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Move Your Home Office Outside

Move Your Home Office Outside

Tuesday, June 30, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Summer is here at last. Who wants to spend it cooped up inside your house? If you are working from home this s...

Breaking Up With Your Real Estate Agent

Breaking Up With Your Real Estate Agent

Saturday, June 27, 2020, Joshua Campbell

One of the biggest decisions you can make when buying or selling a home is choosing the right real estate...

4 Staging To Do’s Before You List Your Cottage

4 Staging To Do’s Before You List Your Cottage

Tuesday, June 23, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Whether you are moving into a new property or saying goodbye to an old one you should stage your cottage befor...

Are Real Estate Agents Commission Negotiable?

Are Real Estate Agents Commission Negotiable?

Monday, June 22, 2020, Joshua Campbell

The answer is yes, but. You can always ask for a lower commission fee but there is no guarantee that the agent...

Real Estate Lingo 101

Real Estate Lingo 101

Saturday, June 20, 2020, Joshua Campbell

The real estate industry is full of complex jargon that not everyone has time to learn. Here’s a qu...

How To Create A Home Office

How To Create A Home Office

Friday, June 19, 2020, Joshua Campbell

As we head into our fourth month of quarantine a lot of people are still working from home. Now that we know i...

How To Compare Real Estate Agents

How To Compare Real Estate Agents

Thursday, June 18, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Are you finding yourself torn between real estate agents? Not sure how to narrow down your top choices to just...

The Different Types Of A Recreational Properties

The Different Types Of A Recreational Properties

Tuesday, June 16, 2020, Joshua Campbell

A recreational property is a property for you to enjoy and destress from the hustle and bustle of everyday ...

Are You Moving To A New City?

Are You Moving To A New City?

Saturday, June 13, 2020, Joshua Campbell

“Don’t dive in headfirst.” If you dive into something headfirst, oftentimes you are more e...

What Happens When a Landlord Sells a Property in Ontario?

What Happens When a Landlord Sells a Property in Ontario?

Saturday, June 6, 2020, Mark Epstein

If a landlord sells a property, it is best if the landlord and tenant can handle it cooperatively. Unfortun...

Myth vs. Fact: Cottages

Myth vs. Fact: Cottages

Tuesday, June 2, 2020, Joshua Campbell

With the summer weather fast approaching, many people have begun envisioning their family spending time and ma...

Does a Pool Add Value to a Home?

Does a Pool Add Value to a Home?

Saturday, May 30, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Are your kids constantly complaining about how bored they are? Are you trying to think of ways to spend tim...

Wedding Blues to House I do’s

Wedding Blues to House I do’s

Friday, May 29, 2020, Joshua Campbell

It is no secret that the COVID-19 outbreak has ruined a lot of short-term plans. With restrictions and shutdow...

First Home: Where do I Start in This COVID-Era?

First Home: Where do I Start in This COVID-Era?

Wednesday, May 27, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Are you a first-time home buyer trying to navigate your way through the real estate market in this pandemic? T...

What Happens When A Real Estate Deal Falls Through?

What Happens When A Real Estate Deal Falls Through?

Saturday, May 23, 2020, Mark Epstein

The purchase or sale of a piece of real estate can often be a long and complicated process. With proper due di...

Refinancing Your Home During COVID

Refinancing Your Home During COVID

Thursday, May 21, 2020, Joshua Campbell

TransUnion conducted a survey on the financial status of 1,035 Canadians in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Helping Buyers Through Emotional Decisions

Helping Buyers Through Emotional Decisions

Tuesday, May 19, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Buying a home can be an emotionally draining process. Your home is where you will create family traditions and...

Market Forecast for 2022

Market Forecast for 2022

Saturday, May 16, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Are you wondering what the market is going to look like this year? Next year? The Canada Mortgage and Housing ...

Post COVID-19 Home Designs

Post COVID-19 Home Designs

Friday, May 15, 2020, Joshua Campbell

“Stay home.” This phrase sums up 2020 thus far. It has become a staple in everyone’s voca...

Bouncing Back: Early Signs of a Rebound

Bouncing Back: Early Signs of a Rebound

Wednesday, May 13, 2020, Joshua Campbell

The Ontario Real Estate industry is beginning to bounce back after several turbulent months. We are closer tha...

Can We Expect More Bidding Wars?

Can We Expect More Bidding Wars?

Monday, May 11, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Bidding wars are common in real estate markets. Not only can they make purchasing a home more challenging, but...

How To Cut Down Your Mortgage Payments?

How To Cut Down Your Mortgage Payments?

Saturday, May 9, 2020, Joshua Campbell

For most people, buying a house is the biggest purchase they’ll ever make, which is why a mortgage loan ...

Support Local Businesses

Support Local Businesses

Thursday, May 7, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Supporting local businesses has always been important to me. I believe that when you support local, you are in...

How To Reduce Your Expenses During Lockdown

How To Reduce Your Expenses During Lockdown

Tuesday, May 5, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Everyone has a lot on their minds right now. At the start of the pandemic, there was mass hysteria with people...

Things That Can Ruin Your Credit Score

Things That Can Ruin Your Credit Score

Saturday, May 2, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Many people are not aware that having a poor credit score can impact many aspects of your life. Credit scoring...

COVID-19's Impact Across the Provinces

COVID-19's Impact Across the Provinces

Tuesday, April 28, 2020, Joshua Campbell

By now, everyone is aware that Canada is working together to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. What yo...

How To Avoid A Moving Nightmare During COVID

How To Avoid A Moving Nightmare During COVID

Monday, April 27, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Did you sell your house before this global health pandemic? Were you planning to move in the next few month...

Short Term Landlords Are In A Vulnerable Position

Short Term Landlords Are In A Vulnerable Position

Saturday, April 25, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Although there is some preliminary data, it is still far too early to determine the severity of the impact tha...

How Real Estate Has Gone Virtual

How Real Estate Has Gone Virtual

Friday, April 24, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Purchasing a home or any new piece of property is a huge decision that should not be taken lightly. Fortunatel...

Rental Rates Could Relax Post COVID-19

Rental Rates Could Relax Post COVID-19

Thursday, April 23, 2020, Joshua Campbell

For the first time in years, the city of Toronto has seen rental sales declining. Within a month rental demand...

Celebrating 15 Years in Real Estate

Celebrating 15 Years in Real Estate

Wednesday, April 22, 2020, Joshua Campbell

I find myself with mixed feelings and emotions as I compose this blog to recognize my anniversary for 15 years...

Educated Buyers This Is A Once in A Lifetime Deal

Educated Buyers This Is A Once in A Lifetime Deal

Tuesday, April 21, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Many people are questioning if they should be looking for a new home right now or if they should postpone thei...

Productive Things To Do During Quarantine

Productive Things To Do During Quarantine

Monday, April 20, 2020, Joshua Campbell

It has been over a month since the Ontario government asked us to start social distancing and stay home. Durin...

Things to Consider Before Buying a Recreational Property

Things to Consider Before Buying a Recreational Property

Saturday, April 18, 2020, Joshua Campbell

You’ve finally collected enough savings for a down payment on a recreational property and you are excite...

Eco-friendly Landscaping Tips

Eco-friendly Landscaping Tips

Friday, April 17, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Spring is here! The days are longer and the temperature is slowly getting warmer. Take this time at home...

Reducing Quarantine Stress

Reducing Quarantine Stress

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Stress. It’s a normal response to situational pressures. You can experience high-stress levels from...

Is Deferring My Mortgage Payment an Option?

Is Deferring My Mortgage Payment an Option?

Saturday, April 11, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Are you trying to figure out a financial plan to make ends meet during COVID-19? Or are you researching your p...

Open Houses Are Cancelled

Open Houses Are Cancelled

Friday, April 10, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Knowledge is so important, especially during this time where uncertainty looms large. As we stay informed abou...

What Does the Construction Closure Mean for Buyers?

What Does the Construction Closure Mean for Buyers?

Thursday, April 9, 2020, Joshua Campbell

As precautionary measures to protect Ontario communities increases, we continue to see the closure of more bus...

6 Fun Ways To Keep Busy At Home During COVID – 19

6 Fun Ways To Keep Busy At Home During COVID – 19

Wednesday, April 8, 2020, Joshua Campbell

I hope you all are keeping safe and social distancing yourself from your friends, neighbours, and relati...

Canada's Spring Housing Market Will Slow To A Crawl

Canada's Spring Housing Market Will Slow To A Crawl

Saturday, April 4, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Before the escalation of COVID-19, the Spring Market of 2020 was set to be a record-breaker. We had a str...

What Is Knowledge Broker Doing During COVID-19

What Is Knowledge Broker Doing During COVID-19

Thursday, April 2, 2020, Joshua Campbell

I wanted to give you all an update about how our company is doing during COVID-19. Like the rest of the ...

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Other Real Estate Operations

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Other Real Estate Operations

Wednesday, April 1, 2020, Joshua Campbell

COVID-19 has changed our world as we know it. This virus has caused the number of cases across Canada to incre...

5 Ways To Get Your Home Ready To Sell

5 Ways To Get Your Home Ready To Sell

Tuesday, March 31, 2020, Joshua Campbell

If you were thinking about selling a few weeks ago, you may have been wondering when you would find the t...

Tips for Selling Your Home While You Relocate for Work

Tips for Selling Your Home While You Relocate for Work

Saturday, March 28, 2020, Joshua Campbell

You’ve just landed a new job in another city. You’ve started researching the amenities around the ...

Impact Of The New RRSP Rules On Separating Couples

Impact Of The New RRSP Rules On Separating Couples

Saturday, March 21, 2020, Mark Epstein

Recent updates to Canadian Federal Tax Laws have been amended to allow a separating spouse the ability to with...

What Millennials Need to Know About Real Estate Agents

What Millennials Need to Know About Real Estate Agents

Saturday, March 14, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Millennials, a demographic defined as individuals between the ages of 18 and 34, are at an age where you would...

Get Your House Ready To Sell In The Spring Market

Get Your House Ready To Sell In The Spring Market

Saturday, March 7, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Although you may think these tasks are relatively small, together they can hugely impact your home and offer a...

Inheriting a House From a Will

Inheriting a House From a Will

Saturday, February 29, 2020, Joshua Campbell

The passing of a loved one is a difficult time. Unfortunately, this time can become even more confusing and ov...

Are The New Mortgage Stress Test Rules Enough?

Are The New Mortgage Stress Test Rules Enough?

Saturday, February 22, 2020, Joshua Campbell

The Canadian Government recently announced changes to the Mortgage Stress Test rules. In case you did not...

The Knowledge Report: Winter 2020

The Knowledge Report: Winter 2020

Tuesday, February 4, 2020, Joshua Campbell

With 2019 coming to an end many people are wondering what will the next decade look like in real estate? Befor...

Interior Design Trends to Expect in 2020

Interior Design Trends to Expect in 2020

Saturday, February 1, 2020, Joshua Campbell

The new year is a wonderful time to add a refreshing and innovative look to any area of your home. There are d...

Knowledge Broker Wine and Cheese Tickets

Knowledge Broker Wine and Cheese Tickets

Thursday, January 23, 2020, Joshua Campbell

Join us April 3rd, 2020 at the Newmarket Home Show for the Knowledge Broker's Wine and Cheese Client Appre...

How Does Your Credit Score Affect Your Mortgage?

How Does Your Credit Score Affect Your Mortgage?

Saturday, January 18, 2020, Joshua Campbell

When purchasing a home and applying for a mortgage, one of the most important factors your bank considers is y...

Do I get to keep my house in a divorce?

Do I get to keep my house in a divorce?

Monday, January 6, 2020, Mark Epstein

5 minute read. Divorce and separation are never easy. There are so many things to consider and it can ...

The Benefits of Working with Real Estate Agents Who Follow a Process

The Benefits of Working with Real Estate Agents Who Follow a Process

Saturday, December 28, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Buyers and sellers recognize the importance of working with a well-connected realtor to ha...

What property rights do I have if I’m in a common law relationship?

What property rights do I have if I’m in a common law relationship?

Monday, December 23, 2019, Mark Epstein

5 minute read. When it comes to the division of property in Ontario after a common-law relationship comes to...

When is an Ontario landlord legally allowed to evict a tenant?

When is an Ontario landlord legally allowed to evict a tenant?

Monday, December 16, 2019, Mark Epstein

2 minute read. There are a variety of rules and regulations in place to protect both a landlord and the...

The Benefits of Working with a Well-Connected Real Estate Agent

The Benefits of Working with a Well-Connected Real Estate Agent

Saturday, December 14, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. As you start your search for the best real estate agent to assist you with your buying and se...

How To Sell A House During A Divorce

How To Sell A House During A Divorce

Thursday, December 5, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. There is no guide book to a divorce. They are messy and emotional and dividing assets can be ...

Leaving Your Mark

Leaving Your Mark

Wednesday, December 4, 2019, Trish Riswick

5 minute read. Have you ever considered what your clients, business partners, or staff say about your comp...

5 Reasons Your Agent is Better than a Bot

5 Reasons Your Agent is Better than a Bot

Saturday, November 30, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. It is simple to hop online and browse numerous listings in a community. Advanced search featu...

Building a Quality Client Experience

Building a Quality Client Experience

Tuesday, November 26, 2019, Trish Riswick

5 minute read. Regardless of what your business is: your customers should always be a top priority. Buildi...

Killing Your Comfort Zone

Killing Your Comfort Zone

Sunday, November 24, 2019, Trish Riswick

5 minute read. We need to kill our comfort zones before they kill us. It’s as simple as that. Comfor...

Top 5 Energy-Efficient Upgrades Your Home Needs

Top 5 Energy-Efficient Upgrades Your Home Needs

Saturday, November 23, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. There are many energy-efficient upgrades you can make to your home that will improve its...

Keys to Selling in the Winter

Keys to Selling in the Winter

Thursday, November 21, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. If anyone is ready to throw on their boots, hats, gloves and winter coat to come to see your ...

How To Motivate Your Team

How To Motivate Your Team

Wednesday, November 20, 2019, Trish Riswick

5 minute read. How do you motivate yourself at work? Is it the satisfaction of a job well done? Is it th...

Viewing Failure as Success

Viewing Failure as Success

Sunday, November 17, 2019, Trish Riswick

5 Minute Read Everyone has failed in their life. More than once, more than probably hundreds or thousands o...

The Costs of a Pre-Approved Mortgage

The Costs of a Pre-Approved Mortgage

Saturday, November 16, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. When you are in the market for a new home, you should always start by working with a bank to r...

Leadership In The Workplace

Leadership In The Workplace

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, Trish Riswick

5 minute read. In every workplace, there needs to be a leader but that doesn’t mean leaders can&rs...

How to Be Transparent With Your Clients

How to Be Transparent With Your Clients

Sunday, November 10, 2019, Trish Riswick

5 minute read More and more we see larger companies opening the inner workings of their operations, salari...

Do I Have to Provide a 20% Down Payment?

Do I Have to Provide a 20% Down Payment?

Saturday, November 9, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Many financial experts recommend that when purchasing a home, you provide at least 20% of the...

How To Sell a House With Pets

How To Sell a House With Pets

Thursday, November 7, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute reads. Everybody except your potential home buyer likes your pet. It might be hard for you to imagi...

Planning For Your Future

Planning For Your Future

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, Trish Riswick

5 minute read. The task of deciding the trajectory of our business goals can be challenging and confusing...

Why Homebuyers are Escaping the City

Why Homebuyers are Escaping the City

Saturday, November 2, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Many buyers are currently escaping the city to find properties in suburban and rural areas ou...

Term vs. Mortgage Insurance: What You Need to Know

Term vs. Mortgage Insurance: What You Need to Know

Saturday, October 26, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. As a homeowner, you need to ensure you are protected. You never know when a disaster or trage...

My Work Addiction

My Work Addiction

Thursday, October 24, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read My realtor confession is about my addiction to work. I love my job so it is no wonder that ...

Pick A Pumpkin 2019

Pick A Pumpkin 2019

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, Trish Riswick

The Knowledge Broker Pick A Pumpkin was a smashing success! Thank you once again to all those who were able to...

3 Things You Should Know About the New First-Time Home Buyer Incentive

3 Things You Should Know About the New First-Time Home Buyer Incentive

Saturday, October 19, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Purchasing a home as a first-time homebuyer can be a challenge. With high housing prices and ...

Guaranteed Home Sale Programs: Legitimate or Gimmick?

Guaranteed Home Sale Programs: Legitimate or Gimmick?

Saturday, October 12, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Selling your home can be a stressful and overwhelming task. Guaranteed Home Sale Programs are ...

How Trees Grow Value

How Trees Grow Value

Thursday, October 10, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. We all know the environmental benefits of trees and their impact on air quality but are you a...

A New Level of Transparency in the Workplace

A New Level of Transparency in the Workplace

Wednesday, October 9, 2019, Trish Riswick

5 minute read. Not only are consumers demanding transparency in companies they support but so are their em...

The Difference Between Hiring a Local Agent Vs. An Out of Town Agent

The Difference Between Hiring a Local Agent Vs. An Out of Town Agent

Saturday, October 5, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. You have probably heard of the importance of finding a highly experienced and profession...

7 Tips for Finding Your Perfect Job

7 Tips for Finding Your Perfect Job

Wednesday, October 2, 2019, Trish Riswick

5 minute read. In every person’s life, there comes a time when you need to take the ‘professio...

How To Use Your Creative Mind

How To Use Your Creative Mind

Tuesday, October 1, 2019, Trish Riswick

5 minute read. Creativity is a tool that all of us have access to. Some are better at using it than others...

What is the Value of an Open House?

What is the Value of an Open House?

Saturday, September 28, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Open houses are a common initiative that home sellers utilize to showcase their property...

Would You Rather Buy a House With No Outlets or No Toilets? 

Would You Rather Buy a House With No Outlets or No Toilets? 

Thursday, September 26, 2019, Joshua Campbell

5 minute read. Would you rather paint your entire house one colour or cover it entirely with wallpaper? This...

Tips For Being a First Time Seller

Tips For Being a First Time Seller

Saturday, September 21, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Selling your first property is a process that requires time, energy, commitment, and pati...

Creating Your Target Audience

Creating Your Target Audience

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, Trish Riswick

5 minute read. When creating a business, one would assume that you may have a target audience in mind. In ...

How to Safeguard Your House During Showings

How to Safeguard Your House During Showings

Saturday, September 14, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. When you showcase your home, you are making yourself vulnerable. Your home is where you ...

Make Your Home Airbnb Ready

Make Your Home Airbnb Ready

Thursday, September 12, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read Whether a basement apartment, private room or an entire house; renting on Airbnb is a great...

6 Ways To Cozy Up Your Listings For Fall

6 Ways To Cozy Up Your Listings For Fall

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, Amanda Shields

2 minute read. I know it's not technically Fall yet but can't you just feel it in the air? For me, b...

Spending To Make Money

Spending To Make Money

Tuesday, September 10, 2019, Trish Riswick

5 minute read Last week’s episode of the Knowledge Broker Podcast ended with us discussing the fears ...

Home Staging Mistakes To Avoid

Home Staging Mistakes To Avoid

Saturday, September 7, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. For many potential buyers, staging can influence and impact how they perceive a property that...

Hiring Your Dream Team

Hiring Your Dream Team

Wednesday, September 4, 2019, Trish Riswick

5 minute read Last week on the Knowledge Broker Podcast we left off talking about how important ‘imag...

How To Make Your Offer Stand Out

How To Make Your Offer Stand Out

Saturday, August 31, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. In a competitive market, it can be difficult to get your offer accepted on your dream home. T...

How To Sell A House With Kids

How To Sell A House With Kids

Thursday, August 29, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read Every parent knows that keeping a house clean for even a day is a task. Now imagine keeping ...

Creating a Brand Identity

Creating a Brand Identity

Tuesday, August 27, 2019, Trish Riswick

4 minute read This week on the Knowledge Broker Podcast we enthusiastically talked about brand identity, ...

How to Add Value to Your Home

How to Add Value to Your Home

Saturday, August 24, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Are you looking to increase your property's value? Or do you just want to improve your li...

Things to Remember When Buying a Second Property

Things to Remember When Buying a Second Property

Thursday, August 22, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Whether it’s for personal pleasure or extra income, buying a second property is an inve...

Lessons For First Time Home Buyers

Lessons For First Time Home Buyers

Saturday, August 17, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. One of the most rewarding aspects of adulthood is owning your first home. At times the proc...

What Is Your Real Estate Agent Really Thinking?

What Is Your Real Estate Agent Really Thinking?

Thursday, August 15, 2019, Joshua Campbell

3 minute read. Have you ever stopped to consider what your real estate agent is thinking? This week we ta...

Update Your Home’s Design

Update Your Home’s Design

Saturday, August 10, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. When selling your home, you want to make an instant impression. One way to achieve this is...

Three Things To Know About the Mortgage Pre-Approval Process

Three Things To Know About the Mortgage Pre-Approval Process

Saturday, August 3, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Purchasing a new home is more than just house-hunting and eventually signing papers; it al...

Selling My First House

Selling My First House

Thursday, August 1, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. This week I am looking back at the first house I ever sold. At 24 I was a fresh face in th...

Smart Technology Your Home Needs

Smart Technology Your Home Needs

Saturday, July 27, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. With the advancements in technology emerging at a rapid pace, many smart home devices are ...

Four Tips For Pricing Your Home To Sell

Four Tips For Pricing Your Home To Sell

Saturday, July 20, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. One of the most important and difficult decisions you make when selling your home is deter...

4 Renovations That Will Decrease the Value of Your Home

4 Renovations That Will Decrease the Value of Your Home

Thursday, July 18, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Hey, it’s Joshua Campbell, Your Knowledge Broker. We still have a few weeks left of Sum...

Summer Swim 2019

Summer Swim 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019, Trish Riswick

2 minute read. Hey KB community it’s Trish Riswick, your Marketing Manager and Event Coordinator. On J...

What Closing Costs Can You Expect to Pay?

What Closing Costs Can You Expect to Pay?

Saturday, July 13, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Purchasing a new home is an exciting time. A new house is a large investment and something th...

Landscaping Tricks that Will Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Landscaping Tricks that Will Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Saturday, July 6, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Whether you are trying to impress potential buyers or just close friends and family members, ...

3 Reasons Now is the Right Time to Downsize Your Home

3 Reasons Now is the Right Time to Downsize Your Home

Saturday, June 29, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. While some individuals are looking for larger and more spacious properties, some are thinki...

Real Estate Is Not For Everyone

Real Estate Is Not For Everyone

Wednesday, June 26, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Becoming a real estate agent is a potential career opportunity that is considered by many ambi...

Home Upgrades that You Can Reconsider

Home Upgrades that You Can Reconsider

Saturday, June 22, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. No matter if you are selling your home or just creating your dream living space, there are ma...

How an Election Affects the Real Estate Market

How an Election Affects the Real Estate Market

Saturday, June 15, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. There are very few things that can stem more change than an election. The result of an elect...

Things to Consider Before Renting Out Your Home

Things to Consider Before Renting Out Your Home

Saturday, June 1, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read There are so many reasons you might be considering renting out your home. Many people have bra...

Make a Realtor Connection Even if You Are Not in The Market

Make a Realtor Connection Even if You Are Not in The Market

Saturday, May 25, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read It may sound strange but moving isn’t the only reason to make a connection with a local R...

Creating The Perfect Backyard Space This Summer

Creating The Perfect Backyard Space This Summer

Saturday, May 18, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read Let us rejoice! Summer is finally coming. And let’s be honest, we deserve it. It was a...

Things to Consider Before Painting the Exterior of Your Home

Things to Consider Before Painting the Exterior of Your Home

Tuesday, May 14, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read Painting the exterior of your home is probably one of the most cost-effective strategies to in...

Which Camera Doorbell Is Right For You?

Which Camera Doorbell Is Right For You?

Saturday, May 4, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Camera doorbells have been growing in popularity from the smart home perspective to their sec...

Do I REALLY Need A Real Estate Agent To Sell My Home?

Do I REALLY Need A Real Estate Agent To Sell My Home?

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Perhaps you have bought or sold multiple homes in the past, or you just want to save a littl...

The Benefits of Buying Resale Instead Of New Construction

The Benefits of Buying Resale Instead Of New Construction

Monday, April 29, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Are you in the market for a new home? Does the idea of buying a new construction home sound i...

How Much Is too much? When To Sell Rather Than Renovate

How Much Is too much? When To Sell Rather Than Renovate

Sunday, April 28, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Your home may have been perfect for you when you bought it. It probably has a lot of great fe...

Knowledge Broker Real Estate Wine & Cheese 2019

Knowledge Broker Real Estate Wine & Cheese 2019

Saturday, April 27, 2019, Joshua Campbell

On March 29, 2019, Knowledge Broker Real Estate hosted it’s very first Client Appreciation Wine & Ch...

Should You Rent or Buy For Your (Away At School) Child?

Should You Rent or Buy For Your (Away At School) Child?

Thursday, April 18, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. It’s that time of year when your high school children are deciding where they are goi...

Things To Look For When Visiting Open Houses

Things To Look For When Visiting Open Houses

Wednesday, April 17, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Have you been spending your weekends visiting open houses? With modern staging and those de...

2019 Newmarket Home & Lifestyle Show

2019 Newmarket Home & Lifestyle Show

Wednesday, April 3, 2019, Joshua Campbell

This year, Knowledge Broker Real Estate had the privilege of being the Presenting Sponsor for The Newmarket...

Moving On UP: Should You Buy Or Sell Your Home First?

Moving On UP: Should You Buy Or Sell Your Home First?

Saturday, March 23, 2019, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be a stressful experience. There are many de...

Aging In Place and Three Ways To Be Successful

Aging In Place and Three Ways To Be Successful

Saturday, March 16, 2019, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. While many senior citizens consider downsizing and moving to a smaller home, many want to stay...

Considering A Fixer-Upper? Here's 4 Things You Need To Know

Considering A Fixer-Upper? Here's 4 Things You Need To Know

Saturday, March 9, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. If you love a challenge and are searching for your dream home, a fixer-upper may be the soluti...

Considering Interlock?

Considering Interlock?

Saturday, February 23, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Whether you’re looking to purchase a home that has interlock pathways or a driveway ...

What Season Is Best To Purchase A Home?

What Season Is Best To Purchase A Home?

Saturday, February 16, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. While you may have a million questions when beginning the home-buying process, there is one q...

First Time Buyers 101: 3 Tips For Buying A Home This Spring

First Time Buyers 101: 3 Tips For Buying A Home This Spring

Saturday, February 9, 2019, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. After waiting all winter, many first-time homebuyers will toss out their scarves, hats, and m...

3 Must-Have Characteristics In A Realtor

3 Must-Have Characteristics In A Realtor

Saturday, February 2, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or buying your fifth home, understanding the real e...

The 2019 Newmarket Home & Lifestyle Show Presented By Knowledge Broker

The 2019 Newmarket Home & Lifestyle Show Presented By Knowledge Broker

Tuesday, January 29, 2019, Joshua Campbell

JOIN US at The Newmarket Home & Lifestyle Show Ray Twinney Recreation Complex – 100 Eagle St...

How Can I Receive Asking Price For My Home?

How Can I Receive Asking Price For My Home?

Saturday, January 19, 2019, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Your home is one of the biggest investments you will ever make and when selling it, you want ...

4 Ways Impress Buyers With Your Small Master Bedroom

4 Ways Impress Buyers With Your Small Master Bedroom

Saturday, January 12, 2019, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. As potential buyers walk through your home, there are certain areas where they will pay parti...

Home Design Trends You Can Expect In 2019

Home Design Trends You Can Expect In 2019

Saturday, January 5, 2019, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. One of the challenges when designing your home is staying current with the latest home design...

5 Tips To Improve Curb Appeal During The Winter Months

5 Tips To Improve Curb Appeal During The Winter Months

Saturday, December 29, 2018, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. While you may not spend as much time outdoors during the cold, winter months, it does not mea...

Your Windows Can Make or Break A Sale

Your Windows Can Make or Break A Sale

Saturday, December 22, 2018, Joshua Campbell

3 minute read. The windows on your home are much more than just panes of glass. With today’s building...

Spot Roof Leaks BEFORE you sell

Spot Roof Leaks BEFORE you sell

Saturday, December 15, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. There’s nothing worse than selling your home and finding out the buyer’s inspecti...

Update Your Lighting And Improve Your Chance Of Selling

Update Your Lighting And Improve Your Chance Of Selling

Saturday, December 8, 2018, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Anyone who has had a home on the market for a long period of time knows how difficult it can ...

Selling Kills The Morning Routine

Selling Kills The Morning Routine

Saturday, December 1, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. When getting ready to sell your home, there is a lot to consider. One factor of selling that ...

Curb Appeal With A New Driveway

Curb Appeal With A New Driveway

Saturday, November 24, 2018, Joshua Campbell

3 minute read. Your driveway is one of the most overlooked improvements that can be made when you are prepar...

It's Never Too Early To Start Saving

It's Never Too Early To Start Saving

Saturday, November 17, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. Nowadays, purchasing your first home is harder than ever. Between stringent lending rules an...

Move To The City And Give Up Your Car

Move To The City And Give Up Your Car

Saturday, November 10, 2018, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. With recent improvements to the transit system, many GTAers have opted to live closer to the ...

Make the Most Of Your Agent's Expertise

Make the Most Of Your Agent's Expertise

Saturday, November 3, 2018, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Researching the market, looking into the neighbourhood, and trying to find the best (and clos...

Tall Fences Make Good Neighbours

Tall Fences Make Good Neighbours

Saturday, October 27, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. A good fence is no stranger to the neighbourhood landscape. In this day and age, fences not ...

How To Buy In A Pride Of
Ownership Neighbourhood

How To Buy In A Pride Of Ownership Neighbourhood

Saturday, October 20, 2018, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. If you live in a Pride of Ownership Neighbourhood, you should consider yourself very lucky, a...

2nd Annual Pick a Pumpkin Day!

2nd Annual Pick a Pumpkin Day!

Thursday, October 18, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read On Sunday, October 14th, we celebrated our 2nd Annual Pick a Pumpkin Day! At Knowledge Broker,...

Winter Prep: Your Fall Cleaning Need To Know

Winter Prep: Your Fall Cleaning Need To Know

Saturday, October 13, 2018, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. I think we can likely all agree that cleaning is not anyone’s favourite task. However, ...

3 Ways To Help The Kids Cope With Moving

3 Ways To Help The Kids Cope With Moving

Saturday, October 6, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. Moving isn’t easy for anyone. In fact, it is likely something that is dreaded by nearl...

How To Break The Ice With New Neighbours

How To Break The Ice With New Neighbours

Saturday, September 29, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. Becoming residents of a new neighbourhood is an exciting time: there is a whole new area to e...

The Benefits Of Purchasing A Property With A Backyard

The Benefits Of Purchasing A Property With A Backyard

Saturday, September 22, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. Many people regularly speak of the benefits of living in a small apartment in the city: minim...

Can The Suburbs Make You Live Longer?

Can The Suburbs Make You Live Longer?

Saturday, September 15, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. Many believe that living in the suburbs leads to an improvement in their quality of life. Ur...

When Is It Time To Get Your Real Estate Affairs In Order?

When Is It Time To Get Your Real Estate Affairs In Order?

Monday, September 10, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. The kids have gone off to school and you can almost see the light at the end of the tunnel! ...

Make The Most Of The Final Home Walkthrough

Make The Most Of The Final Home Walkthrough

Saturday, August 25, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. When you are gearing up to purchase a home, it can seem like there is an overwhelming list of...

Cut Costs But Not Home Inspections

Cut Costs But Not Home Inspections

Saturday, August 18, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. With the high cost of purchasing a house, it is no surprise that many residents in the GTA th...

When Downsizing Is Too Overwhelming

When Downsizing Is Too Overwhelming

Saturday, August 4, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. With the last of the Baby Boomer generation set to retire in the near future, there is a lot ...

Downsizing To Manage Finances

Downsizing To Manage Finances

Sunday, July 29, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. The debt load of many Ontarians has swelled over the past five to ten years. We have spent q...

More Than What You Need

More Than What You Need

Saturday, July 14, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. With higher home prices and stricter lending rules, we find ourselves at Knowledge Broker tal...

Knowledge Broker Summer Swim 2018

Knowledge Broker Summer Swim 2018

Wednesday, July 11, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. Thank you to everyone who was able to attend and help make our first annual Summer Swim a hu...

Buying A Pre-Construction Condo

Buying A Pre-Construction Condo

Saturday, July 7, 2018, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. With housing prices as high as they are, it’s no surprise that the condo market in the ...

Ontario Is About To Go Green

Ontario Is About To Go Green

Saturday, June 30, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. The legalization of Marijuana for recreational use is right around the corner and frankly, ...

The Hidden Costs Of Buying New

The Hidden Costs Of Buying New

Saturday, June 23, 2018, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. The New Home Building Industry is a competitive marketplace. If you live in the York Region a...

Prepping To Sell: Curb Appeal

Prepping To Sell: Curb Appeal

Saturday, June 16, 2018, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. The exterior of your home is the first thing buyers see when they drive up. It is important t...

How Will You Register Title?

How Will You Register Title?

Saturday, June 9, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. Whether or not you have ever purchased a home before, the way you register the ownership/title...

Housing Gets The Vote

Housing Gets The Vote

Wednesday, June 6, 2018, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Tomorrow, on June 7th, Ontarians will be going to the polls to cast their votes in the provin...

4 Energy Rebates To Cash In On

4 Energy Rebates To Cash In On

Sunday, June 3, 2018, Joshua Campbell

3 minute read. It’s not surprising that the majority of us just shake our heads these days when we ope...

Don't Get Schooled In Your Home Search

Don't Get Schooled In Your Home Search

Sunday, May 27, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. If you have kids, there’s no doubt that you have checked out local area schools during ...

How to Get More House on a Budget

How to Get More House on a Budget

Sunday, May 20, 2018, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. With the long-awaited arrival of warm weather, it is no surprise that many homeowners and fir...

Do You Know Your Rights as a Renter

Do You Know Your Rights as a Renter

Sunday, May 13, 2018, Joshua Campbell

3 minute read. After weeks of searching, you’ve finally done it – you’ve found the rental o...

What You Need to Know Before Signing on the Dotted Line

What You Need to Know Before Signing on the Dotted Line

Sunday, May 6, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. It’s no secret that buying a home comes with its fair share of contracts, documents, and...

You Only Get One Chance at a First Impression

You Only Get One Chance at a First Impression

Sunday, April 29, 2018, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Much like Millennials love swiping through popular dating apps such as Tinder to find their pe...

Virtual Reality And Real Estate

Virtual Reality And Real Estate

Monday, April 23, 2018, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. It’s no secret that video technology is dominating the online space, but Blog Post Setti...

When Selling Is All You Agree On

When Selling Is All You Agree On

Sunday, April 15, 2018, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. According to Statistics Canada, more people are getting divorced from their first marriages ...

5 Tips For Finding A Great Real Estate Lawyer

5 Tips For Finding A Great Real Estate Lawyer

Thursday, March 15, 2018, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. A real estate lawyer may not be at the forefront of your mind when you are thinking about buy...

Affordability...In this market?

Affordability...In this market?

Friday, February 9, 2018, Guest Blogger: Alexis McCue

2 minute read. You’ve heard people say it: “how will my children ever afford to buy a home?&rdqu...

The Benefits of Working With A Mortgage Broker

The Benefits of Working With A Mortgage Broker

Monday, January 15, 2018, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. With so many changes coming to the banking industry this month and lenders tightening thei...

Moving In The New Year?

Moving In The New Year?

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. Thinking of Moving In The New Year? Packing up your home to move can be a daunting task any ...

SOLD For The Holidays

SOLD For The Holidays

Wednesday, November 15, 2017, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. SOLD FOR THE HOLIDAYS Have you considered selling your home during the holidays? Here&rsquo...

Knowledge Broker Pick a Pumpkin 2017

Knowledge Broker Pick a Pumpkin 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017, Joshua Campbell

1 minute read. Thank you to everyone who made our first annual Pick a Pumpkin event a success! We can't ...

ALWAYS GO WITH YOUR GUT

ALWAYS GO WITH YOUR GUT

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, Joshua Campbell

3 minute read. Guest Blog By Janet Delong A Landlord of 8 years, 5 units in 3 homes and 2 area codes, I...

5 REASONS YOU SHOULD NOT SELL YOUR OWN HOME

5 REASONS YOU SHOULD NOT SELL YOUR OWN HOME

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, Joshua Campbell

3 minute read. It’s no secret that the Canadian real estate market is still flourishing despite the go...

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR 2018

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR 2018

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, Joshua Campbell

3 minute read. It likely doesn’t come as a surprise to you when you find out that the real estate mark...

HOME RENOVATION IDEAS

HOME RENOVATION IDEAS

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, Joshua Campbell

2 minute read. If you’re planning on listing your home in time for the summer market, now is a great t...

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