Milton Real Estate - Katherine Barnett, Broker
  • Katherine Barnett
  • 12 August 2016

Older homes are great. They ooze charm, are nestled in established neighborhoods, and have solidly built foundations and interiors. Many older homes are in fabulous locations, centrally located with high walkabilty scores. They are usually well crafted of quality materials, and often have larger yards, mature trees and gardens, and less noise pollution.

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  • Katherine Barnett
  • 10 August 2016

Buying a new home has many advantages, including being able to enjoy the newest in appliances, finishes, and building innovations. But even though your home may be brand new, it still requires ongoing maintenance. This not only helps ensure that your new home stays in top shape — it protects your warranty rights too.

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  • Katherine Barnett
  • 08 August 2016

They both start with the letter 'd', and they both require a large sum of money to secure the purchase of a home. However, a 'deposit' and 'down payment' are very different.

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  • Katherine Barnett
  • 05 August 2016

The best kinds of dreams are the ones floating right in front of you. The worst kinds of dreams are the ones that end as soon as you wake up. While it may not cause your home ownership dreams to come to an end, discussing things like Land Transfer Tax will have you floating back to reality in no time.

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  • Katherine Barnett
  • 04 August 2016

Record high summer temperatures were a challenge this year, and many Canadian lawns are showing signs of stress. Fortunately, there's an upside to cooler weather — fall offers the perfect opportunity to heal this damage.

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  • Katherine Barnett
  • 02 August 2016

Small backyards can sometimes seem limiting in terms of what you can add to them. Don't be deterred though, as there are plenty of ways to decorate it. Small backyards have many landscaping options to make them beautiful and open.

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  • Katherine Barnett
  • 29 July 2016

Wowing buyers by making your home appear more expensive will earn you the most money on your sale. Here are five tricks to use to do it.

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  • Katherine Barnett
  • 27 July 2016

Some buyers look at a home and instantly fall in love and put in an offer, but there are a few reasons not to buy certain homes. This article will let you know about five warning signs that suggest you shouldn’t buy that home, no matter how in love you already are.

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  • Katherine Barnett
  • 25 July 2016

Another fantastic listing sold quickly by Katherine Barnett! Mattamy built Scotswood model facing Beaty Trail Park offers 2355 sq ft of living space plus a finished basement. This stunning home has been fully upgraded throughout with an extensive landscaping lot, 9ft’ ceilings, crown moulding, pot lights, hardwood floors and California shutters.

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  • Katherine Barnett
  • 22 July 2016

Welcome to 1593 Beaty Trail located in the desirable Hawthorne Village neighbourhood. This meticulously maintained home built by Mattamy is sure to cross everything off your wish list for your family. Upon entering you will be impressed with the extensive landscaping, mature trees and cozy covered porch where you can sit and watch your kids play the park across the street. This Scotswood model offer 2235 sq ft of living space plus a fully finished basement.

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