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Posts Tagged: BHG

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 »

Canada’s New Mortgage Rules

A few days ago the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) released changes to its mortgage rules. Let’s talk about how it will affect affording a home from next year onwards. The changes require borrowers to undergo a “stress test” in order to make sure they will be able to withstand higher interest rates. Previously,… 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 »

5 Ways To Boost Your Home’s Value

Here are some tips for how to get the best bang for your buck on your home renovations, even in a tight real estate market. 1. Curb Appeal     If your house doesn’t look appealing from the outside, chances are a potential buyer will never make it inside. If the color of your house… Read more »

Quick and Easy 5-Ingredient Recipes You’ll Love

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Like cooking but hate the hassle? This may help you! Here are some quick and easy five-ingredient recipes (Everyone has salt, pepper, and oil in their kitchen so we didn’t count those in). Chicken Quesadillas   The shortcut we’re taking here is wait for it… rotisserie chicken! While they’re not the most flavourful by itself,… Read more »

7 Ways To Beat The Heat This Summer

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1. An obvious one: drink water, and lots of it! Think of your body like a machine: whenever it’s physically exerted or exposed to hot weather, it heats up. Your internal cooling system causes you to sweat using the water saved up in your body, so it’s important to refill that. To some of us… Read more »

Are You Forgetting To Clean These?

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When it comes time to clean certain parts of our home are more obvious than others. Here’s a list of items which you might have forgotten and how to clean them!   Light and Lamp Switches This is a big one which a lot of us overlook. It’s used everyday, and by everyone in the… 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 »