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December 2021 GTA Real Estate Market Report

The Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB) released their market report for December 2021 today. According to TRREB President Kevin Crigger, “Despite continuing waves of COVID-19, demand for ownership housing sustained a record pace in 2021." The key points from the report are: Number of sales for 2021 were up 7.7 percent from the previous record of 113,040 set in … [Read More...]

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Appliance Shopping During a Pandemic

Have you tried appliance shopping since the pandemic hit? Are you currently searching for a new appliance and need some advice? If so, keep on reading! Recent … [Read More...]

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SOLD! 6 Kilpatrick Place

6 Kilpatrick Place has sold! Congratulations to my client on the sale of this lovely bungalow. After just 6 days on the market, this little gem has found its new … [Read More...]

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Just Listed! 6 Kilpatrick Place

Welcome to 6 Kilpatrick Place in Toronto's Wexford-Maryvale neighbourhood. Nestled on a quiet, family friendly cul-de-sac; this lovely brick bungalow is ready to have you move in and call it home. It has so many great features! Including; Two fully renovated bathrooms. There is a four piece washroom on the main floor with heated floors and a three piece washroom in the basement.Large main floor family room overlooking the garden with floor to ceiling windows.Open concept Living and … [Read More...]

For Lease! 754 Phillip Murray Ave, Oshawa

Check out this great new lease listing, 754 Phillip Murray Avenue in Oshawa. This beautiful 3+1 bedroom, bungalow is looking for the perfect people to move in and enjoy! This bright bungalow is just a short jaunt to the lake and has a ton to boast about. Including: a huge renovated eat-in kitchenrenovated main floor bathroomrenovated basement bathroom with heated floorsthree main floor bedrooms plus a newly added basement bedroomlarge basement rec roommain floor hardwood … [Read More...]

The Basics of Home Security

I found myself thinking about home security recently. An article came out in the news that involved a man trying to gain access to homes during the night in the area around my home; and it got me thinking about the security of my home. I believe that most people feel confident that they know the basics of home security. For example, they know to: keep all doors locked; have a light on in the house while away; and, never hide a key outside in an obvious place, like under the mat. Yet, … [Read More...]

September 2021: GTA Housing Market Conditions Sustain Strong Price Growth

The September 2021 Market Watch Report was released today by the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB). The numbers show a tightened market compared to the same time last year. Sales represented a substantially higher share of listings and there was a lower number of new listings across the board. Demand has remained high and the average selling price for all home types combined was up by 18.3 per cent year-over-year to $1,136,280. Check out more details below or click here to … [Read More...]

Tips To Help You Manage The Emotions Of Selling

For many people, the emotions involved in selling a home is akin to a roller coaster ride. It makes sense. There is a lot going on. First there is the process of selling your property and buying a new one. Then there is the actual act of moving. Add to all of this are the emotions that come from saying goodbye to your piece of the neighbourhood and home. All of these things can make the emotions of selling quite difficult! So how do you smooth out the ups and downs? Check out the … [Read More...]

Competitive Market Home Hunting

If you are hunting for a new home you may find yourself concerned about getting the home you want in this year's competitive market. With fewer listings coming out this fall, you certainly wouldn't find yourself alone with that concern! To make things more difficult, if you add to this year's lag in new listings a desire to live in a 'hot' neighbourhood; things get even more daunting. Regardless of whether the overall housing market is up or down, there can be fierce competition when it … [Read More...]

Sold! 21 George Street Suite 305

Congratulations to my client on the sale of her suite at 21 George Street in Aurora! It was a pleasure working to get this suite sold. The team, painted and then staged it to make it shine and we are all thrilled that it has found its new owners! Check out the details below from the original blog post. If you'd like more information about suites like this one or would like a no-obligation evaluation of your current home, please feel free to contact me directly. I am always happy to help … [Read More...]

CREA: Housing Market Statistics August 2021

Canadian housing markets currently cruising between pre- and peak pandemic levels The Canadian Real Estate Association released their August 2021 National Housing Market Statistics report today. The report from CREA shows that there was little change in home sales on a national basis. Highlights include: National home sales edged back 0.5% on a month-over-month basis in August.Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity was down 14% on a year-over-year basis.The number of newly listed … [Read More...]