Lack of affordability and uncertainty remained issues for many would-be home buyers in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) in October 2023. As a result, sales edged lower compared to last year. However, selling prices remained higher than last year's levels.
Whether it's clearing out your closets, getting rid of unwanted items in your basement or garage, or donating old toys or clothing, here are some great tips to create a game plan and transform your living space.
The fall market is off to a calm start as home supply builds giving buyers less competition and more choices. The uncertainty around the Bank of Canada's upcoming interest rate announcement is also creating some hesitancy for home buyers
Moving to a new home can be both exciting and stressful, especially if you haven't moved in quite some time. As REALTORS, we've certainly heard our share of horror stories. Here are some tips on how to get through the inevitable move and keep your cool.
Having a scarcity mindset may be the reason you're reluctant to let go of clutter. While not as serious as hoarding, this can be one of the biggest roadblocks preventing you from reclaiming your space and living a happy and healthy, clutter-free life.
With continued uncertainty about the economy and the Bank of Canada's decision-making, increased borrowing costs, and a constrained supply of listings, the month of August resulted in fewer home sales compared to the previous year.
Having a good credit score is crucial for buying a house as most mortgage lenders use it to assess the buyer's creditworthiness. Here's what you need to know about credit scores to buy a property in Canada.
Moving your entire life to a new location takes time, money and causes considerable disruption to your life. So why do so many people choose to willingly move to a new home? Here's ten solid reasons people choose to move on to a new place to live.
GTA home sales, new listings and home prices were up in July 2023 in comparison to July 2022. The market experienced more balance in July compared to June, with sales trending lower while new listings were up.
When moving, you become physically and energetically uprooted. For most of us, this can feel quite unsettling. It makes sense that the faster you unpack and settle in, the better you'll feel. Here's advice on how to settle into your new space with ease.
The GTA housing market continued to improve from a sales perspective in May 2023. Unfortunately, the supply of homes for sale did not keep up with the demand for ownership housing.
Title Fraud is real and in the news these days. Homeowners who have owned their home for a long time and have no debt registered on title can be prime targets for title stealing and mortgage fraud. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself
On a year-over-year basis, sales edged lower compared to April 2022, but new listings were down by more than one-third. Fewer listings relative to sales meant there was more competition between buyers, supporting an improvement in selling prices.
There are some obvious costs of selling a home that you've probably anticipated, like commissions to the listing and buyer brokerages and legal fees. But there is also a variety of smaller expenses to factor in. Here's a breakdown of the typical costs
The decision to make a lifestyle change can be a daunting one, but the longer you wait, the more you're sacrificing. Waiting for the "perfect" time or situation can cost you valuable time and the opportunity to live your life to the fullest.
New listings continue to drop year-over-year in the GTA. This severe inventory shortage, coupled with an increase in buying intentions and demand have lead to increased competition between buyers and a return to bidding wars in some.
You've been house-hunting for a while now and finally decide to make an offer on a particular property. Your offer is accepted and you go to bed that night feeling excited. But when you wake up the next morning you may feel some doubts creeping in
Tired of struggling with your paper clutter? Here's a sure-fire way to clear your paper clutter. Get ready to roll up your sleeves, get to work, and say goodbye to the stress and all those papers you don't need!
Time to get rid of all those old tax returns and documents cluttering up your home. Simply stop by with your documents and a professional shredding company will be there to shred your private documents into indiscernible bits of paper, at NO COST.
Over half of us receive unwanted gifts and the reality is that most of our homes are already overcrowded with clutter. The thought of adding more layers of stuff on top of it can be a bit overwhelming. Here are some great gift ideas that are clutter free.