Clients enjoy working with Carrie! Her friendly, dynamic and caring personality ensures a fantastic experience in any real estate transaction.
Carrie, a long-time resident of Kingston, first began her career as a Law Clerk, working with some of Kingston's most respected lawyers for many years, then went on to fall in love with real estate. Carrie has now been happily helping buyers and sellers achieve their real estate goals for more than 14 years.
Carrie has owned a number of homes and investment properties in Kingston, and currently owns a home in Kingston's beautiful west end. As a proud mother of two, Carrie knows the stress involved in moving a family and will always go the extra mile in any way she can to help ease the stress of the real estate process for her clients. Carrie possesses the tough negotiation skills, knowledge, experience, and attention to detail you need working for you. Call Carrie for any of your real estate needs, you'll be glad you did!
If you have questions about affordability, credit, legal matters, or income, trust me to find you what you need fast. I'll make sure you feel confident and educated every step of the way.
Condo or mansion, I'll find it and get it for you at the price that's right. Fixer-uppers? Luxury? I can help with all of it. Let's get you ready for your property journey. Call me today.
Whether you’re buying or selling, I'm here to support you and guide you through to the finish line. My top-notch skills ensure you get the best experience possible. It’s what I love to do.
Are you thinking of buying? Not sure what types of properties are out there for sale in the market? I can help!
Take advantage of my no-obligation property search feature on my real estate program. It's simple, I just need your email address and details of what type of properties interest you, ie. price range, location, minimum number of beds/baths, dwelling/property size, and any other desirables. I attach your email address to my system, and you automatically receive any new listings daily that fit your criteria. If anything interests you, or you have any questions, contact me and I will schedule a showing. So easy, right? Let's get started finding you the perfect home!
City? Country? New home? Resale home? Condo? There are a wide range of options available to home buyers in all price ranges. Here are some things to consider when choosing the right property.
The team of professionals working for you is so important! I have a wonderful team of trusted professionals that I love working with and my clients go on to refer over and over again, including mortgage brokers/lenders, lawyers, home inspectors, insurance agents, and trades people!
A pre-approval for a mortgage is an important first step in the home buying process. It allows you to know exactly how much a lender is willing to give you, so you can view houses with confidence and submit the strongest possible offer when you are ready.
How much will you have to pay in closing costs? Closing costs, ranging from 1.5 to 4% of the selling price. These are the legal and administrative costs you will need to pay when your house closes. Some of the costs are standard, and some depend on the type of property you purchase. Examples of closing costs are: Down payment, Deposit, Home Inspection, Water/Septic/Fireplace, Tarion, Adjustments, Land Transfer Tax, Status Certificate, Legal fees, CMHC and other mortgage fees, Moving costs.
Buyers must pay Land Transfer tax on a purchase. Land Transfer Tax is assessed on a property when a deed is registered transferring ownership of the property from one party to another. The tax uses a sliding scale of percentages based on property value. Check out this Land Transfer Tax Calculator to see how much you will pay based on your purchase.
Always get a home inspection!
This helps you make a more informed choice about your major investment. Attend the home inspection! The home inspector is working for you and there is nothing better than a direct exchange of information between you and the home inspector to achieve this goal.
I am happy to offer sellers an extra competitive rate. Call me to discuss details!
I am a registered third party service provider for Brookfield Global Relocation Services to assist Public Service, Canadian Forces and RCMP families with their relocation needs.
I am pleased to offer sellers a full service marketing program, including MLS exposure on Realtor.ca, professional photos with virtual tour, full colour feature sheets displayed during showings, print advertising in the Kingston Whig Standard, professional lawn signs, and 24 hour service via smartphone!
Make sure your home is 'showing ready' before the very first potential buyer sees it. Here are some amazing tips to help make your home look it's most desirable!
Properly preparing for an Open House is so important! Here are some fantastic tips to make your home look it's best to welcome in potential buyers!
Moving can be exciting, but so stressful! There are so many things to do before, during and after your move. This check-list will help you stay on track and organized!
"Home sales were down a touch on a year-over-year basis in November, although they were still historically strong, surpassing the 250 mark in the month of November for just the fourth time on record, " said Barb Guiden, President of the Kingston and Area Real Estate Association. "Meanwhile, with inventories still stuck near record lows, the average price in the region is on track for another sizable year-over-year gain in 2018. In November it set another all-time record."
Proud sponsor of the Kingston Canadians Novice Roster Select team this year! Wishing these 8-year-old little guys a successful year filled with personal bests and loads of fun!