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First time buyer? Time to divorce your landlord and say, "I do" to real estate! - 06/18/09 11:54 AM
We understand how difficult it can be when you've never purchased a home before. For women especially, it can be a real internal struggle. If you are single, you must make all of the important decisions alone, so you need to seek as much information as you can find about the whole process. You want to deal with people you can rely on and who have the knowledge and experience to cut through all the gobbledygook and give you the information you need for peace of mind. Let us help you. Being women, we understand the needs of women. We have (2 comments)
Top 10 Reasons to Down Size this Year - 06/17/09 06:00 PM
10. There are rooms you haven't been in for more than a year 9. Home prices are stable now but may decline as interest rates rise 8. You don't remember what's in the boxes in the basement 7. Affordability is at a 20 year best so there are a lot of potential buyers 6. You are paying to heat/cool at least twice the space you actually need 5. Guaranteed income growth of 7% each year before retirement 4. Your new neighbours won't ask you to babysit every Saturday night 3. Buy your "new" downsized home before July 2010 and save up to 13% tax 2. Your capital will generate guaranteed (2 comments)
Affordable Housing Toronto West High Park Junction - 06/17/09 12:02 PM
We recently had a Purchaser client that was income challenged to qualify for a mortgage; that was limited by the Ontario Disabilities Pension for their monthly income.The building site that came to mind was the Option for Homes, where low income housing is mixed with open market purchases. This site is actually located at Keele and Dundas in the Junction, currently under construction with a proposed occupancy of 2011. Options for Homes is a private, not for profit corporation dedicated to providing home ownership for low to middle - income households.The not for profit model eliminates most developer costs including marketing. The Projects themselves (0 comments)
Home Staging is Older then Shakespeare - 06/12/09 11:56 AM
Frugal Home Staging - Toronto Even if you're not a fan of Shakespeare's works, his words of wisdom have made their way into our common, everyday vernacular. Why? Because the Bard's words prove true time and time again. What does home staging have to do with Shakespeare? Well, the term "staging", which refers to preparing a property for sale to maximize its appeal to buyers, was coined due to its parallelism with setting the stage of a theatre. As Shakespeare wrote in ‘As You Like It', "All the world's a stage." The same holds true for the house you're trying to (1 comments)
What do your clients say about you? - 06/09/09 06:12 PM
There are many videos online with my content that is designed to be educational and informative about life in Mississauga, and ultimately the west Toronto (GTA) I am very fortunate to have a seller that was willing to go on camera with a testimonial.
I am very grateful to Karen for her contagious laughter, great spirit and zest for adventure in life that made working with her an absolute pleasure. If you would like to have a similar experience with your real estate transaction in Mississauga, I would be pleased to interview for the position. Buying a home should be (0 comments)
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