By: Irene Bilinski

Tips To Prevent Water Damage To Your Home From Snow Melting Quickly

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It’s been a really long, cold winter and most of us are excited about the temperatures rising in the spring. But with the warmer temperatures comes the spring thaw. If the snow melts too quickly there could be some water damage to your home. Here are some tips to prevent your home from the damage spring thaw can cause; If  your roof has a lot of snow on it, use a roof rake to pull the...Read More

By: Irene Bilinski

Should Appliances Influence The Home You Buy?

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Often times negotiating appliances into a home you buy is common practice and most times the seller of the home will include them in the purchase. But sometimes you may not want the appliances that come with home. Here’s a list of things to consider before you say yes to a house or if the appliances are worth negotiating for. Are they energy efficient the cost of running older appliances ov...Read More

By: Irene Bilinski

Dispelling The Myth About Selling Your Home In The Winter.

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You’ve probably heard the rumor that selling your home in the winter is not a good idea. We have pretty cold winters here in Toronto and this year is one of the worst. The myth is that home buyers just aren’t looking for a home this time of the year. But that’s not true at all. In my experience (and I’ve been in the Real Estate field a long time), it’s an excellent t...Read More

By: Irene Bilinski

Tips For Choosing The Ideal Condo Apartment

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The Location of the Apartment Irrespective of the design of the building you are considering to purchase, the most important thing you need to take into account is location. When purchasing any property, check to see if the property is located close to transportation facilities and availability of parking. You should know how far away the unit is from the main arterial roads.. You should also chec...Read More

By: Irene Bilinski

Best Tips For Selling Your Home #1

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I thought I would write a series of posts on the best tips for getting your house ready to sell. So lets start this series off with UPGRADING YOUR HOME. Selling Secret #1: Don’t Over-Upgrade There a a lot of quick fixes you can do before selling your home that can really pay off. The big makeovers, not always so much. Quite often you won’t get your money back if you do a big improveme...Read More

Do I Need A Home Inspection Before Buying It?

By: Irene Bilinski

Do I Need A Home Inspection Before Buying It?

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When purchasing a home, often after a home inspection you can have some more negotiating power. The seller may not even realize that are some of issues unless they had an inspection done recently. When you have an inspection done, you definitely can make better decisions. Do you still want to buy it  or if there are some major issues, how will you be compensate...Read More

Your Home Won't Sell, Your House Will

By: Irene Bilinski

Your Home Won't Sell, Your House Will

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When you are going to sell your home, you need to take the words YOUR HOME out of the equation. This may sound really odd for me to say but once your home is up for sale it is no longer your home it’s a house for sale. One of the most important things to do when selling your house is to de-personalize it, you’ve heard this statement before, I’m sure. The more of your personal thi...Read More