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What the heck is a Tank Pool?!

Posted by The Mink Group on May 27, 2021 in  Real Estate
As vacations to Porta Backyarda seem to be the most popular (only ??) option for travel in our near future, installing a pool may sound pretty appealing to most. But with the average cost of one around $60,000 (not including landscaping), not to mention how long they’re on back-order for, a less expensive and more unconventional idea may peek your interest.Introducing: “the tank pool“. Originally designed as water troughs for livestock, nowadays the galvanized tanks are popping up in backyards to ... read more
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5 Easy Kitchen Updates To Help Add Value To Your Home

Posted by The Mink Group on May 20, 2021 in  Real Estate
The kitchen is one of the hardest-working and most used rooms in a house. If yours is looking a little tired, here are 5 easy and inexpensive ways to freshen it up and add value to your home.1. A Fresh Coat of PaintIf the cabinets are in good shape, why not give them a bit of a facelift with a fresh coat of paint? It's a relatively easy and inexpensive way to update and refresh a kitchen.2. Pendant LightingContemporary lighting fixtures with geometric shapes and a metallic finish over an island can be an easy and f... read more
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Burlington Post Readers' Choice Winners

Posted by The Mink Group on May 06, 2021 in  uncategorized
Being recognized for simply doing what we love is pretty awesome! Thanks to YOU - our clients, friends, family and supporters - The MINK Group is honoured to be Burlington Post Readers’ Choice Award winners for the second year in a row.Audrey, Rebecca and Ashlee swept the Real Estate Agent Category taking home Platinum, Diamond and Gold, while James captured Gold as The MINK Group’s Broker.We are incredibly grateful for this recognition and we couldn’t have done it without you! Thank you to all wh... read more
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Why Would Someone List Their House “Exclusively”?

Posted by The Mink Group on April 28, 2021 in  uncategorized
TIME to PREPARE! The sellers might still need to prepare a few things in the home and it gives them that time to get the home ready, cleaned, staged, etc. EFFICIENT! Get’s all the paperwork signed and out of the way! GAUGE INTEREST! It allows the realtor to place a For Sale sign on the lawn to gauge interest level. RECEIVE FEEDBACK! When it’s time to market the home, the realtor can reach out to their pool of buyers and get first-hand feedback regarding the home and price before hitting the market with... read more
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5 Reasons Why Condo Living May Be The Right Fit For You

Posted by The Mink Group on April 26, 2021 in  uncategorized
Low MaintenanceFor those who don’t have the time, ability, or inclination for shoveling a driveway, mowing a lawn, or washing exterior windows, a condo is ideal! A monthly condo fee ensures the exterior of a property is maintained without residents having to lift a finger. AffordableDepending on the location, a condo can be more affordable than a freehold home. Plus, monthly maintenance fees means you'll have fewer big-ticket items to replace/repair, making condo living feel much more financially bearable En... read more
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