October 2019 GTA Real Estate Data

It’s here, the most comprehensive Real Estate Market Data report for October 2019 for the GTA… Interested in knowing what your home is worth in today’s market? CLICK HERE to find out how much you can get for your home. Sales… Click Here

Weighing the pros and cons of the 4 most popular kitchen layouts

Kelsey Pudloski Oct 12, 2019 Photo: James Bombales, design by NFG Designs Whether you’re buying new construction or planning a full-gut renovation, there’s a lot to consider when choosing the layout of your dream kitchen. Nikki Fisher-Gigault is an interior decorator from Toronto, Ontario and the founder of NFG Designs. Prior to launching her own business, she worked … Continue reading Weighing the pros and cons of the 4 most popular kitchen layouts

Homes are being built at a “relentless” pace in Canada — here’s why it’s still not enough

Sean MacKay Oct 8, 2019 Photo: James Bombales Canadian homebuilding continued to beat expectations through the early fall, but when you take a good, hard look at the economic fundamentals driving the pace of activity, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that builders are still having trouble satisfying buyer demand in some parts of the country. … Continue reading Homes are being built at a “relentless” pace in Canada — here’s why it’s still not enough

OMNI-CHANNEL MARKETING FOR LOCAL RETAILERS: WHY GOOGLE SHOPPING IS THE ANSWERBy

By Engage121 Team| July 16th, 2019|Digital Marketing, Local Business   You don’t have to be a retail giant to make a killing online. While Amazon, Walmart and other global brands take the lion’s share of e-commerce traffic and revenue, there are plenty of local retailers making the internet work for them, too. The key is to give customers … Continue reading OMNI-CHANNEL MARKETING FOR LOCAL RETAILERS: WHY GOOGLE SHOPPING IS THE ANSWERBy

5 Myths (and 5 Truths) About Selling Your Home

BY MARY BOONE ON 31 JUL 2019''' True or false: All real estate advice is good advice. (Hint: It depends.) Everyone has advice about the real estate market, but not all of that unsolicited information is true. So when it comes time to list your home, you’ll need to separate fact from fiction. Below we’ve … Continue reading 5 Myths (and 5 Truths) About Selling Your Home

The real estate terms your clients should know

Need a crash course on real estate terms? This glossary will get you started. DTI, PMI, LTV … TBH, it can be hard to keep all this stuff straight. This lexicon of real estate terms and acronyms will help you speak the language like a pro. Appraisal management company (AMC): An institution operated independently of … Continue reading The real estate terms your clients should know

The Era of the ‘DSIY’ Seller

By: SUSAN KELLEHERAUG 28, 2019 There’s a good chance that when a seller contacts an agent today, they’ve already jump-started the selling process — painting rooms, sprucing up the garden, remodeling a bathroom or researching what similar homes have sold for. And while sellers haven’t gone full-on do-it-yourself, they are decidedly DSIY — “do some … Continue reading The Era of the ‘DSIY’ Seller

First-Time Home Buyer Incentive Now Available

Five months ago the Liberal government unveiled the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive, a new initiative aimed at easing affordability for first-time homebuyers. The FTHBI officially came into effect Monday and will start providing interest-free shared-equity loans to interested buyers in the form of down payment assistance. To recap how the program works, participants must put … Continue reading First-Time Home Buyer Incentive Now Available

50 Fall Porch Decor Ideas for Your Cutest, Coziest Outdoor Entryway

Make your house the most festive, fall-friendly one on the block.BY COUNTRY LIVING STAFFJUN 12, 2019 It’s fall, y’all! Not only does this widely-anticipated season scream cozy hayrides and all pumpkin everything, but it also means it’s high time to swap out your old warm weather decorations and make way for new autumn home decor. There’s no shortage of … Continue reading 50 Fall Porch Decor Ideas for Your Cutest, Coziest Outdoor Entryway

20 Kitchen Lighting Ideas to Brighten Your Cooking Space

The heart of the home deserves better-than-builder-grade lighting.BY AMY MITCHELLJUL 9, 2019 Good lighting works wonders—for your complexion, your mood, and yes, for your kitchen. And there's no room in the house that begs for an excellent lighting plan more than the kitchen. For starters, you need to see what you're doing (knives! fire! hot pans!). But the kitchen is … Continue reading 20 Kitchen Lighting Ideas to Brighten Your Cooking Space