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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 … [Read More...]

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Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Have you started your fall home maintenance chores yet? Fall is a great time to take care of big home repair projects before shorter days, ice and snow make outdoor … [Read More...]

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For Rent: 50 Charles Street E #2209

Welcome to exquisite 50 Charles Street East Suite 2209! If you are currently searching for a place to rent in downtown Toronto, make sure to check this one … [Read More...]

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How to Tell if a Neighbourhood is Improving

When you are shopping for a new place to call home, you want to find one in a great neighbourhood. Or, at least, in a neighbourhood that is on the way up. How can you tell if a particular area is improving? Here are some common indicators: Pride of ownership. Take a walk around the neighbourhood. Do you get a sense that people take good care of their homes? Are the lawns mowed? Is the landscaping trimmed? Are flowers planted? Homeowners are more likely to look after their properties when … [Read More...]

Staging a Kitchen that Wows Buyers

Most people who have sold a home or are searching for one, have heard of “staging”. It’s a fairly straightforward concept! It simply involves cleaning, organizing and preparing a home in such a way as to make it look its best. One of the most difficult rooms to stage is the kitchen. Not because it is hard to make look nice but rather as it is one of the most used. You can’t just set it up to look nice for a viewing and then never go back in! Yet, an effectively staged kitchen can help … [Read More...]

Sold! 20 Brian Avenue

Congratulations to my client on the sale of 20 Brian Avenue! This house hit the market and sold over-asking really quickly! Located in Toronto's Wexford-Maryvale neighbourhood, this house is a great find for its new owners. Check out the details from my original blog post below. If you would like more information about properties like 20 Brian, please contact me directly. My team and I are always happy to help! Just Listed! 20 Brian Avenue This home has so many great features. … [Read More...]

Just Listed! 20 Brian Avenue

Welcome to 20 Brian Avenue! This stunning, three bedroom, renovated bungalow, is just waiting for you to move in and call it home! Located in family friendly Wexford-Maryvale, this home is truly a great find. This home has so many great features. Including an extra large two bedroom basement apartment with separate entrance. Starting on the main floor, you will find an open concept Living and Dining area, complete with beautiful hardwood floors and tons of natural light with huge … [Read More...]

Diffusing Problems with Neighbours

Even if you live in a beautiful home in a great neighbourhood, problems with neighbours can make living there a miserable experience. That’s why it makes sense to settle such disputes quickly and amicably. How do you do that? Here are some simple tips that can go a long way in solving problems with neighbours. Deal with the issue quickly. It’s tempting to avoid facing an unpleasant dispute with a neighbour and hope the problem just goes away. That rarely happens. To settle a … [Read More...]

Home Fire Safety Tips

When it comes to home fire safety, a little preparation and precaution go a long way toward ensuring your family, your home, and your valuables are protected.  Consider the following important tips. Home Fire Safety Tip #1: Fires and Fire Extinguishers Fires are classified into different types. The type depends on the material burning. Fire extinguishers are similarly classified to match the type of burning materials they are designed to extinguish. There are 5 types of fire … [Read More...]

Making a Small Room Seem Bigger to Buyers

Are you worried about trying to make a small room seem bigger? When you’re putting your property on the market, you want to make it seem as big and comfortable as possible. After all, many buyers are attracted to space. However, you probably have at least one room in your home — and perhaps even more — that feels small and a little cramped. Of course you don’t want the buyer’s first impression of the room to be its size. Since it isn’t practical to be knocking down walls and … [Read More...]

How To Buy The Right Home, Quickly

You’re in a rush. You have just three weeks to find and buy the right home. Whoa! How are you going to make that happen? Don’t stress. Here are some tips that will help: Get a pre-approved mortgage. With this document you’ll know exactly what you can afford. A seller will take your offer-to-purchase more seriously if you don't present them an offer that is conditional on financing. Make a wish list. Be clear about what you want and need in a home. How many bedrooms would you like? Do … [Read More...]