June 27, 2008

The Ins-and-Outs of Home Staging

Christine Rae and journalist Jan Saunders Maresh have recently released “Home Staging For Dummies.”  This handy book offers a wide range of home staging tips allowing home sellers to help give you the edge in selling your home. Home staging leads the eye […]
June 24, 2008

CMHC Is Helping Seniors Stay In Their Homes Longer

CMHC has a financial assistance program that can help seniors stay in their homes longer.  The government agency will cover the cost of home adaptability renovations, like handrails and tub rails to help low-income seniors keep their home. Home owners […]
June 20, 2008

GTA Resale Housing Continues Steady Pace

TORONTO, June 18, 2008 — The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) resale housing market continued at a moderate but healthy pace throughout the first half of June, Toronto Real Estate Board President Maureen O’Neill announced today. Prices continued their upward trend […]
June 18, 2008

Get Government Assistant for Home Renovations that Include a Rental Unit

The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) wants to help you put a legal, rent-able suite in your home. Looking at the possibility of home affordability being out of reach for some people.  CMHC has initiated a Residential Rehabilitation Assistance […]
June 12, 2008

Get The Facts: The Local Real Estate Market Update for Pickering and Ajax

I was reading how the real estate market in Toronto is down from last year.  The first caveat I would like to impress upon you is that last year was the best year on record.  It might be an unfair comparison.  We […]
June 4, 2008

Steady GTA Resale Housing Market in May

TORONTO, June 4, 2008 — The Greater Toronto Area resale housing market recorded 9,411 transactions in May, Toronto Real Estate Board President Maureen O’Neill announced today. On a year-over-year basis the GTA average price increased four per cent to $398,148 […]
June 4, 2008

Real Estate Implications with GM Plant Closing

No one likes to hear about job loses, especially close to home.  As a resident of Durham Region, hearing about the Oshawa truck plant closure makes me wonder how the region is going to attract and keep jobs.  As I […]
June 3, 2008

Another Large Subdivision for Ajax

As you drive down Brock Road in Pickering, you crest a hill and get a glimpse of the Ajax-Pickering landscape.  It is roof tops as far as the eye can see.  And the Town of Ajax has recently approved plans for […]