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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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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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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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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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