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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 … [Read More...]

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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 … [Read More...]

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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 … [Read More...]

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TRREB: August 2021 Market Stats

The Toronto Regional Real Estate Board released their August 2021 Stats report and it shows a month of fewer listings and increased prices. The number of new listings is at the lowest level for the past decade according to the report. This ultimately means that the supply of homes is not keeping up with demand. Which affects the selling price which as up for all homes combined by 12.6 per cent year-over-year to $1,070,911. Check out a quick overview of the report below or click here to … [Read More...]

Packing Tips For Your Move

Today's post is all about packing tips for the move into your new home. I'm sure you are quite aware that when you are preparing to move, you'll need plenty of boxes and tape. Along with some bubble wrap, old newspapers or packing paper to use as protective wrapping for more delicate items. However, that may not be all you need. Those things might be enough to make the move happen, but definitely aren't enough to make the move easy! Take a look at this list and make sure to have … [Read More...]

Just Listed! 21 George Street Suite 305, Aurora

Welcome to 21 George Street Suite 305 in beautiful Aurora, Ontario! With over 1150 square feet of space to enjoy, there is a lot to love about this beautiful suite! Whether it's the huge open concept Living and Dining rooms, the soaring 9 foot ceilings or the fact that this is a top floor suite in a wonderful building - it truly is a great find! 21 George Street Suite 305 features: new windows throughout the unitnew balcony door south facing view (this suite is located on the quiet … [Read More...]

Viewing A Home? What to Look For

Viewing a home over the past year and (almost) a half, has been a bit more challenging than it was prior to Covid-19. Public Open Houses have been stopped. Private viewing times have become more restrictive (most only allow a half hour showing and pretty much all do not allow more than one group of viewers at a time. Now, more than ever, it is important that you understand what you need (and want!) in your new home. In the past when viewing a home for sale, many buyers would look at … [Read More...]

Tips For Avoiding Water Damage In Your Home

As I sit at my desk today, I find myself listening to the rain outside. It's a lovely sound but it has me thinking that it might be a good time to revisit a topic that I've posted about more than once! Water damage. Or, perhaps more importantly, how to avoid it in your home. My desire to revisit the topic of water damage, may also have something to do with the plumbing trucks currently parked on the sidewalk outside of my home office. So without further ado, here are a few tips on how … [Read More...]

Home Retrofit Grant Program

Have you heard about the Home Retrofit Grant Program yet? If you haven't and are thinking about making some upgrades to your home - read on! The Federal Government has launched a new program that offers grants of up to $5,000 to homeowners to retrofit their homes to make them more energy efficient. The Canada Greener Home Grants program is funded to the turn of $2.6 billion by the federal government. It is definitely something you should look into if you are thinking about upgrading … [Read More...]

Staging 101: Easy How To Stage Your Home

Staging is the process of setting up and decorating each room of your home so that it looks as attractive as it can to potential buyers. Studies have shown that a property is more likely to sell quickly and for a better price if it is effectively staged. You probably already know the basics about staging, such as eliminating clutter and making sure everything is clean and “guest ready”. However, there are also some home staging “secrets” staging professionals use that you may not know. … [Read More...]

Sold! 12 Wigmore Drive

12 Wigmore has sold! Nestled in family-friendly Victoria Village, this home is truly a great find for its new owners. Check out the details below from the original blog post. If you would like more information on what your home might sell for or have any other real estate questions, please contact me directly. I'm happy to help! Just Listed! 12 Wigmore Drive This home is perfect for those of you that are looking to create your own dream home instead of buying someone else's! … [Read More...]