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How To Begin Your Downsizing Journey

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  While downsizing is typically the domain of the retiree (or soon to be retiree) perched at the top of the property ladder in large accommodations, with high real estate prices, a growing desire to live in proximity to amenity-rich areas and, well, the reality that COVID-19 is prompting many of us to…
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How To Prepare Your Home For A Canadian Winter

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  Canadians pride themselves on being able to withstand – and even flourish – during long months of weather that would make most Americans quiver. The end of 2020 has been somewhat mild weather-wise (a reprieve that is more than cancelled out by the cruelty of COVID-19), but rest assured…
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How To Have Your Toronto Property Properly Appraised

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  There are occasions when it will serve you well to find out exactly what your home pragmatically worth via a credible certified property appraiser – no emotion involved. Keep in mind, this sum may not be the amount you might achieve when you list your home for sale, because value (or “worth”) in the context of…
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How To Retrofit Your Residence To Net Zero Standards

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  In an ideal world, Canadian housing would be producing energy rather than consuming it. Our shelter should be healthy, be easily maintained, produce food and water, cause no pollution, and be entirely self-sustaining. While this is far from the reality we live in at the moment, one such environmentally-friendly choice gaining…
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How To Navigate The Home Hunt As A Single Buyer In Toronto

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  Are you an independent, self-fulfilled, pro-solo person? Single households are on the rise in Canada. Whether from divorce, death, or by choice, single households now outnumber other demographic groups. According to the most recent census from Stats Canada, single households now comprise just over 28 per cent of the population.…
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