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GTA Realtors® Release Mid-February Sales Figures

February 19, 2016 – Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 3,500 sales through TREB’s MLS® System during the first 14 days of February 2016. This result represented a 13.5 per cent increase compared to 3,083 sales reported during the same time frame in 2015. For the TREB market area as a whole, annual rates of sales…

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5 Smart Upgrades

Kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms are typically the rooms in any home that get the most use, which could also be why homeowners, when surveyed, consistently cite those rooms as the ones they most want to renovate. It makes perfect sense to upgrade the rooms where you spend the most time, but in high-traffic areas, you…

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Keep Warm All Winter Long

Is your heating system braving the long, harsh winter? As cold temperatures take hold all over the country, it’s important for homeowners to safeguard their homes from heating system breakdowns. Paying attention to little things now can help you avoid problems down the road, like unexpected repair or replacement expenses or disruption to your family’s…

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Transitional Kitchens Leading Design Trends

Transitional kitchens – blending elements of traditional and contemporary kitchens – are leading the trends for kitchen design in early 2016. Transitional kitchens incorporate modern elements like stainless steel appliances with traditional interior design. As part of the trend, Shaker-style cabinets are enjoying a revival of popularity, due to their adaptability with almost any style…

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10 Tips To Avoid Slip & Falls

The cold temperatures across Ontario pose a hazard to people trying to get around on slippery sidewalks, driveways and walkways. Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reminding pedestrians to take care and is encouraging homeowners to take steps to help ensure their properties are safe. IBC’s Top 10 tips to avoid slips, trips and falls…

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Save On Your Grocery Bill

Around 80% of the vegetables consumed by Canadians have been imported from outside the country. With the loonie at its lowest level since 2003, it’s no wonder that every time you go to the grocery store, prices seem to be higher than the last time you shopped. According to a recent study by the University of…

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Wide Trends in Hardwood

Hardwood is replacing laminates and other materials as the flooring of choice in 2016. Its renewed popularity has resulted in new trends that open up a wide range of design possibilities for homeowners. Grey tones, darker colours that bring out the grain of the wood and wider planks are among the most dominant trends in…

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Make February “Love Your Home” Month

After a green Christmas, we’re looking forward to an early spring, according to the Groundhogs. February is a good time to plan for future repairs and renovation projects. But homeowners also need to keep on top of home maintenance this month and watch for problems caused by winter weather. Take care to avoid piling snow…

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Strong Start To 2016 – TREB Release January Sales Stats

TORONTO, Feb. 3, 2016 – Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 4,672 residential transactions through TREB’s MLS® System in January 2016. This result represented an 8.2 per cent increase compared to January 2015. “It is clear that the handoff from 2015 to 2016 was a strong one. This…

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Condo Market Tightened in Q4 2015

TORONTO, January 27, 2016 – Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 5,595 condominium apartment sales through TREB’s MLS® System during the fourth quarter of 2015. This result was up by 12.6 per cent compared to the same period in 2014. Over the same period of time, the…

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