January

January 30, 2012

Deadline update – ecoENERGY Retrofit – Homes program

 The federal government’s ecoENERGY Retrofits- Homes program ends on March 31, 2012. This program enables eligible homeowners to receive grants of up to $5,000 to make their homes more energy-efficient.   Prior to undertaking any renovations, homeowners must first have an energy audit of […]
January 26, 2012

The Importance of regular Furnace Maintenance!

Speaking in home terms, the furnace is the heart of your home. And just like a heart, a furnace needs regular maintenance too. Without regular check-ups, your furnace can work at a lower efficiency, eat more of your hard-earned income […]
January 20, 2012

Winter Home Maintenance

It may be cold outside, but it’s no time hibernate when it comes to home maintenance. Have you ever wondered how some friends or neighbours live in older homes that are still in good working order? This isn’t just a […]
January 17, 2012

Bank of Canada holds Rates for the 16th straight Month…

Canada’s key interest rate will begin 2012 exactly where it’s been since September 2010 unchanged at 1.00%.It’s the longest stretch on record without a Bank of Canada rate change. Economists didn’t expect the BOC to move rates at this meeting. […]
January 13, 2012

Top 3 Reasons to Buy a Home in 2012

In the 1960s Lyndon Johnson illustrated a correlation between homeownership and accountability by stating owning a home can increase responsibility and stake out a man’s place in his community…The man who owns a home has something to be proud of […]
January 12, 2012

Top 10 Tips for Sellers

Today’s sellers may face challenging conditions in many markets, but that doesn’t mean choosing to sell is a bad idea. There are many reasons to sell and most are good ones. Here are ten tips to get you on your […]
January 10, 2012

Second Best Year on Record for Sales!!!

Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 4,718 transactions through the TorontoMLS® system in December 2011. The December result capped off the second-best year on record under the current Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) boundaries. Total sales for 2011 amounted to 89,347 up […]