“I felt comfortable and at ease …”

I would like to take the time to thank 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 felt …

Ontario Seniors Use of Food Banks Rises Substantially

Ontario seniors who turned to food banks for emergency support has risen by a “staggering” 10 per cent last year, according to a new report. It indicates the beginning of a trend that’s expected to continue. The growth rate is nearly three times faster than that of the province’s senior population, said the Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB), On …

6 Outdoor Skating Rinks and Trails you Should Definitely Visit this Winter

It’s getting colder, and even though it hasn’t started snowing yet, take a moment to plan an outing at one of these unique outdoor skating venues. Click the links for openings and schedules. The Arrowhead Skating Trail This Muskoka trail is one of the most popular winter attractions across the province, spanning 1.3 kilometres through lush Muskoka forest. Arrowhead Provincial …

Solid Housing Market Continues

Garry Bhaura, President of the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) announced the continuation of moderate price growth in November 2018 compared to November 2017. The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) Composite Benchmark was up by 2.7 per cent year-over-year. The average selling price was up by 3.5 per cent year-over-year to $788,345. Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 6,251 residential transactions …

Client Appreciation Wine & Cheese Party

It was so wonderful seeing everyone at our WINE & CHEESE PARTY on Saturday evening. What a fantastic way to kick off the Holiday Season! We thoroughly enjoyed spending time with all of you. We can’t thank you enough for your generosity. We raised $715 at the Blackjack Table and through donations. Each player was entered into a draw to …

The Tradition of Painting Your Front Door Red — What Does it Mean?

A brightly coloured front door adds a fun pop of colour to any home and instantly gives it an extra touch of personality and curb appeal. One would assume that those confident homeowners happen to love that certain colour, and painting their entire home green, bright blue, or in this case red, would be just a bit too much. But, …

Five Ways to Prevent Thefts from Your Car During the Holiday Season

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is encouraging citizens to LOCK IT OR LOSE IT. The Lock It or Lose It campaign is used to remind everyone that leaving your vehicle unlocked may increase your chances of becoming a victim of theft. The holiday season is no doubt, the time of year that sees criminals out and about looking for gift-packed …

Regular Maintenance Will Keep Your Car Running at its Best

The best way to keep your vehicle operating at its best is to give it regular maintenance and seasonal tune-ups. When your car is running at its best, it can help you save money on fuel and prevent costly repairs. Here are some car care tips that may help you save money: Read the owner’s manual The owner’s manual outlines …

Is Your Home Ready for Winter?

This week marks the first real consistent cold weather of the season — with plenty more cold weather to come! You will want to make sure you’ve taken some critical steps to keep your house warm and safe through the winter months. Turn off the outside water Go to the interior cut-off water valve and close it. Many homes have …

5 Things Home Buyers Notice When They Walk Through Your Home

1. How Much Natural Light the Home Has One thing that is obvious from the get-go is how much light a home has. A dark home will feel even darker to a home buyer when stepping in from the sunlight outside. If your home doesn’t have a lot of natural light, paint the walls in a light neutral colour. Make …