love at the first sight for your place. This happens because most people do not understand the importance of staging the house before an open house. In fact, staged houses sell 2 to 3 times faster. If you want to see your home sold in a short amount of time, here are some tips to make it stand out even if you are on a ...Read More

Home improvements to sell your house for more

By: Gill Mullis

Home improvements to sell your house for more

Tags: improvements

Home sellers are always looking for ways to boost the chances of selling their properties for a higher price, but not all upgrades really help you make more money. Fancy door knobs or curtain rods may look good but won't make much of a difference to the value of the house. Thinking about what buyers really look for, here are the main improvements that can be done to increase the price of a ho...Read More

Everything you must know before buying your next home

By: Gill Mullis

Everything you must know before buying your next home

Tags: before buying, home

Buying a home is not easy and that is why you should never act on impulse. After all, it is a big decision. Here is everything you need to know before buying a house: Your money is precious If you are dreaming of buying a new home, it should be your main focus for at least three months. During that period, you should not make huge purchases that will compromise your credit profile and give you a...Read More

Sales in Kitchener and Waterloo set record in August

By: Gill Mullis

Sales in Kitchener and Waterloo set record in August

Tags: Kitchener , Waterloo

Summer was really great for the Kitchener and Waterloo real estate market. In August, the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of Realtors registered 598 sales (353 single-detached homes, 151 condo units, 40 semi-detached homes, and 49 freehold townhouses), a record number for the month, 24,4% higher than last year's. Another important information is that the first eight months of 2016 have brought...Read More

Property values in the Waterloo Region are higher than 4 years ago

By: Gill Mullis

Property values in the Waterloo Region are higher than 4 years ago

Tags: Waterloo Region

Since 2012, property values in Waterloo, Kitchener, Cambridge and Guelph have grown up to 6% according to the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation. The amount is calculated based on real estate market trends and provided to municipalities for property tax purposes. Every four years, the MPAC sends out property assessments to homeowners, as legislated by the Ontario government. Of the cities...Read More

Home inspectors to be regulated in Ontario

By: Gill Mullis

Home inspectors to be regulated in Ontario

Tags: Home inspectors, Ontario

Today, home inspectors are among the only professionals involved with real estate that are not provincially regulated, but it is about to change. The Ontario government will start to regulate the home inspection industry with a licensing regime. The main idea is to protect buyers and sellers from bad service, unexpected costs and potential health and safety risks. But serious home inspectors have...Read More

Why you should never skip Home Inspections.

By: Gill Mullis

Why you should never skip Home Inspections.

Tags: Home Inspection, house, home, Ontario, home inspector, sales representative, Guelph, Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Gill Mullis

Imagine the situation: after house hunting for a long time, you finally found the perfect one. It is located in a great neighborhood, has the ideal square footage, enough bedrooms and bathrooms, a beautiful kitchen, nice finishes and a lot of character. You are sold from the moment you walked in, signed all the paperwork and got ready to move in a heartbeat. “Home inspection? Not when I foun...Read More