From the Desk of Antoniette Doria

From the Desk of Antoniette Doria

The cost of living is rising at an alarming rate. I have received calls from clients suffering the consequences, concerned about meeting their financial obligations, stressing about their debt to CRA, property tax arrears, credit card balances and the impact on their...
Purchase Plus Home Improvements

Purchase Plus Home Improvements

When it comes to shopping for your perfect home, it can be hard to find the exact one ready to go! In fact, most homes come with flaws of a sort whether it is old paint or flooring, outdated fixtures or perhaps more extensive repairs are needed. While some buyers have...
Have You Had Your Mortgage Check-Up?

Have You Had Your Mortgage Check-Up?

Spring is a great time to consider doing an annual mortgage check-in! Organizing a quick mortgage review each year can help provide peace of mind and ensure you’re on-track your future goals while still ensuring you’re able to manage the monthly payments. With...
Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring Cleaning Tips

Create a Playlist: Everything is more fun with a great playlist! Not only is music great therapy but it can make the cleaning process go by quicker and make it more enjoyable. One Room at a Time: Everyone likes the aftermath and seeing their home all sparkly and...
Refinancing: What You Should Know

Refinancing: What You Should Know

Refinancing your mortgage refers to the process of renegotiating your current mortgage agreement for a variety of reasons. Essentially, allowing you to pay off your existing loan and replace it with a new one that better suits your needs. Some reasons you might...
Family Day Ideas!

Family Day Ideas!

Family Day was first introduced in 1990 and is now a beloved celebration for several Canadian provinces, including: New Brunswick, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan and British Columbia! Below are a few ways you can celebrate Family Day this year: Cook a Meal...
What to Look for During a Home Tour

What to Look for During a Home Tour

So! You think you’ve found your dream home, and you can’t wait to check it out in person. Before you go, here are a few things that are important to look out for during a home tour: Odor: Unusual smells can indicate problems, especially mold or mildew issues. Plumbing...
Understanding Insurance

Understanding Insurance

Not all insurance products are created equal. One of the most common mistakes homeowners and potential homeowners make is that they hear the word “insurance” and just assume they have it! Well, you might have one kind of insurance, but you might be missing coverage...
Pantone of the Year 2022

Pantone of the Year 2022

The Pantone Color Institute has published their 2022 Pantone trends with Spring and Summer colors that reflect our aspiration for balance. These colors highlight our need for clarity, security and comfort allowing us to satisfy our urges to remain with what is...
Canadian Housing Market Predictions

Canadian Housing Market Predictions

According to the 2022 Canadian Housing Market Outlook Report from RE/MAX, steady growth is anticipated across the Canadian real estate landscape into 2022. While Canadians continue to recognize the value and investment potential of their home, market challenges (such...