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In-demand residences in the foreseeable future

Tuesday Jan 17th, 2023

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 It's difficult to make precise predictions about what type of houses will be in demand in the next five years in Ontario, as it depends on various factors such as economic conditions, population growth, and government policies. However, based on current trends and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it's likely that the following types of houses will be in high demand in the next five years: Single-family homes: These are expected to remain in high demand, particularly... [read more]

Feng Shui - Creating Balance in Life and at Home

Wednesday Jan 11th, 2023

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Happy Chinese New Year - January 22, 2023!!!   This date is based on the Chinese lunar calendar between Jan 21 - Feb 20, and is celebrated by millions around the world. Also known as the Spring Festival, celebrations traditionally last for 16 days, starting from Chinese New Year's Eve to the lantern festival. In 2023, that is from January 21st to February 5th.       Which brings me to the other day, when a friend came over to the house for a... [read more]

So, where are we now?

Tuesday Jan 3rd, 2023

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How did we get to 2023 prices? We can't predict what the next twelve months will hold, it's pretty futile, but we can show you where we've been over the last sixteen years in Durham Region. The table below (per Toronto Regional Real Estate Board) highlights key peaks and valleys since the 2007 recession which didn't affect Canada until closer to 2008-2009.  Average residential prices in July 2007 were $268,642. We stayed relatively stagnant until March 2010 when... [read more]

5 steps to selling your home

Monday Mar 18th, 2019

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5 steps to selling your home

Your satisfaction and happiness is something that is very important to me. I understand how hectic it is to sell a house and it can be difficult if it’s not handled properly. To help you through the entire process, I’ve put together five simple steps: Step 1: Decide to Sell When you sell, you want to get as much value as you can for your home. So you might want to consider the timing of the sale because it definitely has an effect on the value. You don’t want to sell... [read more]

How to Choose the Right Mortgage

Monday Mar 18th, 2019

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How to Choose the Right Mortgage

Obtaining a mortgage can be intimidating and confusing. Similar to the buyer and seller guides, I’ve outlined the mortgage process for you in 4 easy steps! 
 
Step 1: Mortgage Application 
 
Before an application gets filled out, it’s important to first asses yourself financially. Figure out how much money you have and how much you need to borrow. It’s always critical to sort out how much you can afford so that when you apply for a mortgage you will be able to... [read more]

Top 5 Renovations When Selling

Monday Mar 18th, 2019

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Top 5 Home Renovations When Selling

When it comes time to sell your home, you will likely be put in a situation where home updates, repairs, and upgrades are recommended in order to boost the value of your home for maximum returns! Now before tearing down a wall or throwing your money at everything it's important to understand not all home renovations are equal. Below you will find a list of the top 5 home renovations that have significant impact on your selling potential: 1. Improve energy efficiency This... [read more]

Coming soon!! North Oshawa town-home

Sunday Aug 15th, 2021

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Stay tuned for our new listing coming in the first half of September!! This lovely move-in ready two bedroom home with one car garage has many upgrades and is just 2km from UOIT and Durham College. Call us for more details!! 905-852-6143.           [read more]

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