By: Ricardo Medeiros

What You Need to Know about “Interest Free” Deals

Tags: Interest Free, Deals, Financing Options, home, investment, housing, 

Next to your home and car, home furnishings represent the most expensive product purchases homeowners make. A mid-quality livingroom set, with sofa and two side chairs, can cost thousands of dollars. That’s why most furniture retailers offer “interest free” and “pay much later” deals to soften the blow. These are basically financing options. Say, for example, you wan...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Open House Questions Some Buyers Forget to Ask

Tags: Open House, Buyers, real estate, realtor, for sale, house hunting, homes for sale, property, home,

An Open House is an event. And, like many events, it’s easy to get caught up in all the excitement and energy. In fact, when you visit an Open House, you might even end up rubbing elbows with other buyers who are there at the same time. It can feel like a party! In an environment like that, it’s not unusual to forget to ask important questions about the property. Here are some of the ...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

10 Fun Things to Do in Mississauga for the Holiday Season

Tags: Holiday Season, Winter SEASON, Mississauga, fun, seasons, holiday,

The subdued city of Mississauga, a city away from the metropolitan hustles and bustles of Toronto. A city where families spend their slackened evenings in tiny homes and massive outstretched gardens. But with the holiday season around the corner, this city comes to life with cultural and seasonal thriving. It has somehow managed to master the art of dancing on the tune of times. It is a city whic...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Basic tips on childproofing your home:

Tags: Mississauga, Real Estate, tips, childproofing, inspection, homes, 

Childproofing tips for your home If you have young children, or expect a visit from friends or relatives with  little ones in tow, it pays to ensure your home is free of hazards. The last  thing you want is an injury that could have easily been prevented.  Here are some basic childproofing tips. • • Remove everything that is toxic, hot or sharp, from...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

A simple technique for dealing with a person who is angry at you:

Tags: Mississauga, Real, techniques, dealing with people, 

When Someone is Upset with You   It may be a co-worker who feels slighted because of something you said at  a meeting, a driver you inadvertently cut off on the way to work or a  neighbour who's upset because your tree has branched too far into his yard.  It's almost impossible to go through life -- or even a week -- without  someone bec...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

When selling your home, be sure to plan for the "pet issue":

Tags: Home Selling Tips, homes, buyers, sellers, real estate, 

Be Sure to Plan for the “Pet Issue”  If you have pets, you probably adore them. They're part of the family! But  when you're preparing your home for sale, you need to think about how  you're going to deal with the "pet issue".  Some potential buyers who view your property may love pets as much as  you do. However, ot...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

4 home hazards you may not know about:


4 Home Hazards You May Not Know About  You have smoke detectors. Your doors have good locks. The bathtub has a  slip-free pad. By all accounts, your home is a safe and secure place for your  family to live.  However, there are some hazards that many homeowners don't consider or  even know about. For instance:  1. Blocked eavestroughs. Ea...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

Taking the "scary" out of real estate

Tags: homes for sale in mississauga, REAL ESTATE, REALTY, NEW HOMES, PROPERTIES, 

Taking the "scary" out of real estate  Even homeowners who have moved a few times can be intimidated by the  real estate market in general, and the buying and selling process in  particular.  First of all, making a decision to sell your home can be difficult. There are so  many questions, such as:  • Is "now" a good ...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

When to call a Realtor

Tags: homes for sale in mississauga, real estate, realtor, home, housing, 

When to call a REALTOR®  If you're like most people, you go to see a doctor when you're not  feeling well or have a health concern. However, you may also visit  your doctor for a check-up, or to ask questions about healthy living.  In fact, consulting your doctor for anything health-related is a smart  idea.  The same holds true ...Read More

By: Ricardo Medeiros

The one thing you can do to make sense of the real estate market:

Tags: homes for sale in mississauga, for sale, real estate, realtor, 

Making sense of a crazy market  Unless you're a real estate expert, you probably look at the market and think  things are pretty confusing. Even a bit crazy! You hear news about “bubbles  bursting”, “higher or lower home sales in a particular month”, “new home  starts” that are up or down, and on and on it goes.  ...Read More