Sara White's Blog Posts

Answering Your Mortgage Renewal Questions

With interest rates on the rise, many homeowners are dreading having to renew their mortgages. Renewing now means you’ll be resetting your mortgage at a higher rate, with higher monthly

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Spend the day in Wasaga Beach!

Wasaga Beach is located at the southern end of Georgian Bay in Ontario, Canada, just 150kms north of Toronto and approximately 40kms northwest of Barrie. Wasaga Beach has long been known as one of

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Should You Hold an Open House?

Open houses can be a point of contention between home sellers and their Realtors®.Some sellers believe that it is an open house that will ultimately sell their home, while other sellers,

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3 Ways That a Reverse Mortgage Can Transform Your Retirement

Are you a retired individual looking for ways to increase your financial security? If so, you may have heard of a home equity conversion mortgage, more commonly known as a reverse mortgage. Used

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Why New Construction Homes Are A Top Choice For Today's Home Buyer

Are you in the market for a new house? If so, you may have been comparing your options when it comes to open listings on the local market. One decision you will need to consider: do you want to

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Making an Offer the Seller Won't Refuse

Ask any experienced homeowner and you'll learn that buying in a 'hot' real estate market can be challenging. A high supply of buyers competing for a low stock of available homes is a combination

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Worried That Your Past Student Loan Debt Might Delay Buying a Home?

Whether you are just about to graduate college or you have been out for a few years, there's a good chance you're carrying some student loan debt. It seems that news headlines are regularly pointing

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Should You Build Or Buy?

Are you looking to buy a new house in the near future? If so, one of the choices you will face is constructing your own brand-new home or buying an existing home. The idea of building a new house on

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Want to Increase the Value of your Home?

Curb appeal is so important to your homes overall aesthetic and value. Picture yourself on a Sunday afternoon driving through your favourite neighbourhood. What do you notice? What makes this your

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4 Things You Should Never, Ever Say If You Hope to Sell Your Home

Have you ever had a conversation with a total stranger where you said something that you regret? If you are placing your house or condo on the market, you're eventually going to end up having to

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Preferred Client Discounts

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The Property Mom Colouring Book

Looking for something fun for the kids to do? Print out this colouring book, complements of ThePropertyMom!Visit the link below to download and print as many times as you would like to!https://drive

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The True Costs of Selling Your Home

Are you thinking about selling your house? Before you decide to list your home for sale, it is helpful to get a clear picture of how much it's going to cost. Whether you are sprucing things up with

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Southern Georgian Bay Q1 Market Update

There was a slight shift in the Southern Georgian Bay Market for March.Check out the stats below for a quick overview.Want more information on how our local real estate market is performing, contact

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Flipping Houses - Your Quick Start Guide

Investing in real estate is one of the oldest means of building and storing wealth. Over the last decade many people have also been engaged in "flipping" houses - buying at a low price, or buying a

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Stuck In A Bidding War? 3 Ways To Win Without Blowing Your Mortgage Approval Amount

Are you making an offer on a new home in a hot housing market? If so, one possibility is that you are going to end up bidding against other buyers who are looking to buy the same home.,

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Downsizing? Here's What To Expect When You Move From A House To A Condo

Whether the kids have moved out or you just aren't using the extra bedrooms, having a house that feels 'too big' is rarely fun. In today's post, I will share a few changes you can expect when you

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Should You Get A Home Inspection Before Selling Your Home?

Is it time to upgrade or move on to a new home? If you are planning on listing your home for sale in the near future, you will have a few key considerations to make. Do we paint? Finish the basement

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February 2022 - Southern Georgian Bay Market Snapshot

February's numbers are in! Check out the graphic below to see the Market Stats for Southern Georgian Bay.Looking for the full market report? Give me a call!

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Buying An Older Home? 3 Key Flaws That Could Spell Trouble!

Are you a fan of homes with a bit more character than newer, modern designs? Whether in pristine condition or more of a "fixer upper," older homes are incredibly popular in cities across the.

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Let's Talk Closets! Why a Walk-in Closet is a Must Have

Are you in the market for a new house or condo? Whether you're looking for something luxurious or intimate, you'll want to ensure that you have enough space for all of life's necessities. Many home

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Is "Curb Appeal" Really *that* Important?

Do you remember the first time you shopped for or purchased a home? If so, think back to that moment. What did you notice first? Do you remember certain aspects of the home's appearance, or perhaps

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Make Your Move Easier!

Are you thinking about buying a new house or apartment? While the prospect of a new home is undoubtedly exciting, you may be dreading the thought at having to pack everything up to move. In today's

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Are You Ready For Home Ownership?

Have you been dreaming about a larger, roomier or more luxurious living space? Or perhaps just want to experience the joy of owning your own home and building your net worth instead of renting? Let

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4 Common Home Remodelling Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

Investing in your home by remodeling or renovating is an excellent way to increase its value. However, a significant renovation project can quickly turn into a disaster, especially for those who are

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Southern Georgian Bay Market Snapshot January 2022

January's numbers are in! Check out the graphic below to see the Market Stats for Southern Georgian Bay.Looking to chat further about the information below? Give me a call!

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3 Strange Questions that Potential Buyers Might Ask & How to Answer Them

Are you listing your home for sale now, or planning to sell in the near future? If so, you are most likely prepared for the number of people who will be touring through your home, and the abundance

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Collingwood Real Estate - 2021 Year End Review

Interested in what happened with the Real Estate Market in 2021? Check out the Stats for Collingwood.

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Listing by the BEACH!

Check out this amazing home right on the edge of Georgian Bay!https://youriguide.com/

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Spruce it up with wood!

3 Ways To Use Wood Features To 'Spruce' up Your HomeWhether you are renovating an older home or putting the finishing touches on a new one, you would be amiss if you did not consider how to include

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Appliance Therapy

Appliance TherapyWhat to Do If Your Dishwasher Is Terrible at Cleaning Your DishesAs kitchen appliances go, there are few loved more than the dishwasher. They can be a major time saver – that

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Home Seller Mistakes To Avoid

4 Mistakes That Plague First-Time Home Sellers and How to Avoid Making Them Are you thinking about selling your home? If this is your first time going through the selling process, you may be

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4 Home Staging Tips

4 Home Staging Ideas that are heavy on the "WOW" factor, but light on the wallet!Staging is one of the most important aspects of any home sale. The more attractive your home is to potential buyers,

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