When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020, many of us retreated into our homes for an extended period of time. With less inclination to allow strangers in to repair small household issues and more time to research how to fix things, many of us discovered we could, in fact, effectively take care of a number of common household repairs ourselves.
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During the start of the pandemic, many of us started buying our groceries and other essentials online, for the first time ever. Now, we’re recognizing not only the safety benefits but the time-saving efficiencies of doing so. During this same time, physical distancing parameters also emerged in the real estate buying and selling experience.
What's the difference between a home that lingers on the market for months, and one that gets snapped up immediately? Sometimes it’s the smaller factors that can either sway a buyer towards an offer or send them running in the other direction.
Real estate is just one of the industries that has had to adapt to the world COVID-19 introduced us to. But while the physical dynamics of real estate have changed, the personal touch will always remain.
Toronto Real Estate Board President Garry Bhaura announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported a year-over-year dip of 2.4 percent in the number of homes sold through TREB’s MLS® System in February 2019, while new listings declined by 6.2 percent. The fact that new listings fell more than sales suggests conditions became tighter over the past year, supporting year-over-year price growth.
We’re into the coldest part of winter right now, and if you live in an area where there’s a chance of a prolonged deep freeze, you’ll want to know how to prevent your pipes from bursting!
Got the February blahs? Here are some ways to fight back by brightening and lightening your home — and hopefully your winter mood too!
The 2018 year-end sales results have been calculated, and Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) President Garry Bhaura confirmed a total of 77,426 residential transactions through TREB’s MLS® System last year.
While magazine photos of beautifully styled kitchens with open shelving and matching knickknacks organized just-so on the counter can look chic enough to trigger a serious case of kitchen envy, this type of setup may not be practical for everyone.
Your Listing Salesperson has no doubt explained the importance of painting your home before it goes on the market, in order to freshen it up and boost its sales appeal. But did you know the actual color of paint you choose can not only increase (or decrease) interest in your home, but can also influence the price you sell your home for?