Dori Mueller's Blog Posts

Home Decorating Projects - Be prepared by first asking yourself these 12 questions

Whether you are touching up your home to sell or making changes after long months of seeing the same four walls in isolation, you should be asking yourself these 12 questions when planning out your

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Hello November! Follow this checklist for getting your home winter ready (yes, Canadian winter is coming! )

No sooner did Halloween end, that a first light dusting of snow fall, reminding us of the emerging Canadian winter to arrive and arrive it will quickly. If you haven't begun prepping your home,

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A pandemic message to my friends, clients and colleagues

I know you are expecting me to talk Real Estate.Not this time. What I'm reaching out for this time, is quite simply to stay connected. We all need to feel connected right now. How are you

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Why having to move mom to an assisted living facility led me in the direction of acquiring the Seniors Real Estate Specialist designation

I knew that when I made the decision to become a real estate agent, if there was an opportunity to assist seniors in the ordeal (and I call it an ordeal - because it can be and was in my experience

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5 Ways to de-stress during the holidays

It's hard to avoid the impending holiday arrival and all that goes into planning, visiting, packing, travelling, decorating, cooking.....the list seems fairly endless.  I give you my 5

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Why winter is actually a great time to sell your home!

The theory that you should wait to list and sell in the spring is a bit of a myth. Any seasoned agent will tell you, there is no exact magic time or month or season when you should sell your home.

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The Best Time of Year to replace Windows

Article points from Window Nation  Have you decided it is time to replace those old, drafty windows? Are you wondering when is the best time of year to get that job done, or worried that

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Senior Living - Should you hang onto your parent's home after a move to senior care? - article by Kristen Hicks

After the family has had several discussions about your parent's increasing need for care and have determined that assisted living or a long term care home is the best choice, decisions have to be

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Selling a House when a relative dies - Personal experience and advice from a real estate agent

This blog is both from my own experience after the death of my father, and from an article featured by Bill Gassett, a real estate agent in Massachusetts, U.S.A. It was an unexpected cancer

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5 Ways to add value to your home (and both Sellers and Buyers can benefit)

In Kitchener-Waterloo (and pretty much everywhere else in Southwestern Ontario) it's still definitely a seller's market and while inventory of available homes are on the lower end in the area over

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Choosing a career in Real Estate made sense to me.

I’ve always been involved in the service of helping people. In my past and current lifetime, I've been in the wedding business, planned corporate events, planned personal events, planned

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