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Posts Categorized: renovation

Renovation Do’s and Don’ts

Renovating is one of the most fun parts of being a homeowner, even if it is sometimes stressful. To make the most out of your renovation budget, don’t forget to think about resale value! How many potential buyers will like your renovation? Did you go too overboard? Are you really into the current home decor… Read more »

Foreclosures vs. Power of Sale

The difference between Power of Sale and Foreclosure really comes down to real estate laws. In the United States, banks WANT to own houses. They buy them up from people who can no longer pay their mortgage payments, and sell the house for the remaining total of the mortgage. This is often below market value…. Read more »

Protecting your Properties for a Canadian Winter – A Checklist

According to the ever-popular Farmer’s Almanac, we’re in for a real Canadian Winter this year. We got off easy the past few years with warmer than average temperatures, but this year will be much like the winters of past years- wet, cold, and snowy! To help you prepare for the deep freeze, we’ve come up… Read more »

October 2017 Market Watch

October was an incredibly interesting month for the GTA’s real estate market. The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) just recently released the housing statistics for last month. For your convenience, we have summarized the most important points here, but if you’d like more information, you can see the full report at the TREB website here. If… Read more »

Fall Maintenance Checklist

Fall is officially here, and it is the perfect time to take care of both the little and not-so-little things in your home that need attending to. By doing this you’re preparing your home for the colder weather around the corner which can help you save time and money in the future.   Clean out… Read more »

September 2017 Market Watch

For this month’s episode of Market Watch we will be talking about what the September market looked like. The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) released their market watch report for the last month and we’re going to discuss the numbers. 2017 is almost over, with roughly three months to ago. In contrast to last month… Read more »

Choosing Your Home’s Colour Palette

Choosing a colour palette for your home can be difficult and that’s why we’re here to help! Here are some useful tips and guidelines to keep in mind: Lighting: Choosing your colour scheme is highly dependent on lighting, both artificial and natural. Natural lighting determines if a room is dim or not during the day…. Read more »

STAGING A HOME

GENERAL TIPS

THE IMPORTANCE OF KNOWING THE BUILDER OF YOUR HOME

When buyers buy a completely new home, conflicts frequently arise between the buyers and builders. These conflicts generally concern building defects, delay in business projects, or changes in contract dates and prices.

HOW TO SELL YOUR HOME QUICKLY

1. PRICING YOUR HOME APPROPRIATELY Overpriced homes are usually sold for less than the asking price and for less then what they could actually be sold for, because the absence of competition forces sellers to settle for whatever they can get.