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Found 4 blog entries for November 2020.

The weather may be getting cooler, but the Toronto housing market continued its hot streak in October with another record breaking month. Competition between buyers, particularly of single family homes, remained strong and continued to support double-digit annual growth in many neighbourhoods.

RELATED: 5 Essential Tips For First-Time Homebuyers

 

 

According to the latest TRREB report, a total of 10,563 homes were sold in October, which is a record level for the month and up by 25.1% from the 8,445 transactions made in October 2019.

TRREB also reported that the average selling price for a home in the city climbed to $1,025,925. Semi-detached Toronto homes averaged $1,154,087, and detached Toronto homes are 11.2% higher than this time…

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Just one walk through Roncesvalles and you’ll immediately know there is something special about this neighbourhood. Bordered by Queen, Bloor, Parkside and Lansdowne, Roncesvalles is home to a variety of young professionals, new parents, and seniors who have called it home since emigrating from Europe. It is one of the hottest neighbourhoods in Toronto, and it’s very easy to see why.

 

 

Living In Roncesvalles

Known for its European ambience and small-town feel, Roncesvalles is popular with those who appreciate the convenience of living close to the city without being in the city. This neighbourhood is filled with many family-owned cafes, shops, boutiques and outdoor food markets that line the streets. Close proximity to Toronto’s High…

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When looking for your dream home there are many things to consider, and one of those things is sustainability. A sustainable home will not only allow you to do your part for the environment, but also save some money in the long run.

Here are our top 4 sustainable features to look for in a home:

 

 

Windows

The quality of windows installed in a home can make a huge difference. Since low quality windows can account for more than 50% of lost energy, replacing them with high-performance ones will result in a massive increase in energy efficiency. Good quality windows greatly impact heat conservation in the cold winter months. However, the orientation of the windows to the sun should also be considered, as south-facing windows allow radiant…

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Buying your first home is an exciting and special experience. But it can be also overwhelming. Real estate can be complex and confusing, and it’s tough to know where to start when you’re ready to search for your first home. Like any big project, a successful homebuying experience is all about getting the details right from start to finish.

To help you navigate the process, here are 5 essential tips for first-time homebuyers.

 

 

START SAVING EARLY

Buying a home will likely be the largest purchase of your life. From the downpayment, to closing costs, moving expenses, and a numerous other costs, it should come as no surprise that this purchase will take a chunk out of your bank account. Create a savings plan and start saving early to…

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