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How to Pack Up and Store Your Stuff Before Remodelling

01 November 2018
Kevin Hartley

Here are just some ideas to pack and store your stuff when remodeling.

Tips for Fall Apple Picking

21 September 2018
Kevin Hartley

From trip planning to tree and fruit friendly techniques for picking, I've got tips to help you make the most of your apples and your orchard visit.


16 August 2018
Kevin Hartley

If you're thinking of listing in spring 2019, or simply want to improve your home, style and comfort over the winter months this is "the" show to visit!

Do You Want to Sell Your Home Fast? Follow These Effective Tips

21 April 2018
Kevin Hartley

There are hundreds of tips, hacks, and advice related to home selling. This is great, but at the same time, it can make things quite complicated. I've got some great psychological tips that really work.

@Home with Kevin 039: Why you really do need a real estate agent, Part 1

09 April 2018
Kevin Hartley

Working with the right real estate professional can help to ensure you get top dollar sale with a lot less headache.

3 Excellent Reasons to Enlist the Help of an Experience Professional For Your New Mortgage

23 March 2018
Kevin Hartley

Buying a new home this year? Whether it is your first time, or you're downsizing an empty nest, you are probably considering whether or not you want a mortgage and what your downpayment should be. Even if you have the cash outlay to buy it in full, is that a smart move? Getting the right mortgage can help to keep your assets liquid, leveraged and available for other purchases.

Get a Jump Start on Spring Cleaning and Give Your Tired Spaces a Fresh Look.

19 March 2018
Kevin Hartley

Spring is right around the corner, and you know what that means-time to deep clean and freshen up your home, inside and out! Here are some of my favourite tips that will help you dive into this dreaded task, so that you can start enjoying your spaces sooner rather than later.

PROPERTY PERSPECTIVES #035: The Regrettable #1 Trap of *Retirement Downsizing

06 November 2017
Kevin Hartley

Done right, downsizing can be a good idea. Most homeowners count on financing retirement by selling their home, buying a smaller home and investing the difference for income. Regrettably, they sometimes reap much less than they hoped for by overlooking or underestimating closing costs, realtor fees and tax implications.

Lucrative London Ontario. A 200 km commute to work? Worth it for a cheap mortgage or profitable investment?

13 September 2017
Kevin Hartley

An exchange of comments as I felt both sides contextualize the important assessments and choices that a buyer has to make against carbon footprint, time, health, lifestyle, housing and finances; when choosing to move outside the GTA and commute back for work.

PROPERTY PERSPECTIVES 030: A summer of planning can make it easier for your fall Listing

07 June 2017
Kevin Hartley

Recently someone asked me the following question: I plan to list in the fall —what can I do now to prepare? While summer can be the perfect time to catch up on projects need to do, the cottage, day trips and even the weather can also be the cause for none of it or little of it being done. I've got tips to help keep you on track.