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3 Unique Properties You Need to See in Milton, Ontario

By: Jeff Ham & Christy D'Oliveira

3 Unique Properties You Need to See in Milton, Ontario

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      In a time where farming, horticulture, and agriculture are of the utmost importance to many Canadians, we at Jeff Ham Team - The Fresh Approach have three stunning farms in the rural community of Campbellville (Town of Milton) to walk you through today. The three properties offering a combined 185 acres of land, these beautiful properties are guaranteed to fulfill all your ...Read More

Neighbourhood Spotlight: Burlington

By: Jeff Ham & Christy D'Oliveira

Neighbourhood Spotlight: Burlington

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One of the cities that consistently finds itself at the top of the list of most livable cities in Canada, is the picturesque Burlington, Ontario. Nestled perfectly between Toronto and Niagara and running along the shores of Lake Ontario, this small city that boasts museums, art, culinary diversity, and stunning outdoor spaces is highly sought-after for a number of excellent reasons. Today, we&rsqu...Read More

How Much Will That Cost Me? Budgeting For Renos Pre-Listing 101

By: Jeff Ham & Christy D'Oliveira

How Much Will That Cost Me? Budgeting For Renos Pre-Listing 101

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The key to taking on a renovation before listing your property is to be super organized ahead of time. Before the reno aspect even starts, you must take on the management and planning side of the project. Surprises will arise, but with the right team backing you and proper planning, you will be able to handle these surprises with ease! There are a number of ways to cut down on costs without skimpi...Read More

Neighbourhood Spotlight: Niagara-On-The-Lake

By: Jeff Ham & Christy D'Oliveira

Neighbourhood Spotlight: Niagara-On-The-Lake

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One of the most sought-after neighbourhoods outside Toronto is the picturesque Town of Niagara-On-the-Lake (NOTL). Known to most as the epicentre of the Niagara wine region, the development of NOTL has increased to include much more over the last decade especially. From a vibrant restaurant scene to a thriving music and arts community, specialty farms, historical landmarks, and annual festivals, i...Read More

Is It Worth It to Redo the Kitchen Before Moving?

By: Jeff Ham & Christy D'Oliveira

Is It Worth It to Redo the Kitchen Before Moving?

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As you are preparing ahead of listing your home, of course you’re going through the house with a checklist of tasks. Small things that when finished, will increase buyer attraction. We recently did a blog with our top five tips when preparing to list your home, which you can read here, but today we are talking all things kitchens.   Listing your home in a market that favours sellers mea...Read More

What People Look for in Their Homes Now vs 10 Years Ago

By: Jeff Ham & Christy D'Oliveira

What People Look for in Their Homes Now vs 10 Years Ago

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When it comes to shopping for a home, we know that in the last 16 months especially, the needs of prospective buyers have changed dramatically. But what about changes in what draws someone to a home in 2021 compared to 2011? Here are 7 features that have made their way to the top of the list of those shopping for a home, that were not necessarily as far up ten years ago. Energy Efficiency Over t...Read More

Our Top 5 Tips for Preparing to List Your Home

By: Jeff Ham & Christy D'Oliveira

Our Top 5 Tips for Preparing to List Your Home

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Everyone selling their home has the same goal, and that is to have your home sell for a decent profit, and as quickly as possible. However, before the ‘For Sale’ sign hits your lawn, there are several steps to take to ensure that all you are organized, and your house is at its best prior to listing. It’s crucial to put in the work ahead of listing your home, as these preparations...Read More

Listing Your Home This Summer – Real Estate Summer 2021 Update

By: Jeff Ham & Christy D'Oliveira

Listing Your Home This Summer – Real Estate Summer 2021 Update

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One of the consistent hot topics across the GTA this past year has certainly been the real estate market and the unprecedented upswing in housing demand. We all know this can’t last forever, and because of that, those who have not yet made any formal plans to purchase a home are keeping a close eye on any changes. So, with that, we at Jeff Ham Team - The Fresh Approach are here to give you y...Read More

Buying a Fixer-Upper - Is It Worth It?

By: Jeff Ham & Christy D'Oliveira

Buying a Fixer-Upper - Is It Worth It?

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Fixer-Upper homes have become a hot commodity in the real estate market, especially through the pandemic when the real estate market has been breaking every record imaginable. That said, the pandemic (thankfully) is not going to last forever. So, is buying that fixer-upper home still worth it? The answer is dependent on your situation. Today we’re going to take you through a few of the pros ...Read More

Income Properties - How to Get into Being a Landlord

By: Jeff Ham & Christy D'Oliveira

Income Properties - How to Get into Being a Landlord

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Are you dreaming of all the investment opportunities purchasing an income-producing property could provide you with? Becoming a landlord is hard work, but it is a great way to generate wealth and have a strong asset for financial security both now and in the future. If you are passionate about going this route, but maybe feel overwhelmed with the amount of time and energy it takes, getting a prope...Read More