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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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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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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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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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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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Housing Market Update March 2016

May 3, 2016 - Updated: May 3, 2016

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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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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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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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Housing Market Update January 2016

February 25, 2016 - Updated: February 25, 2016

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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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RBC Housing Market Update December 2015

February 8, 2016 - Updated: February 8, 2016

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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"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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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