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60-30-10 Color Rule: How to Use It & How to Break It

9/28/2022 | Posted in Home Owners by Paul DeAdder

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The 60 percent + 30 percent + 10 percent proportion is meant to give balance to the colors used in any space and is incredibly simple to use.

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Toronto home sales up 18.9% in May from last year: TREB

6/7/2019 | Posted in GTA News by Paul DeAdder

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Market beginning to favour sellers, number of listings is lagging - TREB says there were 9,989 sales in May, up 18.9 per cent from the 15-year low in May 2018, while ... More


These renovations will boost appraisal values the most

4/30/2019 | Posted in Home Sellers by Paul DeAdder

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Homeowners wanting to maximize the appraisal value of their home should think about outside space.

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OREA asks Ontario to allow open bidding process, revamp realtor rules

10/12/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Paul DeAdder

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The Ontario Real Estate Association is making more than three dozen recommendations to the provincial government on how it should update the rules governing realtors, including ... More


1 In 4 Homes For Sale Are Sitting Empty

9/4/2018 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Paul DeAdder

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More than a quarter of properties listed for sale in the Greater Toronto Area are advertised as being vacant, up 17 per cent year-over-year.

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This one thing is the best boost for property values

6/29/2018 | Posted in Home Sellers by Paul DeAdder

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A survey of more than 750 real estate agents across Canada has revealed the top things home sellers can do to maximize the value of their home. 

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Sellers Aren't Panicking in Toronto's Weakened Housing Market

5/16/2018 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Paul DeAdder

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In the face of a correction in Toronto’s housing market, sellers aren’t panicking and prices in Toronto continue to hold steady.

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Rising rates percolating through market

5/14/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Paul DeAdder

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Despite rising interest and qualifying rates, the luxury sector of the housing market should remain largely unaffected.

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Canadian market to face test of might

1/22/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Paul DeAdder

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Canada’s real estate market will hit a slow patch in 2018 as tighter mortgage stress tests apply pressure and the impact could be exacerbated if an expected interest rate ... More


Housing data doesn't belong under lock and key - Haider-Moranis Bulletin

1/4/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Paul DeAdder

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What houses sold for in the past is hidden behind an MLS firewall but this may change and enable buyers to make better decisions

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Canadian home sales edge up in August

9/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Paul DeAdder

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According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales posted a small gain in August 2017.

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GTA sellers face a refresher course in economics

8/25/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Paul DeAdder

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The basic lesson: A property is worth what a buyer is willing to pay

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Mortgage rule changes are cooling housing market: Morneau

8/22/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Paul DeAdder

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Finance Minister Bill Morneau says last October’s sweeping mortgage rule changes aimed at cooling Canada’s housing market have successfully dampened high-risk ... More


Toronto home buyers and sellers play the waiting game

8/11/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Paul DeAdder

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Toronto in mid-August feels like a city waiting with bated breath. The real estate market is drowsy and buyers and sellers are anxious to ... More


TREB Member REALTORS® Release Monthly Market Report, Forecast Update And New IPSOS Consumer Survey

7/6/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Paul DeAdder

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Toronto Real Estate Board President Tim Syrianos, in his first release as TREB President, announced TREB residential MLS® sales, listings and price statistics for ... More


House prices can't climb faster than incomes forever

5/18/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Paul DeAdder

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For the last three years, analysts have been predicting a Canadian housing crash and ensuing recession, yet the economy continues to chug along and house prices are still ... More


Income volatility for 10 million Canadians: TD Bank Report

5/18/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Paul DeAdder

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Around 10 million Canadians say they have experienced moderate to high levels of income volatility in the past year.

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Homes sold in 2016 now need to be reported on taxes

4/7/2017 | Posted in Home Sellers by Paul DeAdder

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Canadians who have sold their homes last year have been mandated to report the transaction to the Canada Revenue Agency.

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Top 2017 design trends

1/20/2017 | Posted in Industry Trends by Paul DeAdder

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According to the Interior Design Show, the following will be the top 10 design trends for 2017 inspiring the direction of design for the year to come.

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Monthly Resale Housing Market Figures in GTA: TREB

12/2/2016 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Paul DeAdder

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House hunters in the Toronto region paid about $144,000 more - about 23 per cent more - to purchase a home this November than those who bought the same month last year, ... More


Tax implications of selling a home

12/2/2016 | Posted in Home Sellers by Paul DeAdder

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For Canadians who are planning to release their homes to the highly competitive real estate market, they need to be aware of the tax implications of the recent regulatory ... More


The CRA is cracking down on real estate tax dodgers in Canada's red hot market

11/26/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Paul DeAdder

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Evidence of the ongoing crackdown by the tax authorities on Canada’s red hot residential real estate sector is everywhere, from recently updated statistics that show ... More


Paint Colors That Make a Room Look Bigger

9/13/2016 | Posted in Home Owners by Paul DeAdder

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A room’s size is sometimes a matter of perception, and the paint color on the walls has a lot to with that perception. Some colors can actually make a room appear ... More


Greater Toronto Area Housing Prices See Strong Gains

10/14/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Paul DeAdder

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The Royal LePage House Price Survey released today showed double-digit increases in the year-over-year price of homes in 10 of the 13 regions surveyed in the Greater ... More


Is it time to sell your rental property? Or time to buy another?

10/9/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Paul DeAdder

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According to Statistics Canada, 69 per cent of Canadians own homes, so most of us have reason to worry about the fate of the housing market. Landlords, in particular, make a ... More


Harper promises to introduce permanent home renovation tax credit if he is re-elected

8/8/2015 | Posted in Home Owners by Paul DeAdder

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In the heart of Toronto’s overheated housing market, where the average detached home now sells for more than $1 million, Harper vowed to make life better not for those ... More


These 5 Home Improvements Make It Harder to Sell Your Home

7/30/2015 | Posted in Home Sellers by Paul DeAdder

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When you're considering a major home improvement project, consider how it will impact the resale value of your home. Some home improvements are good investments ... More


We're spending more on renovations: Altus Group

7/16/2015 | Posted in Home Owners by Paul DeAdder

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Canada’s ageing housing stock together with influence from TV shows has led to more spending on renovations. Figures from the Altus Group show that Canadian households ... More


Real estate boosted by stronger labor market

7/15/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Paul DeAdder

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The stronger Canadian jobs market have given a boost to the real estate sector according to the latest market survey from Royal LePage.

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