Saying Goodbye to Your Old Home

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Saying Goodbye to Your Old Home

Tags: Saying goodbye to your home, tips when moving, GTA real estate

If you’ve ever moved, you know how exciting it can be to get settled into the new space. With that being said, for many people saying goodbye to your old home and all the memories attached to it, isn’t very easy.   However, below are a few things you can do to bid your old home a proper farewell.   Snap Some Pictures of It - Before you pack everything and line the hallways wi...Read More

10 Minute Tricks to Freshen Up Your Home

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

10 Minute Tricks to Freshen Up Your Home

Tags: Tips to freshen up home, GTA HOMEOWNERS, GTA REAL ESTATE

You may spend hours online admiring gorgeous homes and DIY projects, but when it comes to your place, it seems there is never enough time or energy to get your projects done. While this may not be enough to persuade you to do the flooring or paint work you've been considering, these tips and methods just take 10 minutes and can instantly freshen up your space and give it a whole new look. R...Read More

Should You Refinance

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Should You Refinance

Tags: Refinance, COVID-19, Mortgage, Real Estate, Home, HELOC

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a literal world of trouble, affecting both household finances and the global economy. During the crisis, many are considering refinancing their mortgages. Whether you should refinance during the coronavirus pandemic is a question best answered with a professional who can walk you through all of your options and personal circumstances. Speaking to a mortgage broker...Read More

Essential Items Everyone Should Have For Their Entryway

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Essential Items Everyone Should Have For Their Entryway

Tags: GTA HOME SELLERS, SELLING TIPS, MUST HAVE, REAL ESTATE

As soon as you walk in the front door, the first statement about your home is made by your entryway. It is often difficult to determine what can be done within an entryway because of its odd shape or lack of space. Regardless of the space your entryway has, there are some things you can do to make your entryway fit your needs and make a statement for anyone who walks in the door. Coat Rack When f...Read More

5 Tips for Sellers Who Own Pets

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

5 Tips for Sellers Who Own Pets

Tags: GTA HOMEOWNERS, GTA REAL ESTATE, SELLING YOUR HOME WITH PETS, SELLING TIPS

Selling your home is stressful enough but selling one when you have pets can be even more stressful. You probably ask yourself many questions about how will showings work when you have a pet - Do I move the pets out of the house? How do I hide toys and food dishes? Is the odour as bad as the commercials make it seem? Common advice we often give people who are selling their home with pets is to min...Read More

The Benefit of Rate Holds

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

The Benefit of Rate Holds

Tags: real estate, rate hold

The term “rate hold” may be something you are familiar with if you have worked with me in the past. If not, it is a term that all prospective buyers should know! A rate hold is offered by the majority of lenders to clients who are purchasing a new home and need a mortgage. The purpose of the rate hold is to secure the interest rate on your mortgage application for a certain time perio...Read More

Why You Should Hire a Local Real Estate Agent

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Why You Should Hire a Local Real Estate Agent

Tags: Realtor, Brampton homes for sale, selling a home, realtor near me, real estate agent near me

It is a fact that more than 8 out of 10 real estate transactions occur with the help of a real estate agent or real estate broker and for that, there is a good reason for this statistic. A real estate professional, especially a local realtor, is going to be intimately familiar with the home buying and home selling process. Realtors are highly experienced with marketing homes, as well as what is ne...Read More

What is a Reverse Mortgage?

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

What is a Reverse Mortgage?

Tags: What is a Reverse Mortgage?

  Did you know? Reverse mortgages are continuing to gain popularity for 55+ homeowners in Canada! For many Canadians who are looking to retire but currently facing high debt load and ongoing expenses, as well as reduced income, it can be a challenge. This is where the reverse mortgage can help! This product is also a great option for anyone wanting to assist their elderly parents. Instead of...Read More

Tips for Creating a Summer-Ready Outdoor Space

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Tips for Creating a Summer-Ready Outdoor Space

Tags: your outdoor space in the GTA, GTA homebuyers and homeowners, GTA real estate

Summer is almost here, which means you will most likely be spending a lot more time outside in your backyard. Here are some tips on creating a summer-ready outdoor space in Caledon, Brampton or Orangeville perfect for any size backyard:    1. Create a comfortable hangout area - Creating an outdoor space means creating one or mor distinct and purposeful zones that allow people to feel wel...Read More

Sell Your GTA Home Fast With These Staging Tips

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Sell Your GTA Home Fast With These Staging Tips

Tags: GTA HOME SELLERS, SELLING YOUR HOME, ASKING PRICE, SELLING TIPS

If you are planning to put your home on the market, it probably goes without saying,  you want your home to sell quickly and get at least your asking price. There are many ways to do this, however a lot will depend on the current market, but staging your home is something that will always benefit you as a seller regardless of the current market. Home staging is important because it allows &nb...Read More