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By: Megan Scott

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

By: Megan Scott

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

By: Megan Scott

GTA REALTORS RELEASTE JUNE 2019 STATS

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GTA REALTORS® Release June 2019 Stats The new President of the Toronto Real Estate Board, Michael Collins, announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 8,860 sales through TREB's MLS® System in June 2019, representing a 10.4 per cent increase compared to June 2018. Over the same time period, total new listings remained at a similar level for the month of June and active...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Simplifying Your Home Life

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Let’s face it. Life can get complicated, complex and stressful very easily. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to simplify your life, especially at home. Here are some tips from the experts: Don’t be ruled by the TV guide. Instead, select the shows you want to watch and record them. That way, you can watch what you want at the times that are most convenient for you. Prepare some meal...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Interested to know what your home worth today?

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What's Your Home's Current Value? ? Your home is likely the most significant investment that you've made. It's important to stay in the know on its value and on our local market at large, whether you're planning on selling soon or staying put a few more years. Don't you want to know how your asset has appreciated – and how it stacks up to other comparable homes? ...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Gen Xers Driving Multi-Generational Housing Trend

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This Is Us. Jane the Virgin. Black-ish. What do they have in common? They are all family television programs that have members of multiple generations living under one roof. But the reality of multi-generational living is more than sitcom fodder.  According to the 2019 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends report by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), mul...Read More

By: Megan Scott

The Case for Letting Your Garden Run Wild

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  A beautiful new book investigates the rise in green spaces that forgo formality. For centuries, gardens have been meticulously planned and immaculately manicured—think of the great English and French traditions, for instance. But of late, they are taking on a much less formal style, with gardeners using native plants and a looser plan to seamlessly blend their spaces with nature. In...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Flexible Dumpsters for Home Renos

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New synthetic fabric dumpsters offer a flexible method of holding and disposing of renovation waste - without the need to order a large and unsightly metal bin that sits on your front lawn or driveway for weeks on end. The industry calls them FIBC’s, or Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers, but they’re more commonly known as big bags, bulk bags, bagsters and super sacks. These durabl...Read More