By: LYNN

Most Popular Spaces to Reno and Their Costs

Tags: Renovate,Improving Your Home,Home Value

(NC) After spending so much time at home last year, it’s no surprise many of us are changing our spaces to fit our current needs. Canadian homeowners who renovated this past year spent an average of $4,525, according to a recent report by insurance company Aviva Canada. Thinking about improving your home? Check out how much Canadians have spent on average for the most common renos, and...Read More

By: Lynn

Anything for Alzheimer's

Tags: Alzheimer's, ListwithLynn, Alzheimer's Society

The ListwithLynn Team is beyond thrilled with the success of our Anything for Alzheimer’s fundraiser.  We had set a goal of raising $1,000 for the Alzheimer’s Society and we surpassed that goal! With the assistance of our clients, we created a Cookbook with 28 of our favourite recipes and we also held a garage sale.  The total raised from both initiatives surpassed $1,100.00...Read More

By: LYNN

Reverse Mortgages

Tags: Reverse Mortgages, Retirement, Home Equity Bank, Equitable Bank

  If your retirement plan included selling your home to cash out and downsize over the last 15 months, then you likely realized an exceptionally good return on your investment. However, if you love your home, your neighbours, and the community you live in, and don’t want to move somewhere else, what do you do? How can you access your equity without having to sell?  That’s w...Read More

By: LYNN

Mortgage Stress Test

Tags: Mortgage Stress Test, Mortgage, Rate

It is now official, the mortgage stress-test rate used to qualify insured and uninsured mortgages increased June 1st, 2021 from 4.79% to 5.25%.  This change reduces the amount of mortgage a household can qualify for by about 5%.   If you have been pre-approved and have not purchased before today you will need to be re-qualified using the new stress test rate.   The purp...Read More

By: Jason Claringbold

What You Need To Know About Mortgage Insurance

Tags: Mortgage Insurance, Life Insurance

When you are approved for a mortgage, your lender will offer to sell you mortgage insurance. That may seem convenient, but before you say yes to mortgage insurance, you should know that you have other options.  Protecting your mortgage with an individually owned term insurance plan offers you and your loved ones better guarantees and greater choice. Quite simply, Life Insurance provides bett...Read More

By: LYNN

Can Home Improvements Affect Your Home Insurance?

Tags: Insurance, Renovations

(NC) Our homes have become our havens during the pandemic, whether we’re homebodies or not.  While we’re staring at old linoleum flooring, wrestling with stuffed closets and dreaming of installing a backyard hot tub, being at home has many of us pining for upgrades to our space. Now with the weather warming up, lots...Read More

By: LYNN

Thank You For Your Support

Tags: Royal LePage Shelter Foundation, ListwithLynn

We are pleased to announce that in 2020, the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation raised a total of $2 million to help thousands of women and children find safe shelter and a life free from abuse.  The ListwithLynn Team was in the top 10% of donors in 2020 thanks to your support and our continued contributions from every buy and sale. To-date the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation has raised $35...Read More

By: LYNN

Winter wellness: Tips for a happy and healthy season

Tags: Pandemic, mental health, exercise, family and friends

(NC) Winter is a tough time of year for many of us. Long, dark nights and cold weather can bring anybody down. And with the ongoing stress of living through a pandemic, this winter is feeling even tougher than usual for many. Here are a few tips to help keep you healthy and happy this season: Take care of your mental health. Maybe it’s been on your to-do list for a while, or maybe it&rsq...Read More

By: LYNN

2020 Award Recognition

Tags: Elite, top 2%, top 2 per cent, Royal LePage, red diamond

I would like to express my sincere gratitude as I celebrate this achievement.  It was only possible because of your trust and support.  Thank you.   Congratulations! You are among the top two per cent of Royal LePage agents!   Dear Lynn,   I am thrilled to offer my sincere congratulations on achieving Royal LePage Top Tier status and earning the 2020 Royal LePage Red...Read More

By: Chris

Benjamin Moore's Colour of 2021

Tags: BENJAMIN MOORE, COLOUR OF 2021, COLOUR PALETTE

Due to Covid-19 and the continued restrictions and lock downs, our homes have become our safe havens. As a result, you may be excited to hear about Benjamin Moore's colour of the year, the deeply soothing Aegean Teal 2136-40. This colour is included in Benjamin Moore's Colour Trends 2021 palette of 12 huges that radiate warmth and wellbeing.  The colours say welcome home, get comfy....Read More

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