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Dec. 6, 2019

Winter Care for Home

The winter landscape is beautiful in its virgin glory. We pile on jackets, mufflers, scarves, hats, boots, sweaters, coats, and more to protect ourselves from the winter cold. But what about our houses? How do we take care of them during the cold season?

1. Maintain ideal humidity levels between ...

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Dec. 6, 2019

Ontario Tribunal Rules - Toronto Airbnb Owners Lose Short-term Rental Income Gains

Property owners’ appeal against the short-term rent regulations was overturned by the Ontario’s LPAT (Local Planning Appeal Tribunal) on October 15th. 2019. The landlords wanted more rights when making rental decisions for their property. Alas, their request was overturned by the Tribunal.

The ruling has disheartened the city’s Airbnb hosts ...

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Dec. 6, 2019

Climate Change A Factor When Buying a House

It is a proven fact that people want to live with like-minded people. That is why we tend to lean towards a neighborhood where we feel similar-thought people are living. The latest factor to in-fluence people into buying houses is - their belief in climate change.

Some Facts

According to a ...

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Dec. 6, 2019

Condominiums: Are They Really an Affordable Luxury?

 

Since the beginning of this year, the Canadian real estate market is going from strength to strength. From the over a million dollar segment to the ultra-luxury over $4 million bandwidth, all the segments and housing types have been witnessing an affable jump in their sales.

In GTA alone ...
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Dec. 6, 2019

Will Airbnb’s Recent Property Rejections Elevate the Canadian Rental Situation?

According to research conducted by McGill, Airbnb has removed more than 31,000 homes from the rental listings across Canada. The impact of this can be felt while witnessing the strain the housing rental market throughout the cities, towns, and even rural areas are feeling.

The Airbnb Strain

The increase ...

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Jan. 21, 2019

The Secret to Success in a Tough Real Estate Market

Have you always wondered why there is a dominant agent in every neighbourhood of every city who has become almost like a celebrity? How did they manage to dominate that particular locale and attain so many listings? What is their secret to real estate success? 

 

If there’s one ...

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