Traditions

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Traditions

Tags: Traditions, Family, Real Estate

It is always fun to make new traditions and carry on old ones. From baking cookies or desserts with the whole family to annual road trips to your favourite place. Traditions can take place during the holidays or any regular day. They form some of the best memories and help keep the balance in this busy world. Kick start 2021 with some new traditions and old ones. Here is a small list that we have ...Read More

Winterizing your home!

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Winterizing your home!

Tags: Winter-izing your home, Real Estate

Winter is coming, that means cozying up with warm blankets, drinking hot chocolate, and getting ready for Christmas! But before doing all of that, you have to make sure that your home is prepared for the cold. We all know that the Canadian winters can get very harsh and can cause a lot of damage if homes are not secure in the winter.   You do not want to deal with a pipe bursting, leaks in y...Read More

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Fixed vs. Variable Rate Mortgages

Tags: Fixed vs. Variable Rate Mortgages, Real Estate

If you are new to the world of mortgages, you probably have a lot of questions - such as whether to choose a fixed-rate mortgage or variable-rate mortgage. Even experienced homeowners can sometimes struggle with this and may wonder if they made the right choice or if they should switch.   Before we get to that, let me explain the differences between fixed and variable-rate mortgages. A fixed...Read More

Selling your home during the Winter

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Selling your home during the Winter

Tags: Selling, Home, Winter, Lighting, D├ęcor, Lighting

Selling your home during the winter isn't ideal. Buyers are less likely to go house hunting and the weather can change the appearance of the house and masks the curb appeal. There are some plus sides to selling your home during the winter. It's a smaller competition and serious buyers are out looking for a new place.    Here are some tips to help you sell your home during the w...Read More

Alternative ways to celebrate Halloween with your kids

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Alternative ways to celebrate Halloween with your kids

Tags: Haunted House, Halloween Pumpkins

  Celebrating special events may look a little bit different this year, our celebrations and get-togethers look a little smaller and most parties are on zoom. Although these changes are there, it should not stop you from celebrating. With Halloween just around the corner, many are wondering what they should do for their kids to help them enjoy this season. Here are some ways you can make it ...Read More

Falls Trends 2020

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Falls Trends 2020

Tags: Fall, Vintage, Patina, Kitchen, Colour, Rattan, Wicker, Touch of Nature

With every season comes new trends, here are some new design inspirations to help freshen up your home for the fall! This year is all about making a statement in your home with decor, paint or furniture. The contrast between old and new has become the new fall style of 2020.   1. Vintage and Patina Vintage and patina styles are making a big comeback in 2020. Traditional detailing that was c...Read More

THINKING ABOUT A NO SUBJECT TO FINANCING OFFER? 3 POINTS YOU NEED TO CONSIDER

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

THINKING ABOUT A NO SUBJECT TO FINANCING OFFER? 3 POINTS YOU NEED TO CONSIDER

Tags: Financint, offer, real estate

In hot real estate markets, it’s common for both buyers and agents to consider having no subjects to financing when making a purchase offer. It’s important to realize, however, that no professional is in a position to legally advise you to enter into a real estate transaction with no subjects, especially no subject to financing. This is a personal choice that you must carefully consid...Read More

Teaching Your Kids About Finances

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Teaching Your Kids About Finances

Tags: Teaching Your Kids About Finances, Real Estate, Mitchell Saldanha

  Did you know? According to a 2019 RBC Family Finances Poll, 9 out of 10 parents (96%) are financially supporting their children (ages 18-35 years). On average, this costs parents $5,623 per year! This is an added cost that many parents cannot afford. In fact, approximately 3 in 10 parents (32%) are seeing delayed retirement in order to help kids with post-secondary costs and are facing an ...Read More

Back to school

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Back to school

Tags: Back to school, REAL ESTATE, MITCHELL SALDANHA

It’s that time of the year again! Summer has come to an end and back to school ads have started. This year, schools will be different for students, some will be learning online while others might be learning in class. Here are some ways to help your kids feel comfortable learning in class and learning from home.  In class  Be sure to pack all your sanitization products before l...Read More

End of Summer home maintenance checklist

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

End of Summer home maintenance checklist

Tags: home maintenance checklist, real estate, mitchell saldanha

Soon the leaves will start to change colours, the sun begins to set earlier, and there is a slight chill in the air. All of these are signs that summer is coming to an end. Before fall comes around, take some time and see what repairs and changes need to be done in your home. Here is a list that will help you prepare your home for the fall months.   Filters Check the air filter for your h...Read More