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 …

“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 …

“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 …

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, …