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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 »

Why NOW is a great time to Upsize

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How do you know when the best time is to upsize or downsize? Well, there’s no end-all answer to that question. The answer depends on a lot of factors-  like the neighbourhood, the price point, and the type of home (condo, detached, semi, or townhome). Watch our quick video and decide for yourself:

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 »

December 2017 Market Watch

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The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has just released their numbers for December 2017. Below you’ll find our video recap, and a more in-depth written report on what happened last month. You can also go to TREB’s own website for the raw data HERE.  To compare this information to last month’s report, click HERE. Overall… Read more »

Events and Festivals to Get you through the GTA Winter

  The winter season can feel incredibly long for those who don’t like the cold and snow. However, to get your spirits up, consider going to any of these incredible events, some of which are free! There’s something for everyone on this list! JANUARY EVENTS   Monster Jam Not for the faint of heart! These… Read more »

Sweepstakes Terms and Conditions

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SWEEPSTAKES (“SWEEPSTAKES”) SPONSORED BY STEVEN HO REAL ESTATE(“SPONSOR”) AND ADMINISTERED BY STEVEN HO. (“ADMINISTRATOR”). CONTEST BEGINS ON FRIDAY DECEMBER 22nd 2017 AT 3PM EST AND ENDS ON MONDAY JANUARY 8TH 2018 AT 5PM EST. (“CONTEST PERIOD”). NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. ONLY an Instagram comment (guess who the comedian is) is required. By participating, entrants agree… Read more »

Ways to Give Back This Winter

December is all about the spirit of giving. However, we can get so caught up worrying about getting the perfect gifts for our close family and friends, that we can forget about those less fortunate than us. The winter months can be especially tough on those without homes or without enough to eat. Here is… Read more »

10 Books for your Holiday Wishlist

With the holidays come (hopefully!) a few days off for you to enjoy time with your friends and family. For me, it’s also a great time to get caught up on all the great books that came out this year! Here are a few incredible options to add to your Christmas wishlist, or to buy… Read more »

3 Winter Warm-Up Soups

It’s getting really cold outside, and it’s barely even December! One of my favourite things to eat during the colder months is soup….it just warms you from the inside out! Soups are especially good for this time of year to beat off colds and flus. Loads of veggies make these soups the perfect, healthy comfort… Read more »

7 Tips on Preparing Your Home for Holiday Guests

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The holidays are quickly approaching, and as such, so are all of your holiday guests! While this time of year can be fun and wonderful, it can also be tedious trying to make everyone happy. Here are some tips for de-stressing your guest experience- and all of them can be prepared in advance!   Sparkling… Read more »