Interest Rate Decision Announced by Bank of Canada

The Bank of Canada left its interest rate unchanged at 1.75% on Wednesday, January 9th, as the sharp decline in oil prices temporarily dims its economic outlook for the coming months. “The drop in global oil prices has a material impact on the Canadian outlook, resulting in lower terms of trade and national income,” the bank said in a statement. …

2018 Annual Statistics

Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) President Garry Bhaura announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported a total of 77,426 residential transactions through TREB’s MLS® System in 2018. This result represented a 16.1 per cent decline compared to 92,263 sales reported in 2017. Total new listings entered into TREB’s MLS® System were down by 12.7 per cent over the same period …

6 Tips for Selling Your Home in Winter

With many people travelling south and cold weather making house hunting not so appealing, winter can be a challenging time to sell your home. However, fewer homes on the market means yours will get more attention from buyers. Up the coziness factor of your home and make it stand out to buyers during the winter season. Here are six ways …

Canadians Want to Cut Their Debts in 2019

According to a CIBC poll, 1 in 4 Canadians are focussing on paying down their debts in 2019 as interest rates rise. Results of the survey found that 29% of respondents increased their amount of debt in 2018. This increase was due to the following: Day-to-day Items – 34% Purchasing a New Vehicle – 24% Paying for a Home Repair …

Family Friendly Activities for New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve Family Skate and Public Coyote Howl – Oakville Create a special family tradition and visit Bronte Creek Provincial Park this New Years’ Eve. There will be outdoor skating (rentals available), Children’s Farm and Play Barn, plenty of music, yummy treats and a bonfire.  Meet a Park Ranger to go on a guided public Coyote Howl Hike to …

“My husband and I will always recommend Sean and Leo …”

We first met Sean at an open house in 2015 and we clicked instantly. He was a genuinely down to earth, great guy — professional, funny and bonus, a Leafs fan like my husband. Sean helped us sell our first home and his expertise and knowledge helped to make it such an uncomplicated and wonderful experience. During such an emotional …

Fire Safety During the Holidays

Nothing says “the holidays” quite like strings of lights twinkling in the dark, candles, a roaring fire in the fireplace and a beautiful decorated tree in the living room. But don’t forget the importance of fire prevention and make sure you’re doing everything you can to keep yourself and your family safe over the holidays. Water fresh Christmas trees daily …

Explore Christmas Light Displays in the 905 and Beyond

It’s the most festive time of the year, and with that, there are a lots of places to see some incredible light displays. Here are a few Christmas light displays to visit inside and outside of the 905. Winter Lights at the Rock – Royal Botanical Gardens, Hamilton Discover holiday magic at the picturesque Rock Garden! Thousands of festive lights …

How to Pick the Best Christmas Tree

Picking out a Christmas tree is one of the most classic Holiday traditions there is. Here are a few tips to help you pick a Christmas tree that will last throughout the holiday season. 1. Know What You Want Each tree species is a little different. For example, if you have young children, you might choose pines or firs with soft needles instead …

“I felt comfortable and at ease …”

I would like to take the time to thank The 905 Real Estate Guys. Leo and his team treated me like it was their own house they were selling.  I appreciated all the opinions from his team, from getting my house “prepared” for the market to adjusting my price when needed.  The market is tough these days and I never …