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  • Should you Rent our your HOUSE?
    Should you rent your house out? Every day, millions of landlords rent out houses to good tenants. With proper planning and preparation, you can minimize the hassles and turn […]
  • 7 Signs You’re Ready To Buy
    2. You Want to Customize Your Space Many rental communities have limits on what you can customize in your unit. You may be able to paint your walls a […]
  • The Dos and Don’ts of Accent Walls
    The Dos and Don’ts of Accent Walls Accent walls are in style and aren’t going away anytime soon. You have unlimited options for your accent wall color, and can […]
  • Should You Try Peel-and-Stick Wallpaper?
    When you think of wallpaper, you likely picture rolls of material that are plastered or glued in place. Once the wallpaper is up on the walls, that’s pretty much […]
  • Why You Should Do A Final Walkthrough
    Final walkthroughs are not the same as home inspections – this is not the time for negotiations with the seller to do repairs or add contingencies. The purpose of […]
  • First Time Home Buyer Seminar
    If you have been thinking about Buying in 2021, join us! Register Here
  • Headon Forest Community Garage Sale – June 15
    Email me to sign up: andree@keytoyourhouse.ca | The event begins at 8am on June 15th I’m Andrée Craig and I’m a real estate sales representative who lives, works and plays in […]
  • The Real Estate Commute
  • Battle of the Counter tops
    Battle of the Countertops: Granite vs. Quartz
  • How will the new mortgage rules affect you?
  • A little bit of Burlington history
    For the history buff’s out there.  Check out this map of Burlington CIRCA 1924
  • 10 tips for making your home a comfortable place to be
    For some buyers, one of the most exciting aspects of home ownership is the newfound opportunity to entertain! From planning special dinner parties, to hosting an Easter celebration, welcoming […]
  • What forms are needed when buying or selling a home?
    When it comes to buying or selling a home, there are a few important documents that will come into play during the process. Some of these forms include pre-written […]
  • The changing face of our cities
    Have you ever wondered what will happen when we start running out of land to build new houses and communities? Cities across the province have been growing steadily and […]
  • Winter fun at Mountsberg Conservation Area
    Not just a summer destination, Mountsberg Conservation Area offers fantastic nature trails, great bird-watching spots, an amazing children’s play barn and fun annual events all year long. Located on […]
  • Brampton – a great place to call home!
    Brampton is a place of diverse, beautiful and vibrant neighbourhoods! Perfect for family living, young professionals and just about anyone! Downtown Brampton, at the well-known intersection nicknamed ‘Four Corners’, […]
  • How is your home weathering the winter season?
    The cold, moisture, ice and snow that come each year with the winter months certainly take their toll on your home. For this reason, staying on top of routine […]
  • Six things to look for during an open house
    If you’re on the hunt for a new home, that may involve visiting one, two, or half a dozen open houses. Some choose to visit open houses even if […]
  • Family Day fun at home
    Family Day is coming up this month and there are plenty of excellent events, programs and activities coming soon to rec centres, arenas, galleries and libraries in cities across […]
  • Beat the winter blues with an inexpensive home décor project!
    If you’re starting to feel a little down or cooped up as the winter months drag on, you’re not alone! With the shortened days and lack of sunshine, many […]
  • Smart tips for buyers and sellers
    Buying or selling a home is a complicated process. There are tough decisions to be made from the minute you decide to sell or purchase, beginning with choosing a […]
  • First-time buyers delaying home ownership on account of new mortgage rules, OREA research shows
    Seventy-nine per cent of first-time home buyers in Ontario say that the federal government’s new, more stringent mortgage rules will throw a wrench into their home buying plans, according […]
  • Keep your winter gear under control
    Unless you’re the queen or king of organization, you likely have boxes or bags in your home stuffed with winter wear. Tangled scarves, mismatched mittens, bulky coats and stray […]
  • Wash away those holiday stains with ease
    If you did a lot of entertaining this holiday season, there’s a chance you have ended up with a few little presents you didn’t actually want – stains on […]
  • 10 tips for selling your home in the New Year
    Welcome to 2017! Now that the holiday season is behind us, you might be thinking ahead to a spring sale. How exciting! When it comes to real estate, making […]
  • Prevent frozen pipes in your home this winter
    While burst water pipes aren’t extremely common, it does happen on occasion and it’s definitely something you want to do your best to avoid. Now that the winter weather […]
  • Sell your home with fabulous photography
    It’s a visual world we live in. With today’s technology, people love to scour the internet looking at photos of homes for sale. Listings can be viewed easily on […]
  • Avoid these decorating mistakes in your home
    If you’ve recently purchased a new home, congratulations! It’s such an exciting milestone, particularly for first-time homeowners. Now that the deal is signed and closing is fast approaching, you […]
  • Binge-worthy Christmas movies!
    It truly doesn’t matter if you’ve seen them a million times, there’s just something about classic Christmas movies that makes them irresistible every year. From the traditional kid’s picks […]
  • Make your home a comfy place for holiday guests!
    Now that the holiday season has arrived, many are preparing to welcome visitors to their homes for a festive celebration. With just a little extra effort, there are some […]