By: Mike Kowalski

Getting Ready To Buy A Home

Tags: Home Buyers

Buying your first or next home is a big commitment, but it doesn’t have to be difficult or stressful. Before you start searching for homes in your area, make sure you’re ready with these simple steps. Check Your Credit Collect copies of your credit report and review them for potential errors and see if there are opportunities to improve your credit score.  Save Up...Read More

By: Mike Kowalski

Common Residential Home Problems and Easy Solutions

Tags: Home Ownership, Home Repair

Owning a home is one of the most rewarding experiences a person can have, but it isn’t without its challenges. Eventually, many homeowners will encounter an irritating maintenance issue which they’re not sure how to handle. Here are some of the most common predicaments homeowners may run into as well as simple and effective solutions to solve the problem. Leaking Roof Minor roof leaks...Read More

By: Mike Kowalski

Family-Friendly Home Improvement Projects

Tags: Home Improvement, Home Ownership

With summer just around the corner, now is a great time to plan some activities you can do with the whole family. Here are four easy home improvement ideas your family may be able to do together! Paint the Mailbox Painting the mailbox is an easy project which can add a touch of personality and boost your curb appeal. All you need to complete this project is some newspaper to spread on the ground ...Read More

By: Mike Kowalski

Kowalski Realty News - Issue 2107

Tags: Real Estate News

072021 KRT Newsletter...Read More

By: Mike Kowalski

3 Tasks This Summer To Boost Curb Appeal

Tags: Home Owner, Curb Appeal

Summer is one of the best seasons to invest in your home’s curb appeal, especially if you’re thinking about taking advantage of the current seller’s market to get top dollar for your home. So, whether you’re looking to improve before a move or impress your neighbours, here are some new items to add to your to-do list. Pressure Wash Cleaning up your home’s exterior is...Read More

By: Mike Kowalski

Keeping Your Home Safe While On Vacation

Tags: Home Owners, Home Safety

Vacations should be a time to kick back and relax, not stress over who could be inviting themselves into your home while you’re away. Make sure your house is locked down and secure with these tips.   Crimes of Opportunity Crimes of opportunity are one of the biggest threats to your home, so minimize the risk by limiting how many people know your house is going to be empty. Set your ...Read More

By: Mike Kowalski

How to Decide Your Offer in a Seller’s Market

Tags: Home Buyer, Buying A Home, GTA Housing Market

It’s a seller’s market right now, and with many home buyers vying for a limited number of listings, it’s important to make sure you have a competitive offer. That starts with one of the most basic terms in your offer: how much you’re willing to pay. In some markets, offering a few thousand dollars over the asking price is all it takes to win a bidding war. In other cases, ...Read More

By: Mike Kowalski

10 Questions To Ask An Agent

Tags: Realtor, Real Estate Agent, Home Buying, Home Selling

Not all real estate agents are the same. If you decide to seek the help of an agent when selling or buying your home, you need some good information before you make any moves. An agent can cost or save you thousands of dollars Picking an agent is one of those critical issues that can cost or save you thousands of dollars. There are very specific questions you should be asking to ensure...Read More

By: Mike Kowalski

Real Estate Market Update For Mississauga, Central Toronto, Oakville, Milton and Burlington - 062021

Tags: HOME BUYERS, HOME SELLERS, SELLING YOUR HOME, HOME SALES, BUYING A HOME, REAL ESTATE MARKET, GTA HOUSING MARKET

This real estate update will give you an insider's look at the current Monthly Real Estate Trends for the Mississauga, Central Toronto, Oakville, Milton and Burlington areas.  These Snapshots show the Average Home Sale Price and Year-to-Date Summary as of June 2021. Now, while you may not be listing your home right away, finding out the current value now can help you determine what y...Read More

By: Mike Kowalski

Real Estate Market Update For Mississauga, Central Toronto, Oakville and Burlington - 052021

Tags: HOME BUYERS, HOME SELLERS, SELLING YOUR HOME, HOME SALES, BUYING A HOME, REAL ESTATE MARKET, GTA HOUSING MARKET

This real estate update will give you an insider's look at the current Monthly Real Estate Trends for the Mississauga, Central Toronto, Oakville and Burlington areas.  These Snapshots show the Average Home Sale Price and Year-to-Date Summary as of May 2021. Now, while you may not be listing your home right away, finding out the current value now can help you determine what you are doin...Read More