5 Challenges When Selling a Vacant Home

Friday Feb 21st, 2020

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When it comes to selling your home, you want to make an outstanding impression with buyers – and one of the ways to achieve that is by staging. However, not all sellers choose to stage their spaces and, in some instances, they opt to list their vacant homes for sale.  There are some challenges with this approach, and it can make it harder to attract buyers to a listing. Here’s what you should consider when deciding to sell a vacant home: 1. Buyers can’t make an... [read more]

How to Choose the Right Accredited Senior Agent (ASA) for You

Thursday Oct 19th, 2017

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When choosing a realtor who specializes in working with seniors, certifications are important, but they don't tell you everything that you need to know about the person. When looking for an Accredited Senior Agent (ASA) in Mississauga, here are some tips to keep in mind: Tap into your network If you can, turn to your network of trusted peers and ask for recommendations. Someone you know may have worked with a Mississauga Accredited Senior Agent (ASA) in the past and had a very positive... [read more]

Home Alert Systems and Aging in Place: What You Need to Know

Monday Feb 10th, 2020

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Technology isn't just for younger generations anymore. As our population continues to age and innovations evolve, more seniors are using technology to remain in their own homes for longer and maintain their independence. A home alert system is an excellent example. These wearable devices provide seniors and their family peace of mind should a medical emergency or fall occur. Unlike a smartphone, which a homeowner may not keep with them at all times, an alert system is easy to access and... [read more]

Senior Living: Bathrooms & Aging-in-Place

Wednesday Aug 30th, 2017

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Your home may be exactly what you need right now, but how about in 10 or 20 years? Nowadays, more people are thinking ahead to their golden years by making modifications to their homes so they can age-in-place. In fact, a recent survey by the remodelling website Houzz found that 20 percent of staying-in-place seniors remodelled a kitchen last year and, of those, 60 percent made upgrades with aging in mind. Among the quarter of seniors who upgraded a bathroom, 69 percent made an... [read more]

Home Exterior Ideas to Promote Safer Aging in Place

Tuesday Jan 28th, 2020

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When thinking of aging in place or creating a home with a universal design, not enough consideration is put into the exterior of a home. As we grow older, our ability to maintain areas can become more difficult, plus there are safety concerns that can make it harder to navigate the outdoors. That’s why it’s so critical to put extra thought into the exterior of a home when designing a plan to age in place. Here are some ideas to consider: Entrances Getting in and out of a home... [read more]