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Giving a Bad First Impression A Second Chance

February 1st, 2012

You view a property on the market and you’re appalled by what you see. The garage is packed to the roof with boxes, bikes and other items. The basement is dark and gloomy. And if that isn’t enough to dissuade you from buying, the carpeting in the family room is old, stained and musty.

Not a pretty picture.

Yet, if you can look past all that, the property might just well be a diamond in the ...

How Do You Determine What You Need to Do

January 11th, 2012

Say you’re a homeowner wanting to sell your two-storey, detached home. You sit down and make a list of things that need to get done to make your property as attractive as possible to buyers.

You consider the backyard. “Hmm,” you think. “Doesn’t our deck need a new finish and our flowerbed need new edging stones?”

Then you think about the basement. “The carpeting. It’s old. We really should ...

Shopping for the Right Neighbourhood?

December 5th, 2011

When most people shop for a new home, they think about the kind of house they want: three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a tree in the backyard.

But it also makes sense to shop for the right neighborhood.

Think about it. In what type of area would you most like to live? What neighborhood features do you want most? For example, you may want your next neighborhood to have a good high school, ...

Quotes of the Month

November 3rd, 2011

“The best thing about the future is that it only comes one day at a time.” 
Abraham Lincoln

“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.”
Michael Althsuler

“Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.”
Denis Waitley


August 4th, 2011


“The secret to my success is that I bit off more than I could chew and chewed as fast as I could.” Paul Hogan


“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you are right.” Henry Ford


“There is no cure for birth or death save to enjoy the interval.” George Santayana


July 4th, 2011

“It’s lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believe in myself.” Mohammed Ali

“I never hit a shot, not even in practice, without having a very sharp in-focus picture of it in my head.” Jack Nicklaus

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle


June 15th, 2011

“It is a peaceful thing to be the one succeeding.” Gertrude Stein


“You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.” Zig Ziglar


“What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.” Donald Trump

The Advantage of Getting Pre-Approved

March 10th, 2011

One of the best things you can do to ensure you get the home you want is to arrange for financing before you go shopping. This is often referred to as getting “pre-approved”.

Getting pre-approved simply means that your lender has calculated how much of a mortgage they’re willing to offer you, depending on your down payment and current financial situation.

There are two advantages to ha ...

Congratulations Medallion Members Re/Max2010

March 9th, 2011

2010 Medallion Members


March 8th, 2011

“The biggest mistake people make in life is not trying to make a living doing what they

most enjoy.” Malcolm Forbes

“All the resources we need are in the mind.” Theodore Roosevelt


“Personal relationships are the fertile soil from which all advancement, all success, all achievement in real life grows.” Ben Stein

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