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Go Green and Save Some Green

You don’t need to build a home from the ground up to say your home is environmentally friendly. Check out our suggestions to be green and save some green at the same time. Colour Your World New “green” paints that are low in volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are now available in a wide range of…

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Paint Like a Pro

In many cases, people end up hiring professionals to come in to clean up the mess they’ve made or problems they’ve run into from trying to do it themselves.  It costs both time and money to have the same walls painted over again.  From preparing the space, to applying the paint, to cleaning up afterward,…

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Prep Your Home for Summer

Summer is almost here, which means it’s time to prepare your home for warm weather and the activities that come with it. Follow these tips to help you get ready for the upcoming summer months. Check Your Cooling System Check that your air-conditioner is running properly especially with higher temperatures coming. If you have an…

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GTA Realtors® Release May Market Figures

Toronto Real Estate Board President Garry Bhaura announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 9,989 transactions through TREB’s MLS® System in May 2019.1 While this result represented a substantial increase of 18.9 per cent over the 15-year low in May 2018, it should be noted that the result was still below the average for month…

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Probate and The Sale of Property

Written by Lorne Shuman, ShumanLaw.ca What a probate is? It is needed to sell a property, and can a property be listed and sold before receiving the probate. This post will examine all of these questions: What is a Probate? It is important to note that probates are formally referred to as a Certificate of…

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Front Door Update

A front door is a little bit like a book cover: You can’t possibly know for sure what’s inside, but a pretty cover will get you excited to discover what’s behind it. As the first thing people see when they come to your house, your front door is a large part of people’s first impressions…

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Accessing Your Home’s Equity To Invest

To tap into your home’s equity, it all starts with refinancing your home. If you own a home, the equity you have built up in it is one of the most valuable assets you have available to you. It is also much more accessible than taking out a large loan. In many cases, home equity…

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Get To Know Your Lender

One of the biggest aspects of a mortgage is figuring out the best lender. Since every file is unique, a good mortgage broker will likely tell you there’s no “best” lender. Instead, it will be those unique qualities in your mortgage that will determine which lender you’re going to use. In a typical mortgage, there…

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Closets Closets Closets!

We all dream about it: a custom-designed closet, preferably walk-in, with all your clothing, footwear and accessories in sight and at arms’ reach. The kind of space which makes getting dressed in the morning feel like shopping on Madison Avenue. And wouldn’t it be nice to have all your storage areas (basement, pantry etc.) organized…

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GTA Realtors Release April Sales Stats

TORONTO, ONTARIO, May 6, 2019 – Toronto Real Estate Board President Garry Bhaura announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported a substantial year-over-year increase in home sales in April 2019. The number of residential transactions jumped by 16.8 per cent to 9,042 compared to 7,744 in April 2018. New listings were also up year-over-year by…

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