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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.

Moving with Kids

With the summer months behind us, moving with kids during the school year can be a little trickier.  However, regardless of the time of year, our kids are not immune to the stressors of moving into a new home, neighbourhood and school.  Here are a few suggestions for making your move go a little more smoothly. First and foremost, be open ...
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Should I ______ before I sell?

Often times when I visit someone to list their property for sale, I'm asked "Should I paint?", or "Should I finish the basement?", or "Should I reno the kitchen?" before we sell. The seller is thinking that by doing these improvements they will be able to net a higher price. Unfortunately the answer isn't always as clear cut as "Yes" or "No".  ...
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The Thrill of being Mortgage Free!

This past May our family accomplished a huge goal - we paid off our mortgage!  I remember sitting in our lawyer's office 12 years ago and being dumbfounded when he said we could pay off our home in 12 years time.  I must admit, I was completely a skeptic - especially since we were living on one meager income.  Howevever, we ended up ...
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Andrew Caton - experience counts!

  When I began in this business almost 10 years ago, I left a successful job managing I.T. for the Provincial Government in Toronto.  It was a great job, but I knew I was cut out to be an Entrepreneur....to have possibilities that were unlimited in front of me.  I was tired of working 80 hours a week for someone else and knew that if...
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What Should I Do Before Selling My Home?

Often times when I visit someone who is considering listing their property for sale, I'm asked "Should I paint", or "Should I finish the basement", or "Should I reno the kitchen" before we sell? The assumption is that by making these improvements they will be able to net a higher price. Unfortunately the answer isn't always as clear cut as "Yes" or...
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