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By: Megan Scott

GTA REALTORS® Release July 2019 Stats

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Toronto Real Estate Board President Michael Collins announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 8,595 sales through TREB's MLS® System in July 2019. This result was up by 24.3 percent compared to July 2018. On a month-over-month basis, sales were up by 5.1 percent, after preliminary seasonal adjustment. New listings entered into TREB's MLS® System in July 2019 were ...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Home Buying: Thinking of Buying an Older Home? Here Are Some Things to Keep in Mind

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When searching for the next house to call home, there's a lot to consider. Opening your home search to older constructions can increase your options, however, older homes may be harboring issues beneath the surface. Here are some things to consider (and have inspected) when purchasing an older home.  Foundation and Structural Issues Due to their age, older homes should be inspected thoro...Read More

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Home Selling Tip: 5 Things Buyers Hate to See

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When you show your home to prospective buyers, there is probably a long list of things you’re hoping they’ll notice. For example, you’ll want them to see the beautiful chandelier in the foyer or the spacious backyard and large deck, or the kitchen with the island big enough for a whole family to sit down for breakfast. But what about those things you’re hoping buyers will ...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Home-Selling Tip: 5 Things Buyers Hate to See

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When you show your home to prospective buyers, there is probably a long list of things you’re hoping they’ll notice. For example, you’ll want them to see the beautiful chandelier in the foyer or the spacious backyard and large deck, or the kitchen with the island big enough for a whole family to sit down for breakfast. But what about those things you’re hoping buyers will ...Read More

By: Megan Scott

To-Dos: Your August Home Checklist

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?As summer winds down, take these steps to get your home and family organized for fall.   With the transition from summer travels to the beginning of a new school year (and maybe some back-to-work blues), August can feel like a sudden downshift from the fun of vacation. Stretch out these last days of summer by squeezing in a few more home projects, savoring simple pleasures and, when the ti...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Home Selling Tips: How To Maximize Space In A Tiny Home

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Inevitably when you’re watching one of those tiny house reality shows, a buyer who’s looking at a tiny house says something along the lines of, “Well, there isn’t much space/storage room, is there?” That’s a given when it comes to a tiny house. The clue is in the name, after all — a tiny house just isn’t going to have a lot of room, especially for s...Read More

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Home Selling Tip: Ways an Inspection Helps You Sell

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?Like many homeowners, you might be hoping to capitalize on the hot summer homebuying season to sell your house for a pretty penny. Who knows, maybe you’ll even make enough for the beach house you’ve been eyeing or for a long summer getaway. But first, you’ll need to get your home ready to sell. And getting a home inspection may be one of the best ways to do that. Inspections c...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Helpful Tips to Lower Your Energy Bill This Summer

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If you live in a place where summer heat is an issue, this time of year can mean substantially higher energy costs. Here are four low-cost, high-impact changes you can make on your own to save money and keep your home more comfortable this summer.  Clean your window sills A few seasons worth of dirt and soot can prevent your windows from closing all the way. Even a little air getting in can ...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Home buying: Top Tips to Make Your Offer Stick

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It's that time again when the real estate market is as hot as the summer sun. Low inventory, multiple offers, and offers that soar over asking price are great for sellers, not so much for buyers. If you're looking for an edge to ensure you get the home you want, here are a few tips.  Up your budget If you're a first-time buyer looking in a lower price range, you're in the mos...Read More

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Home Buying Tips: Buying With Friends Isn't Like Renting

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You’ve been living with your best friend since freshman year of college, and it’s been a blast. So why not pool your money and go in on a house together? After all, it’s easier to buy when you have two incomes.  It’s true that co-buying a home with friends or family can make it easier to own a home. And it can reduce your upfront costs.  But there are a few uniq...Read More