416.222.2600 • 416.464.2696

Elliot Gordon Homes

Posts by Elliot

Decorating Small Spaces

The trick is to keep it well-organized and highly functional. From small apartment furniture to paint choices, here are 8 interior decorating tips for small spaces. 1. Pick the right paint colour Dark colours may be cozy, but they make rooms appear smaller. Choose monochromatic light colours to make a small room appear larger. Try…

Read More

Bathroom Reno Must-Haves

When thinking about your next bathroom renovation what comes to mind? Is it heated floors or multiple spa-like shower heads? Whatever your dream bathroom looks like, there are always must-haves and then the rest. These 5 bathroom renovation must-haves will add value to your renovation and also keep it stylish and functional; have your cake…

Read More

GTA Realtors® Release July Market Figures

TORONTO, August 6, 2019 – Toronto Real Estate Board President Michael Collins announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 8,595 sales through TREB’s MLS® System in July 2019. This result was up by 24.3 per cent compared to July 2018. On a month-over-month basis, sales were up by 5.1 per cent, after preliminary seasonal adjustment.…

Read More

Buying a Home? Avoid These 8 Mistake re Financing

Don’t apply for new credit: It may seem natural to apply for a credit card at a home improvement store or a furniture store when you are about to become a homeowner, but applying for credit can lower your credit score. Not only will you lose a few points because of a credit inquiry, but…

Read More

Kitec 101, by Lorne Shuman

Kitec plumbing was widely used and installed in homes and condominiums between 1995-2007.  It was marketed as an alternative to copper pipes and fittings.  However, it was recalled around 2005 due to its tendency to corrode and fail prematurely.  It is no longer installed and a class action lawsuit was launched because the pipes would…

Read More

TREB Releases Q2 2019 Condo Market Statistics

Toronto Real Estate Board President Michael Collins announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,038 condominium apartment sales through TREB’s MLS® System in the second quarter of 2019. This result was up by 3.2 per cent compared to Q2 of 2018. New condominium apartment listings entered into TREB’s MLS® System were down by 3.5 per…

Read More

Electrical Upgrades For Your Home

There are all sorts of new ways to turn your house into your dream home – but have you considered any changes to your wiring? Whether you’re drawing up plans for a new house, or upgrading your existing system here are some ways to get the most out of your electrical system. Outlets with USB…

Read More

3 Mortgage Steps: From Pre-Approval to Getting the Keys

Picture this: You’ve finally been able to put away enough for a down-payment on your dream home. It’s taken you five years of diligent saving, but you did it! You have also been diligently working on improving your credit score and paying off debts and are at a place of financial stability. So, first of…

Read More

GTA Realtors® Report Q2 Rental Market Figures

Toronto Real Estate Board President Michael Collins announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 9,749 condominium apartment rental transactions through TREB’s MLS® System in the second quarter of 2019. This result was up by 14.9 per cent compared to Q2 2018. The number of condominium apartments that were listed at some point during the second…

Read More

GTA Realtors® Release June Market Figures

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…

Read More