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Andrew Caton is passionate about two things - Real Estate and the Greater Hamilton, Ontario area including Hamilton Mountain, Stoney Creek, Ancaster, Dundas and Waterdown. Through the blog we hope to share the best of our city as well as provide timely and helpful real estate advice - whether you're buying or selling a home.
This corner of our website contains a little bit about us and the news from our office - and a little bit about you, our clients.  Additionally, we'll post helping information (i.e. moving tips, selling tips, first-time-home buyer tips) and more so that you can make a wise decision about buying, selling and paying for your home.

How to Eliminate Pet Odours Without Eliminating The Pet!

How to Eliminate Pet Odours Without Eliminating The Pet!
Are you preparing to sell your home? Those of us who have furry little friends, know what great companions they are. We also know the state they can leave our house in, which can often include leaving behind foul smelling odours. It’s easy to grow accustomed to these smells, so next time you walk through your front door, take a good wiff and see if...
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Renovating Before Selling—Is It Worth It?

Renovating Before Selling—Is It Worth It?
One of the most common questions homeowners ask is whether it is worth renovating their house before listing to sell. There is no easy answer because what a buyer may be willing to pay depends on many different factors, including your neighbourhood, what renovation project you choose, how the housing market is doing, and even what materials you use...
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Real Estate Agents EXPOSED - Volume 1 - The Increasing Commission Rate

Real Estate Agents EXPOSED - Volume 1 - The Increasing Commission Rate
I've been in the Real Estate industry for over a decade now. I've seen agents come and go, time and time again. Some good, some not. One thing that has been a constant, has been some of the tactics used by agents to get clients that are less than honest and upfront. It's my hope that through this series of blogs, you the reader will be better equip...
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Mortgage Agent vs Bank Mortgage

Mortgage Agent vs Bank Mortgage
Why Choose a Mortgage Agent over your bank? That’s a question I’ve heard asked a lot and have seen some really varying answers to. Some aren’t sure which way to go, who to trust. Others aren’t even sure what exactly a Mortgage Agent does that a bank doesn’t or can’t do. Mortgage Agents are independent mortgage advisors. They do not work for any one...
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Top 6 Mistakes First Time Home Buyers Make

Top 6 Mistakes First Time Home Buyers Make
6. Wanting to see every home on the market in their price range. Eek! That's a lot of work. It's also a lot of wasted time, for you, the Buyer.  Do you watch every movie that comes out? No. Why? Because a lot of them are terrible. If there are 50 homes in your price range, maybe 5-10 are the real "blockbusters". How do you kow which are which?...
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