What a hot market means for buyers and sellers As we’ve mentioned here before and as you’ve heard it on the news and social media, a big driver of the crazy real estate market we are in is the lack of inventory.  But some of you may be wondering how this could affect you… If you

2021, april 05

Duque | Simms Team

Home decor trends for 2021

“Aegean Teal” is the forecasted colour of the year BEHR’s trend palette tells us which colours will be in trend in the new year. For 2021, it is the blue-green “Aegean Teal”. According Benjamin Moore “it is a color that creates a natural harmony and invites us to reflect and question ourselves”; it allows for

2020, november 25

  As the old adage says, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! To make sure you stay comfortable this winter and to avoid unpleasant surprises, we have prepared a checklist of must-dos before winter sets in for the next few months.    Indoors Doors and windows The openings in your home

2020, october 28

Thinking of upsizing? Home is where the heart is, but as your family grows and your needs change you might start craving a little extra space. Particularly now in the context of COVID-19 where a lot of us find ourselves working from home and more and more children being sent home for distance learning again.

2020, october 08

Dear clients, friends and colleagues, We truly hope you and your families are well and safe.  In light of the latest instructions from the provincial government, the OACIQ has instructed Real Estate Brokers to halt all in-person interactions until April 13th. This means there will be no visits, no face-to-face meetings, no photography and or

2020, march 29

Hello again! Welcome to DuqueSimms.com 2.0! It’s been over 10 years since I graduated form real estate school with honours, and here we are, over 500 transactions later and now a thriving, growing team. My passion for Real Estate is not surprising considering that I was raised by a Civil Engineer who was a founding

2020, february 07