In most communities, garbage day isn’t every week. So, if you show your house on day five or six, there’s going to be some accumulation! Here are some things you can do before a viewing to make sure this situation doesn’t trash a potential sale.
If possible, make sure all garbage ... Continue Reading
When getting ready to list your house, My Next KW Home Group will come by your home, show you comparable properties that sold in your neighbourhood, talk about our services throughout the process and discuss ways to best market the home.
We feel that one of the best ways to ... Continue Reading
Time and time again Denmark has ranked one of the happiest nations in the world. Meik Wiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute, was determined to find out what makes people happy and has found Denmark’s Hygge (“hoo-gah") could be the secret!
Through our research we have found out why Hygge ... Continue Reading
Some renovations can significantly increase the market value of a home. Others can cost more than you’ll ever get back.
So, when choosing a “fixer-upper”, look carefully at the work that needs to be done.
General painting, and bathroom or kitchen renovations typically increase the resale value of a house. “Invisible” repairs ... Continue Reading
It is no surprise that the Kitchener Waterloo housing market broke records in 2017. Momentum in the housing market started picking up in 2016 and continued throughout the first half of 2017. The low supply and high demand continued to push prices up across the region.
Highlights according to the Kitchener ... Continue Reading
Christmas day may be over, but we want to keep those homey holiday smells going! Gather the family for some DIY time.
Simmer pots are like making your own custom candle without any headaches or flames. Start with your favourite scents - apples, orange peel, cloves and cinnamon, or pine, nutmeg, ... Continue Reading
When preparing to sell your home, you may need to hire several professionals in addition to your REALTOR®. You may consider a plumber to fix a dripping bathroom shower, a home inspector to make sure there are no “issues”, and an attorney to handle all the legal matters.
By hiring the ... Continue Reading
A few tips for our new arrivals to Canada as well as some of us who may need a refresher! Between Kitchener, Cambridge and Waterloo there are different rules and by-laws specific to the winter months, mostly surrounding snow removal and parking.
If you are a home or business owner, ... Continue Reading
It is so easy to hibernate during these cold winter months - however staying active throughout the winter is vital when wanting to stay fit, healthy and high performing. With the help of our #kwholidaygiftguide members, we have some great ideas to inspire you to stay warm AND stay active ... Continue Reading
Painting the outside of your home traditionally takes more time and expense than a comparable area on the inside. You have to deal with ladders, more paint and, of course, the weather. So when preparing your house for sale, you don’t want to do any exterior painting unless it is ... Continue Reading