Home sellers who have pets at home can have a hard time imagining the negative attitudes that potential home buyers may have against a beloved furry family member. But if you want to get the best price for your home, you should consider these factors that may influence the sale of your home when you have a dog, a cat or other types of pets at home.


Unpredictable Reactions

Even if you consider your pet to be well behaved, it is a lot to ask of them to be calm and welcoming while people they don’t know arrive unexpectedly at your house.  You really can’t predict what your pet might do, and as such, their behaviour can turn home buyers away.


Fear or Nervousness

Pets can make some people very uncomfortable. As a result, it may cause them to shorten a showing or to not really look at all the features of the home with an open mind.

What To Do With Pets When Your House Is On The Market?

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Change is just about the only thing you can really count on, and the real estate market is no different. As we battle inflation and higher interest rates, the real estate market in Halton and across the GTA has started to cool off. 

Many economists have suggested we are entering a buyer’s market, which means that buyers are in a more advantageous position because the number of listings are greater than the number of buyers. Homes tend to sit on the market longer and there can be a softening of selling prices.

With over a decade of experience in the real estate market, Sue Heddle Homes has successfully supported clients in a buyer or a seller’s market. With award winning marketing tools and expert local knowledge, people wanting to sell their homes can still get good results, as long as they choose the right agent, like Sue Heddle!

Things You Can Do to Help Your Listing Attract Attention

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Hockey Cares is back! Due to the global pandemic, we haven’t been able to do our hockey exchange since 2019. However, we are so thrilled to be planning an exchange this year! 

I founded Hockey Cares, a project of True North Aid, with the mission of connecting youth through a shared love of hockey. Starting in 2017, the Hockey Cares team and I have coordinated an exchange with Oakville and Attawapiskat bantam hockey teams. Attawapiskat youth travel to Oakville in July, and the Oakville youth fly up to Attawapiskat in November to learn from their new friends, play hockey, and experience a new culture.
 
Recently Elite Level Hockey did a story on Hockey Cares. Here are some quotes from a recent article: 

“I agree, I wasn’t sure about the program before I went,” Leah said. “As you go through the program — especially when they came here — I thought it was really, cool. It was one of the highlights...
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Time to finally shed our winter coats as spring has definitely sprung across all major real estate markets within Ontario! The trend of significant over asking bids continues across all housing sectors, from condos to semi-attached and single-family homes.


Below you can find current hot housing markets and key indicators to watch out for. Are you ready to list or buy? Have questions? Looking for tips on how to market your home to increase resell potential? Sue Heddle Homes has only your best interests in mind whether you're selling or buying.

Key Insights to Note & Detailed Stats by Area

  • Consistent sales growth continues across all markets.
  • Hamilton and Niagara are rebounding from previous sales lag and are an affordable choice for families and commuters to major city centers.
  • The number of residential units sold also continues to be on the decline across all regions due to limited supply. This corresponds with an even shorter downward trend of units being...
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What design style catches your eye? Are you familiar with Scandinavian farmhouse style? This charming style and design trend is gaining in popularity. In fact, we’re seeing more and more homes listed for sale that have been renovated to reflect this calming type of environment.


Newly listed, this beautifully renovated home in Milton that has just hit the market is best described as a modern Scandinavian farmhouse. The attention to detail put into this cozy but spacious home makes it a perfect space to welcome friends and family. With two acres of lush property and luxurious wood finishes throughout, this home has been designed with style in mind.



View the listing for this modern Scandinavian farmhouse.


Scandinavian farmhouse style can be recognized by the inspired use of rustic and woodsy elements matched with practicality that results in a beautiful, but very livable space. Some of the most recognizable features include unfinished wood throughout the...

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