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7 Ways to Update Your Kitchen for Less Than $1,000

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,

  iew Larger Image     You’ve finally made the decision to sell, but as you sit in your kitchen and look around, you realize the space could use a little love to attract the kind of buyer you’re hoping for. Here’s how to get top dollar for your place without spending a penny over $1,000.   1.  Replace Countertops While everyone swoons ...Read More

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Renovation Tips for a Multi-Generational Home

Tags: Homes in Toronto, Environment, Homes, GTA

iew Larger Image     From splitting expenses, to sharing chores and everything in between, there are many benefits to living in a multi-generational home. This living arrangement can help reduce stress, save money and strengthen a family’s bond. Many homeowners tend to pass on this type of living situation, feeling they could lose their privacy or independence, ...Read More

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5 Renovation Ideas to Boost Your Condo Selling Price

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

ew Larger Image     Renovations have the power to pump up selling price, but do your research before reaching for the sledgehammer. Buyers want updated features and finishes without the hassle and costs of having to do it themselves. However, you don’t want your price to be at the top of the range compared with similar units in the area. Here are our top condo reno...Read More

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7 Spring Repairs You Need to Make Before Listing Your Home

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

View Larger Image     Winter may not feel like it’s ever going to end, but the incrementally longer and warmer days mean spring is indeed on its way. Make sure your home is ready for the busy housing market ahead with these seven spring repairs.   Roof Repairs Ice dams and falling snow sheets can cause damage to a roof over a long, cold winter...Read More

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3 Tips for a More Energy Efficient Home

Tags: Homes in Toronto, Environment, Homes, GTA

    3 Tips for a More Energy Efficient Home The impact of climate change affects us all. Not only are the Earth’s temperatures rising, we are seeing more natural disasters as a result of the phenomenon and natural habitats are declining at an alarming rate. The good news is, there are small steps you can take for a more energy efficient home, that go beyond re...Read More

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6 Hidden Expenses Buyers Often Forget About When Purchasing a House

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

iew Larger Image     Buying a house is one of the biggest purchases you will make in your lifetime and a lot goes into the planning and finances of purchasing a home, especially if it is your first home. From a down-payment, to repairs & maintenance, to purchasing furniture and appliances, there are hidden expenses that one might not think of when in the home-buyin...Read More

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3 Easy Ways to Awe Buyers from the Driveway

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

  We’re often told, first impressions matter, and things aren’t any different when it comes to the process of purchasing a home. It only takes a few minutes, from the time buyer looks up the house online or drives by that you can really excite them about what’s inside. Besides regular lawn and garden care, there are a few ways to make your house, their house...Read More

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Important Tips to Follow When Getting Your Home Ready for Sale

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

We reached out to our RE/MAX Influencers – a panel consisting of RE/MAX Sales Associates throughout Canada – to find out some tips and best practices that will help you get your home ready for sale. Clean & De-clutter Cleaning and de-cluttering is one of the most important things you can do when preparing to sell your home. Cleaning is fundamental when it comes to selling...Read More

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4 Things to Consider & Look For When Viewing a Home or Open House

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

Whether you are a first-time home-buyer or a current homeowner looking to downsize, more than likely you will be viewing houses or attending open houses while searching for the perfect home. Regardless of how experienced you are with home buying and home owning, there are always things that are missed when going through the house hunting and home buying process. We reached out to our RE/...Read More

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Best Places to Retire in Canada

Tags: Retirement, Baby Boomer, RE/MAX Rouge River, Homes in Toronto, House Prices

  As the tail-end of the Baby Boomer generation approaches its retirement years, the question of best places to retire in Canada is an inevitable dinner-table topic of conversation. On the one hand, the appeal of “aging in place” is clear, allowing retirees to stay in the home and neighbourhood they know and love, close to family, friends and frequented places. However ...Read More