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Selling? Get Rid of Those Household Smells

Household smells in our own homes can be a problem when it comes time to sell because we are, most likely, accustomed to them. However, it takes just a few seconds in a stranger’s home, to know if a smoker lives there. The smell is in the air! So, when you put your home on the market, think about the common household smells you might have lingering in your home. Remember, … [Read More...]

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For Rent! 231 Fort York Blvd #912

Looking for a great place to rent in downtown Toronto? Check out this beautiful suite at 231 Fort York Boulevard, waiting for you to move in and call home! … [Read More...]

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Top 5 Ways to Impress Home Buyers

Looking for some ways to impress home buyers? Take yourself back in time. Do you remember when you were hunting for your home and you finally found it? You walked … [Read More...]

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Seller Stress – How To Avoid It!

Do you know what causes the most common source of stress when selling your home? Is it scheduling buyer viewings? Is it the length of time it takes for your property to sell? Is it an offer that falls through? Those things can, indeed, cause some worry! But, the number one source of stress is actually simple to avoid. It’s not understanding the process. Even if you’re no stranger to moving, you should review the process involved in selling your current home before you list it. If you … [Read More...]

Buying A Home: Does the House Fit the “Lifestyle Test”?

Are you in the market or considering buying a home? If you are and are putting together your wish list, lifestyle is a very important criterion! After all, a home and its surrounding neighbourhood are the places where much of your lifestyle is going to be experienced. So when considering buying a home, think about the lifestyle to which the property is going to lend itself. Ask yourself: How much entertaining do we do?Do we have children?Do we plan on having more children?Are the … [Read More...]

5 Minute Tips for Preparing Your Home for Buyers

Obviously, your home should look at its best when potential buyers arrive. Problem is, time is not always on your side! There may be times when you have only a few minutes to get things ready. What you do with those minutes can mean the difference between an interested buyer and one that crosses your home off the list. Here are some things you can do to help your home look its best in just five minutes or less: Put away coats, hats, and shoes. Clean up the front foyer, you don't want … [Read More...]

Hazards At Home That You May Not Know About

Home hazards might be right in front of you but you aren't aware of them. Sure, you have smoke detectors and the doors have good locks. The bathtub even has a slip-free pad. By all accounts, your home is a safe and secure place for your family to live. However, there are some hazards that many homeowners don’t consider or even know about.  For instance: 1. Blocked eavestroughs. Eavestroughs clogged with leaves and other debris can cause rainwater to overflow next to your foundation … [Read More...]

What to Consider When Buying a Fixer-Upper

If you’re thinking of buying a new property, you might come across an opportunity to purchase a “fixer-upper”. In fact, the home might be priced based on its need for work. Should you buy that “fixer-upper”? That can be a tough decision. Here are some things you should consider: What repairs need to be done?Are there any major items that will need to be replaced soon, such as the furnace?What renovations are needed?How much, realistically, are those going to cost? How much are the permits … [Read More...]

Just Sold! 6 Innisdale Drive

Congratulations to my clients on the sale of 6 Innisdale Drive. This lovely bungalow, nestled on a quiet Wexford-Maryvale street, is truly a great find for its new owners. Check out the original blog post below. If you would like more details on great properties like this one or need help getting your house ready for the market and sold, please let me know. The team and I are ready to help! Nestled on a quiet street in Toronto's family friendly Wexford-Maryvale neighbourhood, … [Read More...]

Just Listed! 6 Innisdale Drive

Welcome to 6 Innisdale Drive! Nestled on a quiet street in Toronto's family friendly Wexford-Maryvale neighbourhood, this home is a spectacular find and is ready for you to move in and call home. 6 Innisdale features include: beautiful hardwood floors throughoutnewer cantilevered windowsnew exterior doorsrenovated bathroombreakfast bar in the Kitchen overlooking the Dining roomcrown moulding in the Living and Dining roomfreshly painted rooms upstairsseparate side entrance to the … [Read More...]

How To Make Moving Day A Bit More Enjoyable

Moving day is traditionally a hectic and emotionally charged experience that very few people find enjoyable. Does it have to be that way? Is there any possible way to ensure that moving day goes smoothly? Picking a good moving company, or making similar arrangements to transport your belongings, is the obvious place to start. But here are some other tips you might not have considered: Put pets in a kennel for the day. Pets may get excited by all the activity and tend to get in the … [Read More...]