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By: Megan Scott

Market Watch Report - December 2018

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December and 2018 Annual Statistics Released   January 4, 2019 -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Garry Bhaura announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported a total of 77,426 residential transactions through TREB's MLS® System in 2018. This result represented a 16.1 per cent decline compared to 92,263 sales reported in 2017. Total new listings entered into TREB&...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Cyber Safety for Computer Users of All Ages

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No matter your age, if you use a computer - and especially the internet - you need to be savvy about security. Yet many users have no idea how vulnerable they might be to malicious thieves who can “hack” and “phish” into personal computers. To prevent theft of information that can rob you and your family of your financial assets - and your dignity - be mindful of the follo...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Real Estate News - December 2018

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3 Things to Consider Before Listing Your Home as a Short-Term Rental By Tim Harris  The Age of Sharing is here, and it’s a phenomenon that’s expected to grow from $15 billion in 2014 to $335 billion by 2025, with services such as home-sharing and maintenance platforms being a big part of that equation. Many homeowners have seen big economic benefits over the years from home-sharin...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Market Watch Report - November 2018

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GTA REALTORS® Release November Stats December 5, 2018 -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Garry Bhaura announced the continuation of moderate price growth in November 2018 compared to November 2017. The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) Composite Benchmark was up by 2.7 per cent year-over-year. The average selling price was up by 3.5 per cent year-over-year to $788,345. Greater Toronto Area...Read More

By: Megan Scott

3 Things to Consider Before Listing Your Home as a Short-Term Rental

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The Age of Sharing is here, and it’s a phenomenon that’s expected to grow from $15 billion in 2014 to $335 billion by 2025, with services such as home-sharing and maintenance platforms being a big part of that equation. Many homeowners have seen big economic benefits over the years from home-sharing platforms like Airbnb, but if you’re thinking about jumping in to get a piece of ...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Thinking about Retirement

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The average person spends decades saving for retirement and planning for this major financial decision; however, while most seniors envision retirement being completely stress-free, there are many financial hurdles to clear, and multiple factors that can impact retirement finances, as well. Did you know that among all of these factors, where you live can actually have the biggest impact on your r...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Affordable Staging Ideas

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Remember the last time you walked through a furniture showroom? You probably noticed that the sofa, chairs, tables and other furnishings were arranged - or staged - to make them look more appealing. You might have seen an attractive lamp on a sofa end table, or an appetizing bowl of fruit on a dining room buffet. When preparing your home for sale, you should do much the same thing. Stage each roo...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Your Really, Really Great List

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When buyers shop for a new home, they typically start by viewing properties that meet a specific criteria… four bedrooms, a finished basement, a quiet neighbourhood, etc. But often there is something special about a home that catches a buyer’s eye that can very well tip the scales toward your home. Think about it. How many times have you heard someone who has just purchased a home s...Read More

By: Megan Scott

What You Need to Know When Thinking About Moving to a New City

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Perhaps you recently accepted a job offer in a new city, or you just needed a change of scenery and decided now was the time to make that change. Uprooting your life isn't an easy feat—yet, it's exciting and new. You'll get to explore a whole new place and all that that new place has to offer! There'll be new activities, new restaurants, new friends, new parks, and more. Wha...Read More

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Home Improvement Tip: Curb Appeal

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Update your home's curb appeal with pops of color that add a cheerful touch this time of year.   Get a Step Up with Railings - Chipped, tired railings can make a home look outdated and unkempt, but making those pieces look new again is a relatively quick and easy project. Keeping the railing monochromatic in a color that complements the rest of the house's paint and trim creates a c...Read More