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Lifestyle Real Estate Buying a Home

What is Lifestyle Real Estate?

Buyers of today are very sophisticated. It’s much more than having a roof over your head, its about the education your children will receive, the access to parks & recreation, proximity to culture & community, as well as who your neighbours are and the curb appeal & quality of your neighbourhood. The priority list goes far beyond a 3 bed, 3 bath house. 

Enter The Village Guru:. I employ a proven buying system to really understand both what you want and how you want to live. I will help you filter your choices & give you options you might not have known about. All of my work is based on your needs and goals, because tailoring an experience around you is what the Village Guru is all about. Because it’s not just about a house, it’s about your lifestyle. 


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5 Upgrades to Avoid When Selling Your Home

5 Upgrades to Avoid When Selling Your Home

November 29th, 2016

Especially in a sellers market, we often see home owners do the WRONG work on their home, in the hopes of maxing the sale price. Find out here the 5 Upgrades to avoid, as well as what work will get better results[...]

The #1 Secret to Finding the Best Real Estate Agent

The #1 Secret to Finding the Best Real Estate Agent

November 29th, 2016

The hardest part in starting the process of buying or selling a home is trying to figure out who is the best agent for you. Who can you trust? How can you tell their motives? There is one simple and easy way to do this, and it's not through interviewing 10 agents until your head is spinning with information. This 1 step will save you a lot of trouble and make the process of hiring a realtor that much easier.[...]

7 Truths Home Buyers Need to Know in this Hot Sellers Market

7 Truths Home Buyers Need to Know in this Hot Sellers Market

November 24th, 2016

If you are thinking of buying a home in 2017, you need to read this. This hot sellers market will cause buyers a lot of pain if you don't form a strong strategy and have a highly skilled agent on your side. Learn the 7 truths you need to know in order to win the buying war.[...]

Why Focal Points are So Important When Selling Your Home

Why Focal Points are So Important When Selling Your Home

November 23rd, 2016

Creating strong focal points is one of the key strategies in the arsenal of our Decorator & Home Stager, Stephanie. She shows us why they are essential to having the best listing photography. And better pictures = more buyers coming to view your home.[...]

How to Ensure Buyers Love your Bathrooms

How to Ensure Buyers Love your Bathrooms

November 22nd, 2016

Kitchens and bathrooms sell houses. Beautiful bathrooms help sell homes for Top Dollar. Although they are a more expensive room to tackle, we'll show you the most economical tricks to get a huge bang for your buck and make those buyers FALL.IN.LOVE[...]

How To Update a Large Home on a Budget

How To Update a Large Home on a Budget

November 22nd, 2016

In this case study, we were working on a large, executive home in Erin Mills. It was full of potential......and a lot of dated 1990's finishes. When you have a lot of surfaces to update, you have to make every dollar work hard, to keep to a proper budget. This is story about how to focus on the most impactful changes to get the best results.[...]

Santa Photo Day and Toys for Tots

Santa Photo Day and Toys for Tots

November 21st, 2016

Last Saturday was our 5th annual Santa Photo Day in support of Toys for Tots![...]

Top Staging Tricks: Refresh your Kitchen & Baths

Top Staging Tricks: Refresh your Kitchen & Baths

November 21st, 2016

In this case study, we will review some of the most cost effective ways to refresh your kitchen and bath on a very tight budget.[...]

Staging a Bachelor Pad Town House to Sell

Staging a Bachelor Pad Town House to Sell

November 21st, 2016

In this case study, our team prepares a bachelor pad town house for sale. #homestaging #furniture #accessories #[...]

Lacking Integrity

Lacking Integrity

November 20th, 2016

(VIDEO) The other day while showing a condo to one of my home buyers, I came across a number of cut lock boxes while getting the key for the unit I was to show my client.[...]

5 Upgrades to Avoid When Selling Your Home...

5 Upgrades to Avoid When Selling Your Home

November 29th, 2016

Especially in a sellers market, we often see home owners do the WRONG work on their home, in the hop[...]

The #1 Secret to Finding the Best Real Estate Agent...

The #1 Secret to Finding the Best Real Estate Agent

November 29th, 2016

The hardest part in starting the process of buying or selling a home is trying to figure out who is [...]

7 Truths Home Buyers Need to Know in this Hot Sellers Market...

7 Truths Home Buyers Need to Know in this Hot Sellers Market

November 24th, 2016

If you are thinking of buying a home in 2017, you need to read this. This hot sellers market will ca[...]

Why Focal Points are So Important When Selling Your Home...

Why Focal Points are So Important When Selling Your Home

November 23rd, 2016

Creating strong focal points is one of the key strategies in the arsenal of our Decorator & Home St[...]

How to Ensure Buyers Love your Bathrooms...

How to Ensure Buyers Love your Bathrooms

November 22nd, 2016

Kitchens and bathrooms sell houses. Beautiful bathrooms help sell homes for Top Dollar. Although the[...]

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