New App

January 6th, 2011
Realtor App
The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) released the new REALTOR.CA App on December 21st, 2010. It is a free application so go to your App Store and download it. This App is for the iPhone and iPad. The Blackberry Version is to be released in February 2011. It is a great tool for both buyers/sellers and Realtors®. 

The App uses the handheld's GPS technology to allow some of these great fea ...

Living in a 96sf house

December 31st, 2010

Would you ever live in 96 square feet? Check out this video. It is a cool concept but I am not sure the general population will be ordering these anytime soon.

Create a new Garden Path

July 5th, 2010

Are you tired of tracking mud from your backyard into your house? Would you like to create a more unified and sophisticated garden? One solution is to build a brick or cut stone path. Even if you have never so much as picked up a brick in your life, you can do this project. It only requires an initial investment in the bricks, a means of transporting them home, a shovel, rake, sand or crushed ...

First Time Home Buyers' Tax Credit

March 17th, 2010

The Tax season is here so don't forget about the 'First-Time Home Buyers' Tax Credit (HBTC)'. It is worth checking into because it is not only for First-Time Home Buyers. Here are a couple of the qualifying points:

  • you or your spouse or common-law partner acquired a qualifying home; and
  • you did not live in another home owned by you or your spouse or common-law partner in the year of acquis ...

Prepare Your Home to Sell!

January 5th, 2010

Make sure that you get the best return for each dollar you spend. Contact Greg for a complementary ‘prepare your home’ consultation.  

If your planning to sell, make sure you get the most value from your renovations. Be aware that different renovations will give you a different return and the newer the improvements the more of the investment you will recover. Buyers often buy on emotion so t ...

Make Your Home a Show Stopper!

October 2nd, 2009

Showing a house is a lot like going on a first date: you try to look well groomed even if that's not how you normally look! The old adage about first impressions being the most important is just as true for your home as it is for you. A clean house gives prospective buyers the impression that the whole house is well maintained including the out of sight items such as plumbing or heating. 

Mo ...