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September 19th, 2022

To rake, or not to rake?

As the leaves start to fall the debate begins, to rake or not to rake? There are a few hot takes on the subject, each with their own seemingly valid reasoning. Raking Theory – You Must Remove The Leaves Off Your Lawn To Prevent Smothering Your Grass, Preventing Disease And Slowing Down New Grass Growth In The Spring. Raking Is Your Only Option. The Leaves Are Usually Bagged And Sent To The Landfill. Leaf Mulching


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September 15th, 2022

Did you know? – You should change the rotation of your ceiling fan!

Your ceiling fan helps to keep your room cool, but did you know it can also help you during the winter months as well? By simply changing the rotation of your blades, you can use your ceiling fan to recirculate warmer air, helping you save money on your energy bills.   How a Ceiling Fan Can Lower your Energy Costs You may not know it but changing the direction of your ceiling fan to suit


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September 14th, 2022

It’s Almost Fall! – What should you be checking for maintenance this season?

Exterior Maintenance Check foundation for cracks and caulk around the areas where masonry meets siding, where pipes or wires enter the house, and around the windows and door frames to prevent heat from escaping. “Caulking and sealing openings is one of the least expensive maintenance jobs,” says Michael Hydeck, Hydeck Design Build, Inc., Telford, PA, and National President, National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). “Openings in the structure can cause water to get in


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September 5th, 2022

Canada is buying into the rent-to-own concept….

via CBC News: When Christian Fracchia first heard about a rent-to-own opportunity in Port Moody, B.C., four years ago, he saw a way to realize his dream of first-time home ownership, so he put his name in a lottery for 30 units. About 10 per cent of the 358 units in the development still under construction at 50 Electronic Avenue were sold as rent-to-own, meaning the buyers pay a fixed rent for two years, which is then


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September 2nd, 2022

Airbnb / VRBO/ Short-Term Accommodations

Airbnb / VRBO/ Short-Term Accommodations With inflation being the common water cooler chat recently, many clients have been asking me about short term rentals as a potential opportunity to beat inflation. This is likely because the ‘VRBO’ & ‘Airbnb’ opportunities are plentiful in London and the surrounding area, combined with the general consensus that being locked into a residential lease from 5 years ago (only minor increases permitted) is a pain today! It’s no surprise


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July 18th, 2022

Are you ready for London Pride?! ————————— Come visit us at the Peak Professionals Realty Inc. tent at Victoria Park this Saturday July 23 & Sunday July 24 between 11am and 9pm. We will have TWO awesome prizes to raffle off to those who come say hello and fill out a ticket! Prize #1 A SWEET ESCAPE! —————————- x2 Gift voucher for your choice of escape room at Trapdoor London because escaping is more fun


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June 16th, 2022

NEW RULES – Short-term accommodations in London (Airbnb & VRBO)

Are you a London Short-Term Accommodation (STA) Host? ❗❗❗ If so, there are some HUGE changes coming into effect! ⚠  As of October 1, 2022 ➡ Hosts must obtain a short-term rental business license ➡ A license would require inspections and charging the four per cent municipal accommodation tax (hotel tax) ➡ Hosts can only rent space on their own primary property “Several councillors wanted to have the new business licensing in place before homecoming


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May 15th, 2022

CLIENT APPRECIATION – JUNE 1ST 2022

We look forward to seeing you June 1st from 6-8pm for snacks, drinks and take-aways! Cause we LOVE YOU! Page Candace for the address, all past, current and future clients are welcome 519-649-1888


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January 19th, 2022

Sarah Smith Client Appreciation Concert

On Monday January 10, the Investing in London team hosted an online Live Concert as a way to show our appreciation for all of our amazing clients and to bring some joy into people’s lives! In case you missed the Live Zoom Concert provided by Candace, Justin, Christina & Bridget (The Investing In London Team), we don’t want you to miss out on the amazing performance put on by Sarah Smith! Re-live the event or


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December 23rd, 2021

What to do with all those Christmas Cards?

There is just something about getting a Christmas card that makes you feel all warm and fuzzy! There’s no better feeling than knowing someone is thinking of you. But what do you do with all of those cards after they have spent the season on your mantle? Some families save them away never to be seen again, but why not help minimize adding clutter to your home and put them to good use! 1. Turn


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