By: Mike Kowalski

2021 New Year's Resolutions For Home Buyers

Tags: Home Buyers, Buying A Home, Purchase a House, Real Estate Purchase, First Time Buyer

This year, many of us have spent more time at home than ever before, and what we need from a home has changed. If you’re thinking about buying a home with a big backyard, a home office, or just a place where you can paint the walls and hang up all your favourite decorations, here are some new year's resolutions for you. Reduce your debt. Your debt-to-income ratio (DTI) will play an impo...Read More

By: Mike Kowalski

3 Ways To Create Winter Curb Appeal

Tags: Curb Appeal, Home Ownership, Home Owner

Winter curb appeal can seem hard to achieve, but with the right techniques, your home can be just as inviting in winter as it is in spring, summer, or fall. Some ways to put some life back into your home’s exterior in the winter months are below. Outdoor lighting  Outdoor lighting allows you and your guests to navigate your yard more safely and carries the added benefit of looking beau...Read More

By: Mike Kowalski

2021 DIY Home Projects And Renovation Resolutions

Tags: Home Owners, DIY Home Improvements, 2021 Resolutions, Owning A Home, Renovations

Many of us spent a lot of time at home in 2020, and that’s likely going to be the case this year too. With that in mind, making the most of your environment can be a big morale booster and improve your home’s value.  With the start of a new year, now’s the perfect time to tackle your renovation resolutions and put your DIY home improvement skills to the test! If you are...Read More

By: Mike Kowalski

Mississauga Market Trends - November 2020

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

Get a current look at the Mississauga Monthly Real Estate Snapshot that shows the Average Home Sale Price and Year-to-Date Summary as of November 2020: *Compare with October 2020 While you may not be listing your home right away, finding out the current value now can help you determine what you are doing in the future.  Timing is everything with the Real Estate market so getting an up-to-d...Read More

By: Mike Kowalski

Which Improvements Should You Make Before Selling?

Tags: House for Sale, Home Sellers, Selling Your Home, Home Sales, Empty Nest

Before putting your home on the market, you'll need to prepare it. But how much should you do, based on how much it's going to be worth when you sell? You don't want to spend more than you'll make. You also only have so much time, and time is money. So you'll want to find a balance. Here are my suggestions: The Must-Dos. At a minimum, you should do deep cleaning, deferred mai...Read More

By: Mike Kowalski

Tips to Selling Your Home During the Holidays

Tags: House for Sale, Home Sellers, Selling Your Home, Home Sales, Empty Nest

Many buyers want to celebrate the holidays in their new home. Make sure yours makes their must-see list with these 3 tips! 1) Use minimal holiday decorations. Your holiday decorations are likely completely different from your potential buyer’s decorations, and since you want them to picture themselves in your home, it pays to keep your holiday decorations to a minimum. A wreath on the door ...Read More

By: Mike Kowalski

Where Are All The Home Buyers Coming From?

Tags: Home Buyers, Home Ownership, Home Sales, Buying A Home, Real Estate Market, GTA Housing Market

So far, the 2020 real estate market has been red hot. With COVID going on, you may wonder where all the buyers are coming from. The answer is that many of them were already here before the pandemic hit. There was already a lot of pent-up demand from 2018 and 2019. Buyers were waiting for a market correction that never happened. By early spring of 2020, they were tired of waiting and already geari...Read More

By: Mike Kowalski

What to Expect from a Virtual Open House

Tags: Home Buyers, Home Sellers, Selling Your Home, Home Sales, Buying A Home, Real Estate Market, GTA Housing Market

COVID-19 has changed the way we think about day to day tasks. The real estate industry has also shifted to accommodate social distancing. Many events and meetings that would have been hosted in person, have moved online. Open houses are one such event.  Virtual open houses make it possible for high-risk individuals to see homes for sale or safely offer viewings of their own on-market homes. ...Read More

By: Mike Kowalski

Mississauga Market Trends - October 2020

Tags: Home Buyers, Home Sellers, Selling Your Home, Home Sales, Buying A Home, Real Estate Market, GTA Housing Market

Get a current look at the Mississauga Monthly Real Estate Snapshot that shows the Average Home Sale Price and Year-to-Date Summary as of October 2020: *Compare with September 2020 While you may not be listing your home right away, finding out the current value now can help you determine what you are doing in the future.  Timing is everything with the Real Estate market so getting an up-to-d...Read More

By: Mike Kowalski

Looking for an Investment /Income Property?

Tags: Investment Property, Income Property, House for Sale, Home for sale, Buy an Investment Home, Real Estate Investing, Hamilton Real Estate

About the Property This 1 1/2 Storey Detached Home Is An Investors Dream!! The Same Owner For The Past 24 Years Kept This High Demand Area Home In Westdale South As A Student Rental Income Property. It Boasts 8 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, 2 Full Eat-In Kitchens. It Has A Finished Basement With A Separate Side Entrance. Features Include Built-in Shelving; High Ceilings; a Spacious Living Room W...Read More