10 03, 2017

Are you a Canadian Senior Downsizing? Real Estate Tips with a little known Pension Bonus!

So, the day has finally arrived for an aging parent or relative to move out and sell their long-lived home. As hard as it may be sometimes, eventually the time comes when their age simply no longer allows them to live on their own, and their beloved house may have to go on the market. [...]

25 05, 2016

HOME OWNERS: 5 WAYS TO HELP YOUR REALTOR SELL YOUR PROPERTY

I wish the housing market in Montreal was like the Toronto market!  If most of our properties could receive multiple offers.....well maybe one day. I recently went through the Centris property listing website and was not surprised to still find too many vacant houses and condos in the Montreal area! Still over 200! What's worse [...]

14 02, 2016

Puppy Inspired Décor

Have you ever looked at a photo or a piece or art or perhaps an area rug which you bought overseas and thought, "Wow, I would LOVE to use this colour palette in a room"! I saw this photo on www.morguefile.com and fell in LOVE with the puppy of course, but also the soft shades of pastel colours [...]

19 01, 2016

BEST OF HOUZZ 2016 AND 2015 FOR DESIGN AND SERVICE

We have been awarded again “Best Of Houzz” for Design and Service by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. Our Home Staging and Redesign Company was chosen by the more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 1 million active home building, remodeling and design [...]

10 01, 2016

Home Staging Montreal- Renovation and Staging

3 09, 2015

Shopping Tips for HomeSense Buyers

As many of you know, I home stage properties in the Montreal area as well as buy a lot of furniture and accessories for a company when I do their model suites.  It is difficult to find trendy items on a low budget, which is why I love to shop at Homesense.  It is exciting [...]

29 06, 2015

9 TIPS TO SELL YOUR VACANT PROPERTY FASTER

sell your property faster with these tips

14 02, 2015

5 Repairs You Have to Make Before Selling Your House!

What's leaking? Do your taps still drip water when turned off? Are your toilets filling up with water all day and night?  Can you swim in your basement at different times of the year?  When it is raining, does it take careful navigation to get into your house because of the waterfall caused by blocked [...]

27 12, 2014

10 Ways to Decrease Vacancy in Senior Targeted Buildings

1.  Who is your target market?   If you are advertising  your vacant units to 55 year olds and older, you will not get that much response from those under 60.  Most 55 year olds are not necessarily ready to downsize.  If anything, they would be more apt to move into a smaller house than [...]

11 11, 2014

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN REALTORS BECOME LAZY!

This article is not addressed to hard working realtors who do everything for their clients including spending their own money on staging, cleaning and bringing in staging accessories etc. This article is addressed to the realtors who are saying things like this: "my properties always sell" "I never staged a property and don't see the need" "buyers can see [...]