Yikes! You have found Bed bugs in your home in Toronto!

Posted on: February 28th, 2017

Yikes! You have found Bed bugs in your home in Toronto! What do you do? Bedbugs Require Immediate Action!

Bed Bugs in Toronto

Did you know that a bedbug can survive as long as one year without feeding on blood and that it takes only one fertilized female to cause the infestation of an entire apartment building or hotel in a matter of weeks? To prevent such a catastrophe in your home, be prepared to act quickly at the first sign of an overnight bedbug bite. Immediately wash bedding and clothing in hot water and vacuum every crack and fold in bedframes, mattresses and upholstery.

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Learn the Secrets to Selling Your Home in Toronto Faster for More Money

Posted on: February 21st, 2017

When selling your home in Toronto, two things sell residential real estate in our HOT Toronto real estate market! Price and Presentation. To gain an edge in your Toronto marketplace you must be priced right and look better than the competition, it’s that simple!

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Selling Your Toronto Home

The best trend in Real Estate has always been about home staging. TV shows such as “Take this House and Sell It”, “Love it or List it” “The Property Brothers” etc. are all the rage in home improvement and for good reason.  Staging Sells! No doubt about it! It’ll also net you more money FASTER than if you didn’t stage! Who doesn’t want that when they list their home on the market?

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Toronto and Etobicoke Real Estate Homes Sales for January 2017

Posted on: February 6th, 2017

Looking for current information on Toronto and Etobicoke Real Estate Home Sales for January 2017?

Toronto Real Estate Board President Larry Cerqua just announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 5,188 residential transactions through TREB’s MLS® System in January 2017. This result was up by 11.8 per cent compared to 4,640 sales reported in January 2016. Annual rates of sales growth were higher for condominium apartments than for low-rise home types.

January 2017 picked up where 2016 left off: sales were up on a year-over-year basis while the number of new listings was down by double-digit annual rates for most major home types.

There is a serious supply problem in the GTA including Etobicoke. Watch to find out how strong price growth will be according to Jason Mercer, TREB’s Director of Market Analysis.

Toronto and Etobicoke Real Estate Home Sales for January 2017

But that is only a snapshot of what happened in the GTA. If you are looking for Etobicoke Real Estate Home Sale stats for your local area, I have you covered.

Here is a snapshot of homes sold in the month of January for Etobicoke Single Family Homes:

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Do you want to go see some houses?

Posted on: January 31st, 2017

If you have decided where you want to live in Etobicoke and have your pre-approval in place, it’s time to get out there and see some houses.

I’m sure by now you are eager to get out there and start looking! I may be biased, but as a Realtor, I am constantly browsing new listings. The wonderful thing about the Internet is that you can view many listings online before you even step out the door!

Choose to work with a real estate representative that can find you YOUR dream house by zooming in on YOUR requirements. It will save you time, and if you work with me I can show you how to even save money!See-some-houses-Buying_a_Home_in_Etobicoke-Etobicoke_Real_Estate (more…)

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New Year New Possibilities

Posted on: January 24th, 2017

How will you make 2017 the year you truly create change, the year you finally take charge of your dreams? Will you start that business you always dreamt of having, run a half marathon or finally get the Etobicoke house of your dreams?

It’s a New Year with a fresh start for new possibilities. That means it’s time for you to take action.

It’s always great to have dreams but what about finally making them your reality? Look around you and you’ll see plenty of examples of other people living the lives of their dreams. Don’t you think it’s about time for you?

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Why Should You Care About Curb Appeal?

Posted on: January 17th, 2017

Curb Appeal is something you should take very seriously when you want to sell a home in Etobicoke. This is a beautiful neighbourhood, and the competition can be fierce.

In short, curb appeal is how your home looks from the street. If someone was driving or walking buy, the first impression they get of your home is it’s curb appeal. This can be a great thing for you, or a terrible way to start the selling process.

Investing some time and energy into improving your home’s curb appeal is going to bring you much better buyers!

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How to Buy a Home in Etobicoke: 4 Tips and Tricks From the Inside

Posted on: January 10th, 2017

When you’re ready to buy a home in Etobicoke, there are a few critical steps you can take to make a smarter purchase. Not only is your home one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make – but you actually have to LIVE there too.

Make sure that this purchase isn’t one you regret with my top 4 tips to buying a home in this highly desirable Toronto neighbourhood!

From what you can ACTUALLY afford to buy, to knowing when you shouldn’t try to game the system, these tips will make sure that when you buy a home – you’re getting the best deal you can.

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Toronto and Etobicoke Real Estate Home Sales for December 2016

Posted on: January 5th, 2017

Here is your update on Toronto and Etobicoke Real Estate Home Sales for December 2016.

Toronto Real Estate Board President Larry Cerqua announced today, that 2016 was a second consecutive record year for home sales. Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 113,133 home sales through TREB’s MLS® System – up by 11.8 per cent compared to 2015. The calendar year 2016 result included 5,338 sales in December – an annual increase of 8.6 per cent.

The strongest annual rate of sales growth in 2016 was experienced for condominium apartments followed by detached homes.

“A relatively strong regional economy, low unemployment and very low borrowing costs kept the demand for ownership housing strong in the GTA, as the region’s population continued to grow in 2016,” said Mr. Cerqua.

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Extending the Life of your Water Heater

Posted on: December 27th, 2016

Extending the life of your water heater is like a gift for you and your family!

Doing a little preventative maintenance will save you a big surprise bill, which is particularly important this time of year! You will ALSO save yourself the unpleasant feeling of stepping into what you think will be a hot shower, only to be blasted with freezing water! That’s something we all want to avoid!

This is what we call a “5-Minute Maintenance” because you will spend 5 minutes or less saving yourself big headaches and big replacement or repair costs. This is ABSOLUTELY worth the investment, and right around the New Year is a perfect time to do it.water-heater-buying_a_home_in_etobicoke-etobicoke_real_estate_information (more…)

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Thinking of Selling Your Home in Etobicoke?

Posted on: December 21st, 2016

Are you a homeowner who is thinking of selling your home in Etobicoke?

If so, there are some things you can do to make sure you have the most success in selling your home.

The first thing you will want to consider is whether or not you are looking to upgrade your home. Doing this can give you an edge over the competition, and step one is getting an up-to-date market evaluation. When is the last time you got an accurate price estimate for your home? Knowing in advance can help you plan upgrades and make sure your expectations for the sale are in line with what can happen.

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