Fresh Neutrals Make a Lasting Impression for Your Etobicoke Home

Posted on: February 19th, 2019

 
 
 

 

 

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A new coat of paint can work wonders to update the look and feel of your Etobicoke home. Perennially stylish neutrals offer an abundance of choice to rejuvenate your home with these tips in mind.

Synchronize. To pull your room together, select a neutral shade from a work of art, a decorative accessory, or furnishings.

Tone it down. If tempted to paint your den a sunny yellow for example, consider an unobtrusive tone appropriate for reading or watching television.

Connect adjacent rooms. Two shades lighter or darker from the same colour chip or a complementary hue provides a natural transition from room to room.

Start small. A paint sample or an oversized paint chip helps you consider how the colour looks in your room, and under various lighting conditions, before you commit.

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Eco Friendly Flooring Choices for Your Etobicoke Home

Posted on: February 5th, 2019

Choosing new or replacement eco-friendly flooring is one of the emerging trends among Etobicoke house and condo owners. Eco-friendly flooring is generally identified as being made from and with more sustainable resources; materials that don’t deplete or permanently damage the environment (such as toxic laminates); or, material that is easy to reuse or recycle after its intended purpose. Here are some examples:

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Where to Start Your Etobicoke Home Search?

Posted on: January 29th, 2019

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The Internet has made searching for a home a very easy and fruitful experience, and my web site can get you started in the right direction, but don’t forget, nothing is ever as it appears on-line, so plan on doing some real-world investigation too. One of the first places to start?

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Toronto and Etobicoke Real Estate Home Sales for December 2018

Posted on: January 16th, 2019

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Looking for current information on Toronto and Etobicoke Real Estate Home Sales for this past December 2018? Here are the latest numbers for Home Sales in Toronto and Etobicoke.

GTA REALTORS® Release December and 2018 Annual Sold Statistics

Toronto Real Estate Board President Garry Bhaura announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported a total of 77,426 residential transactions through TREB’s MLS® System in 2018. This result represented a 16.1 per cent decline compared to 92,263 sales reported in 2017. Total new listings entered into TREB’s MLS® System were down by 12.7 per cent over the same period to 155,823.

The overall average selling price for 2018 transactions, at $787,300, was down by 4.3 per cent year-over-year for all home types combined across the TREB market area.
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How To Save Thousands Of Dollars Off Your Mortgage!

Posted on: December 18th, 2018

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The faster you pay down the principal amount of your mortgage, the more you can reduce those pesky interest costs. Take a look at your most recent mortgage statement to see exactly the amount of interest you have been paying on your mortgage these past few years.

Want to change that amount starting today?  These are the simple and profound changes that you can implement today to get you mortgage free sooner!

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Toronto and Etobicoke Real Estate Home Sales for November 2018

Posted on: December 7th, 2018

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Looking for current information on Toronto and Etobicoke Real Estate Home Sales for this past November 2018? Here are the latest numbers for Home Sales in Toronto and Etobicoke.

GTA REALTORS® Release November Sold Statistics

Toronto Real Estate Board President Garry Bhaura announced the continuation of moderate price growth in November 2018 compared to November 2017. The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) Composite Benchmark was up by 2.7% year-over-year. The average selling price was up by 3.5% year-over-year to $788,345.

Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 6,251 residential transactions through TREB’s MLS® System in November 2018. This result was down by 14.7% compared to November 2017, when we saw a temporary upward shift in demand as the market was distorted by the looming OSFI-mandated stress test at the end of last year.
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Top 4 Reasons Why You Should Stage Your Etobicoke Home When Selling.

Posted on: December 4th, 2018

Top 4 reasons to stage your Etobicoke home when selling

Staging a home has become so prevalent in today’s real estate industry. That’s why I thought I should give you my top 4 reasons Why You Should Stage Your Etobicoke Home When Selling. We’ve all watch shows like “Love it or List it” or “Staged to Sell”. There is not an aspect of selling a home that is not staged or enhanced to some degree. But, there are still some sellers who are not on board or particularly sold on the idea of staging their homes? They might be missing out on some real opportunities to enhance the appeal of their home and increase its value. Don’t let this happen to you! Don’t be one of those sellers or you might end up regretting it by selling your home for a lot less money than you were hoping for.

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34 Forty First Street For Sale, Long Branch Etobicoke

Posted on: November 30th, 2018

Stunning Custom Built Home 1 Block to the Lake & Steps to Long Branch GO Station. Beautiful Stone and Brick Exterior, High End Quality Finishes and Millwork includes Terrazo Foyer, Crown Mouldings, 9 Foot Ceilings, Hardwood Floors, Iron Spindles, Skylight, 7 Inch Baseboards, Beautiful Custom Cabinetry with Granite Counters in Kitchen, Gas Fireplace with Stone Surround, Fabulous Bsmt with High Ceilings & Walkout to Backyard, Master Retreat with 5Pc Ensuite, Walk-in Closet and Walkout to Balcony, Entry to House from Garage. Definitely A Must See!

Include:Stainless Steel Fridge, Stove, Rangehood, Washer, Dryer, All Electrical Light Fixtures, All Window Coverings, Hi-Eff Gas Furnace, Cac, Cvac, Gdo+2 Remotes, Alarm & Video System. Exclude: Dr Light Fixtures

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Selling Your Home in Etobicoke and Wondering Where To Put All Your Stuff?

Posted on: November 20th, 2018

Selling your home in Etobicoke and wondering where to put all your stuff?

As you’re probably aware, one of the key steps to preparing your home for sale in Etoboke is to get rid of as much clutter as possible. You want to make every room look spacious and comfortable.

But what do you do with the pictures, boxes, clothing, tools, furniture and other stuff you need to take out of your home?

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For items that you don’t want anymore, you have two options: dispose or donate. You can dispose of items at your local waste depot or recycling centre, (but be sure to call ahead to confirm which items they will accept.) Donations can be made to organizations like Goodwill and The Salvation Army. These organizations are interested in good furniture, clothing, appliances (that work), bikes and other toys (that don’t need repair), and tools.

For items you want to keep, consider renting space at a local self-storage facility. Most offer a variety of storage options from lockers to garages, and typically charge by the month. As for security, most self-storage facilities have fencing, gates that require a passcode, cameras and other security features. You can also lock your own unit.

One of the drawbacks of self-storage is that you have to move your stuff twice – first to the storage unit, and then to your new home. An alternative that’s becoming increasingly popular is a Mobile Storage Unit. The unit is placed in your driveway for a few days while you load it with the items you want stored. Then it’s picked up by the mobile storage company and taken to their warehouse. When you move, the company simply drops the unit off at your new home for unloading.

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Toronto and Etobicoke Real Estate Home Sales for October 2018

Posted on: November 8th, 2018

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Looking for current information on Toronto and Etobicoke Real Estate Home Sales for this past October 2018? Here are the latest numbers for Home Sales in Toronto and Etobicoke.

GTA REALTORS® Release October Sold Statistics

Toronto Real Estate Board President Garry Bhaura announced year-over-year increases in home sales and average sale prices reported through TREB’s MLS® System in October 2018.

Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,492 sales through TREB’s MLS® System in October 2018 – a six per cent increase compared to October 2017. On a preliminary seasonally adjusted basis, sales were down by one per cent compared to September 2018.
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