How I Work

I love real estate and yearn for the next challenge. 

Questions about the market? – Ask me anything and I’ll get you real, practical numbers for your specific property – real estate can change when you cross the street!
Questions about buying and selling strategies? – it can get a little complicated, but nothing crazy if it’s explained well – in the end, you just have to make the jump
Concerns with the way Realtors behave? – now we’re getting into some juicy stuff. That’s something I’ve been well versed in since the late 90’s helping in my dad’s office, and more recently while on the Board of Directors at our local Association. Lots of good folks out there, and lots to watch out for – it’s just something you have to learn through relationships!
Unsure about some clauses in the paperwork? – luckily, I’m a nerd – I constantly refresh my knowledge and read all the case law examples I can get my hands on – I welcome any challenge on any contract about any clause!

I love to give you value before you ever even hire me, and from there I let the results do the talking. I want my profession to be loved and respected, and I’m contributing the best way I know – add one ethical effective professional.

I’ve filled this website with tips and resources to help you quickly understand what you need to know — and how I deliver results.

I specialize in the Hamilton market – I grew up in a Real Estate family here, I’ve lived and breathed this market for over 25 years. No one knows this city, the way local negotiations work, and how to best buy and sell your home like I do. Any time you want information on the market or your property,  contact me. No obligation, no spam, EVER. Just good information.

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Characteristics of a Desirable Street

Sometimes you know a desirable street when you see one. For example, it’s obvious that a home on a cul-de-sac is enticing mainly because there isn’t any through traffic. What are the other characteristics of a desirable street that may not be as obvious? Here are just a few: Sidewalks. A sidewalk ...

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What Home Inspectors See that You Can’t

When you make an offer on a home, it’s a smart idea to have a professional home inspector check it out from top to bottom. This inspection will ensure that the property doesn’t have any unexpected “issues”. After all, you don’t want to buy a home only to discover that ...

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Retrofitting Houses and Condos for Seniors

Many seniors are reaching the stage in their lives when they are choosing to downsize their homes for lifestyle or financial reasons. Other seniors are faced with a more difficult decision. Health and/or mobility concerns may require them to either retrofit their existing home to meet their changing needs, or ...

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4 Cheap Ways to Prepare Your Home for Sale

If you want to improve how your home shows to potential buyers, you don’t necessarily need to invest in a costly remodeling or renovation. In fact, there are some simple – and relatively inexpensive – things you can do to make your property look significantly better. Let’s take a look at ...

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How to Decide if you Should Replace your Windows

One of the most prominent features of any home is the windows. If they are well maintained, they will have a positive impact on the impression potential buyers have of your property. Of course, the opposite occurs when your windows look old and worn. So, does that mean you should replace ...

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How to Deal with a Low-Ball Offer

If you take care to price your home correctly – that is, at a price that is in line with what similar properties in the area have sold for recently – then you have a good chance of selling it at or near your asking price. That doesn’t mean you won’t ...

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