Happy Entertaining!

By: Gemma Leggett

Happy Entertaining!

Tags: Selling during the holiday season, Christmas decor when selling your house, Buying a home during Christmas, Tip before decorating for Christmas

Whether buying or selling this holiday season, it doesn’t mean you can’t entertain family and friends!  When it comes to décor, deck the halls but don’t go overboard. If you are trying to sell your home, some homebuyers may not be able to look past holiday decorations. Keeping it minimal, yet elegant will help keep that beautiful fireplace or picturesque windows visi...Read More

Home inspection or buyer remorse ?

By: Gemma Leggett

Home inspection or buyer remorse ?

Tags: Home Inspection, Hiring a home inspector, Do I need an home inspection, Importance of home inspection, Reason you need a home inspection

Ta-Da! There is it - your dream home! After searching for this perfect home, you’ve finally found it and it’s about to be all yours. But wait...  Before you go any further, you may wonder... Do you need to get a home inspection?  Well, there are many benefits to having a home inspection as this will help you get an overall sense of the condition of the home and put your min...Read More

By: Gemma Leggett

MARKET UPDATE - OCTOBER 2019

Tags: TORONTO MARKET UPDATE, REAL ESTATE MARKET OCTOBER 2019, TREB OCTOBER 2019, HOUSING MARKET 2019

The Toronto Real Estate Board REALTORS® through TREB's MLS® System has released the numbers for OCTOBER 2019   Here are the numbers: York Region : The average sale price is DOWN 1.78% compared to September 2019 and UP 4.31 % compared to October 2018   The number of SALE is UP by 21.57% compared to October 2018!  Simcoe : The average sale ...Read More

7 Things Buyers Want from their Real Estate Agents

By: Gemma Leggett

7 Things Buyers Want from their Real Estate Agents

Tags: What buyers want from their Real Estate agents, Buying a House, Home Buyer

Are you ready to buy a Home? Have you ever wondered what Home Buyers are looking for in their Real Estate Agent?  According to the National Association of Realtors, 53% want help to find the perfect home, while only 11% care about Negotiating the BEST price! What is THE MOST important thing for you?  There is so much that a Realtor can help you with when purchasing a home! They ca...Read More

Let's Talk ChattelS and FixtureS

By: Gemma Leggett

Let's Talk ChattelS and FixtureS

Tags: Chattel, Fixture, Real Estate, What's a Chattel

    What is a Chattel?  An object that can be removed without damage to the property. It doesn’t require a tool to be removed. Chattels are NOT included in the purchase price, unless otherwise noted. Appliances are most of the time Chattels! Don't forget to add them in the purchase and sale agreement with the model number.    What is a Fixture? A fixture is an ...Read More

MARKET UPDATE - SEPTEMBER 2019

By: Gemma Leggett

MARKET UPDATE - SEPTEMBER 2019

Tags: TORONTO MARKET UPDATE, REAL ESTATE MARKET SEPTEMBER 2019, TREB SEPTEMBER 2019, HOUSING MARKET 2019

  The Toronto Real Estate Board REALTORS® through TREB's MLS® System has released the numbers for SEPTEMBER 2019   Here are the numbers: York Region : The average sale price is UP  2.45 % compared to August 2019 and UP 8.10 % compared to Sept 2018   The number of SALE is UP by 30.56% compared to September 2018!  Simcoe : ...Read More

Understanding closing costs

By: Gemma Leggett

Understanding closing costs

Tags: Understanding closing costs, closing costs, closing a house in Ontario,

  You have walked the aisles of your favourite store; you’ve collected all your necessities carefully adding up the totals in your head. You get to the counter and the clerk gives you your total…. Oh dear!! You didn’t factor in the taxes, or the weight of your fruit items ... Did you? Now you are standing at the cashier with less than what you need to pay your b...Read More

MARKET UPDATE - JUNE 2019

By: Gemma Leggett

MARKET UPDATE - JUNE 2019

Tags: June TREB MARKET UPDATE, June Toronto real estate market update

      The Toronto Real Estate Board REALTORS® through TREB's MLS® System has released the numbers for JUNE 2019  If you SOLD your house in June, Well done! The average sale price in York Region and Simcoe County was up and so did the number of sales!  The days on the market are slightly up in York, but remaining the same in Simcoe, Between 25...Read More

Staged to sell

By: Gemma Leggett

Staged to sell

Tags: Staging, Staged to sell, Sell your house for more

  That's it, you have decided to move on and put your house on the market! Fantastic news!  You want to sell fast, and you want to get as much money as possible, so you can get to your next Home feeling great about your decision and getting started on the next chapter of your life?    Selling, packing, moving is really not something you want to go through, it's stressf...Read More

MARKET UPDATE - MAY 2019

By: Gemma Leggett

MARKET UPDATE - MAY 2019

Tags: Market update May 2019, Market report May 2019, Toronto Market Report May 2019

The Toronto Real Estate Board REALTORS® through TREB's MLS® System has released the numbers for May 2019  If you SOLD your house in May, Well done! The average sale price in York Region, Simcoe County and  Durham Region was up and so did the number of sales!  The days on the market are still in all 3 Regions, remaining the same, Between 19 and 34 day...Read More