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We wrote our first bLOG in September 2010 and haven’t stopped since.

The content you will read here is exclusively written by us and only us. They are created and inspired as a result of our day-to-day work as Realtors.

Wide ranging and occasionally entertaining, we hope you can find some useful reading here. Have a suggestion for something you’d like to write about? Reach out and we’ll make it happen!

b-LOG: Top 10 Things You Should Know When Buying or Selling
A lot has changed in the last 5 - 10 years in real estate in Niagara. Especially in the simple process of how a home is bought or sold. Get the story here...
b-LOG: Is This The End of The Open House?
Like a warm blanket for the real estate industry, 2020 has proven that just maybe, open houses aren't really that necessary anymore.
Posted: 26/11/2020
b-LOG: The Real Estate Highway
Real estate markets and highways are more similar than you may think. They each have changing characteristics which can make for a pleasant drive or a hellish commute. A relaxing cruise up north or rush hour getting around Toronto....
Posted: 02/11/2020
b-LOG: Control & Frustration
Control & Frustration tend to be the 2 dominant emotions in any real estate market. Especially during a heavy seller's market like we have in the 2nd half of 2020.
b-LOG: The Difference Between Buying New v Re-Sale
A new or used car. A new or used toaster. A new or used home. All of the above comes with it's own particular set of pros & cons. We attempt to break them down here.
b-LOG: Darryl the Sherpa Guide
Does local intel matter when buying a home? Spoiler alert....yes it does. Have a read!
b-LOG: Those Toronto Buyers
Often vilified by the locals, the Toronto buyers need to hire a PR firm stat!
b-LOG: To Sell First or To Buy
Do we buy first or sell first? Do open houses work? We want to be home for showings..is that ok? Real estate is full of questions! In this bLOG, we tackle another one.
b-LOG: The Mythical “Before it hits MLS” Listing
Spoiler Alert: there is no such thing as "get listings before they hit MLS!". It's a mirage. A farce. A left-over from 2012. Read on...
b-LOG: IRREVOCABILITY.  HUH?
Irrevocability. An illusive beast sometimes. It's a deadline except when it's not.