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Summer is here ...

I hope you are all enjoying the warm weather and longer days that come with summer. With the arrival of this season, there are plenty of fun activities to do and things to enjoy.

Here are some ideas to make the most of your summer:

Go to the beach
One of the best things about summer is spending time at the beach. Whether you prefer swimming, sunbathing,...

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Summer Safety Tips for Outdoor Play

When school lets out for the summer, kids will be heading outside more often to climb and swing on the playset, run around in the yard and splash in the pool. But regardless of the outdoor activity, make sure they always use sunscreen and stay hydrated. Of course, while summer is a great time for backyard fun, injuries can end the fun fast, so consider...

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DIY Tips for Making Lawncare Easier

Keeping your lawn, flowerbeds and shrubs looking great enhances the “curb appeal” of your property. However, it can also be a lot of work! Here are some do-it-yourself tips for making these tasks easier and less time-consuming:

  • Add mulch around trees and shrubs. That way, you won’t have to cut grass in those areas, plus you’ll...
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Should You Worry about Competing Listings?

Imagine you've been waiting for the right moment to sell your home and you're finally ready to pull the trigger and list it. But, just as you're about to put up the sign, you notice that a few other FOR SALE signs have unexpectedly popped up in the neighbourhood.

Oh no! Now there are competing listings. Does that mean you should put your plan to sell...

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How to Make your Home Sale “Smooth Sailing”

When you plan to take a journey somewhere, you hope it will be smooth sailing all the way. That simply means the trip will be relatively trouble-free, and without stress or hassles.

Well, selling your property is like a journey. So, how do you ensure that adventure will be “smooth sailing” for you?

While no one can guarantee there won’t...

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Your Spring Yard Sale Checklist

Thinking of having a yard or garage sale? It’s a great way to dispose of unwanted items and other clutter, especially if you’re thinking of moving. In addition, yard sales have a charm that selling items on the internet can’t match. That’s why they’re still so popular.

If you’re planning a yard or garage sale, here...

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The Role of Carrying Costs when Buying a New Home

When searching for a new home, many buyers will focus only on the list price and what they may need to offer to get the property. For example, a buyer might think, “We can get this house for $XX. That’s within our price range!”

Of course, the selling price plays the pivotal role in whether or not you can afford a particular home. But,...

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Selling Later in the Year? Start the Process Now

Imagine you want to take the “trip of a lifetime” this fall. Would you leave it until the summer to start planning, booking dates, and generally getting ready?

Probably not. A trip like that is a big deal. You’d want to start making arrangements now, so by the time you’re ready to go to the airport, everything will be set for...

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How Buyers Often Find Out About Your Listing

There are many ways buyers can find out about your home for sale. Some will see the lawn sign. Others will notice the listing on MLS. Still others might find out via an advertisement or social media post.

But, there is one other way buyers will discover your listing — and it can be pivotal to the success of your sale.

The agent can make sure they...

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Paint Colour Trends Over The Decades

Home styles and décor have changed drastically over the decades, but paint colour trends have been some of the most interesting! So far, for the 2020’s, a common theme seems to be that colour trends from the past are returning. The earthy tones from the 70’s are making a comeback, along with the pastels of the 50’s....

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Work with Emma

When you make the important decision to buy or sell a home, I am committed to going the extra mile to ensure that all of your needs are successfully met in a professional and honest manner. For Service and Commitment, let me help guide you with your next purchase or sale.

I make myself available at all times, My website is here to help you 24 hours a day. You can search listings at your own convenience, browse reports, and read up on real estate info on your own terms. When you are ready to see a listing person, or just have a simple question, please don't hesitate to contact me!

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