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How To Stage Your Home For Sale

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  Given the rise of ‘home and design’ media in recent years, the idea of what your home should look like – to garner top dollar and a quick sale – has certainly changed. This is in part because, with technology, platforms and access to media has expanded greatly, but…
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How To Maximize The Search For Your Dream Home

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  There’s a wealth of housing stock in Toronto; some dwellings are alike and others couldn’t be more distinct from each other. The neighbourhoods in this city are wildly varied, offering different proximities amenities, and day-to-day experiences. So how do you know which neighbourhood – and which property – is…
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How To Calculate Your Magic Number In A Bidding War

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  Although the Toronto real estate market has transitioned from the insanity of our spring market – where values spiked 33% higher than they had a year earlier – the movement of real estate in the central core of the City remains buoyant. What’s interesting to me – is that…
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How To Successfully Navigate Downsizing Your Home

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No question, downsizing is a major change, physically, mentally and possibly financially. It can help to assuage some of your concerns if you consider the “why” behind your move, as well as noting what your goals are in downsizing your home. As our homes are undoubtedly more than bricks and…
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How Do I Best Equip And Furnish My New Home?

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  Have you made a new home purchase? Is your move imminent? You are smart to be proactive in trying to manage your move and organize necessities, because as any homeowner will tell you – moving is stressful. In fact, at the end of this post I’ll provide you several…
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How To Make Your Move More Eco-Friendly

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  Following up last month’s Homewatch post about moving into a condo, we’d like to feature another joint post with Cargo Cabbie that discusses a trend toward eco-friendly moving practices!     So… What Exactly Is ‘Sustainable Moving’? Everybody dreads moving day; it’s potential for chaos can even overshadow the excitement…
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How To Master A Condo Move

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  We originally composed this month’s Homewatch contribution as a guest piece on the blog of Toronto’s best moving company: Cargo Cabbie!      Guest Post: A Realtor’s Top Tips for Mastering a Condo Move   Condo living can offer quite a few advantages compared to living in a house, such…
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How To Assess The Value Of Outdoor Living Space

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  As you gear up for your homebuying journey, it’s important to identify and your shelter priorities before you actually begin the search. If you love downtown living and prioritize the value of being outdoors – purchasing a condo with a terrace might be the optimal solution. However, be aware…
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