Deborah Fletcher's Blog Posts

Are You Ready For The Summer??

Oh, now you have the Meatballs movie theme song stuck in your mind like I do. My apologies!  Speaking of Meatballs, nothing says summer like overnight camp.  I wish there were more summer

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3 Creative Options to Help You Afford a Real Estate Purchase

When it comes to purchasing a real estate property, as the saying goes, there is no time like the present.  One of my real estate mantras is “don’t look back”, as in “I

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New Year Goal Setting – Why It’s Better Than a Resolution

Well, it’s that time of year again! The Holidays are upon us, and we look forward to indulging a little more, socializing a little more, and working a little less.For realtors, we are not

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Autumn is here! (Time to Benefit from the Fall Market)

Well, almost…  It’s going to be sweater weather soon.  I find it a welcome respite after the summer heat.  Everything is coming up pumpkin spice and changing colours.;

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5 Ways Downsizing Improves Your Quality of Life (not to mention your bank account)

Not to be confused with an organization eliminating staff positions, or the not-so-great movie of the same name (Rotten Tomatoes audience score of 23%), downsizing is an often-necessary stage in

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The Inside Scoop on Staging (and why it matters)

I interviewed my favourite Home Stager & Stylist, Brigitte Archambault, based in the Greater Ottawa area of Ontario.  As a Realtor, my job is to communicate the value of staging

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To Open Concept or Not To Open Concept

That Age-Old Question – Is Open Concept the Ideal Home Design?It may seem that everyone wants to live in an open concept home – at least everyone on HGTV.  Inevitably, when the

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5 Ways Covid-19 Has Changed the Way We View Our Homes

From a real estate perspectiveWhen we think back to the early days of this past “Year of Living Carefully”, we were just beginning to understand the impact of Covid-19.  I know I.

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