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By: Megan Scott

Down Payment Dilemma: How Do You Know How Much to Put Down On A Home?

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  For many prospective home buyers, the down payment is the most daunting hurdle in the race to buy a home. Even for people with decent credit and a healthy paycheck, the down payment can be the great homeownership killer. The big question for all prospective buyers is: how much should my down payment be? Most lenders will tell you that 20 percent is the standard, but is that really necessa...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Home Selling Tips Bringing Fitness Home

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Are you thinking about purchasing home fitness equipment? Owning your own treadmill, exercise bike, or rowing machine can save you a lot of time and money compared to joining a fitness club. However, selecting the right equipment can be a challenge. Here are some tips: Try it first. Ask your home fitness equipment dealer to let you do a few minutes of exercise on the machine you’re consid...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Making Your Kitchen More Attractive to Buyers

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?What’s one of the most important rooms in your home? When it comes to selling your property quickly, and for the best price, the answer is clearly the kitchen. In fact, one of the most common explanations buyers often give for not making an offer is, “I liked the house, but I wasn’t too keen on the kitchen.” That doesn’t mean you must do a major renovation. However, ...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Market Watch Report - March 2019

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GTA REALTORS® Release March 2019 Stats Toronto Real Estate Board President Garry Bhaura announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,187 residential sales through TREB's MLS® System in March 2019. This result was inline with 7,188 sales reported in March 2018. For the first quarter of 2019, sales were down by one per cent compared to Q1 2018. "The OSFI stress tes...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Modernizing Your Home Security

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As technology evolves and becomes more affordable, homeowners should consider replacing their older equipment with a completely new security system, rather than patching together outdated units that provide specific functions in isolation. A modern system will wake you up in the morning to your own personalized display screen, adjust your room temperature, turn on your lights and operate other hou...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Review your home insurance

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I just wanted to quickly touch base to remind you to review your home insurance policy (if you haven't done so already.)   Experts recommend that you do so once a year but, frankly, most people don't.  That's a mistake.  If you don't review your policy regularly, you might find that your coverage is inadequate when you need to make a claim. And, of course, th...Read More

By: Megan Scott

How to Find the Perfect Neighborhood

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Location, location, location. Half of buying a home is finding where you want to live. You may have found your dream house, but it might not be in your dream location.  Here's how you can find the perfect neighborhood:  Check It Out Online Look up what people are saying about the neighborhood you're interested in. Do people actually enjoy living there? What do they like and d...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Worried You Won’t Find the Home You Want?

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If you’re thinking of selling your home, you may be concerned that you won’t be able to find the kind of property you’re looking to buy. After all, getting into a more desirable home is the main reason many people move in the first place. Should you be concerned? There are a couple of things to consider: First, think about the last time you purchased a car. You probably had a p...Read More

By: Megan Scott

A Bird’s Eye View of Selling Your Home

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If you haven’t sold a home before, the process can seem complex and even intimidating. It really isn’t. In fact, the steps to selling your property - quickly and for the best price - are straightforward, although not necessarily easy. Here’s a bird’s-eye view of the steps to expect: Determine what your property will likely sell for on today’s market. This is referr...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Market Watch Report - February 2019

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GTA REALTORS® Release February 2019 Stats March 5, 2019 -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Gurcharan (Garry) Bhaura announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 5,025 homes sold through TREB's MLS® System in February 2019. This sales total was down by 2.4 per cent on a year-over-year basis. Sales were also down compared to January 2019 following preliminary seasonal ...Read More