- December 2018 -

Considering a Move? Let's Talk!

The REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington reported a drop in year-over-year residential sales in November 2018 compared to November 2017, while the overall average sales price increased for all residential property types.

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Selling in 2019? Avoid This Now!

'Tis the season for decorating, shopping and festivities! But before you charge ahead with all your "live for today" merrymaking, consider how the following could adversely affect tomorrow's home-selling plans.

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Trust In Your Workers

Daydreaming about home renovation projects for next spring? It's not too early to start making plans! Here are some points to discuss with your potential contractor when considering if they're the right one for your remodeling or renovation project.

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Household Tip: Smoke Alarm Safety

If you change your household's smoke alarm batteries twice a year, and even if you made sure the alarm was working by pressing the test button, take a minute now to double-check that your smoke alarms are truly functional by conducting this easy test:

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Smells That Sell

Smell is often the first sense that triggers the "buy or goodbye" emotion. As this time of year isn't typically conducive to opening the windows to air out your home before prospective buyers come in, you'll need to create welcoming smells in other ways.

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Charcuterie Charm

If you're hosting a swank holiday party or scrambling to throw together nibbles for unexpected visitors, try making a charcuterie board — a fancy-looking snack selection, typically served on a rustic wooden board, that's visually appealing and delicious!

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Pricing Predicaments

How much you think your condo is worth and what it's actually worth in the eyes of potential buyers doesn't always align. Here are some of the factors to take under consideration when setting your asking price.

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Cranberry Chutney

As your list of holiday parties start to grow, don't panic! If you're thinking what you can make this year that will give a festive twist to your main course, try making this cranberry chutney — a delicious topper or side to any dish!

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