TOP 5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD LIVE IN TORONTO!

Many are probably wondering why Toronto’s Real Estate Market is so HOT and in high demand? Well, we’ve got a few answers for you! Here are the top 5 reasons why you should move to Toronto! Toronto is one of the most DIVERSE cities in Canada. (You will never feel like you don’t belong!) You…

What Does Your Insurance Cover?

A lot of Canadians don’t realize that home insurance can vary significantly from one company to another. What’s covered in your neighbour’s policy, for example, may not be covered in your own. Here are some common examples: Flood damage. Unless you have a special provision or rider in your current policy, damage from a flood…

Avoid Over-Renovating When Selling Your Home

When preparing your home for sale, you want to make it look as good as possible. The more attractive it looks to buyers, the more likely you are to get offers. However, you don’t want to make the mistake of over-doing pre-sale renovations. For example, completely gutting a reasonable kitchen to install one worth of…

Great Home Investment Locations within the GTA!

Question: What do buyers normally ask themselves when searching for a new home? Answer: Where do I want to live? BINGO… LOCATION IS KEY! As a buyer you want to decide where exactly it is you want to live, where would it be convenient for you to commute to and from work and where would…

Is a Home a Good Investment?

For those wanting a steady return on their money, houses can be a sure bet. When the baby boomers started madly buying houses in the 1980s, suddenly real estate seemed like the path to instant wealth. The real estate markets fluctuate constantly. There have been times when house prices have gone down. However if you…

Helpful Tips For Buyers

Bi-weekly and weekly payments Most mortgages have the option to allow payments to be made on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. This option may be desirable for two reasons. The first is it can save you money as you can expect to pay off your mortgage about 4 years sooner. This can save you dramatically…

10 Basic Tips before Selling your home

Curb appeal. They say you can only make one “first impression,” and people usually form their first impression within 30 seconds. The front of your house is a good place to spend a little extra time and money. Plant flowers, trim bushes, weed, pick up leaves, repaint your front door, replace tarnished house numbers or a…

8 Common Mistakes Most Home Sellers Make

1. Failure to effectively market the property. Good marketing distinguishes your home from hundreds of others on the market, selling its benefits not just its features. Open houses and print advertising (the most obvious) are only moderately effective. Only 1% of homes are sold at open houses, and just 3% of people purchased their homes…