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A creative mind never rests, is always alert and ready for opportunity. Change the way you look at things, and the things you look at change.

My Blog intends to share insights, facts, and inspiration for people that appreciate being empowered to choose where they live, how they live, and how they invest in real estate.

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Renovate to LIVE Updates

Renovate to LIVE Updates

The webinar series which was recorded, and available after each session, started Wednesday, Feb 17th and ended March 17th.  We updated you weekly here and some of the quick takeaways and a link to hear the recordings. If your answers are YES to any one of these...

Renovate to LIVE – Feb 17, 2021

Renovate to LIVE – Feb 17, 2021

Renovating to LIVE!  WEBINAR excitement Feb 17th - 7 p.m. EST.   Age in Place. Change your Place. Leave your Place.  Renovating your home must make sense for you. Your life, your plans. If your answers are YES to any one of these questions - this is a MUST REGISTER...

Market Update – Feb 2021

Market Update – Feb 2021

It is a very intense market in these first 43 days of 2021.  Particularly in the detached home market.  It feels like prices are continuing to climb (based on list prices), and it feels like supply is not bountiful enough to keep up with demand.  These feelings have...

Enable- Not Help

Enable- Not Help

Enabling is to empower to someone’s’ benefit – to support the goals of another person.  BE AN ENABLER.  Why and how?  Because if you enable someone you: Add real value, Empower action in others, and invest for good, not evil. So I let’s explore this further.

Can invest in good not evil

Immigration & Buying a Home in Canada

Immigration & Buying a Home in Canada

In this article, I share the recording of this Webinar and a little detail about the professionals involved.  When people are considering moving to Canada, the process is usually long and complicated.  We can make the experience better for you.  This team of professionals can make that happen.  My commitment to you to “Simplify the complex, solve the challenges, and meet or beat client goals”.

Market Insights 2020 In Review

Market Insights 2020 In Review

Talk is cheap, so let’s start by interpreting the facts right. The real estate market in 2020, how did it really fair? Generally, very well – it was active, albeit seasonally shifted by 3 months. Basic economic factors of supply and demand had an impact on Value (prices) and Pace (days in market or DOM). The detached more suburban market was the most in Demand, while the Urban apartment tower-style condominium softened considerably starting with the rental market and moving to the sales market. Be warned, as just pointed to that different types of housing and location are very influential factors in the Demand part of the equation. We took 7 Mississauga communities and analyzed them as a group, focused on detached properties only in relatively high priced communities. Even between these communities, some closely located to each other there are other factors that cause results to be different between them. The level of detail to really understand the activity in this market is remarkable. Here are some insights for 2020, and a comparison with the same set of communities for 2019.

Solving the Dilemma: Renovated vs Not

Solving the Dilemma: Renovated vs Not

In real estate, specifically residential properties there is a matching process that happens based on Buyer and Seller expectations.  This matching creates a market in terms of price and pace.  The gap between Buyer and Seller expectations creates a dynamic -...

Digital Literacy for Seniors

Digital Literacy for Seniors

Recently in my quest to add great services to the Migrate Home Network, I met Chris Blint at Tech Coaches.  Old school ways of living our daily lives are fast morphing into the new school ways.  In the Year 2020, we saw technology adoption accelerate at an unprecedented pace.

After all, if you did not learn to use Facetime, or Zoom, or WhatsApp you didn’t get to connect – Grandchildren to Grandparents and Grandparents to Grandchildren, grocery delivery, and more!  And what about your other passions?

Migrate Home – What is it?

Migrate Home – What is it?

Migrate Home is a service, within a service catering to the customized needs of relocating your home, family, and lifestyle. Young or old, or something in-between – what you have in common is the before and after of relocation. Making a move, whether buying or selling real estate, has many moving parts and a front and back transition phase. We connect all the dots and make sure you are prepared, moved, and settled.

Savvy First Time Buyers

Savvy First Time Buyers

Regardless of your age, buying real estate for the first time is likely a milestone in your personal and financial story.  I think elements that are critical to a good story are defining who is the hero, and what did the hero do, and how did the hero do what that they...