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Fresh Neutrals Set The Tone For 2017

From furniture to walls, new homes to remodels, cool greys have dominated home design palettes for the last five years. Look to 2017 to gently shake things up with a focus on fresh neutrals that bring warm and cool tones together to create versatile colour with timeless appeal. One of the most notable trends of…

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GTA Realtors® Release December and Annual Resale Housing Figures

TORONTO, ONTARIO, January 5, 2017 – Toronto Real Estate Board President Larry Cerqua announced that 2016 was a second consecutive record year for home sales. Greater Toronto Area Realtors® reported 113,133 home sales through TREB’s MLS® System – up by 11.8 per cent compared to 2015. The calendar year 2016 result included 5,338 sales in…

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TREB Mid December 2016 Sales Statistics

December 20, 2016 – Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 3,196 home sales through TREB’s MLS® System during the first 14 days of December 2016. This result represented an increase of almost 18 per cent compared to the first two weeks of December 2015, when 2,713 home sales were reported. Broken down by market segment, the…

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Add Home Security To Your Holiday Checklist

Before going out of town for some much needed rest and relaxation, there are certain precautions you should take. Here are five tips to help keep your home safe while you’re away on vacation. 1. Let your alarm company know: A few days before you leave, let your alarm company know that you’ll be out…

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Quick Winter Warm Ups

The cold temperatures are here to stay. As you take cover indoors it’s the perfect time to start adding home improvement projects to your to-do list.  Here are a few project ideas to get your home feeling and looking fabulous. From boring to bold baths The bathroom is a great place to start improvements since…

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Put Electrical Safety at the Top of Your Holiday List

The holiday season is here and with it comes the much-anticipated ritual of hanging the lights and installing festive decorations. And every year, thousands of Ontario consumers purchase and install holiday decorations without realizing the potential electrical safety hazards. To help avoid these risks, the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is sharing holiday safety tips to…

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Bank of Canada Maintains Rate

It is no surprise to anyone that the Bank of Canada maintained its target overnight rate at 1/2 percent yesterday, judging that although the global economy has strengthened, uncertainty continues and is damaging business confidence and dampening investment in Canada’s major trading partners. Since the Trump victory, US interest rates have risen sharply with the…

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Shopping For An Energy Efficient Heating System

If the furnace in your home is approaching 10 years or older, it’s possible your energy dollars are going up in flames. Heating can up to 60 per cent of your annual energy use, so an inefficient furnace can cost you energy dollars. Upgrading to a high efficiency furnace can reduce your heating bills and…

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GTA Realtors® Release November Housing Market Figures

December 2, 2016 – Toronto Real Estate Board President Larry Cerqua announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 8,547 home sales through TREB’s MLS® System in November 2016. This result represented a 16.5 per cent increase compared to November 2015. For the TREB market area as a whole, sales were up on a year-over-year basis…

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A Better Basement Reno

Basements are coming out of hiding these days. With fewer homes for sale and good returns on remodelling investments, more homeowners are reclaiming their lower levels and renovating their basements. They’re doing it in style, with before-and-after transformations featured everywhere from HGTV to Pinterest and YouTube. A Smart, Affordable Upgrade Updating your lower level is…

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