Summer Buyer Gains

August home buyers took shopping seriously in spite of the summer heat, rain and vacations.  There were 82 home sold in August in Aurora, a 61 per cent improvement over last year.  With further analysis average home pricing for all home types in Aurora was $938,465 last month about $16,000 greater than the same time […]

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Ask Big Tuna, The Renovating Realtor

Dear Julien: I was at Boots and Hearts in August and I heard you are becoming an official sponsor for Gearhead Country Radio? Is this a new venture for Big Tuna Realty? Why would a Real Estate agent sponsor a music station? Sincerely, Curious Country Listener Hello Curious Country Listener! Yes you are correct, Big […]

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5 Fall Real Estate Myths

  There is nothing like lounging on a patio, enjoying the long lazy days of summer with a cold drink in your hand. However, when summer transitions into fall, the sounds of children playing in the yard, and sidewalks full of happy couples strolling through the neighbourhood become a memory. In their place, you may […]

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Ask a Realtor

We didn’t expect to have to move so soon and will be relocating in the new year, do you have any suggestions? Change is a big part of every day life and new relocation opportunities are one of the many exciting reasons people place their home for sale.  Sometimes the details are unknown about exactly […]

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Media rooms now edge out home theaters

Not so long ago many homeowners were racing to outfit their homes with home theater spaces. If spaces allowed, homeowners would transform rooms into dark, theater-like retreats, complete with large screens, surround sound and reclined seating. Interest in such spaces has waned in recent years, with many homeowners opting for media rooms instead. So what […]

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Expand living spaces with clever ideas

  Homeowners looking to add more space to their homes do not necessarily need to make major renovations. They simply have to see the possibilities in outdoor living spaces. Outdoor living spaces are coveted niches in a home. The American Home Furnishings Alliance says more than 70 percent of American households have outdoor living spaces, […]

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Did you know?

Outdoor remodels and landscaping projects can add valuable curb appeal to homes. The National Association of Realtors and the National Association of Landscape Professionals agree that certain projects offer significant returns when selling a home. The NAR says these are the 10 most appealing outdoor features to buyers. • Standard lawn care • Overall landscape […]

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