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7 Things To Consider Before Buying A House With A Pool

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

  Between hosting neighbourhood pool parties, the convenience of cooling off when the mercury rises, and having a solid excuse to buy cute, doughnut-shaped air mattresses, there are plenty of reasons why buying a property with a pool may seem like a no-brainer. But despite all the pros, consider the cons before you dive into a pool purchase. Inspector Gadgets If you&rsquo...Read More

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How to Increase Property Value: Scott McGillivray's TopTips

Tags: Homes in Toronto, Homes in Durham, Decor & More, First Time Buyers, HOUSE HQ, SELLING TIPS, DECOR & MORE, HOME IMPROVEMENT, MAINTENANCE & REPAIR, CURB APPEAL, MARKET TRENDS, TORONTO REAL ESTATE NEWS,

  How can you increase property value? It’s the eternal question being asked by homeowners, real estate investors and renovators. While the answer may seem simple enough, the wrong upgrades can actually decrease the value of your home.  According to television host, celebrity contractor and real estate investor Scott McGillivray, “It’s doing t...Read More

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Is a Renovation Worth the Return on Investment? Consumers Think So!

Tags: Homes in Toronto, Homes in Durham, Decor & More, First Time Buyers, HOUSE HQ, SELLING TIPS, DECOR & MORE, HOME IMPROVEMENT, MAINTENANCE & REPAIR, CURB APPEAL, MARKET TRENDS, TORONTO REAL ESTATE NEWS,

Is a Renovation Worth the Return on Investment? Consumers think so. One of your objectives as a homebuyer – and ultimately, a home seller – is to achieve the highest return on investment. A hot property value boils down to a number of factors, such as location, proximity to public transit, the local and greater economy, and the market conditions at the time you list your h...Read More

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Tidying Up Tips Hit the Housing Market

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

  Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Tidying Up Tips Hit the Housing Market By Melissa Reeves Admit it — over the holiday break you found yourself binge watching the hit show with superstar organizing consultant Marie Kondo and quickly realized your place is not sparking much joy. Never fear! The KonMari Method is here and the tidying-up trend can give sellers a...Read More

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These Environmental Upgrades Could Save Money… and the World!

Tags: Homes in Toronto, Environment, Homes, GTA

These Environmental Upgrades Could Save Money… and the World! With all this talk of climate change, it’s easy to forget that it’s more than just a catchy phrase. The earth’s temperatures have reached a historic high, and natural habitats, resources and wildlife are experiencing a rapid decline. In honour of World Environment Day, here are some environmental up...Read More

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Micro-Condos: What They Are and Whether You Should Buy One

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

Micro-Condos: What They Are and Whether You Should Buy One If the tiny house craze has piqued your interest, but you don’t want to leave the city, you might be intrigued by the micro-condo concept. With more and more Canadians facing housing challenges both for reluctant renters and hopeful buyers, finding innovative housing solutions has a lot more people thinking inside the bo...Read More

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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