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CLEAN AIR INDOORS

Now that we are spending more time indoors due to COVID-19; it’s a good time to review how to keep your air clean! You are probably spending time doing all that spring cleaning now that you are locked down in your home – washing windows, laundering curtains; but what about the air inside your home?...

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Eight Ways to Get Your Home Winter Ready

                          The winter season is drawing near which means sub-zero arctic-like temperatures, icy conditions, and a whole lot of snow. That’s why it’s time to start thinking about how to protect your home from any potential damage the frigid temperatures and snow may...

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SPRING GARDENING CHECKLIST

Follow This Spring Gardening Checklist For a Gorgeous Landscape Year-Round The garden is waking up, and you’re in charge! It’s time to start planting, pruning, and preparing your flower beds. Much like a good spring cleaning after a long winter can help freshen up your house, taking a similar approach to your yard will help...

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Get Your House Ready for Showing

“A ‘well-polished’ house appeals to more buyers and will sell faster and for a higher price.”   A house that “sparkles” on the surface will sell faster than its shabby neighbor, even though both are structurally well maintained. From experience, realtors also know that a “well-polished” house appeals to more buyers and will sell faster...

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FIRST TIME HOME BUYER??

The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive program set to launch in September helps qualified first-time homebuyers reduce their monthly mortgage carrying costs without adding to their financial burdens. If you meet the criteria, you can then you can apply for a 5% or 10% shared equity mortgage with the Government of Canada. A shared equity mortgage...

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Ground Breaking Ceremony – Team Neumann

Team Neumann Breaking Ground At the Official Opening of the Welland Downtown BIA Community Garden Located at 152 Hellems Avenue Welland on the property of Niagara Regional Mortgage Services Inc. the Community Garden will be designed, built, and cared for by Welland’s local senior citizens with help from local experts. The Community Garden is a...

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Tips for cleaning up your yard and garden for spring

  Spring is officially here — and you know what that means! Now’s the perfect time to get started on your spring cleaning. While you’re at it, give your lawn and garden some attention, too. Keep these tips in mind as you get started:   Pick up the obvious stuff first. Once the snow is...

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8 tips for staging your cottage and getting it sold fast

Over the years, cottages become a treasure trove of memories — from well-loved sofas, to kitschy knick-knacks, to photos of bygone summers. If you’re about to put your cottage on the market, though, you’ll need to rethink your decorating strategy.   “People like turn-key places,” says Paula Troutman, owner of Refresh Home Staging. “Our Canadian...

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