Category Archives: Before and After

Staging works! Another example.

I helped a friend get a townhouse ready for renting over the weekend. It’s an older unit in a complex where two other units are also for rent. So the first thing we agreed was that the rent needed to … Continue reading

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Day One – Renos!#GettingReadyForSale

So I dropped by the project on Charlotte in Sandy Hill on Friday to see how the guys were making out. The place looks amazing – it is so much brighter with the light grey paint, it’s incredible. Taking down the … Continue reading

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Getting an older home ready for sale!

I’m working to get a great three bedroom/ two bath townhouse in Sandy Hill ready for sale. We  expect to get all the work done next week so I can get this lovely spot on the market. It’s got great bones … Continue reading

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What a difference a new light makes!

I am in the process of getting my own home ready to sell in the spring, so I’m doing all the little touches to help update it.I loved my old dining room light fixture, which was a heavy, stained glass fixture … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Transform Your house!

I get asked a lot by prospective sellers what they can do to update their house. A lot of the time, they don’t have a big budget. Here are some of my favourite things: #1 Change the light fixtures. You … Continue reading

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Renovating an investment condo – my budget!

I had a $ 25,000 budget in mind when I embarked on this project, including everything, even appliances, drapes and staging. That was pretty ambitious, since we were redoing an entire kitchen, bathroom, and laundry room, and needless to say, … Continue reading

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Renovating an investment condo – Day 24 – FINISHED!

My investment condo is finished and I think it’s an amazing transformation. The room that is most changed, I have to say, is the laundry room. That’s the one that had all the crazy venting, electrical  and plumbing issues. Here’s the … Continue reading

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