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By: Megan Scott

Market Watch Report - July 2018

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GTA REALTORS® Release July Stats TORONTO, ONTARIO, August 3, 2018 – Toronto Real Estate Board President Garry Bhaura announced strong growth in the number of home sales and the average selling price reported byGreater Toronto Area REALTORS® in July 2018. “Home sales result in substantial spin-off benefits to the economy, so the positive results over the last two months are en...Read More

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9471 Yonge Street, Unit #1113 - Just Listed in Richmond Hill

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2 Bed 2 Bath Luxury Condo in Prestigious Xpression ...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Lighting Matters When Selling Your House

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Remember the last time you were in a furniture store or other major home retailer? Remember the fully decorated displays of furniture, appliances and other products? Some of those may have even been organized as model rooms. What did most of those displays have in common? Chances are, they were well lit. In fact, in the retail industry, there are professionals who specialize exclusively in disp...Read More

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Does the Property Meet the “Lifestyle Test”

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Lifestyle is a very important criterion when shopping for a new home. After all, a home and its surrounding neighbourhood are the places where much of your lifestyle is going to be experienced. So when considering a new home, think about the lifestyle to which the property is going to lend itself. Ask yourself: How much entertaining do we do? How important is it to have good schools located ne...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Shopping for the Right Neighbourhood

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When most people shop for a new home, they think about the kind of house they want: three bedrooms, two bathrooms, trees in the backyard. But it also makes sense to shop for the right neighbourhood. Think about it. In what type of area would you most like to live? What neighbourhood features do you want most? For example, you may want your next neighbourhood to have a good high school, a nearby ...Read More

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Want to Sell Your House Faster? Make it Anonymous

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What do you notice when you visit a model home in a new development? Often, you’ll find wonderfully furnished and decorated rooms that anyone could live in. The operative word here is “anyone”. Sure, there might be a computer screen on a desk in the den, or a child’s Raggedy Ann doll sitting in a corner, but for the most part, all the rooms are anonymous. There is a sense...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Things Home Buyers Don’t Want To See

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When preparing a property for sale, homeowners often focus on the things that will impress buyers, such as clean and uncluttered spaces, well lit rooms, staged furniture designed to maximize appeal, and so forth. But it’s equally important to pay attention to those things you don’t want buyers to see... those little turn-offs that, although seemingly minor, can distract buyers and cau...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Real Estate News - August 2018

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Smart Homes: The Way of the Future or a Risk to Homeowners? By Liz Dominguez Glitches of early iterations aside, smart home technology has an increasingly active presence in the lives of homeowners who are looking for convenience and savings in a pushed-for-time era. From adaptive thermostats that automatically gauge energy usage and alter temperatures for optimal savings, to smart home speakers...Read More

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Consumer Protection vs. Consumer Value

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It has become standard for retailers to offer low cost supplementary “insurance protection plans” on appliances and electronics. These plans may seem like a good idea, but before you buy one, be sure the plan actually offers real added value. Often, these plans overlap with other protection programs you already have. For example, reputable retailers usually sell products with solid ma...Read More

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Avoiding Waste When Watering Your Lawn

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The following tips will help you avoid waste when watering your lawn:   Use a low-angle, pulsating sprinkler. Water sprayed high into the air produces a mist that loses much of its moisture through evaporation. Water the lawn, not the sidewalk or driveway. Lawns need about an inch of water per week. To determine how much watering time that requires, place an empty tuna tin within your spr...Read More