Posts Categorized: Real Estate Resource Center

5 tips on How to Be a Landlord

5 tips to become a successful residential landlord Building up your networth? Growing your investment portfolio? Want to be a landlord? Being a successful residential landlord in Ontario is not easy. Here are 5 important tips to remember: 1.    Qualify your tenants! Get to know who is going to live in your investment. Do… Read more »

Interviewing a real estate representative

Of all the houses that come onto the MLS, how many do you think actually sell? There have been 15, 997 active listings in 2015, and only 7, 998 of them have sold, which means that only 49.9% of the listings in 2015 have sold. This means that some agents are more capable then others in… Read more »

What is “Staging”?

Staging: Defined  Staging a home is a phenomenon on its own. It’s marketing your physical home to make home buyers want to buy it when they see it. It’s more than decorating and cleaning your house, its an art in creating different moods inside your home. Staging makes your house look more spacious, bright, clean,… Read more »

10 Ways To Prepare For A Stress Free Move

Credit: Knowing Your Score And How It Works

Mortgage rates and products are constantly changing, and the Canadian market is more competitive than ever before. By working with a Mortgage Professional (Broker), you can access all your mortgage options with just one phone call, one application. A mortgage professional works for you, on your behalf, to find the right mortgage for your situation… Read more »

Low Maintenance Landscaping

No Mow! Gardening is a great escape for some people, to plant, to nurture, and for some, to harvest. You reap what you sow. We’ve heard that saying for years, but do you want to put in the work of planting, watering, maintaining, fertilizing, etc.? Looking for ways to lower your carbon footprint at home?… Read more »

21 Interview Questions for a Realtor

The general consumer feels like real estate agents aren’t worth the commission that they charge and to their benefit, I don’t blame them. With almost 36,000 registered real estate agents in the GTA with the Toronto Real Estate board, not all of them are really worth what they charge. Like in any other business, there… Read more »

9 Steps to Owning your Own Home

The benefits to owning your own home: The satisfaction of owning your own home. Say goodbye to your landlord. Start building equity. Owning your own home can be exciting and stressful.

Mississauga Schools in Review

Schools in Mississauga are very strict in their boundaries regarding who is eligible to attend/register/enlist. Living on one side of the street can mean that you’re in one school district and living on the other side of the street can be another school district. When you’re buying a home in Mississauga, you need to know… Read more »