November 2022

Posted on Nov 01, 2022

The ancient Greek philosopher, Heraclitus, said, “Change is the only constant in life.” Well, that’s certainly true.

Things change. Often!

Kids get older. People take on new hobbies. Careers evolve.

As a result, a house that was perfect when the owners originally purchased it may no longer be ideal. That can be the reality even if they’ve only been li...

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October 2022

Posted on Oct 11, 2022

It can be difficult to make a decision, especially if it’s one that will impact many aspects of your life. It’s all too easy to simply not make a choice and stick with the status quo.

But, that’s not always the best thing to do.

In fact, when baseball legend, Yogi Berra, was asked about his secret to success, he famously replied, “When you come to th...

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September 2022

Posted on Sep 02, 2022

If you’re like most people, your home is your most important investment. On the one hand, it’s a financial asset (and hopefully a growing one!) But, on the other hand, it plays a huge role in your overall lifestyle.So, ideally, your home should be right for you from both a financial and lifestyle standpoint.Is it?That’s a question worth answering.I...

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August 2022

Posted on Aug 10, 2022

When someone recommends a professional to a friend or neighbour, they do so based on many factors. For example, if you were to suggest a landscape contractor to a friend, you would probably need to feel confident that the professional would treat your friend well and do a great job.

You might have other criteria, too, that would need to be met befor...

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July 2022

Posted on Jul 05, 2022

Imagine you meet someone new and, during the conversation, you ask what they do for a living. They answer, “I’m a plumber.” Chances are, you immediately conjure an image of them installing pipes or fixing leaks.

But, you also know they probably do much more.

A similar thing happens to me occasionally. Someone will ask what I do and I’ll tell them I’m...

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June 2022

Posted on Jun 06, 2022

Here’s something that probably won’t surprise you…Numerous studies confirm that people looking for a professional, such as a roofing contractor, trust recommendations more than advertising.Like I said, there’s no surprise there!It’s becoming more and more common for people to ask friends and neighbours for recommendations when they’re looking for a...

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