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By Michelle Finnamore, Preparing your property for sale
(Toronto GTA, Alliston, Newmarket)
Comments 10
In this example I would like to show Realtors and Homeowners the importance of Staging all the spaces in the home. If you market your outside spaces you have added additional "rooms" and square footage that your competition has ignored.  I  swapped the locations of the two patio sets, placing the...

By Sylvie Conde, Broker, Toronto Real Estate
(Sutton Group-Associates Realty Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 2
I am not sure whether or not this will help some people who are 'on the fence' to make some quick decisions; but I thought it was information worth sharing.  I have some clients who only qualify based on the 40 year mortgage. I'm sure there are others out there, who only qualify if they go for th...

By Sylvie Conde, Broker, Toronto Real Estate
(Sutton Group-Associates Realty Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 7
There's only about 1 month left, before we start preparing for school again.Summer is short ... enjoy it.Here are some of the most popular local attractions Air Canada CentreAir Canada Centre is a state-of-the-art arena that is home to the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association an...

By Sylvie Conde, Broker, Toronto Real Estate
(Sutton Group-Associates Realty Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 0
KidsPlay & YouthOutlook present Youth Day 2008July 26 - 12:00 to 9:00 p.m.  - FREE Celebrate over 40 non-stop music and dance performances on 2 outdoor stages at the FREE concert. Youth ranging from 14 to 24 years old, plus mentor bands and Canadian recordings artists will rock City Hall for a fu...

By Duncan Scott
(The Scotts Group Inc.)
Comments 0
Duncan Scott, (President), and Laurie Handley, (Project Manager), of the The Scotts Group Inc, a Toronto Based Home Staging company, are please to announce that they have joined the Certified Staging Professionals(TM) “Pay if Forward” Charity of Choice:Habitat for Humanity(R). The Scotts Group w...

By Lauren Mitchell
(Red Carpet Royal Realty Ltd., Brokerage)
Comments 0
It must be difficult to walk the tightrope, non? Far above the crowds, all eyes expectantly trained on you as you walk the thin wire. Fighting for your balance, knowing that the slightest hesitation or lack of confidence will send you tumbling to the ground. Knowing there's always someone that ho...

By Casey Ragan
(RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd.)
Comments 0
It is the first Trump property of its kind to be built outside of the continental United States and the first of its kind in Canada. The $500-million Trump International Hotel & Tower, Toronto will be the tallest, mixed-use residential and hotel building in Canada at 68 stories and 308.45 meters/...

By Casey Ragan
(RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd.)
Comments 0
The winners of the fourth annual Pug Awards were recently announced. The Pug awards are given to Toronto's newest architecture. Torontonians voted online, to rank Toronto's best, and newest architectural condo developments. To qualify, buildings had to be completed in 2007, be located in the city...

By Sylvie Conde, Broker, Toronto Real Estate
(Sutton Group-Associates Realty Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 4
JULY 18th to the 27th, 2008 - The Beaches International Jazz Festival THE BEACHES (or The Beach as they now call it), is just 15 minutes from downtown Toronto.Antique shops, clapboard cottages and quirky stores and restaurants typify the Beach. The beachside boardwalk is crowded with joggers, dog...

By Sylvie Conde, Broker, Toronto Real Estate
(Sutton Group-Associates Realty Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 0
If you know Harbord Village, you're probably familiar with the many great stores along the block between Bathurst and Spadina. If you don't know the area, and you don't know the stores, you want to take a few hours, and get to know this block... SAVE: 10-75% off selected products and services on ...

By Sylvie Conde, Broker, Toronto Real Estate
(Sutton Group-Associates Realty Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 0
A very good friend (and client), Rochelle Holt, owns the greatest (in my opinion) and only alternative book store in the downtown area of the City. The store specializes in books about spirituality, creativity, holistic health, etc.  At WonderWorks, you can find ways to honour all of life's trans...

By Sylvie Conde, Broker, Toronto Real Estate
(Sutton Group-Associates Realty Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 2
COOL SavingsDid you know that the Government of Ontario will give you a $500 rebate, if you replace an inefficient central air conditioning system, with an ENERGYSTAR-qualified one? They will also give you a $50 rebate, if you have your existing central air conditioning tuned up by a qualified co...

By Casey Ragan
(RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd.)
Comments 0
With summer here, the Toronto condo resale market is slowly shifting towards balance after several years of favouring sellers. There will be a 22 per cent increase in inventory, over last summer.  Buyers seem to have more selection, be able to take more time to make decisions, and have a little m...

By Sylvie Conde, Broker, Toronto Real Estate
(Sutton Group-Associates Realty Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 2
Whether you live in Toronto or are just visiting for the month of July, here is a short list of some of the festivals/live performances in our City.    JAMES TAYLOR - July 8, 2008; 8 p.m.James Taylor performs his unique brand of folk/rock at the Molson Ampitheatre.This is a rain or shine event. L...

By Lauren Mitchell
(Red Carpet Royal Realty Ltd., Brokerage)
Comments 0
Ten years ago, if you'd told me I'd have to take off my shoes in order to go through security at the airport, well, I wouldn't have believed you. In fact, I might have placed a call to your family and made some discrete inquiries regarding your state of mind. Now, it's an accepted part of the air...

By Casey Ragan
(RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd.)
Comments 0
Thanks to a surge in condominium construction, Canadian housing starts had a robust start in 2008. Foundations were poured for a more-than-expected 227,700 units in January, up from 184,700 in December. Just about all of that increase was due to volatile segment of multi-unit construction (up 64 ...

By Casey Ragan
(RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd.)
Comments 0
In a first of its kind, LED lighting has been employed to illuminate the interior corridors throughout Palace Pier, on Toronto's waterfront. It's the first residential building in Canada (and likely North America) to convert to LED technology for interior lighting, as part of a $2.4 million renov...

By Michelle Finnamore, Preparing your property for sale
(Toronto GTA, Alliston, Newmarket)
Comments 7
You may be thinking by now that I like to think outside of the box and I do get some pleasure from it. This property was a simple war time house located in Scarborough and backed onto a ravine. I  suggested that we really make a point of how much fun it would be to live in the house as you could ...

By Casey Ragan
(RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd.)
Comments 0
Even as there are signs greater Toronto's real estate market is losing a little of its lustre, the condo market appears to be holding steady.Everybody was worrying if last year's success was the boom before the bust. But recent statistics show this years numbers are consistent with last years sal...

By Casey Ragan
(RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd.)
Comments 0
Toronto condominium developer Harry Stinson has filed for bankruptcy protection in a high-profile fight with his business partner, theatre producer David Mirvish. The battle pits two of the city's most enigmatic personalities against each over the historic 1 King West condominium and hotel develo...

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