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RBC Housing Market Update August 2016

November 10, 2016 - Updated: November 11, 2016

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Top 6 Home Improvements to Add Value

November 10, 2016 - Updated: November 10, 2016

Homeowners often look to customize their home for personal enjoyment and to appeal to future buyers. So, we ask, which remodelling projects add ...

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Royal LePage Launches Innovative Neighbourhood Matching Tool

November 10, 2016 - Updated: November 10, 2016

Homebuyers can now Discover Communities and Homes Based on Lifestyle Preferences – A First in Canada! Royal LePage Real Es ...

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Royal LePage Donates more than $47,000 in Support of the Fort McMurray Restoration Initiative

November 10, 2016 - Updated: November 10, 2016

Royal LePage Real Estate Services, in concert with its charitable organization, the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation, is pleased to announce that ...

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Market Recap August 2016

November 10, 2016 - Updated: November 10, 2016

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 9813 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in August. Up by 23.5 per ce ...

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Market Recap July 2016

November 10, 2016 - Updated: November 10, 2016

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 9,989 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in July. Up by 1.8 per cent ...

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Market Recap June 2016

November 10, 2016 - Updated: November 10, 2016

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 12,794 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in June. Up by 7.5 per cen ...

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Legal Matters 4 Things To Know About The Latest Competition Bureau Proceedings

November 10, 2016 - Updated: November 10, 2016

By Mark Weisleder The long awaited decision of the Competition Tribunal about the ongoing dispute between the Competition Bureau and t ...

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Cooling of Canadian Hottest Real Estate Markets Delayed Again

November 10, 2016 - Updated: November 10, 2016

Canada’s residential real estate market continued to show strong appreciation in the second quarter of 2016, posting the highest national ...

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RBC Housing Market Update May 2016

July 15, 2016 - Updated: July 15, 2016

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Terrequity Childrens Foundation Continues to Support Chisholm Academy High School

July 15, 2016 - Updated: July 15, 2016

Terrequity Children’s Foundation (TCF) is pleased to announce its most recent contribution to Marilyn Souster-Gramada’s charity, the ...

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Major expansion for Royal LePage on Montreal South Shore

July 15, 2016 - Updated: July 15, 2016

93 brokers join the Royal LePage network in Brossard and Saint-Lambert Royal LePage is proud to announce that Groupe Sutton Action, led b ...

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Special Announcement from the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation

July 15, 2016 - Updated: July 15, 2016

Royal LePage President and CEO, Phil Soper, has just announced the destination for the 2017 Challenge trek in support of the Royal LePage Shelte ...

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Royal LePage Carriage Trade partners with Whos Who in Luxury Real Estate

July 15, 2016 - Updated: July 15, 2016

New partnership provides access to foreign luxury buyers Royal LePage, via the company’s luxury Carriage Trade luxury brand, has ...

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Market Recap May 2016

July 15, 2016 - Updated: July 15, 2016

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 12,870 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in May. Up by 10.6 per cen ...

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Legal Matters: What To Do When 14 Students Move In Next Door

July 15, 2016 - Updated: July 15, 2016

By Mark Weisleder How would you feel if the day after you moved into your new home on what you thought was a quiet street, you found out ...

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Luxury Neighbourhoods In Canadas Largest Markets Show Significant Price Appreciation Over Last 10 Years

July 15, 2016 - Updated: July 15, 2016

Message from the Broker, Andrew Zsolt [Continued from a previous issue of the Terrequity Realty Insider] You can view a l ...

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Royal LePage By The Numbers - April 2016

June 24, 2016 - Updated: June 24, 2016

We are pleased to provide this insightful infographic, which shows the key facts and stats that make Royal LePage an influential industry leader ...

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RBC Housing Market Update April 2016

June 24, 2016 - Updated: June 24, 2016

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Basement Basics to Elevate Your Home

June 24, 2016 - Updated: June 24, 2016

By Royal LePage Finishing an underutilized basement makes financial sense in certain situations, and may add to your home’ ...

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Royal LePage Shelter Foundation's 2015 Fundraising Results

June 24, 2016 - Updated: June 24, 2016

By Shanan Spencer-Brown It is my pleasure to announce that in 2015 the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation raised $2.3 million – the ...

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Royal LePage Introduces Travel Time Search Feature

June 24, 2016 - Updated: June 24, 2016

Consumers can now calculate commute times as part of their considerations when deciding where to buy a home. New functionality on Royal LePage&r ...

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The Trump Factor

June 24, 2016 - Updated: June 24, 2016

By Jesse Ferreras Low interest rates. Foreign investment. A slumping Canadian dollar. Those are just three facto ...

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Market Recap April 2016

June 24, 2016 - Updated: June 24, 2016

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 12,085 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in April. Up by 7.4 per ce ...

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Legal Matters How To Protect Yourself When Buying A Home From A Bank

June 24, 2016 - Updated: June 24, 2016

By Mark Weisleder When a mortgage goes into default in Canada, the most likely remedy that the lender will pursue is power of sale. ...

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25 Percent of Luxury Properties Purchased by Foreign Buyers

June 24, 2016 - Updated: July 15, 2016

A Message from the Broker, Andrew Zsolt One in four Real Estate advisors believe that 25 percent or more of luxury properties are purchased ...

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Housing Market Update March 2016

May 3, 2016 - Updated: May 3, 2016

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Green Living

May 3, 2016 - Updated: May 3, 2016

By Royal LePage Green Living is becoming more popular and in-demand. As a proud member of NAGAB (National Association of Green A ...

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The Perfect Canadian Spring Staycation, Part 1

May 3, 2016 - Updated: May 3, 2016

Royal LePage Home Magazine Looking for a tranquil retreat? It can be challenging to find the time or money for an extravagant tr ...

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National Garage Sale for Shelter Needs Your Help

May 3, 2016 - Updated: May 3, 2016

By Royal LePage Shelter Foundation The Royal LePage National Garage Sale for Shelter brings new meaning and purpose to spring cl ...

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Your Essential Home Project Toolkit

May 3, 2016 - Updated: May 3, 2016

By Royal LePage Corporate Embarking on a home improvement project is a fun and rewarding way to spend spare time. With a myriad ...

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Market Recap March 2016

May 3, 2016 - Updated: May 3, 2016

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 10,326 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in March. Up by 16.2 per c ...

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Does A Minute Matter In A Real Estate Deal?

May 3, 2016 - Updated: May 3, 2016

By Mark Weisleder The standard Ontario real estate contract says deals must be concluded no later than 6 p.m. on the day of clos ...

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Redistribution of Canada Workforce Drives Further Price Appreciation in Greater Vancouver and the Greater Toronto Area

May 3, 2016 - Updated: May 3, 2016

Greater Montreal Area sees signs of a real estate market revival in the first quarter of 2016 According to the Royal LePage House Pric ...

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Housing Market Update February 2016

April 22, 2016 - Updated: April 22, 2016

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Tips on Selling Your Home Part 4

April 22, 2016 - Updated: April 22, 2016

By Royal LePage [Continued from a previous issue of Terrequity Realty Insider] Step Five: Receiving an Offer ...

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How to Design a Small Space, Part 2

April 22, 2016 - Updated: April 22, 2016

[Continued from a previous issue of Terrequity Realty Insider] All spaces present design challenges, but the living/family room is ...

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Royal LePage Encourages A Community-Wide Response To Family Violence

April 22, 2016 - Updated: April 22, 2016

The National Garage Sale for Shelter brings new meaning and purpose to spring cleaning. At Royal LePage, we know that a house is ...

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Should You Sell Your Home?

April 22, 2016 - Updated: April 22, 2016

By Royal LePage Corporate For many, you’ll know it’s time, when posed with the question to stay or sell. Specific re ...

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Market Recap February 2016

April 22, 2016 - Updated: April 22, 2016

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 7,621 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in February. Up by 21.1 per ...

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Legal Matters Be Careful What You Say When Advertising Your Property

April 22, 2016 - Updated: April 22, 2016

By Mark Weisleder Sellers and real estate agents will advertise the top-selling features of a home so as to attract the biggest ...

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Royal LePage Terrequity Wins the 2016 Consumer Choice Award in GTA Central

April 22, 2016 - Updated: April 22, 2016

Message from the Broker, Andrew Zsolt Congratulations to Terrequity! Each year across Canada, Consumer Choice Award gathers ...

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Housing Market Update January 2016

February 25, 2016 - Updated: February 25, 2016

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Tips on Selling Your Home Part 3

February 25, 2016 - Updated: April 22, 2016

By Royal LePage [Continued from a previous issue of Terrequity Realty Insider] Step Four: Showing Your Home The way your home ...

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How to Design a Small Space, Part 1

February 25, 2016 - Updated: April 22, 2016

All spaces present design challenges, but the living/family room is where you and your guests likely spend most of your time. Designing a small ...

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The Ontario Home Ownership Index

February 25, 2016 - Updated: February 25, 2016

By the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) This is what Ontarians revealed about home ownership and the real estate market in a recent su ...

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Are You Ready To Make Your Move From Renting To Owning?

February 25, 2016 - Updated: February 25, 2016

By RBC Royal Bank of Canada If you’re renting, you may dream about owning a home of your own – a place to furnish and decorat ...

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Market Recap January 2016

February 25, 2016 - Updated: February 25, 2016

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 4,672 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in January. Up by 8.2 per c ...

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Legal Matters How a House Sale Repair Clause Led to a Lawsuit

February 25, 2016 - Updated: April 22, 2016

By Mark Weisleder Real estate law: Be careful about how you word repair clause in home sale contract, or you might end up in court. ...

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Canadian Home Prices Expected To Moderate

February 25, 2016 - Updated: February 25, 2016

A Message from the Broker, Andrew Zsolt Royal LePage expects Canada’s real estate market to moderate this year due to unaffordab ...

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RBC Housing Market Update December 2015

February 8, 2016 - Updated: February 8, 2016

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Royal LePage Terrequity Supports Good Shepherd Ministries

February 8, 2016 - Updated: February 8, 2016

Many thanks to all who participated in the Good Shepherd Clothing Drive for the homeless this past holiday season! We collected many times the a ...

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How to Cure the Clutter Bug

February 8, 2016 - Updated: February 8, 2016

What is a Clutter Bug? [clutter bug (noun): One who excessively hoards, accumulates junk, or collects clutter. Ex: Jon is a real clutter ...

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Optimism For Year Ahead Increases Most Amongst GTA Residents

February 8, 2016 - Updated: February 8, 2016

By the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) Residential real estate markets are stronger now than they were a year ago, said 40 per ...

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Royal LePage's President, Phil Soper, named to Swanepoel POWER 200 2015/16

February 8, 2016 - Updated: February 8, 2016

By Royal LePage Corporate The annual Swanepoel POWER 200 2015/16 ranking of the most powerful people in residential real estate was re ...

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Market Recap December 2015

February 8, 2016 - Updated: February 8, 2016

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 4,945 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in December. Up by 11.9 per ...

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Legal Matters When is a Promise From Your Builder Binding

February 8, 2016 - Updated: February 8, 2016

By Mark Weisleder Condominium buyers have launched a class-action lawsuit against Emerald City Developments for a building at 70 Fore ...

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Pace of House Price Inflation in Toronto and Vancouver to Return to Earth in 2016

February 8, 2016 - Updated: February 8, 2016

A Message from the Broker, Andrew Zsolt Canada’s residential real estate market showed strong growth in the fourth quarter of 20 ...

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RBC Housing Market Update November 2015

December 23, 2015 - Updated: December 23, 2015

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Terrequity Childrens Foundation Supports Future Possibilities for Kids

December 23, 2015 - Updated: December 23, 2015

Terrequity Children’s Foundation (TCF) is pleased to announce its most recent contribution to Future Possibilities for Kids. The Terrequit ...

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Tips on Selling Your Home Part 2

December 23, 2015 - Updated: February 25, 2016

By Royal LePage [Continued from a previous issue of Terrequity Realty Insider] Step Two: Hiring an Agent Now that you&rs ...

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Staging Tips for Selling During the Holidays

December 23, 2015 - Updated: December 23, 2015

By Kara Wahlgren It’s the time of year that calendars are packed with holiday parties, budgets are strained by gift-giving and t ...

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Mortgage Fraud on the Decline in Canada

December 23, 2015 - Updated: December 23, 2015

According to Stuart Levings, chief executive officer of Genworth MI Canada Inc., the head of Canada’s largest private mortgage insurance c ...

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Market Recap November 2015

December 23, 2015 - Updated: December 23, 2015

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 7,385 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in November. Up by 14.0 per ...

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Legal Matters Who Pays When Chattels and Fixtures Break

December 23, 2015 - Updated: December 23, 2015

By Mark Weisleder What condition do the appliances have to be in on closing? What if the fridge breaks down one week after closing? ...

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Launch of Royal LePage Canadian Real Estate Market Composite Brings Enhanced Research and Analytics to Quarterly House Price Survey

December 23, 2015 - Updated: December 23, 2015

A Message from the Broker, Andrew Zsolt Launch of ‘Royal LePage Canadian Real Estate Market Composite’ Brings Enhanced Res ...

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RBC Housing Market Update October 2015

December 10, 2015 - Updated: December 10, 2015

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Terrequity Childrens Foundation Supports Right To Play and the Champions Network of Young Professionals

December 10, 2015 - Updated: December 10, 2015

Terrequity Children’s Foundation (TCF) recently received the following letter from Right To Play and the Champions Network of Young Profes ...

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Tips on Selling Your Home Part 1

December 10, 2015 - Updated: December 23, 2015

By Royal LePage Just as much goes into selling a home as it does into buying one. It’s a bit of a science actually. You want ...

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Get Ready for the Cold Season

December 10, 2015 - Updated: December 10, 2015

Fall means vibrant red, orange, and yellow foliage, lots of pumpkins, and refreshingly cool temps. But, it also means winter isn't far away. ...

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Housing Affordability a Growing Challenge in Two Hottest Canadian Markets

December 10, 2015 - Updated: December 10, 2015

By Royal LePage A new report says while the slump in oil is stifling house prices in provinces driven by energy markets, other sectors ...

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Market Recap October 2015

December 10, 2015 - Updated: December 10, 2015

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 8,804 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in October. Up by 3.4 per c ...

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Legal Matters 10 Tips For First Time Real Estate Investors

December 10, 2015 - Updated: December 23, 2015

By Mark Weisleder If you plan to dive into real estate as an investment do your homework first. Many people consider investi ...

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A Housing Price Drop Would Sink Young Buyers

December 10, 2015 - Updated: December 10, 2015

Message from the Broker, Andrew Zsolt A new study warns that one in 10 homeowners younger than 40 would be in significant trouble with ...

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RBC Housing Market Update September 2015

November 2, 2015 - Updated: December 10, 2015

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Terrequity Childrens Foundation Supports Paradise Charity Group

November 2, 2015 - Updated: November 2, 2015

Terrequity Children’s Foundation (TCF) is pleased to announce its most recent contribution to Paradise Charity Group. The Terrequity Child ...

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4 Design Ideas That Will Change Your Kitchen Forever

November 2, 2015 - Updated: November 2, 2015

By Elle Decor Want to transform your culinary space? Add elegance with these tips from star interior designer Nate Berkus. I ...

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Machu Picchu Challenge for Shelter Gave Us More Than We Could Hope For

November 2, 2015 - Updated: November 2, 2015

By Shanan Spencer-Brown | Executive Director, Royal LePage Shelter Foundation It’s difficult to put into words how the Machu Picchu Ch ...

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Market Recap September 2015

October 28, 2015 - Updated: October 28, 2015

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 8,200 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in September. Up by 2.5 per ...

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Legal Matters 5 Things To Remember About Boundary Rights

October 28, 2015 - Updated: October 28, 2015

By Mark Weisleder There is an expression that good fences make good neighbours. One qualification. Only when the fence happens to be o ...

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Positive signs for Canadian Economy despite ongoing weakness in the energy sector

October 28, 2015 - Updated: October 28, 2015

RBC Economics downgraded its forecast for the Canadian economy due primarily to the ongoing weakness in the energy sector, according to the late ...

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Rebalanced Canadian Economy Supports Healthy Real Estate Markets Across the Country

October 23, 2015 - Updated: October 23, 2015

Stability in real estate market provides safe haven for savers facing volatile capital markets Sector remains a federal election priority fo ...

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Housing Trends and Affordability

September 25, 2015 - Updated: September 25, 2015

The material contained in this report is the property of Royal Bank of Canada and may not be reproduced in any way, in whole or in part, without ...

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Terrequity Childrens Foundation Supporting Right to Play

September 25, 2015 - Updated: September 25, 2015

Terrequity Children’s Foundation (TCF) is pleased to announce its most recent contribution to Right To Play. The Terrequity Children&rsquo ...

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A Better Add Back

September 25, 2015 - Updated: September 25, 2015

By Robert McLister As it turns out, there was a little typo in CMHC’s recent rental policy announcement. In its origi ...

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Royal LePage Agents Test their Mettle on Machu Picchu Trek

September 25, 2015 - Updated: September 25, 2015

By REMonline.com It started more than a year ago with a call for participants and ended in late August at the historic lost city of th ...

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How Demographics are Driving Housing Demand

September 25, 2015 - Updated: September 25, 2015

It's About the People! By Royal LePage Real Estate Services In the face of renewed economic turmoil around the world, Canada&r ...

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Market Recap August 2015

September 25, 2015 - Updated: September 25, 2015

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 7,998 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in August. Up by 5.7 per ce ...

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How to Win when You go to Small Claims Court

September 25, 2015 - Updated: September 25, 2015

By Mark Weisleder Home buyers will typically sue sellers in small claims court over problems that arise after closing when the amount ...

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Looking Beyond the R Word

September 25, 2015 - Updated: September 25, 2015

A Positive Outlook for Canada and its Housing Market A Message from the Broker, Andrew Zsolt It’s a lot to puzzle through: c ...

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RBC Provincial Outlook for Ontario

August 26, 2015 - Updated: August 26, 2015

By Robert Hogue, Senior Economist Let The Games Begin The economic expansion in Ontario appears to be on track to accelerate furth ...

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How to Choose an Agent

August 26, 2015 - Updated: August 26, 2015

Buying a home is personal and emotional. So the relationship with your real estate agent has to be built on expertise, trust and mutual respect. ...

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7 Things To Know When Building A Backyard Deck

August 21, 2015 - Updated: August 21, 2015

By Mark Weisleder With summer in full swing many homeowners turn their eye to a backyard deck. What better place to relax or have a ba ...

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Why Home Ownership is Still A Bargain in Canada

August 21, 2015 - Updated: August 21, 2015

Owning a home is a bargain, and carrying a mortgage is cheaper than ever, or at least cheaper than it was twenty-five years ago. Don’t bel ...

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Market Recap July 2015

August 21, 2015 - Updated: August 26, 2015

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 9,880 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in July. Up by 8.0 per cent ...

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Where is Everybody Going?

August 21, 2015 - Updated: August 26, 2015

Migration Patterns and Housing Demand in Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary By Royal LePage Real Estate Services Despite fluctuating economi ...

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Royal LePage Terrequity Realty named one of the TOP 60 Real Estate Brokerages in Canada

August 21, 2015 - Updated: August 21, 2015

We are so honoured that we made REP Magazine’s (Real Estate Professional) list of the Top 60 Real Estate Brokerages in Canada! ...

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The Future Is Now-First-Time Home Buyers Ready To Make Their Move

July 18, 2015 - Updated: July 18, 2015

Canadians believe in the value of housing with 84 per cent identifying a house or a condominium as a good investment, according to the 22nd Annu ...

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For Your Information-Pan Am and ParaPan Am Games

July 18, 2015 - Updated: July 18, 2015

The Pan Am Games will be running from July 10-26 and then the Parapan Am Games from August 7-15. During this time, traffic flow will increase si ...

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Yesterday Sale Raises Funds to Benefit Local Organizations

July 18, 2015 - Updated: July 18, 2015

By Carly Neill For the past four years, the Royal LePage Team Realty branch at 1335 Carling Avenue in Ottawa, ON has proudly hosted “ ...

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Royal LePage Opens the Door to Safety for Women and Children Fleeing Domestic Violence

July 18, 2015 - Updated: July 18, 2015

Royal LePage announced another step forward in its efforts to help abused women and their children find help. The Royal LePage Shelter Foun ...

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Interest Rate Cut Could Over-Stimulate Toronto Housing Market

July 18, 2015 - Updated: July 18, 2015

By David Paddon | The Canadian Press Toronto had the hottest real estate market in the country during the second quarter, say Royal LePage. ...

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Market Recap June 2015

July 18, 2015 - Updated: July 18, 2015

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 11,992 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in June. Up by 18.4 per ce ...

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When Helping the Kids to Buy a House

July 18, 2015 - Updated: July 18, 2015

By Adam Mayers, Personal Finance Editor One of the biggest ways parents helping kids is with a down payment for a house or condo. Here&rsqu ...

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Labour Market Boosts Canadian Real Estate in the Second Quarter

July 18, 2015 - Updated: July 20, 2015

Royal LePage reports that 2015 is shaping up to be a record year; urges Bank of Canada move cautiously on further interest rate cuts Against ...

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Terrequity Childrens Foundation Supports Chisholm Academy High School

June 16, 2015 - Updated: June 23, 2015

Terrequity Children’s Foundation (TCF) is pleased to announce its most recent contribution to Marilyn Souster-Gramada’s charity, the ...

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Mortgage Market Review

June 16, 2015 - Updated: June 16, 2015

By Deepa Djainarine, Mortgage Agent The latest round of economic data has real-estate watchers returning their focus to interest rates. ...

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Royal LePage Machu Picchu Challenge for Shelter

June 16, 2015 - Updated: June 16, 2015

By Phil Soper, President and CEO, Royal LePage This summer a brave group of Royal LePagers are taking on one of the world's most famous ...

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Market Recap May 2015

June 16, 2015 - Updated: June 16, 2015

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 11,706 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in May. Up by 6.3 per cent ...

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Toronto Condo Owners Are In It For The Long Haul

June 16, 2015 - Updated: June 16, 2015

By Susan Pigg Condo investors in Canada’s two biggest condo markets – Toronto and Vancouver – appear to be in it for th ...

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Is Airbnb Legal In Ontario?

June 16, 2015 - Updated: June 16, 2015

By Mark Weisleder A friend told me that she went to the Caribbean for a holiday on a deal and it cost her $1,000 for 10 days. While sh ...

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Buyers Seize Opportunities in Flourishing Recreational Property Market

June 16, 2015 - Updated: June 16, 2015

Message from the Broker of Record, Andrew Zsolt 2015 Recreational Property Report from Royal LePage shows stronger demand nationwide For ...

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Going Green!

June 16, 2015 - Updated: June 16, 2015

Small changes can have a big impact on your environment. Take baby steps to "Go Green" using these tips. Every little bit counts! ...

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Mortgage Rates May 2015

May 19, 2015 - Updated: May 19, 2015

Rates as of May 19, 2015 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recommend a mo ...

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3 Reasons Why Buying A Home Is Possible With Bad Credit

May 19, 2015 - Updated: May 19, 2015

By Deepa Jainarine, Mortgage Intelligence Let’s begin by saying that neither you nor a lender want to get you into a home you can&rsqu ...

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Is Everything a Crisis?

May 19, 2015 - Updated: May 19, 2015

How to get out of fire-fighting mode to increase productivity Focus on your most important goals. At the start of the week, make a list ...

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Lend Your Support-Nepal Earthquake

May 19, 2015 - Updated: May 20, 2015

We have all heard the reports coming out of Nepal, India and Tibet of thousands of deaths, countless injuries and significant property damage ca ...

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Market Recap April 2015

May 19, 2015 - Updated: May 19, 2015

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 11,303 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in April. Up by 17.0 per c ...

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How to Lower Your Closing Fees

May 19, 2015 - Updated: May 19, 2015

Canadian home buyers often put a lot of time and effort into studying their mortgage options and calculating their monthly mortgage payments bas ...

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Landlords and Tenants Need To Co-operate When Home Sold

May 19, 2015 - Updated: May 19, 2015

By Mark Weisleder When a landlord puts a home or condo up for sale it can often lead to conflicts with tenants. The landlord, naturally w ...

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Royal LePage Shelter Foundation

May 19, 2015 - Updated: May 20, 2015

2014 Fundraising Results and Top Donors We would like to announce that the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation raised more than $2 million durin ...

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How To Avoid Some Common Investing Mistakes

May 19, 2015 - Updated: May 19, 2015

Message from the Broker of Record, Andrew Zsolt Canadian real estate is highly competitive. There is no shortage of companies, individuals, ...

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Mortgage Rates April 2015

April 16, 2015 - Updated: April 16, 2015

Rates as of April 16, 2015 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recommend a ...

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Ten Tips for Renovations this Spring

April 16, 2015 - Updated: April 16, 2015

There are a number of reasons why you should consult with your realtor before you renovate, but the most important reason is to ensure that you ...

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Royal LePage Launches Powerful New Intranet

April 16, 2015 - Updated: April 16, 2015

First in Canada to be fully integrated with Google Apps for Work™. Royal LePage Real Estate Services (Royal LePage), Canada’s l ...

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Market Recap March 2015

April 16, 2015 - Updated: April 16, 2015

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 8,940 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in March. Up by 11.0 per ce ...

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Royal LePage Named 2015 Outstanding Corporate Citizen

April 16, 2015 - Updated: April 16, 2015

A first for the real estate industry! Royal LePage Real Estate Services has been named the 2015 Outstanding Corporate Citizen by the Canadi ...

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Soft Landing Underway in Most Canadian Real Estate Markets

April 16, 2015 - Updated: April 16, 2015

Royal LePage reports slowed price appreciation across the country, with notable exceptions As the 2015 spring market gets underway, Canada& ...

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Time for Some Spring Maintenance

March 12, 2015 - Updated: March 12, 2015

As the weather finally starts to warm up, most of our homes will need a tune-up after the long winter months. Everything from the roof to the su ...

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Mortgage Rates March 2015

March 12, 2015 - Updated: March 12, 2015

Rates as of March 12, 2015 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recommend a ...

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Happy St Patricks Day 2015

March 12, 2015 - Updated: March 12, 2015

Whether you’re Irish or not, there are quite a few local area celebrations happening to provide you with plenty of opportunities for celeb ...

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Market Recap February 2015

March 12, 2015 - Updated: March 12, 2015

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 6,338 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in February. Up by 11.3 per ...

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We Need Your Help!

March 12, 2015 - Updated: March 17, 2015

Royal LePage National Garage Sale for Shelter On Saturday, May 9th, 2015, we are hosting our annual charity garage sale in support of t ...

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Mortgage Rates February 2015

February 14, 2015 - Updated: February 14, 2015

Rates as of February 14, 2015 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recommend ...

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Top Ten Mortgage Tips For A Smart 2015

February 14, 2015 - Updated: February 14, 2015

By Deepa Jainarine | Mortgage Manager This new year, take control of your financial future by thinking smart about your mortgage. Here are o ...

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Market Recap January 2015

February 14, 2015 - Updated: February 14, 2015

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 4,355 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in January. Up by 6.1 per c ...

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8 Steps to Creating Your Bedroom Retreat

February 14, 2015 - Updated: February 14, 2015

When the temperature drops, there's nothing like a warm, cozy bedroom where you can shut the door, be yourself and just relax at the end of ...

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Commercial Leasing Tip Sheet

February 14, 2015 - Updated: February 14, 2015

Investing in and then leasing commercial space may seem like no-brainer in this hot market, but there’s more to the process than meets the ...

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Why More Home Sellers Are Listing In January

February 14, 2015 - Updated: February 14, 2015

By Mark Weisleder With an uncertain housing market, more homeowners are opting to put their houses on the market in January. Traditional ...

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Toronto Home Prices To Lead Canada In 2015

February 14, 2015 - Updated: February 14, 2015

Realtor Royal LePage expects oil-dependent real estate markets to suffer in 2015 Royal LePage says the price of a Canadian home is exp ...

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Mortgage Rates January 2015

January 16, 2015 - Updated: January 16, 2015

Rates as of January 16, 2015 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recommend ...

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Falling Oil Prices Could Affect Real Estate in Canada

January 16, 2015 - Updated: January 16, 2015

Royal LePage in the News Royal LePage CEO, Phil Soper, recorded interviews with CTV and CBC this afternoon that will air on the evening news ...

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Royal LePage House Price Survey-Fourth Quarter Report 2014

January 16, 2015 - Updated: January 16, 2015

Natural Slowing of Home Price Appreciation Delayed in Ontario, Accelerated in the West TORONTO, October 15, 2014 – Across the co ...

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Market Recap December 2014

January 7, 2015 - Updated: January 7, 2015

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 4,446 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in December. Up by 9.6 per ...

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A Holiday Greeting for Terrequity Childrens Foundation

January 6, 2015 - Updated: January 16, 2015

In 2014, Terrequity Children’s Foundation was pleased to support Camp Trillium and the Set Sail for Hope event with a donation of $5000. S ...

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Carbon Monoxide and Heating Safety Preparedness Guide-Part 2

January 6, 2015 - Updated: January 6, 2015

Part 2 of 2 (Continued from Last Issue) Apartment Fire Safety Fire safety isn’t just for homes; be sure to review this list for ...

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Contractors Going Bankrupt Mid-Renovation A Nightmare For Homeowners

January 6, 2015 - Updated: January 6, 2015

By Laura Armstrong A contractor going bankrupt mid-renovation is a “nightmare” situation for homeowners, experts say. If a ...

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Mortgage Rates December 2014

December 30, 2014 - Updated: December 30, 2014

Rates as of December 30, 2014 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recommend ...

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TCF Donation to Future Possibilities for Kids

December 30, 2014 - Updated: December 30, 2014

The Terrequity Children’s Foundation (TCF) is continues to make a difference in the community. Terrequity Children’s Foundation is p ...

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Market Recap November 2014

December 30, 2014 - Updated: December 30, 2014

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 6,519 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in November. Up by 2.6 per ...

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Carbon Monoxide and Heating Safety Preparedness Guide-Part 1

December 30, 2014 - Updated: January 6, 2015

Part 1 of 2 Winter can be enjoyable for your family, but does require preparation on your part. Here is a handy guide to help you prevent ...

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Message from the Broker, Andrew Zsolt

December 30, 2014 - Updated: December 30, 2014

Good Shepherd Ministries Thanks You! Many thanks to all who participated in the Good Shepherd Clothing Drive for the homeless this year! Thi ...

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Why First-Time Home Buyers Are Still Taking The Plunge

December 23, 2014 - Updated: December 23, 2014

By Adam Mayers, Personal Finance Editor First time-homebuyers are a major market force. They are arriving with big down payments, and reduc ...

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Ontario Considering E-Signatures For Real Estate

December 23, 2014 - Updated: December 23, 2014

The Ontario government is considering permitting electronic signatures for real estate deals. “It’s often the most important tr ...

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Royal LePage Announces Further Expansion in the GTA

December 23, 2014 - Updated: December 23, 2014

Royal LePage Connect joins forces with Coldwell Banker Case Realty to become one of the largest Royal LePage franchises in Canada Royal LeP ...

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Terrequity Children's Foundation Supports Right To Play

November 24, 2014 - Updated: November 24, 2014

The Terrequity Children’s Foundation is at it again, this time supporting another great cause, Right To Play International and the Empower ...

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Are You Ready for the Next Blackout?

November 21, 2014 - Updated: November 21, 2014

Power outages are infrequent, and tend to be short, but each household should create an emergency plan, in case a prolonged outage occurs. This ...

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Mortgage Rates November 2014

November 18, 2014 - Updated: November 18, 2014

Rates as of November 18, 2014 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recommend ...

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Market Recap October 2014

November 18, 2014 - Updated: November 18, 2014

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 8,552 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in October. Up by 7.7 per c ...

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A High Real Estate Appraisal Just a Matter of Putting the Right Foot Forward

November 18, 2014 - Updated: November 18, 2014

Today, thanks to home improvement and do-it-yourself TV shows, most home owners realize the importance of what receiving a high appraisal for th ...

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Real Estate to Crash? Not by These Yardsticks

November 18, 2014 - Updated: November 21, 2014

By Mark Weisleder The doom and gloom stories have started again about the Canadian real estate market. Here are some signs: Canadia ...

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Phil Soper, President and CEO of Royal LePage, named CPRS Toronto CEO of the Year in Public Relations

November 17, 2014 - Updated: November 17, 2014

Toronto, Ontario – The Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) Toronto is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 22nd CEO Award of ...

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Mortgage Rates October 2014

October 20, 2014 - Updated: October 20, 2014

Rates as of October 20, 2014 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recommend ...

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How to Find Hidden Space in Small Rooms

October 20, 2014 - Updated: October 20, 2014

When house hunting most buyers are looking for homes with an abundance of space, so if you own a home with a small living room, bedroom, or kitc ...

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Market Recap September 2014

October 20, 2014 - Updated: November 18, 2014

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 8,051 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in September. Up by 10.9 pe ...

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"Agency" Explained in Plain English

October 20, 2014 - Updated: October 20, 2014

"Agency" and "agent" are common terms that used in modern conversation - we often hear the phrases like "employment age ...

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5 Things to Know When Selling a Home by Yourself

October 20, 2014 - Updated: October 20, 2014

Selling a home by yourself means more money in your pocket, but it’s a lot of hard work and there are some things to think about. Is it wo ...

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Royal LePage House Price Survey - Third Quarter Report 2014

October 20, 2014 - Updated: October 20, 2014

Canadian Housing Market Moderates as Prices Move Toward Long-Term Average Royal LePage reports a not too hot, not too cold “Goldilocks m ...

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Mortgage Rates September 2014

September 23, 2014 - Updated: September 23, 2014

Rates as of September 23, 2014 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recommen ...

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Tips for Staying Warm and Saving Money

September 23, 2014 - Updated: September 23, 2014

With the winter on the way and with heating costs on the rise, Canadians are always looking for new ways to save energy and save money when it c ...

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Market Recap August 2014

September 23, 2014 - Updated: September 23, 2014

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 7,600 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in August. Up by 2.8 per ce ...

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Speciality Properties-Royal LePage Retirement Properties

September 23, 2014 - Updated: September 25, 2014

Retirement properties are becoming incredibly popular as the Canadian population ages. You may want to consider a bungalow, where you still have ...

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You Fell In Love. Bought A House. Broke Up. Can You Force Your Partner To Sell?

September 23, 2014 - Updated: September 23, 2014

By Mark Weisleder Falling in love and buying a home together sounds great; but if things fall apart, it can be expensive. Pascale Vaud ...

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Most Baby Boomers Have No Intention of Downsizing, According to Royal LePage National Survey

September 23, 2014 - Updated: September 23, 2014

Single-family homes remain the most popular property type among both Baby Boomers and Generation Y, according to Royal LePage survey Despit ...

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Terrequity Childrens Foundation Supports Camp Trillium

August 20, 2014 - Updated: August 20, 2014

The Terrequity Children’s Foundation is at it again, this time supporting another great cause, Camp Trillium and the Set Sail for Hope eve ...

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Mortgage Rates August 2014

August 15, 2014 - Updated: August 15, 2014

Rates as of August 15, 2014 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recommend a ...

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Market Recap July 2014

August 15, 2014 - Updated: August 15, 2014

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 9,198 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in July. Up by 9.9 per cent ...

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10 Tips for Turning Your Home into an Income Property

August 15, 2014 - Updated: August 15, 2014

If you’re looking for a way to increase your income, you may need to look no further than your own home. These days, more and more Canadi ...

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Home Decor: Luxury for Less

August 15, 2014 - Updated: August 15, 2014

Just because you are on a budget, doesn’t mean you have to compromise on style in your home. If it’s time to refresh your dé ...

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6 Things to Ask When Buying a Cottage

August 15, 2014 - Updated: August 15, 2014

By Mark Weisleder Buying a cottage can be complicated. Water potability, septic systems and what happens if the lake level changes are all ...

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Specialty Properties - Recreational Property Report

August 15, 2014 - Updated: August 15, 2014

A Message from the Broker Recreational properties provide the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and spend time with ...

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Mortgage Rates July 2014

July 18, 2014 - Updated: July 18, 2014

Rates as of July 18, 2014 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recommend a m ...

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How To Live Before You Die

July 18, 2014 - Updated: July 18, 2014

By Steve Jobs This is a prepared text of the Commencement address delivered by Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Stu ...

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Prime Patio Primping For Staycation Days Ahead

July 18, 2014 - Updated: July 18, 2014

You’ve designed your dream backyard. Now all you have to think about is filling it with stuff. The look and feel of your backyard wil ...

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Market Recap June 2014

July 18, 2014 - Updated: July 18, 2014

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 10,180 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in June. Up by 15.4 per ce ...

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Royal LePage House Price Survey - Second Quarter Report 2014

July 18, 2014 - Updated: October 20, 2014

Price Surges in Canada's Biggest Cities Mask an Otherwise Temperate National Market. Royal LePage forecasts steady price gains for the full ...

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Six Things To Know About Real Estate Deposits

July 18, 2014 - Updated: July 18, 2014

By: Mark Weisleder Here are some answers to common questions about deposits when you are buying a house. When must a deposit be p ...

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Mortgage Rates June 2014

June 20, 2014 - Updated: July 18, 2014

Rates as of June 20, 2014 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recommend a m ...

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Market Recap May 2014

June 20, 2014 - Updated: June 20, 2014

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 11,079 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in May. Up by 11.4 per cen ...

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Why You Should Consult With Your Realtor Before You Renovate

June 20, 2014 - Updated: June 20, 2014

Top tips to ensure you get the most from your renovation this season Even in a hot housing market, buyers must beware of renovations that ca ...

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CMHC Aims to Slow Condo Investors with Restrictions on Mortgage Insurance for Second Mortgages

June 20, 2014 - Updated: June 20, 2014

The Current Real Estate Market in Canada is on Fire As the summer rolls around once again, 2014 is proving to be a busy one in the Canadian ...

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6th Annual National Garage Sale for Shelter

June 20, 2014 - Updated: June 20, 2014

6th Annual National Garage Sale for Shelter attracts thousands of shoppers and brings safety and hope to women and children After a long wi ...

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Toronto Ranks as Fourth Best in the World for Life and Work

June 20, 2014 - Updated: June 26, 2014

Toronto scored high marks for quality of life and stable national politics. Ease of commute, not so much. Quality of life and a stable ...

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How to Find the Right Neighbourhood

May 23, 2014 - Updated: May 23, 2014

Canada is rich in wonderful neighbourhoods, so finding the right neighbourhood is often just a matter of researching the community you are inter ...

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Failure to get Property Survey can be Costly: Avoid Post Close Issues by Getting a Survey

May 23, 2014 - Updated: May 23, 2014

There is no doubt that a lot goes into buying a home. There is no shortage of considerations, paperwork, and going back and forth with multiple ...

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Terrequity Childrens Foundation Supporting Chisholm Academy High School

May 23, 2014 - Updated: May 23, 2014

Terrequity Children’s Foundation (TCF) is pleased to announce its most recent contribution to the Chisholm Academy High School in Oakville ...

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7 Ways to Decorate Your Home for Spring

May 21, 2014 - Updated: May 21, 2014

Spring fever has you feeling the urge to spruce up your home for the season, yet home renovations often come with a hefty price tag. Instead of ...

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Mortgage Rates May 2014

May 21, 2014 - Updated: June 20, 2014

Rates as of May 21, 2014 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recommend a mo ...

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Market Recap April 2014

May 21, 2014 - Updated: May 23, 2014

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 9,706 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in April. Up by 1.8 per cen ...

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Key to a Stress-Free Closing is to Seal the Deal Mid-Week

May 21, 2014 - Updated: May 21, 2014

By Mark Weisleder Any day but Friday: The last Friday of a month is typically the busiest day in most real estate law offices, especially i ...

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The Houses Have Finally Arrived-Royal LePage House Price Survey

April 14, 2014 - Updated: April 14, 2014

An influx of housing inventory and pent-up demand fuel a strong start to the spring market Real estate brokers across the country saw inven ...

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Toronto Top Rated For Real Estate Resilience

April 11, 2014 - Updated: April 11, 2014

By Susan Pigg Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary have been ranked as the three best places out of 50 cities around the world in terms of where ...

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Mortgage Rates April 2014

April 7, 2014 - Updated: April 7, 2014

Rates as of April 7, 2014 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recommend a m ...

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Tips for Reducing Allergens in the Bedroom

April 7, 2014 - Updated: April 7, 2014

If you’re suffering from frequent, unexplainable allergy symptoms that seem to be worse at nighttime, a tiny household pest may be to blam ...

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Market Recap March 2014

April 7, 2014 - Updated: April 7, 2014

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 8,081 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in March. Up by 7.2 per cen ...

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Ontario Tenants Can Offer Rent Up Front

April 7, 2014 - Updated: April 7, 2014

A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court provides important lessons about lease negotiations between landlords and tenants in Ontario. ...

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Terrequity Childrens Foundation Supports "Bowl For Kids Sake"

April 7, 2014 - Updated: April 7, 2014

Maintaining with our tradition of supporting great causes in the community, the Terrequity Children’s Foundation has once again stepped up ...

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National Garage Sale for the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation

April 7, 2014 - Updated: April 7, 2014

Royal LePage real estate agents help Canadians find their dream home. For those who do not have a safe and peaceful home, Royal LePage is also t ...

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Great Expectations - And How To Meet Them

March 11, 2014 - Updated: March 13, 2014

By Michelle Carnovale At our jobs, we rely on performance reviews to let us know how our professional performance measures up to expectatio ...

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Condo Culture: I Will Take Five New Units, Please

March 11, 2014 - Updated: March 11, 2014

Q: Is there a limit to how many units I may purchase? A: That depends on the individual developer. Some do have restrictions concerning inve ...

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What CMHCs 15 Percent Rate Increase Means for Buyers

March 11, 2014 - Updated: March 13, 2014

By Mark Weisleder If you have less than 20 per cent for a down payment on a property, you must obtain mortgage insurance. Ca ...

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You Deserve Service Excellence!

March 11, 2014 - Updated: March 13, 2014

At Royal LePage Terrequity, we understand that when you decide to buy or sell a property, you’re embarking on one of life’s biggest ...

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Market Recap February 2014

March 11, 2014 - Updated: March 11, 2014

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 5,731 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in February. Up by 2.1 per ...

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Market Recap January 2014

March 4, 2014 - Updated: March 4, 2014

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 4,135 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in January. Up by 30 per ce ...

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Terrequity Childrens Foundation - Mama Annas English School, Tanzania

March 4, 2014 - Updated: March 5, 2014

Terrequity Children's Foundation is a registered Canadian charity that contributes to other registered charities in Canada, specifically tho ...

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Mortgage Rates March 2014

March 4, 2014 - Updated: March 4, 2014

Rates as of March 4, 2014 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recommend a m ...

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Royal LePage New Mobile App Breaks Industry Barriers With Draw and Search Feature

March 4, 2014 - Updated: March 4, 2014

Consumers can now find real estate with a swipe of a finger Royal LePage, in partnership with award-winning mobile agency Plastic Mobile, t ...

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Energy-Efficient Heating Tips

March 4, 2014 - Updated: March 4, 2014

We're all becoming more aware of how we use electricity in our homes. Things to Consider: In a typical home, about 60% of energ ...

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Major Announcement: Terrequity Makes the Move To Royal LePage

March 4, 2014 - Updated: March 4, 2014

We are pleased to announce that as of February 5th, 2014, our brokerage’s Name has changed to Royal LePage Terrequity Realty. We are very ...

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Ontario Land Transfer Tax An Election Issue

March 4, 2014 - Updated: March 4, 2014

As race for Toronto mayor heats up, Land Transfer tax may become issue, with Rob Ford, Karen Stintz and David Socknacki having own ideas Th ...

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Introducing the 1st Annual Terrequity Children's Foundation Toy Drive

December 10, 2013 - Updated: December 10, 2013

We would like to invite you to help with a donation of a new unwrapped toy to make this holiday special for a little boy or girl! You can place ...

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Mortgage Rates December 2013

December 10, 2013 - Updated: December 10, 2013

Rates as of December 10, 2013 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can rec ...

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Smart Debt Management Gives First-Time Home Buyers An Edge

December 10, 2013 - Updated: December 10, 2013

Warning bells that Canadians are too overextended on debt might be keeping some potential buyers up at night. Although home debt is ‘smart ...

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Home Renovation Don'ts

December 10, 2013 - Updated: December 10, 2013

It’s a lot easier today than it was a decade ago to check out contractors and home renovation companies online before you hire them for pr ...

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Market Recap November 2013

December 10, 2013 - Updated: December 10, 2013

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 6,391 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in November. Up by 13.9 per ...

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What Is The Difference Between 'Exclusive Use', 'Owned' and 'Common Element'?

December 10, 2013 - Updated: December 10, 2013

When preparing to purchase a condo the first time, you’ll come across a lot of paperwork that includes terms such as "exclusive use&r ...

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Be Clear About Rental Items In Real Estate Contracts

December 10, 2013 - Updated: December 10, 2013

Selling a home in Ontario: Transferring of any rental contracts, such as water heaters or alarm systems, must be agreed to by buyer. When ...

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Home Maintenance Tips For The Most Grueling Season - Winter

November 21, 2013 - Updated: November 21, 2013

Your house is an important investment that you want to keep in tip top shape, especially if you are planning to be there for the foreseeable fut ...

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Mortgage Rates November 2013

November 21, 2013 - Updated: November 21, 2013

Rates as of November 15, 2013 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can rec ...

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GTA Home Sales Remain Strong in October: 2014 Looks Promising

November 21, 2013 - Updated: November 21, 2013

The GTA housing marketing once again experienced a strong month in October and continues to makes strides toward recovery. In what many predicte ...

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Terrequity Children's Fund Donation to Little Geeks

November 21, 2013 - Updated: November 21, 2013

Terrequity Children’s Foundation Supporting the Little Geeks Foundation Terrequity Children’s Foundation (TCF) is pleased to an ...

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Market Recap October 2013

November 21, 2013 - Updated: November 21, 2013

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 8,000 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in October. Up by 19.2 per ...

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Have Heating Problems? Key Considerations For Buying A New Furnace

November 21, 2013 - Updated: November 21, 2013

Having an efficient and properly functioning furnace is absolutely necessary to heat your home. With increasing energy costs and considering tha ...

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How to Sell Run Down Properties

November 21, 2013 - Updated: November 21, 2013

In some neighbourhoods, run down properties are present due to being rental incomes while in other neigbbourhoods run down properties could be f ...

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Why 2013 Has Been A Good Year for GTA Housing

November 21, 2013 - Updated: November 21, 2013

Last December, many pundits were predicting a big housing slowdown in the GTA. Here’s why it didn’t happen. Toronto's housing ...

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Five Steps to Making Your Dream Renovation a Reality

October 22, 2013 - Updated: October 22, 2013

The lure of a stunning gourmet kitchen or sparkling spa-style bathroom may have you chomping at the bit to begin a home renovation. But if you h ...

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Market Recap September 2013

October 22, 2013 - Updated: October 22, 2013

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 7,411 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in September. Up by 30 per ...

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Consider These Other Types of Condos: The "Uncondo"

October 22, 2013 - Updated: October 22, 2013

High-rise condos and even low-rise homes are generally the norm when we think of the different types of condominiums available in Toronto, but t ...

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Noisy Condo Neighbours? What You Can do About It

October 22, 2013 - Updated: October 22, 2013

When you live in a condo, part of the condo culture is that you will have to tolerate a certain amount of noise from your neighbours. It is just ...

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Mortgage Rates October 2013

October 22, 2013 - Updated: October 22, 2013

Rates as of October 15, 2013 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can reco ...

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5 Key Things to Ask When Buying a New Home

October 22, 2013 - Updated: October 22, 2013

Real estate tips: When buying a new home check the builder's reputation and make sure the upgrades are worth it. Some new homes are bought ...

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Toronto Real Estate Prices Jump Again As The Market Strengthens

October 22, 2013 - Updated: October 22, 2013

Sales Are Up And The Market Is Making A Comeback The Toronto housing marketing continues to make naysayers eat their words as it once again ...

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Mortgage Rates September 2013

September 20, 2013 - Updated: September 20, 2013

Rates as of September 15, 2013 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can re ...

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Why Condo Owners Need Household Insurance

September 20, 2013 - Updated: September 20, 2013

Some condo buyers think they don’t need household insurance, because it is somehow covered by their common expense payment each month. The ...

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Market Recap August 2013

September 20, 2013 - Updated: September 20, 2013

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 7,569 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in August. Up by 21 per cen ...

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As The Clock Turns: A Homeowner's Checklist For Autumn

September 20, 2013 - Updated: September 20, 2013

Whatever the weatherman or the almanac says, we know that the warm season really ends with the changing of the clocks to mark the beginning of s ...

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Choosing A Real Estate Agent

September 20, 2013 - Updated: September 20, 2013

With so many real estate brokers and sales representatives for you to choose from, how can you assess the quality of service and professionalism ...

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Mortgage Rates August 2013

August 20, 2013 - Updated: September 20, 2013

Rates as of August 15, 2013 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recom ...

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Bridge Financing Can Ease Closing Day Stress

August 20, 2013 - Updated: August 20, 2013

Bridge financing could have saved the day last month when a series of disasters on closing day caused three related real estate deals to fall ap ...

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Get Real Estate Agreements in Writing Before Signing In Order to Avoid Legal Issues

August 20, 2013 - Updated: August 20, 2013

Real estate is a business just like any other industry and when you engage in a real estate deal with an agent, buyers need to have a detailed u ...

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So, You've Decided to Buy a Condo

August 20, 2013 - Updated: August 20, 2013

While finding a condo may seem like a daunting task at first, the quest for a condo that fits your criteria is easier then you may think. Here ...

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How Condo Owners Should Approach Exterior Upgrades for Their Home

August 20, 2013 - Updated: August 20, 2013

Owning a condo is very different from owning a home. When you own a home, you have the final say when it comes to the maintenance and appearance ...

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Market Recap July 2013

August 20, 2013 - Updated: August 20, 2013

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 8,544 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in July. Up by 16 per cent ...

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Handling Home Inspections During the Buying Process

July 23, 2013 - Updated: July 23, 2013

If you’re a first time home buyer, it’s likely that you’ve never experienced the home buying process and therefore have never ...

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Home Inspection: Should Seller Disclose the Flaws?

July 23, 2013 - Updated: July 23, 2013

The deal to sell your home fell through because an inspection found defects. Here’s why you should tell the next buyer about them. ...

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Market Recap June 2013

July 23, 2013 - Updated: July 23, 2013

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 9,061 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in June. Down by less than ...

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New Book "Making A House Your Home" Worth Reading

July 23, 2013 - Updated: July 23, 2013

If Making A House Your Home hasn't found its way into your bookshelf yet, make room for it! It's a great book that is well worth the rea ...

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Mortgage Rates July 2013

July 23, 2013 - Updated: July 23, 2013

Rates as of July 15, 2013 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recomme ...

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Take Another Look, it Could be the Answer You Are Looking for - A Second Mortgage

July 23, 2013 - Updated: July 23, 2013

There are certain market forces that have created renewed interest in second mortgages and are encouraging some homeowners to take another look. ...

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TCF: The Rotary Club of Toronto (RCT)

June 19, 2013 - Updated: June 19, 2013

The Rotary Club of Toronto (RCT): Youth Expo 2013 - “Today’s youth; Tomorrow’s Leaders: Overcoming challenges to make a differ ...

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Mortgage Rates June 2013

June 19, 2013 - Updated: June 19, 2013

Rates as of June 15, 2013 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recomme ...

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Brain Food

June 19, 2013 - Updated: June 19, 2013

Didn’t we all grow up with the notion that fish was classified as brain food? Maybe not officially written up as such in journals expoundi ...

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Market Recap May 2013

June 19, 2013 - Updated: June 19, 2013

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 10,182 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in May. This is a 3.4 per ...

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Sell Your Condo Faster - With Less Stress and Greater Profit

June 19, 2013 - Updated: June 19, 2013

When selling your condo, the marketing effort must be co-ordinated on all fronts and it must be superior to the competition. This is especially ...

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Pre-approved Financing May Not be Enough for Home Purchase

June 19, 2013 - Updated: June 19, 2013

If you waive financing condition in your offer to purchase house or condo, you are in trouble if lender says you bid too high. Whether you& ...

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Toronto House Prices Buck the Trend - Hit Record High in May

June 19, 2013 - Updated: June 19, 2013

What Housing Market Slump? Amid all the speculation that we were headed toward a crash, well based on the Toronto housing market numbers in ...

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Mortgage Rates May 2013

May 22, 2013 - Updated: May 22, 2013

Rates as of May 15, 2013 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recommen ...

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Smart Debt Management Gives First-Time Homebuyers an Edge

May 22, 2013 - Updated: May 22, 2013

Warning bells that Canadians are too overextended on debt might be keeping some potential buyers up at night. Although home debt is 'smart&# ...

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How to Affordably Update Your Bathroom

May 22, 2013 - Updated: May 22, 2013

So you want to renovate your bathroom? The good news is that the bathroom is one of the most popular rooms to renovate. As a result, there ...

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Market Recap April 2013

May 22, 2013 - Updated: May 22, 2013

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 9,811 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in April. This is a 2 per c ...

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Selling Tips: Offers Some Advice on Negotiating

May 22, 2013 - Updated: May 22, 2013

Selling your home can be both an exciting and tough time. It is exciting in the sense that homeowners are experiencing change and moving on and ...

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Giving Power of Attorney to Friend: A Cautionary Real Estate Tale

May 22, 2013 - Updated: May 22, 2013

Take legal advice when signing over power of attorney. If you suspect someone who is elderly, or otherwise unable to take care of themselve ...

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Fear of Canadian Housing Market Collapse is Unfounded

May 22, 2013 - Updated: May 22, 2013

With the home buying season in full force and effect across the country, the housing market continues to remain stable among the constant report ...

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Mortgage Rates April 2013

April 25, 2013 - Updated: April 25, 2013

Rates as of April 15, 2013 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recomm ...

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Canadian Housing Prices in Toronto and Vancouver to Continue to Rise

April 25, 2013 - Updated: April 25, 2013

The Canadian housing market continues to be a hot topic in real estate circles as homeowners continue to keep a close eye on the current trends ...

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In 1982, Pac-Man Was All the Rage! And Mortgage Rates Were 19%

April 25, 2013 - Updated: April 25, 2013

Today, there are millions of video games, and rates have been hovering around historic lows for longer than almost anyone thought they would or ...

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Design Your Deck for Extended Lounging

April 25, 2013 - Updated: April 25, 2013

The concept of the backyard has changed Backyards have changed considerably over the past few decades. No longer is it just a place to put ...

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Market Recap March 2013

April 25, 2013 - Updated: April 25, 2013

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 7,765 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in March. This is a 17 per ...

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To Build or to Buy in the Canadian Real Estate Market

April 25, 2013 - Updated: April 25, 2013

Whether you are a first time home buyer, looking for your next home or looking into Canadian real estate investing from a professional perspecti ...

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When Do You Have to Vacate a Rental Unit in Ontario?

April 25, 2013 - Updated: April 25, 2013

A look at when you need to move out of a rental unit. Hotels typically let you check in by 3 p.m. and ask you to check out by noon. This ...

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Mortgage Rates March 2013

March 15, 2013 - Updated: March 15, 2013

Rates as of March 15, 2013 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recomm ...

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Can Organizing your Fridge Prevent Bacteria Growth?

March 15, 2013 - Updated: March 15, 2013

According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, who work regularly with grocery stores, farmers, and manufacturers, there are many ways to pre ...

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Make A Lasting Impression

March 15, 2013 - Updated: March 15, 2013

It's easy to envision the preparations needed to ready your condo for re-sale. Just imagine that royalty is on your doorstep and wave a magi ...

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Market Recap February 2013

March 15, 2013 - Updated: March 15, 2013

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 5,759 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in February. This is a 15 p ...

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Real Estate Home Inspection: Buyer Beware

March 15, 2013 - Updated: March 15, 2013

Home defects: Even if problem is hidden, like a stain under the bed, you may fail if you sue. The answer is a careful inspection. Buyers mu ...

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Get Real Estate Agreements in Writing Before Signing to Avoid Legal Issues

March 15, 2013 - Updated: March 15, 2013

Real estate is a business just like any other industry and when you engage in a real estate deal with an agent, buyers need to have a detailed u ...

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Mortgage Rates February 2013

February 20, 2013 - Updated: February 20, 2013

Rates as of February 15, 2013 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can rec ...

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Top Ten Mortgage Tips for 2013!

February 20, 2013 - Updated: February 20, 2013

Your home may be the biggest investment you’ll ever make. That means you want to play it smart with your mortgage. Here are our Top Ten fo ...

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'Green Condos' Helping Investors Beat the Odds

February 20, 2013 - Updated: February 20, 2013

Research shows that more than 80% of Canadians prefer companies that offer green services and products. In a time where going “green& ...

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Market Recap January 2013

February 20, 2013 - Updated: February 20, 2013

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 4,375 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in January. This is a 1.3 p ...

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Getting Your Home Sold

February 20, 2013 - Updated: February 20, 2013

"What was your most challenging sale and what did you do to finally sell the house?" It's a good question to ask when you are sear ...

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Home Buying Mistake Costs Woman $46,000

February 20, 2013 - Updated: February 20, 2013

Many buyers ask for repairs to be done before a house deal closes. If the details are not set out clearly, there can be serious consequences. ...

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Why The Canadian Housing Market Will Not Crash in 2013

January 18, 2013 - Updated: January 21, 2013

The Canadian housing market will not crash in the coming year Contrary to what some economists are predicting for the coming year, the Cana ...

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Market Watch December 2012

January 15, 2013 - Updated: January 21, 2013

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 3,690 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in December. This is a 19.5 ...

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Why GTA Housing Market Will Stay Strong in 2013

January 15, 2013 - Updated: January 15, 2013

Many economists predicted a local real estate crash this year, with prices falling by up to 25 per cent. I didn’t see that prediction comi ...

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Home Design Trends: Black and White is Always a Good Choice

January 15, 2013 - Updated: January 15, 2013

When it comes to home design, it can be very easy for people to get out of control. With so many home magazines and television shows, homeowners ...

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Dos and Don'ts for a Stress-Free Move

January 15, 2013 - Updated: January 15, 2013

Buying a home is a wonderful experience that can open up an entirely new chapter in your life. But there is a slight downside to buying a new ho ...

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Mortgage Rates January 2013

January 15, 2013 - Updated: January 21, 2013

Rates as of January 15, 2012 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can reco ...

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TCF: Walk-a-thon

December 7, 2012 - Updated: December 7, 2012

From our Coldwell Banker Terrequity family, we would like to extend a big thank you to our Mississauga agents, specifically Marilyn Souster and ...

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Ultimate Service Questionnaire: Tell Us How We Did!

December 7, 2012 - Updated: December 7, 2012

Thank you for selecting Coldwell Banker Terrequity Realty to assist you in your real estate transaction. Our mission is to provide our ...

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Mortgage Rates December 2012

December 7, 2012 - Updated: December 7, 2012

Rates as of December 15, 2012 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can rec ...

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Home Buying Preparedness: Understand Your Closing Costs and Ongoing Expenses

December 7, 2012 - Updated: December 7, 2012

According to the 2012 TD Canada Trust First-Time Home Buyers Report, one of the biggest lessons learned by 60 per cent of new home buyers was th ...

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Market Recap November 2012

December 7, 2012 - Updated: December 7, 2012

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 5,793 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in November. This is a 16 p ...

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New Home Ideas That Are Yours In The New Year

December 7, 2012 - Updated: January 6, 2015

It’s a new year, and with a new year comes the inevitable new year’s resolutions. Many people choose the new year to update and refr ...

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The New Approach to Condo Development

December 7, 2012 - Updated: December 7, 2012

While it is safe to say that there is no shortage of people in Toronto that call a condo their home, there is a new sense of what a condo should ...

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Must You Disclose Noisy Neighbours When You Sell?

December 7, 2012 - Updated: December 7, 2012

A teenager playing basketball on his family driveway in Peterborough made national news when the neighbour complained about the noise. A backyar ...

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Paradise Charity Group: FIRST Winter Charity Bazaar

November 9, 2012 - Updated: November 9, 2012

You are invited to join us in the First Paradise Charity Winter Bazaar event, to help the less-fortunate children of Iran with their winter clot ...

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TCF: YMCA

November 9, 2012 - Updated: November 9, 2012

Terrequity Children's Foundation (TCF) is pleased to announce its most recent contribution to the YMCA. The YMCA offers a diverse ran ...

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Mortgage Rates November 2012

November 9, 2012 - Updated: November 9, 2012

Rates as of November 15, 2012 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can rec ...

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A Second Mortgage: Take Another Look, it Could be the Answer You Are Looking for

November 9, 2012 - Updated: November 9, 2012

There are certain market forces that have created renewed interest in second mortgages and are encouraging some homeowners to take another look. ...

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Tips for Tackling Pesky Procrastination

November 9, 2012 - Updated: November 9, 2012

It can be difficult for many Canadians to find motivation and get nearly anything done after a full work week. This can lead to crippling procra ...

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Market Recap October 2012

November 9, 2012 - Updated: November 9, 2012

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 6,896 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in October. This is a 7.1 p ...

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Home Owner Tips: Maintaining Your Home

November 9, 2012 - Updated: November 9, 2012

Any savvy homeowner knows that the real work doesn’t begin until you move into your home. Whether it is a brand new home or one that was b ...

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A Good Time to Look for Investment Property

November 9, 2012 - Updated: November 9, 2012

If the real estate market is headed for a correction, then it presents a historic opportunity for buyers of investment properties. The main reas ...

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As The Clock Turns: A Homeowner's Autumn Checklist

October 10, 2012 - Updated: October 10, 2012

Whatever the weatherman or the almanac says, we know that the warm season really ends with the changing of the clocks to mark the beginning of s ...

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Mortgage Rates October 2012

October 10, 2012 - Updated: October 10, 2012

Rates as of October 15, 2012 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can rec ...

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7 Ways to Rethink Your Approach to the Daily Grind

October 10, 2012 - Updated: October 10, 2012

Many people think that a perfect work and home life balance is the key to a happy and fulfilling life. In a sense, they’re right - but som ...

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September 2012 Market Recap

October 10, 2012 - Updated: October 10, 2012

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 5,879 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in September. This is almos ...

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Should Your Home's Selling Price be Made Public?

October 10, 2012 - Updated: October 10, 2012

Should you care whether someone knows how much you paid for your home? Some people think that information should be made public, while othe ...

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Fight to Keep your Information Private: Support the Toronto Real Estate Board

October 10, 2012 - Updated: October 13, 2012

Privacy is a major concern for the majority of Canadians; especially in the age of the internet where more and more people are becoming the vict ...

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Mortgage Rates September 2012

September 15, 2012 - Updated: September 15, 2012

Rates as of September 15, 2012 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can r ...

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Ten Tips for Balancing Busy Schedules and Healthy Family Meals

September 15, 2012 - Updated: September 15, 2012

Getting the entire family together to sit down together to enjoy a meal together is not as easy as it once was. With parents working longer hour ...

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August 2012 Market Recap

September 15, 2012 - Updated: September 15, 2012

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 6,418 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in August. This is an 5.5 p ...

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Appearance is Everything

September 15, 2012 - Updated: September 15, 2012

No one knows better than you what you love about the condominium development you live in, your own suite, and the neighbourhood it’s locat ...

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Good Home Inspections Find Water Problems

September 15, 2012 - Updated: September 15, 2012

When you talk to any home inspector, you will learn that for resale home buyers, it is all about finding potential water problems. No one wants ...

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A Winning Formula For Success

September 15, 2012 - Updated: September 15, 2012

Lynn Tribbling believes investors who plan to quit their day job and replicate their income through property investing are definitely on the rig ...

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July Market Recap

August 9, 2012 - Updated: August 9, 2012

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 7,570 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in July. This is an 1.5 per ...

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What's Up With Zero Downpayment? For Some, it Can be a Financial Breakthrough

August 9, 2012 - Updated: September 15, 2012

A few years ago, there was a lot of buzz about “zero-down” mortgages – and the idea of buying a home without any downpayment w ...

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Selling a Home After a Check Up and Plumbing Inspection

August 9, 2012 - Updated: August 9, 2012

Every year people plan to list their home on the real estate market for sale, but after discovering that they have some water issues, mainly plu ...

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Understanding Culverts and Easements

August 9, 2012 - Updated: August 9, 2012

When it comes to buying a home, people often become so consumed with the purchase process that they often overlook some of the finer details of ...

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Does a Minute Matter in a Real Estate Deal

August 9, 2012 - Updated: August 9, 2012

The standard Ontario real estate contract says deals must be concluded no later than 6 p.m. on the day of closing. But if you’re a minute ...

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Terrequity Children's Foundation Supporting Lake Scugog United Church Camp

August 9, 2012 - Updated: August 9, 2012

Terrequity Children's Foundation (TCF) is pleased to announce its most recent contribution to the Lake Scugog United Church Camp . Lake ...

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Mortgage Rates August 2012

August 9, 2012 - Updated: August 9, 2012

Rates as of August 7, 2012 We are always aware of the current environment and the resulting implications, so at any time we can recom ...

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Terrequity Children's Foundation Supporting Little Geeks

July 23, 2012 - Updated: July 23, 2012

Terrequity Children’s Foundation (TCF) is pleased to announce its most recent contribution to Little Geeks. Little Geeks is a philant ...

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June Mortgage Rates

July 23, 2012 - Updated: July 23, 2012

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New Round of Tightening Canadian Mortgage Regulations Kicked in July 9th.

July 20, 2012 - Updated: July 20, 2012

On June 21st, Canada’s federal government announced a further tightening of Canadian mortgage regulations effective July 9th. In the ann ...

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Terrequity Announces New In-House Mortgage Brokerage, Mortgage Intelligence

July 12, 2012 - Updated: July 12, 2012

I am pleased to announce that Terrequity has entered into a new relationship with Mortgage Intelligence to be our in-house mortgage managers for ...

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June Market Recap

July 12, 2012 - Updated: July 12, 2012

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 9,422 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in June. This is an 5.4 per ...

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No Breaks for Offshore Condo Investors from the Taxman

July 12, 2012 - Updated: July 12, 2012

There have been a lot of stories of foreign citizens buying Canadian condominium units from floor plans and then reselling them, for a profit, a ...

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Baby Boomers on the Hunt for Smaller Homes

July 12, 2012 - Updated: July 12, 2012

As Canada’s largest population of citizen’s age, baby boomers are now downsizing to smaller homes. This fact alone is pushing a nin ...

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Conservation, Water Use And How To Conserve

July 12, 2012 - Updated: July 12, 2012

How to conserve water in your home If your family’s water use is troubling you, follow these 10 easy tips to conserve water in your h ...

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Market Recap

June 8, 2012 - Updated: June 8, 2012

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 10,850 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in May. This is an 11 per ...

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May 2012 Mortgage Rates

June 8, 2012 - Updated: June 8, 2012

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Growing Family is NO. 1 Lifestyle Motivator For Home Buyers

June 8, 2012 - Updated: June 8, 2012

Coldwell Banker survey finds Sellers are more willing to make changes to increase buyer appeal; Buyers prefer updated kitchens & open floor ...

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Important Safety Update Related to Glass Balconies

April 19, 2012 - Updated: April 19, 2012

I would like to share with everyone a letter that I recently received from Concord Adex, regarding a safety update for their glass balconies. ...

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April 2012 Mortgage Rates

April 12, 2012 - Updated: April 12, 2012

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Terrequity Children's Foundation Supporting The Canadian Shaare Zedek Hospital Foundation

April 12, 2012 - Updated: April 12, 2012

Terrequity Children’s Foundation (TCF) is pleased to announce its most recent contribution to The Canadian Shaare Zedek Hospital Foundatio ...

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March 2012 Market Recap

April 12, 2012 - Updated: April 12, 2012

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 9,690 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in March. This is almost an ...

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Key Considerations for Selecting a New Roof

April 12, 2012 - Updated: April 12, 2012

Buying a new roof for your home is not something that homeowners do on a regular basis. When it comes to buying a new roof, the majority of hom ...

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Living Green - How To Dispose Of Those Outdated Items

April 12, 2012 - Updated: April 12, 2012

It's time to clean out your basement or garage and you have the same dilemma as everyone else. How do you get rid of all those unwanted items bu ...

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Avoid Common Mistakes as an Investor

April 12, 2012 - Updated: April 12, 2012

Canadian real estate is highly competitive. There is no shortage of companies, individuals, and groups that are heavily invested in the market. ...

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Real estate bidding wars: Ways to improve your chances

April 12, 2012 - Updated: April 12, 2012

With fewer sellers and high demand for housing in the GTA, bidding wars are back as the spring market gets under way. But for buyers these aucti ...

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How a Newly Remodelled Bathroom Can Increase Home Value

March 19, 2012 - Updated: March 19, 2012

Today remodeling your bathroom is one of the sure fired ways to increase home value. Kitchens and bathrooms are top on the list when it comes t ...

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Preparing Your House to Sell

March 19, 2012 - Updated: March 19, 2012

Compare the process of selling your home to marketing a product about to go on the market. You want your home to be among the best of competing ...

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Ultimate Service Questionnaire Contest Winner!!

March 19, 2012 - Updated: March 19, 2012

Jane Calvert CONGRATULATIONS!! Jane Calvert is our lucky winner of the Terrequity Realty, Ultimate Service Questionnaire Contest. Jan ...

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The Hidden Value in Heritage Properties

March 19, 2012 - Updated: March 19, 2012

A city's heritage should be a sense of pride. It honours the past, while allowing the future to evolve. But many people complain that a heritage ...

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February 2012 Market Recap

March 19, 2012 - Updated: March 19, 2012

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 7,032 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in February. This is an 16 ...

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March 2012

March 19, 2012 - Updated: March 19, 2012

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January 2012 Market Recap

February 16, 2012 - Updated: February 16, 2012

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 4,567 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in January. This is an 8 pe ...

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The Reality of Purchasing Your First Home: Get Yourself in the Right Position to Buy

February 16, 2012 - Updated: February 16, 2012

Buying a home is both an exciting and stressful time. You are excited to look for new homes, but are also concerned about having all the right d ...

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Understand the Consequences of Joint Tenancy

February 16, 2012 - Updated: February 16, 2012

If you buy a home with your spouse or another person this year, you will have to decide how to take title together. It can be either as a joint ...

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Ultimate Service Questionnaire ..... Have You Done Yours?

February 16, 2012 - Updated: February 16, 2012

As I'm sure you have read in our previous Newsletters, we have completely revamped our Terrequity Ultimate Service Questionnaire. As part of th ...

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Is Your Income at Risk? Your Home Doesn't have to be

February 16, 2012 - Updated: March 12, 2015

Sometimes, life can deal you an unexpected blow that ends up seriously hurting your finances - and preventing you from making your mortgage paym ...

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January 2012

February 16, 2012 - Updated: February 16, 2012

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Terrequity Children's Foundation Supporting York region Abuse Program

January 10, 2012 - Updated: January 10, 2012

Terrequity Childrenís Foundation (TCF) is pleased to announce its most recent contribution to the York Region Abuse Program. The York Region ...

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Tips for Going Green in the New Year

January 10, 2012 - Updated: January 10, 2012

There are many ways to make the New Year greener and healthier. Just making a few small changes can have a great impact on the planet and person ...

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Protect Your Credit When Buying a Home

January 10, 2012 - Updated: October 10, 2012

Buying a home is both an exciting and stressful time. You are excited to look for new homes, but are also concerned about having all the right d ...

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Can You Sell Your Home By Email?

January 10, 2012 - Updated: January 10, 2012

Over the course of three days last October, Marc Girouard and Kelty Druet corresponded by email about the sale of Druetís condo in downtown Monc ...

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December 2011 Market Recap

January 10, 2012 - Updated: January 10, 2012

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 4,718 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in December. This is a 4 pe ...

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December 2011

January 10, 2012 - Updated: January 10, 2012

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November 2011 Market Recap

December 13, 2011 - Updated: December 13, 2011

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 7,092 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in November. This is an 11 ...

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November 2011

December 13, 2011 - Updated: December 13, 2011

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The Basement Flood Led to a Lawsuit

December 13, 2011 - Updated: December 13, 2011

Don and Louise Beauchamp owned a home in London, Ont., and during the six years they lived there they renovated their basement, first using it a ...

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Staging your Home for a Virtual Tour

December 13, 2011 - Updated: December 13, 2011

Selling your home has changed substantially over the past decade. The internet has changed not only the real estate market but also how people b ...

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Facebook Makes Much-Needed Changes to Privacy Settings

December 13, 2011 - Updated: December 13, 2011

Social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google + have a major impact on how people communicate. People are no longer picking up t ...

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New Ultimate Service Questionnaire - Tell Us How We Did!

December 13, 2011 - Updated: December 13, 2011

Thank you for selecting Coldwell Banker Terrequity Realty to assist you in your real estate transaction. Our mission is to provide to ou ...

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7 Tips For Successful Real Estate Investing

November 10, 2011 - Updated: November 10, 2011

By Mark Weisleder Many people think being a landlord and investing in real estate is a way to make easy money. It can be financially rew ...

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Protect Your Home and Family with Adequate Home Security

November 10, 2011 - Updated: November 10, 2011

Home security is a very important part of life. Having a secure home gives homeowners piece of mind. The last thing you want to be worrying abou ...

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Increase Your House Price by Investing in a Fireplace

November 10, 2011 - Updated: November 10, 2011

There are certain elements of a home that can have a large impact on its resale value. It is the add-ons and extra features that not only attrac ...

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October 2011 Market Watch

November 10, 2011 - Updated: November 10, 2011

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 7,642 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in October. This is a 17.5 ...

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October 2011

November 10, 2011 - Updated: November 10, 2011

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Lake Scugog United Church Camp

October 11, 2011 - Updated: October 11, 2011

Terrequity Children,s Foundation (TCF) is pleased to announce its most recent contribution to the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada. Lake ...

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The 8 Best Ways to Protect Smartphones

October 11, 2011 - Updated: October 11, 2011

We all know if we accidentally spill water on our smartphone, placing it in a container full of rice might just save it. But what about protecti ...

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How to Improve Your Credit Score

October 11, 2011 - Updated: October 11, 2011

Your annual credit report is a key determining factor in being approved for a mortgage and is something a lender should look at before determini ...

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September 2011

October 11, 2011 - Updated: October 11, 2011

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September 2011 Market Watch

October 11, 2011 - Updated: October 11, 2011

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 7,658 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in September. This is a 25 ...

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As Parents Age, Stay Put or Sell?

October 11, 2011 - Updated: October 11, 2011

One of the more difficult decisions for many people is what to do with the family home when elderly parents are unable to maintain it. The alter ...

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New House? Tips For Exploring Your New Neighbourhood

September 27, 2011 - Updated: September 27, 2011

Moving to a new neighborhood is a great experience. It is a fresh start and it gives you the opportunity to do new and exciting things. While yo ...

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August 2011

September 27, 2011 - Updated: September 27, 2011

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17 Things To Know About Closing Your House Deal

September 27, 2011 - Updated: September 27, 2011

Closing day in a house deal is a milestone for both the seller and the buyer. To make it go smoothly, it is very important that both buyer and t ...

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August 2011 Market Watch

September 27, 2011 - Updated: September 27, 2011

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 7,542 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in August. This is a 24 per ...

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Why You Should Hire A Real Estate Agent To Sell Your Home. Even FSBOs do it!

September 27, 2011 - Updated: September 27, 2011

A number of different news sources, including the Wall Street Journal, recently reported that the founder of ForSaleByOwner.com, one of the lar ...

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How To design Your Own Personal Space

September 27, 2011 - Updated: September 27, 2011

A home office is a great time saver for those who often need to catch up on a bit of extra work at home, or those who just plain work at home. B ...

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Small Changes for a Greener Life

August 9, 2011 - Updated: August 9, 2011

Small changes can have big impacts on the environment. Go green with baby steps with these tips. Every little bit counts! Change your light ...

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July 2011 Market Watch

August 9, 2011 - Updated: August 9, 2011

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 7,922 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in July. This is a 23 per c ...

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July 2011

August 9, 2011 - Updated: August 9, 2011

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Supporting Children's Needs in our Community

August 9, 2011 - Updated: August 9, 2011

Nothing can be more important in our Canadian society than the health and welfare of our children. They represent our future. There is ample e ...

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Showing Your Home at Night

August 9, 2011 - Updated: August 10, 2011

Everyone knows it's important to make a great first impression when selling your home, which is why so much work goes into de-cluttering, redeco ...

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What does 'updated wiring' really mean?

August 8, 2011 - Updated: August 8, 2011

The subject of home inspections continues to matter to buyers and sellers. John says that he would never listen to a home inspector recommend ...

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Congratulations to One of Our Own

July 8, 2011 - Updated: July 8, 2011

In July 2011, Gordon Shirbon of Coldwell Banker Terrequity Realty, was recently made head of the highly regarded Arbitration and Professional St ...

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Keep Your Closing Fees Low

July 8, 2011 - Updated: July 8, 2011

Canadian home buyers often put a lot of time and effort into studying their mortgage options and calculating their monthly mortgage payments bas ...

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June 2011 Market Watch

July 8, 2011 - Updated: July 8, 2011

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 10,230 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in June. This is a 21 per ...

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Women's Habitat of Etobicoke

July 8, 2011 - Updated: July 8, 2011

Terrequity Children's Foundation (TCF) is pleased to announce its most recent contribution to the Women's Habitat of Etobicoke. Women's Habit ...

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June 2011

July 8, 2011 - Updated: July 8, 2011

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Do Homebuyers Need a'Lemon Law'?

July 8, 2011 - Updated: July 8, 2011

By Mark Weisleder Used car buyers get more consumer protection than resale home buyers. When you buy a used car you can check whether there a ...

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May 2011

June 8, 2011 - Updated: June 8, 2011

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Why I Wouldn't Sell My Home Myself

June 8, 2011 - Updated: June 8, 2011

Since writing about whether you could create a bidding war without an agent, I have received numerous emails from sellers, real estate agents an ...

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May 2011 Market Watch

June 8, 2011 - Updated: June 8, 2011

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 10,046 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in May. This is a 6 per ce ...

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How to Dispose of Household Toxic Waste and Hazardous Waste Properly

June 8, 2011 - Updated: June 8, 2011

Not everything we use on a daily basis is meant to be disposed of in a landfill. Light bulbs, appliances, building materials, old paint cans, co ...

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Boomers and Generation Y Shaping Future of the Housing Market in Canada

June 8, 2011 - Updated: June 8, 2011

With the affects of the recent economic recession still impacting many Canadians, it is having a profound impact on the way we live. Baby boomer ...

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Mentoring Youth in New Directions (MYIND)

June 8, 2011 - Updated: June 8, 2011

Terrequity Children's Foundation (TCF) is pleased to announce its most recent contribution to Mentoring Youth in New Directions (MYIND). Ment ...

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April 2011

May 26, 2011 - Updated: May 26, 2011

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ErinoakKids

May 26, 2011 - Updated: May 26, 2011

Terrequity Children's Foundation (TCF) is pleased to announce its most recent contribution to ErinoakKids. ErinoakKids assists children with ...

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Be a locavore in your downtown condo

May 26, 2011 - Updated: May 26, 2011

Before hitting grocery store shelves or your dinner table, a typical food travels 1,500 miles or more. Most people don't realize that in the spr ...

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Effectively Handling Relocation

May 26, 2011 - Updated: May 26, 2011

Relocation is part of life. New career opportunities and professional growth mean that you will often have to move to a new location. Moves take ...

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Spring 2011 Market Watch

May 26, 2011 - Updated: May 26, 2011

March 2011 According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 9,262 sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in March. Thi ...

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10 ways to avoid buying the wrong house

May 26, 2011 - Updated: May 26, 2011

The most common mistake home buyers make is that they buy with their heart instead of their head. This often means they pay more than they shoul ...

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