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  • July 25, 2018 @ 1:43 PM
  • Posted by Karen Blomquist

House Flipping 101: How to Prevent Injuries During Demolition Days

Demolition days are a major perk for those engaging in house flipping. You get to smash kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, and living rooms to smithereens as you demolish the interior of the home you're

  • May 9, 2018 @ 12:21 PM
  • Posted by Karen Blomquist

Great Buy on a Home? - Don't Expect the Appraisal to Prove It

Buying a home can be fun and exciting, especially when you drive a hard bargain and get that seller over a barrel.  You did your research, caught a home with higher than average days on the marke

  • April 25, 2018 @ 11:33 AM
  • Posted by Karen Blomquist

Tips to Ease the Moving Process Along

Moving can be a stressful process, no matter how far you are traveling. Planning your move minimizes the stress associated with this task while also simplifying the process. Here are several tips that

  • November 22, 2017 @ 12:27 PM
  • Posted by Karen Blomquist

Seven Inexpensive Home Staging Ideas for a Quick Sale

When your home is on the market, first impressions matter more than ever. If a potential buyer doesn’t like what they see in the first few minutes, that bad start could color the rest of their e

  • September 27, 2017 @ 12:42 PM
  • Posted by Karen Blomquist

Preparing to Sell? Do This First

So you've made the decision to sell your home. What you do to prepare - from the outside in - will make all the difference in whether prospective buyers choose to take a look.  First impr

  • May 10, 2017 @ 12:39 PM
  • Posted by Karen Blomquist

Home Buying 101 - Why the Relationship with Your Broker Should Be a Positive Partnership

Whether you are looking for your first home or moving up to the home of your dreams, having an experienced real estate broker or agent in your corner is a must. Real estate is a very specialized indus

  • December 9, 2015 @ 10:38 AM
  • Posted by Karen Blomquist

4 Hidden Problems That Could Be Hurting Your Home Sale

One of the biggest fears that home sellers have is that their property will end up on the real estate market for months on end. This is a nightmare for a number of reasons. First of all, having your h

  • September 30, 2014 @ 7:24 PM
  • Posted by Karen Blomquist

Housing Statistics and Data

  CMHC annual reports and monthly updates contain current and historical data on housing in Canada — new construction, new home prices and sales, rental statistics and the demographics o