The Mink Blog

Welcome to The New MINK Group!

May 31, 2024

As we embrace the spirit of growth and transformation we are thrilled to announce the expansion of The MINK Group. Our team is committed to serving our clients better than ever before. With a passion for customer service, we will continue to deliver the exceptional results you know and trust. Alongside our veteran realtors and […]

5 TIPS for A Scandinavian Minimalist Decor

April 8, 2024

By Audrey Bailey, Real Estate Broker, Coldwell Banker Community Professionals, Brokerage “It’s no secret that my decor style is eclectic mixing old and new pieces. I absolutely love to create a vibe when decorating and staging. I love the Scandinavian and Minimalist home decor look, here are my few tips on how you can […]

The Do’s & Don’ts When Downsizing Your Home: The House Blend Edition

March 8, 2024

Embarking on the journey of downsizing your home can be both liberating and challenging. Whether you’re an empty-nester, a retiree, or simply seeking a more minimalist lifestyle, the process requires careful consideration and thoughtful planning. We’ll explore the do’s and don’ts to ensure a successful downsizing experience. The DO’s Start Early and Plan Strategically Begin […]

Smart Home. Simple Life. How customizing convenience can save you time and money.

February 8, 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, Smart Home automation has emerged as a force, transforming traditional homes into intelligent and interconnected living spaces. This approach to home management integrates cutting-edge technologies to enhance convenience, security, energy efficiency, and overall lifestyle. There are several aspects of Smart Home living that affect our everyday lives such as: […]

Spring Market Forecast: A Bright Outlook for 2024

January 8, 2024

“How’s the market?” A question our team has been addressing more and more in the last month as we navigate the 2024 real estate market and try to forecast what it will look like for our buyer and seller clients. If there was ever a time to have a crystal ball with all the answers, […]

Thank You!

December 8, 2023

Let’s face it, 2023 was a tough year for everyone involved in real estate, especially for our clients who had to deal with those darn rising interest rates! But despite the challenge, our clients, friends and industry partners stuck with us, trusted us and helped us achieve some amazing awards. And for that we thank […]

A Real Estate Rollercoaster: Riding the Market Waves

November 28, 2023

2023 has been a volatile year for real estate and the trends we have seen from January until now have been consistently inconsistent. We have been on a roller coaster ride all year trying to decipher what’s going to happen next. While we can predict some trends, we have been at the mercy of the […]

Dishing Out Joy & Serving Up Holiday Happiness

November 21, 2023

My favourite season is here! The final four months of the year bring cooler temperatures, cozy nights, simmering soups on the stove and plenty of festive celebrations bringing together family and friends. Have you ever noticed where guests tend to gather at a party? Around the food of course! Whether it’s an appetizer arrangement on […]

Can you increase rent whenever you want? Ontario 2023 rent increase guideline

November 7, 2023

A rent increase is the maximum amount a landlord can increase rent during the year for most tenants without the approval of the LTB (Ontario Landlord and Tenant Board). After a freeze on all rent increases for 2021, and a slight 1.2% increase in 2022, the Ontario government announced a 2023 Rent Increase of 2.5%. […]

Elevate to Your Full Potential in Real Estate

October 31, 2023

With good habits and internal growth. In the world of real estate, success is not just about properties and transactions; it’s about people, relationships, and, most importantly, self. Real estate is a dynamic and challenging industry, where ups and downs are the norm. To thrive in this field, it was essential for me to not […]

Your Ultimate Office Space

October 19, 2023

Creating an effective and harmonious home office space doesn’t have to break the bank. I have been working in my living room for the past year but decided to have a fresh start this Fall and relocate to my basement. Change is good and it keeps me on my toes. Can you relate? As I […]

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 […]