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By: Megan Scott

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

By: Megan Scott

Recognizing Potential Major Expenses in a New Home

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When you see a new home you like on the market, it’s easy to get distracted by all the features you love - the wrap-around backyard deck or the spacious recreation room that has plenty of space for entertaining. You just need to make sure that in all your excitement you don’t overlook any expensive maintenance issues that could be just around the corner. Nothing lasts forever. The majo...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Market Watch Report - June 2018

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GTA REALTORS® Release June Stats July 5, 2018 -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Garry Bhaura, in his first market release as TREB President, is pleased to announce some positive signs with respect to the housing market. Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 8,082 home sales through TREB's MLS® System in June 2018 – up 2.4 per cent compared to the low June 2017 result...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Don’t Forget To Get What You Want

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Shopping for a new home can be a dizzying experience. There are so many things to think about, it’s all too easy to lose focus on the most important consideration of all: getting the home you really want. Here are five questions to keep front-of-mind: Is it located in the neighbourhood I want? Where a property is located can have a dramatic impact on how much you enjoy it. Make sure the nei...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Better Bedrooms. Faster Sale!

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Here’s a surprising statistic. In several surveys, upwards of 60% of people surveyed listed “bedrooms” as one of the reasons they decided to purchase a particular property. So don’t overlook these rooms when preparing your house for sale. You need to make sure they appear roomy and attractive to potential buyers. The first step is to make sure every bedroom actually has a ...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Real Estate News - July 2018

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Do You Have Home Improvement Envy? You’re Not Alone Have you found yourself longingly peering into the yard next door to check out their new water feature only to start drawing up the blueprints for your own a week later? If you answered yes, turns out you’re just one of the many who experience jealousy—and a little competitive drive—over others’ home improvement p...Read More

By: Megan Scott

This Month in Real Estate - June 2018

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  June 2018 Market Update According to the Canadian Real Estate Association, national home sales slid in April. Ongoing diminished sales a...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Six Tips to Get Your House in Order

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Decluttering continues to be a buzzword, but the idea is nothing new. Heard the phrase, "a place for everything, and everything in its place"? Some attribute the quote to founding father Benjamin Franklin. Here are six organizational tips to help put everything in its place: 1. Add shelves to your garage. Get tools, boxes and holiday decorations off the floor by installing shelves in y...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Go Beyond Property Needs and Wants

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When you shop for a new home, you’ll probably start by thinking about what you need in your next property. Your list might include a spacious kitchen; three bedrooms; and, a mature tree in the backyard. Those are property features and, of course, they’re important. But finding your next dream home involves more than just property features. It also involves getting what you want from t...Read More

By: Megan Scott

The Vocabulary of Selling a Home

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As in any industry, there are terms and buzzwords that are unique to residential real estate. When you put your home on the market, you should know what those terms mean. Here are definitions for the most common ones: Fair market value: This is an estimate of how much a specific home will sell for in today’s market, taking into account what similar properties in the area have sold for recen...Read More