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Monthly Statistics – November

We’re breaking down the November 2019 Market Statistics for the GTA and diving deeper into the Halton, Peel and Dufferin markets!

Five things to do in Dufferin County this December

The big man himself will be visiting the Alder Recreation Centre lobby for your tradition photo with Santa! Photos packages will be provided by F-Stop Fotos and Framing. Check out the full schedule here!

Tips to keep your furnace running all winter long!

Isn’t it Murphy’s Law that whenever the first blast of cold weather hits, your furnace starts acting up?  If your furnace is ten years or older, replacing it should be in the back of your mind. Here are some must knows about your furnace that will save you some money in the long run. 1…. Read more »

Reasons To Upgrade To a Smart Home

Smart home technology has been all the rage as of late and is truly unparalleled in simplifying day-to-day tasks.  In fact, 5.8 million Canadians regularly used a smart speaker in 2019 – a 51.2-per-cent increase from the previous year, according to eMarketer. Any home can be made smart today. From entertainment, lifestyle to safety features,… Read more »

How to Decorate your home when selling during the holiday season

People looking at houses during the cold weather months are typically very serious buyers, so although things outside may be cooling down the winter is still a great time to put your home on the market!  Because there are less houses on the market, you won’t be competing with your neighbours making it a great… Read more »

Monthly Statistics – October

We’re breaking down the October 2019 Market Statistics for the GTA and diving deeper into the Halton, Peel and Dufferin markets!


“You’ve worked hard for a place to set down roots, raise a family, and retire. Andwith a new interest-free loan of $40,000, you’ll be able to make your home more comfortable,lower your monthly bills, and keep our environment healthy” John Doe Tweet With the election now a few weeks behind us, let’s review some of… Read more »

Is Oshawa & Whitby the next hot new destination?

This article was originally posted on on September 27th by Wayne Karl.  As prospective homebuyers have looked outside the Toronto core in search of more affordable lowrise homes in recent years, most of them have headed to Hamilton, Burlington, Milton and other points west. This migration may soon change. “The west end of the… Read more »

What You Need to Know about The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive

For those of you looking for a bit of a break getting into the housing market, you may be in luck! The new federal governments First-Time Home Buyer Incentive FTHBI is designed to alleviate mortgage costs for first-time home buyers and as of September 2nd will officially be open for business. So, how does it… Read more »

July 2019 Market Update

Toronto Real Estate Board President Michael Collins announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 8,595 sales through TREB’s MLS® System in July 2019. This result was up by 24.3 per cent compared to July 2018. On a month-over-month basis, sales were up by 5.1 per cent, after preliminary seasonal adjustment.