GUEST BLOG: ERICA VINCELLI, MORTGAGE AGENT WITH THE MORTGAGE ADVISORS

By: POSTED ON DECEMBER 8, 2018 BY MLEWICKI

GUEST BLOG: ERICA VINCELLI, MORTGAGE AGENT WITH THE MORTGAGE ADVISORS

Tags: ERICA VINCELLI, MORTGAGE AGENT, Ten DON’Ts When Buying a Home

? Photo from: Pixabay What not to do can be just as important as what you must do when it comes to mortgages. Think of your application as a snap shot in time. It is a picture of your current financial profile and how you were approved for said loan. Any changes made prior to your profile made prior to your funding date may impact your approval. This doesn’t mean you can’t use your...Read More

SALT, SAND AND SUN: WHAT TO USE, WHEN AND WHERE?

By: POSTED ON FEBRUARY 26, 2019 BY MLEWICKI

SALT, SAND AND SUN: WHAT TO USE, WHEN AND WHERE?

Tags: Ottawa, Winter, Salt, Sand, Sun

Photo from: Unsplash with credit to Sam Farallon As our seasons become more dramatic and dynamic, managing snow, ice, and rain in winter can be a challenge. Using salt or sand on ice and snow will make a difference. Knowing when and where to use them is pivotal. How Salt Works to Manage Ice    Salt helps to melt ice by decreasing the freezing temperature of the water. Pure water fre...Read More

THE BUYER REPRESENTATION AGREEMENT

By: POSTED ON MARCH 12, 2019 BY MLEWICKI

THE BUYER REPRESENTATION AGREEMENT

Tags: BUYER REPRESENTATION AGREEMENT

Most business arrangements are based from word of mouth agreements. Although it nice to have that trust with an individual or company, many negative issues may arise if there is no binding contract. Signing a Buyer Representation Agreement binds the contract committing you to work with the brokerage when you’re in the market to buy a home. In the unlikely event you have a dispute, it is alw...Read More

TOP 5 STAGING DETAILS TO ATTRACT A BUYER

By: POSTED ON MARCH 15, 2019 BY MLEWICKI

TOP 5 STAGING DETAILS TO ATTRACT A BUYER

Tags: REAL ESTATE ADVICE, TOP 5 STAGING DETAILS TO ATTRACT A BUYER

There is a lot of behind the scene work that is involved with selling your home. Staging is a very beneficial aspect to this. Whether you hire a professional or do it yourself, here are some details buyers may notice that can help sell your home: Photo from: Unsplash with credit to Jon Tyson 1. Replace old curtains & rods: Replacing these items can sometimes liven up the room and will often...Read More

GUEST BLOG: ERICA VINCELLI, MORTGAGE AGENT – MAKING YOUR FINANCES WORK FOR YOU IN 2021

By: POSTED ON FEBRUARY 4, 2021 BY MLEWICKI

GUEST BLOG: ERICA VINCELLI, MORTGAGE AGENT – MAKING YOUR FINANCES WORK FOR YOU IN 2021

Tags: ERICA VINCELLI, MORTGAGE AGENT, MAKING YOUR FINANCES WORK FOR YOU IN 2021

After the whirlwind year of 2020, making your finances work for you is already top of mind for Canadians. Why not roll that into a brand-new resolution moving forward into 2021? Here are some ideas to make your finances work for YOU in the New Year: Start a Budget If you don’t have a monthly budget already, this is the first step in financial awareness. Knowing how much you make per month ...Read More

GUEST BLOG: RENOSGROUP – 10 REASONS TO DO YOUR HOME RENOVATIONS IN THE WINTER

By: POSTED ON FEBRUARY 10, 2021 BY MLEWICKI

GUEST BLOG: RENOSGROUP – 10 REASONS TO DO YOUR HOME RENOVATIONS IN THE WINTER

Tags: RENOSGROUP, 10 REASONS TO DO YOUR HOME RENOVATIONS IN THE WINTER

It may seem unconventional to have your home renovated during the winter season but there are many advantages to remodeling this time of year as opposed to the busier months. Learn how to save money and reduce stress by having your home renovations done in the wintertime. Faster Permit Process There are only so many officials working on processing permits for any given area. If you apply for a b...Read More

GUEST BLOG: RENOSGROUP – 7 HOME RENOVATIONS THAT ADD THE MOST VALUE

By: POSTED ON FEBRUARY 17, 2021 BY MLEWICKI

GUEST BLOG: RENOSGROUP – 7 HOME RENOVATIONS THAT ADD THE MOST VALUE

Tags: RENOSGROUP, 7 HOME RENOVATIONS THAT ADD THE MOST VALUE

    If there are areas in your home that have been neglected over the years, it’s a good time to consider a home renovation, especially if you’re considering selling in the future. Investing in a few home projects will help you sell it right, meaning you’ll get the most value for your property. To ensure you get the best possible ROI on your home, focus on the below r...Read More

By: Terra Firma I RE

GUEST BLOG: ERICA VINCELLI, MORTGAGE AGENT – LOOKING TO REFINANCE?

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  Refinancing a mortgage means paying off an existing loan and replacing it with a new one. Reasons you may want to refinance include: Covering tuition costs   Home renovations   Purchasing a new vehicle   Investing in a new property   Other investment opportunities Before choosing to refinance it is important to look at your financial situati...Read More

RENOSGROUP – HOW TO INCREASE YOUR HOME VALUE ON A BUDGET

By: Terra Firma I RE

RENOSGROUP – HOW TO INCREASE YOUR HOME VALUE ON A BUDGET

Tags: RENOSGROUP – HOW TO INCREASE YOUR HOME VALUE ON A BUDGET

Looking for ways to increase your home value on a budget? We’ve gathered our top suggestions below to improve your design without breaking the bank. Flip the Basement Adding more useable space in the basement is actually more affordable than you might think, especially if you already have a finished basement. All it takes is a few extra touches to transform a grungy, dark basement area into...Read More

RENOSGROUP – CONSIDERING TURNING YOUR BASEMENT INTO A RENTAL UNIT?

By: Terra Firma I RE

RENOSGROUP – CONSIDERING TURNING YOUR BASEMENT INTO A RENTAL UNIT?

Tags: RENOSGROUP – CONSIDERING TURNING YOUR BASEMENT INTO A RENTAL UNIT?

If you’re looking for a way to make additional income, why not consider turning your basement into a rental unit? With enough square footage and a few renovations, you could get back your initial investment and continue to have extra money to use as you need it. Even if you decide that the rental option isn’t the right fit for you down the road, you can still use it to house an aging p...Read More