Category Archives: Getting Ready to Sell

Downsizing Seminars

Last year, I teamed up with lawyer, Norm Bowley, and mortgage broker, York Polk, to offer free Lunch and Learn seminars on downsizing. We were surprised at how popular they were, but I guess there are a lot of boomers … Continue reading

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Making stairs and steps look fabulous!

My friend, Halifax realtor Thelma Farmer, is in the midst of renovating her new townhouse and she sent me the before-and-after pictures of her staircase. The stairs were covered with old, outdated blue carpet when she took possession. Thelma  removed … Continue reading

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Renovation Priorities? Start with the foundation.

A lot of people think  if they’re getting their homes ready for sale, they should update their bathrooms and kitchens and not worry about the leaks in their foundation. I’ve had people say, “we  get used to it. Every spring we bail … Continue reading

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Decluttering a Kitchen

Sometimes I go into a house and while the bones are terrific, it’s cluttered. I’ll usually go from room to room, making suggestions, like removing personal photographs, clearing shelves, and putting things away. The kitchen is one of the most important  rooms in … Continue reading

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