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Market value vs. actual cost: Why the cost of a renovation or upgrade may not go hand-in-hand with the market value of your home.
The amount of money you spend on a renovation or upgrade may not be the same as what it’s worth when you sell your home.
Every community has its quirks. If you’re moving to Quinte West, Belleville, or PEC here is your guide to the special charms that are uniquely Quinte.
Posted to CFB Trenton and looking for a safe family-friendly neighbourhood to buy a home in? These have great locations and resale value.
Working both sides: Should a REALTOR® work with both the buyer and seller in a real estate transaction?
Double-ending sales is a common practice in Quinte and PEC real estate. But what does it mean for you when buying or selling a home?
Discover quick and effective home staging tips tailored for the busy homeowner preparing to sell their home.
What is your home worth? Objective vs. Subjective value and the rationale behind pricing real estate for the market
Real estate market value is objective, but many buyers and sellers allow their emotions to guide their decisions and cost them money.
Maintaining your home in the fall is crucial to make a great impression on homebuyers and prepare your home to sell in a slower season.
Exploring the 15-minute city, its historical routes, and changes to the urban planning of communities in the Quinte area.
Divorce is an emotionally draining and stressful time. Selling your home during a divorce comes with its own complications.
Not all REALTORS® are created equal and a commitment to further education is one way to tell a great agent apart from the rest.
Before County wines, trendy Airbnbs, and magazine covers of our beautiful beaches, Prince Edward County was known for its rich farmlands.
If you’re new in business or looking for a collaborative change, joining a real estate team may be the right decision for you.
More from the Blog
Check out the best skate parks from Brighton to Napanee. The Quinte area has many free skateboarding parks for all skill levels.
Your credit score impacts your mortgage rates and whether you will be able to get financing to buy a home or refinance your property.
Discover the benefits of house hacking, a smart real estate investment strategy that allows you to generate rental income, and lower monthly expenses.
Learn why it’s important to be open-minded and flexible when selling your property, and how to make the best decision for your unique circumstances.
Learn about the risks and issues associated with KITEC plumbing and what to do if you suspect that your home may have KITEC plumbing.
Discover why Quinte West is quickly becoming a hot spot for real estate investors and why you should consider investing in this growing market.
Learn how maintenance can protect your investment, prevent costly repairs, and keep your home safe and comfortable for years to come.
Learn how owning a rental property can provide you with a steady income stream, tax benefits, and long-term financial growth.
Ensure a stress-free vacation with these five easy steps to keep your home safe and secure while you’re away.
Buying your first home as a couple can be exciting, but also overwhelming. Here are our tips for making the process smooth and enjoyable.
As a buyer, it’s important to protect your interests when entering into a real estate transaction. Here’s how.
The importance of good faith in real estate transactions and how it can help to build trust and ensure a smooth and efficient process.
Join us as we interview the Rattan Barn event venue. Support local businesses and plan your perfect event today!
Purchasing a home is a significant milestone, and it’s essential to understand what to expect throughout the process.
Discover the hazards of knob and tube wiring in residential homes and how it can pose a fire risk. If you own a home with this type of wiring or are considering purchasing one, learn what you need to know to keep your home safe.
In recent years, there has been a growing trend toward intergenerational housing in Canada and this trend is having a significant impact on the market.
With inflation and the rising cost of living you may be looking for ways to save money on groceries. Here is how to save money filling your pantry.
Some people think that going directly to the listing agent to purchase a home will save you money, but that’s not the case.
Make the most of the holiday festivities with our list of things to do and see in Quinte, including parades, contests, concerts and more.
When buying or selling a home in the Quinte area, it is essential to understand the intricacies of property boundaries.
Remembrance Day ceremonies will be taking place in Belleville and Quinte West at their respective cenotaphs. Take a look to see where to go.
Spooky season is upon us. Check out these three haunted houses and spooky destinations to see in the Quinte area this Halloween.
Quinte and PEC have incredible new[er] build subdivisions with stunning high-quality houses you won’t be able to wait to call home.
Buying a property is stressful enough, don’t let things like septic tanks, wells, and zoning add to that stress.
Choosing the right REALTOR® to sell your home is a challenge. Quinte Living has the tools and strategy to get you the best price for your home.
As summer draws to a close in the Quinte area, the fun doesn’t have to end. Check out these five fun fall activities to do and see in Quinte.
Buying a home when prices are decreasing is scary but here is how to make sure you’re making a smart investment in your future property.
The Quinte area has thousands of local businesses offering unique services, this week we’re putting Pickard Property Maintenance in the spotlight.
The Quinte area has an abundance of delicious local restaurants you don’t want to miss but for you Italian food lovers, here’s three locally owned Italian restaurants you have to try.
Not everyone has the eye to make design decisions when it comes to decorating their home. Here’s 5 tips to elevate your space without breaking the bank.
Closing day is the most important day when buying or selling a house. Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself.
Prince Edward County is a profitable place to own a vacation rental property and make incredible profits. Here are three tips to increase the annual income from your STA property in PEC.
The Quinte area has thousands of local businesses offering unique services, this week we’re putting C & B Cresting in the spotlight.
Windows have a major impact on energy efficiency and heating and cooling costs for your home. Here’s how to tell if it’s time for new windows on your home.
The Quinte area is filled with rich history. Take a tour of these three unique and historical architectural masterpieces in the Quinte area.
Check out Trenton’s own Mystical Distributions annual celebration Fireworks show this Friday July 15, 2022 at Centennial Park
Settling into your new house and making your new neighborhood feel like home can take time and adjustment. Here’s how to speed up the process!
The Quinte area has thousands of local businesses offering unique services, this week we’re putting The Grind and Vine Café in the spotlight.
Aluminium wiring is a red flag when buying a home, but is it as bad as it’s made out to be? Here are the risks you need to know about.
If you’re out and about traveling the waters of PEC this summer via watercraft, you may find yourself drifting into a small bay just off of Lake Ontario located on the western shores known as Wellers Bay. The bay is home to many cottages and homes where owners live...
Selling a home for the best price and receiving great offers takes a lot of hard work, marketing, and expertise. There’s more to selling than putting your home on MLS.
The Quinte area has thousands of local businesses offering unique services, this week we’re putting Janine’s Clean home cleaning services in the spotlight.
Few things are more daunting to homeowners and homebuyers than asbestos. This naturally occurring fibrous material was commonly used in home construction until the 1980s.
Looking for something to do on your next trip to Prince Edward County? Check out these four PEC staples you don’t want to miss!
Planning a day in Prince Edward County? Whether you’re here for a weekend trip or live in the area, here are four things to do in PEC this summer to enjoy the best parts of the County!
Media and speculators have shown a steep decline in average sales prices this spring, but what does that mean for homebuyers in the Quinte market in 2022?
Ticks and Lyme Disease are prevalent in the Quinte area. It is important to know the risk and take precautions to keep family and pets safe.
Renovating your home before listing it for sale is a great way to get more money on the real estate market. Here’s what to focus on.
More inventory in the spring market means more opportunities for buyers and a slight cool off of the heavy competition in the sellers market.
In an age of multiple offers and homes selling over the listing price, REALTOR® advertising needs an overhaul with a dose of empathy.
Buying or selling a home in the Quinte area this fall? Here’s everything you need to know about the real estate market to get great results!
Pricing plays a key role in determining whether your home will sell well and attract the right buyers. Here’s how to find its market value.
How to sell your home for the most amount of money in Quinte and Prince Edward County’s hot real estate market
Listing your home for sale in Quinte’s hot real estate market? Here’s how to get the most money when you sell your home in these crazy market conditions!
The City of Quinte West announced FREE parking until Labour Day in Trenton. This applies to municipal parking lots and metered street parking.
Kijiji and Marketplace sales in Trenton and Quinte West are safer with the new Safe Trade program, which offers safety solutions to online vendors.
What’s happening with HHTs and DITs? Here’s a breakdown of the provincial regulations impacting CFBs across the country.
Planning your HHT? Here’s everything you need to know about interprovincial travel and local and provincial regulations for every CFB in Canada.