Choosing Success When Others Fail

Choosing Success When Others Fail

“The energy of the mind is the essence of life.” – Aristotle  A few years ago I read a fascinating book entitled “Great By Choice” written by John Collins. With over 20 researchers and studies spanning 9 years, Collins looked at why some companies (and leaders) succeed in difficult times, while others simply fail.  One fascinating study […]

Does New Technology in Homes Excite You?

Does New Technology in Homes Excite You?

Are you interested in the latest technology and devices for your home? The homes of today are being built much differently than homes built even 20 years ago!  New homes are constructed to suit people’s lifestyles with a focus on comfort and efficiency. Years ago, it was enough to have a TV, a microwave and […]

Get Your Home Ready to Sell in Fall – A Checklist

Get Your Home Ready to Sell in Fall – A Checklist

As the leaves change color, and we move inside our homes to entertain friends and family, there are several things that home sellers need to pay careful attention to when selling their home in Fall.  Often times, there is less inventory compared to the summer months, and those buyers looking to buy are usually serious […]

Millennials – Their View on Real Estate

Millennials – Their View on Real Estate

Interesting trends are emerging in real estate and millenials are definitely having an impact.  There is a trend towards smaller homes on smaller lots.  According to one study, environmentally sensitive home construction is considered important, and 75% of potential buyers want to live in a walk-able community.  There is a demand for urban settings and baby […]

The Very Personal Side Of Buying Real Estate

The Very Personal Side Of Buying Real Estate

Our McCullough Team is constantly asked by buyers during the process of buying a property questions such as “What should I offer?”, “What do you think of the property?”, “What do you think it’s worth?” and other questions that are very hard for us to answer. The fact of the matter is, real estate is very individual  – much […]

Video Games & Their Impact on Real Estate

Video Games & Their Impact on Real Estate

Have you ever wondered how computer games select the names of their characters? Back in 1981, when Nintendo was still renting space in the US for their headquarters, the landlord made a visit to the location and demanded the late rent be paid.  According to Wikipedia, a “heated argument” ensued, and the US president of […]

The History & Battle For Labour Day

The History & Battle For Labour Day

Do you ever wonder how Labour Day came to be? I decided to dig a little deeper to find the origins of the last long weekend of the summer.  At a time when workers’ rights and benefits have come to be expected, it’s no wonder that the origins of Labour Day are confined to the history […]