Smell is the only one of our five senses that is directly hardwired to our brains and connected to our memories and emotions.
The “smell to sell” is commonly used in real estate to help potential buyers feel at home in your home. Often scents such as fresh baking and flowers will trigger warm feelings and move the purchase of your home along more quickly.
Scent is also ...
Posted by Paul Baron
on August 31, 2011
After the last blog about moving, I thought it would be a good idea to get some expert packing tips from the people who know what they’re talking about. Our Connections partner, United Van Lines is Canada’s largest network of moving companies. With over 5 decades of moving experience, they seemed the best ones to give you tips about how to pack your belongings for the big move.
Posted by Don Lawby
on August 24, 2011
The town of Markham has been around since the 1700's and has seen many changes over the years.
It is the largest of nine municipalities in the York Region with a population of 298,000, the 16th largest municipality in Canada and the 7th largest in Ontario.
The town of Markham is known as the High-Tech Capital of Canada because it has the greatest concentration of high tech and life ...
Posted by Kathy Webster
on August 19, 2011
Did you know that for most people, the process of moving to a new home ranks as one of the most stressful events to deal with?
It seems everyone knows of a moving horror story – from couches that had to be thrown over the balcony to beds that didn’t actually fit in the room to a lot of other unexpected situations. I remember thinking, “where did this never ending pile of ...
Posted by Don Lawby
on August 12, 2011
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Jessi Johnson, a Mortgage Broker in Vancouver about mortgages and presales.
Most people buying pre sales get mortgages on these properties when they complete several months or years later. Getting a mortgage is a fairly straightforward process and for most buyers occurs with very few issues.
That said, very few buyers of presales realise that there ...
Posted by Mike Stewart
on August 4, 2011