The Mink Blog

The Separation Roadmap – The ultimate guide to navigate your real estate journey through separation/divorce.

August 18, 2023

The only constant in life is change. This is a journey that no one expects to take. Having personal and professional experience with separations we know that the information is not readily available or easy to locate. The Separation Network was founded to bridge the gap and help you navigate your next step. Selling and […]

Renovate and Save: 10 Budget-Friendly Tips for Transforming Your Home with Style

August 14, 2023

Is it time to upgrade your home? A refresh – whether you’re tackling one room or looking at a major overhaul – might seem daunting and expensive… But it doesn’t have to be that way! With a little planning, creating your dream home is possible without breaking the bank. If you’re ready to get started, […]

Home Selling: Decluttering with the Kids

July 19, 2023

If you’re looking to sell your home, one important step you can’t miss is decluttering. Involving your kids in the process can make it super fun, educational and save you some time. Here are five ways you can include your kids while decluttering your home: 1. Invite them to help sort through their own things. […]

7 Burlington Spots for the Best Summer Cocktails

July 13, 2023

Searching for the ultimate summer chill-out and relaxation? Look no further! Burlington’s vibrant culinary scene offers a plethora of delectable and Instagram-worthy cocktails to quench your thirst. Prepare to be dazzled by the following seven exceptional restaurants and bars scattered throughout Burlington, where you’ll find refreshing and delightful concoctions, perfect for the season.   Rust […]

The House Blend Method

June 23, 2023

What is the House Blend Method? BLENDING YOUR NEEDS WITH OUR EXPERIENCE. We tailor our services to suit your specific needs. Just as everyone enjoys a coffee in their own unique way, we believe in providing customized solutions to our clients. This is why we created our House Blend method. Blending your real estate and […]

Closing Day Costs to Consider

June 20, 2023

When buying or selling real estate, there are always some costs to take into consideration when closing on a home. Buying •Real estate lawyer •Land transfer tax (calculated based on the purchase price of your home) •Utility hook ups for services in the home •Home Inspection •Financing (if you are breaking an existing mortgage, there […]

Homeownership Tip: Get Pre-Approved, Secure Your Dreams!

May 20, 2023

Why settle for uncertainty when you can pave your path to homeownership? Getting pre-approved for a mortgage is a crucial step that sets you up for success. Here’s why it’s essential: 1️⃣ Confidence Booster: Pre-approval instills confidence in sellers, showing them you’re a serious buyer ready to make a move. 2️⃣ Budget Awareness: It helps […]

Know Your Role As A Landlord

April 27, 2023

You made it. You are a real estate investor; a Landlord. Now What? A conversation with: Audrey Bailey With the recent real estate market changes and price drops, there are many new investors in the market. You may be a first-time investor who has finally been able to scoop a cash-flow positive property, or […]

Marry the House Price & Date the Rate – Interest Rates are Stabilizing

April 11, 2023

A look into the current real estate market and changing interest rates There has been a lot of change in the real estate market over the past couple of years. With raised interest rates, economic insecurity, and declining house prices, many potential buyers and sellers are feeling “stuck”. In addition, the media has portrayed a […]

7 Things Learned from 7 Years in Real Estate

March 27, 2023

Cheers to 7 years! We’ve learned, grown, and accomplished so much together. What we value as realtors… how we educate our clients… why we adopt new strategies… how we are set up for success. Here is a list of 7 things we’ve learned as a team over the past 7 years in real estate. 1. […]

Let’s Hang! Design Tips for Installing Light Fixtures, Curtains & Artwork

March 21, 2023

LIGHT FIXTURES Whether it is a foyer or great room chandelier, sconces in your bathroom, or pendants over your island, it is important to install them correctly so that the room feels balanced. Now, with these general guidelines, there are always exceptions depending on the style of the room, the type of fixture and the […]

The Selling Process

March 1, 2023

Our team has curated a new website just for you, our valued clients.   This bonus website is for our clients to better understand the Selling and Buying process and how we provide the ultimate experience. Let’s first look in-depth at the selling process…   The Selling Process Preparing to sell your home Establish […]