By: RE/MAX ROUGE RIVER REALTY

Simple Organization Hacks You Can Do Right Now

Tags: Homes in Toronto, Homes in Durham, Decor & More, First Time Buyers

           Simple Organization Hacks You Can Do Right Now! Whether getting organized is a New Year’s resolution or one of your life’s ongoing efforts, here are seven simple organization hacks to help you make better use of your space and become more efficient in your home. Cable&...Read More

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Home Security DOs and DON'Ts

Tags: HOMES IN TORONTO, HOMES IN DURHAM, DECOR & MORE, FIRST TIME BUYERS, VACATION, SECURITY

Home Security DOs and DON’Ts Whenever you leave your home — whether it’s for a fall vacation, the school run, or a just a long day at Costco — you want everything to be in its place when you get back. Protect yourself from theft with these do’s and don’ts of home security. DO: Lock It Down Sure, it’s home-security common sense...Read More

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Tips to Turn Your Starter Home into a Luxury Haven

Tags: Homes in Toronto, Homes in Durham, Decor & More, First Time Buyers

  Tips to Turn Your Starter Home into a Luxury Haven Starter Home - Open Plan House Every buyer is looking for their own little slice of high-end heaven, and these improvements can help your home be just that. Each one of these tips will add a touch of luxury on a starter home budget. If you want to add value to your starter home but don’t have the big bucks fo...Read More

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Celebrity Tips to Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal

Tags: Homes in Toronto, Homes in Durham,

Celebrity tips to boost your home’s curb appeal As you get ready to tackle the spring cleaning inside your home, don’t forget about sprucing up the outside too. Some simple fixes can dramatically improve your home’s curb appeal. Remember, first impressions are important – especially when it comes maximizing the value of your property. Check out...Read More

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Top 6 Home Renovations in 2019

Tags: Homes in Toronto, Homes in Durham, Renovations, 2019

Top 6 Home Renovations in 2019 What are the most common home renovations you think will add value to homes in 2019? We reached out to our RE/MAX Influencers – a panel consisting of RE/MAX Sales Associates throughout Canada – to put together some of the home renos they think will come before the rest in 2019.   First Impressions Are Everything Exteriors a...Read More

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Key Liveability Factors When Buying or Selling a Home

Tags: Homes in Toronto, Homes in Durham

Key Liveability Factors When Buying or Selling a Home When buying or selling a home, it’s important to think big. Look beyond the home itself. What does the neighbourhood have to offer? These features factor into the “liveability” of a community and help contribute to a home’s appeal (translation: higher resale value). Unfortunately, liveability facto...Read More

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Indoor Gardening Lets You Grow Greens in Any Space

Tags: Homes in Toronto, Condo's

Do you have a green thumb but no garden to grow your greens? Indoor farming methods have seen a resurgence over the past few years, particularly with many condo dwellers who don’t have access to a garden. Not only does growing your own herbs indoors provide you with fresh ingredients daily, but there are other benefits too. Year-round greens: Indoor gardening or farming ...Read More

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Buying a Condo by the Numbers: How much homeowners insurance do you need?

Tags: Homes in Toronto, Homes in Durham

Here’s a fun real estate stat for condo buyers: one in eight Canadian households live in a condo. That’s right, the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) showed that 1,615,485 households (12.1%) lived (either as owners or renters) in condominiums. Of these households, 1,153,580 were owners while 461,215 were renters. Perhaps unsurprisingly, three-quarters of households in condominiums...Read More