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Apr
08 / 22

FOR SALE Bedrooms: 3 + 2 Parking: 3 Cars Separate Side Entrance Bathrooms: 2 x 4 pc Kitchens: 2 Income Potential Property Type: Semi Lot Size: 30 x 125 ft Taxes: $3,702.12 (2021) Income Opportunity or In-Law Potential! Updated 3 + 2 Bedroom bright & spacious Bungalow Semi located on a well established neighbourhood in […]

Feb
10 / 22

Client vs customer: Know the difference? Who is looking out for me? January 21, 2022 Do brokerages owe clients a higher level of service and obligation than they do customers? At the Hillis group, when we first meet a new client, a big part of our communications is about agency relationships. And what each means. […]

Feb
08 / 22

Are you prepared to see your home in a whole new light? Seeing your home’s deal-breaker in a whole new light means through the buyer’s lens. Taking off the rose-colored eyeglasses and seeing a homes deal breaker. All homes have deal-breakers. Accept that your home is no different. Understandably it’s your home, you are very […]

Feb
07 / 22

If you’re thinking of selling your home you probably know how important it is that your home is in tip-top shape. To get started think and consider home features that buyers are looking for right now. Here are 7 features that buyers are looking for right now. Outdoor Space Right now, the outside of your […]

Jan
25 / 22

Ask any real estate agent how the market is and you’re almost sure to get the same answer: “Great!” Even if the market is great, is selling your home right now a mistake? Many real estate agents will tell you that NOW is the right time to sell. They can’t know that without knowing the […]

Jan
20 / 22

First-Time Seller “Setbacks” (and How To Prepare For Them) Think back to when you bought your current home? There were things that happened during the transaction that sent you into a panic. But ended up being a totally normal part of the process of buying a house. In hindsight, you can probably even laugh at […]

Jan
20 / 22

Think back. Way way back to March 2020 when we were all just learning about COVID. Back then, the current 6 realities about real estate right now did not exist. We were more concerned that the real estate market would crash. The uncertainty made it difficult to predict and even imagine what would happen to […]

Jan
24 / 22

Clearing Clutter for Charity Are you thinking of selling your home?  Here are 10 ways to give to charity. The number one thing we recommend to our clients is to “declutter“.  We all have collections, whether stacks of books, our children’s old sports equipment kitchen odds and ends of dishes, glasses, cutlery. Also, furniture is […]

Aug
31 / 20

The decision to sell your home isn’t an easy one. In fact, did you know research has ranked selling a home as second to relationship breakups for the most stressful experience in a person’s life. The same survey said that people are more stressed out about selling their home than planning a wedding, getting fired […]

Feb
09 / 22

Whether you just moved in or have lived in your home for 50 years, it’s common to wonder how long you should live in your home before you sell it. According to the Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine. there is no set time. What is more important is to consider these 6 key points. 1. […]

Feb
10 / 22

Senior Downsizing Service Tips Relocating from your Family home? The thought of moving is overwhelming enough. When you combine moving with downsizing, it can feel like a mountain of work and complex. Where do you start? What if you forget something? Are you emotionally tied? Above all, to help you work through some of the […]

Feb
10 / 22

When dreaming of your perfect kitchen, we know it can be hard to decide what changes need to happen.And in what order to make it the perfect space for you. As professional realtors, we know the kitchen is the most visited space in the house. Therefore make sure you are prepared. There are many changes […]

Mar
25 / 22

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Feb
09 / 22

Take a closer look at the key highlights from last year with CREA’s 2021 Year in Review housing market snapshot. With a lack of supply, the 2021 year in review of Canada’s housing markets saw record-breaking home sales and price growth. Get the national stats here Get the national pricing map here