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GTA Realtors® Release November Resale Market Report

TORONTO, ONTARIO, 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.…

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Fall/Winter Energy Efficiency Tips

Autumn is in full swing – cool, crisp days and the last of the leaves have fallen. This fall, as you go about getting your home ready for winter, pay attention to the little details that can improve energy efficiency around your home. Book an appointment to have your furnace cleaned and safety-checked this month.…

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Using Your Pre-Payment Privileges

You could say a mortgage has a personality. While it might seem like an unusual way to describe what is basically a financial transaction, it’s actually apt. Mortgages do have personalities. That’s because there are so many details and aspects to any mortgage. And if you’re about to sign on the dotted line, it’s important…

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GTA Realtors® Release October Resale Market Figures

Toronto Real Estate Board President Garry Bhaura announced year-over-year increases in home sales and average sale prices reported through TREB’s MLS® System in October 2018. Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,492 sales through TREB’s MLS® System in October 2018 – a six per cent increase compared to October 2017. On a preliminary seasonally adjusted basis,…

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What is Title Insurance?

Title insurance is an insurance policy that protects your title or ownership to the property. Unlike other forms of insurance, title insurance is a one-time premium that is paid by the purchaser on closing.  The policy lasts as long as the property is owned. Title insurance is standard in residential transactions. It provides coverage to…

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Eaves Cleaning: When and Why?

Cleaning out your eaves is one of those jobs that is often forgotten about until it’s too late. But this chore is necessary to prevent serious damage to your roof, foundation, and your eavestroughs themselves. Why Get Your Eaves Cleaned? The purpose of eaves is to collect rainwater and snow melt then direct it away…

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Tips for a Safe and Spook-tacular Halloween

Yes, it’s that time of year again — when little goblins, ghosts, and ghouls get decked out and tear through the neighbourhood on a hunt for sweet treats. There’s nothing quite like the look of delight on your kids’ faces when they sort through their goodies at the end of the night — not to…

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Top Carpet Trends for 2019

Even if you’re not completely sold on the best way to use carpet in your home, it’s fair to say that the days of plush, wall-to-wall designs are behind us. Now, carpet is much more full of character—think everything from bold patterns to sustainable materials. To help you make sense of how to decorate with…

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5 Tips for Furnace Maintenance

Here are some furnace maintenance tips to get you ahead of the heating season game: Summer has officially come to an end, and the temperatures are steadily dipping. Before you can cozy up at home, your furnace needs a little TLC. We know, you haven’t thought about that ol’ furnace for months! But now’s the…

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Condo Market Report – Q3 2018

Toronto Real Estate Board President Garry Bhaura announced that the average selling price for condominium apartments reported sold by Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® through TREB’s MLS ® System in the third quarter of 2018 was up by 8.4 per cent year-over-year to $552,269. The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) Apartment Benchmark Price was up by…

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