INFOGRAPHICS: Economic Impact of a Home Sale

INFOGRAPHIC: When a family or individual purchases a home, there are direct and indirect ripple effects in the province and local economies. With any home purchase, there is more to the buyer’s and seller’s expenditures than the mortgage payment and closing costs.more…….

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Cheap Home Renovations That Pay Off

Remodeling magazine’s “2008-2009 Cost vs. Value Report” confirms that the home renovation projects that will add the most value to your home (meaning that you are most likely to recoup the highest percentage of the project cost when you go to sell your home) are pricey big-ticket items such as replacing siding with fiber-cement ($13,177 with 87% cost recouped) or vinyl ($12,528 with 80% cost recouped) and adding a wood deck ($10,601 with 82% cost recouped).

But if those home renovations are beyond your price point and you’re looking at a budget of just $1,000 what should you invest in to get the most bang for your buck?

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Big 5 Banks Drop Mortgage Rates

Big 5 Banks Drop Mortgage Rates

Source: Hannif Highclass Publish:MY BLOG: Toronto Real Estate: March 9, 2012 Big 5 Banks Drop Rates To Record Lows In Apparent Mortgage War All five of Canada’s major banks are now engaged in a war for home buyers that will likely alarm policy makers concerned about Canada’s record levels of household debt. But what may […]

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If…Getting Your House Means

If…Getting Your House Means

Trusting Your Real Estate Agent Then Continue Source: Hannif Highclass Publish:My Blog: 09/24/2011                            

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TREB Market Watch August 2011

TREB Market Watch August 2011

August 2011: Toronto Real Estate Market Report: Market conditions remain tight as sales growth outstripped growth in new MLS listings. Home sales will be bolstered by low mortgage rates. September 7th. – Bank of Canada announced, no intention to raise interest rates at least till early 2012. More details….. complete with charts & videos Go…
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Curb Appeal or Web Appeal

Curb Appeal or Web Appeal

Curb Appeal or Web Appeal – What sells a house these days ?. Since 85% of Buyers first search online – it is but natural that the Seller’s Agent must have a good listing presentation. Read…

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Housing market gone mad?

Housing market gone mad?

Bully Bids Symptom in Housing Market Source:  Susan Pigg Published: Toronto Star  Friday, Aug. 19, 2011 At first glance, 221 Lee Ave. is just a simple semi. Its front lawn could double for a toboggan slope. Its neighbors are a hodgepodge of new infills and century-old homes. It’s hardly a knockout when it comes to […]

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