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Found 4 blog entries for April 2021.

For the third straight month of 2021, record home sales continued across the Greater Toronto Area with buyers taking advantage of favourable borrowing costs and continued improvement in many sectors of the economy.

According to a new Toronto Regional Real Estate Board report, sales in the GTA reached a record 15,652 last month, up 97% from 7,945 during the same time last year.


One major reason for the dramatic increase in sales is the fact that this time last year the economic effects of the pandemic first took hold, making many buyers and sellers hesitant to enter the market.

The average home price in March also grew to $1.1 million, an increase of 16.5% compared to last year.

The consistent increase in home sales and price over the…

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The kitchen is often considered the heart of the home. But keeping it well maintained can be a challenge, as things tend to pile up very quickly. To help you make the most of this space, here are the top 5 tips to maximize your kitchen.


Consider All The Functions

Today’s kitchen isn’t just used to cook and eat meals. The space also serves many households as a place to study, work and entertain. Start by reflecting on how your family uses the kitchen and create a place to store items when they are not in use. From charging cords and ipads, to notebooks and pens, select an accessible spot for your things so they don’t clutter the kitchen.

 

Decide What You Actually Use

Give your whole space an objective assessment to determine what…

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Selling your home will likely be the largest financial transaction of your life. To help you improve your chances of cashing out big, here are 3 tips to help you get the maximum price for your home.


Understand The Market

 

Supply and demand is a basic rule of economics, and the housing market is no different. When there are more homes on the market than buyers, it usually brings the price down. Alternatively, if there are more buyers than homes, prices go up. The current Toronto market is considered a seller's market, since there are more buyers than homes. But that doesn't mean it won't change over time. Keeping an eye on the market and supply vs. demand will help you determine an appropriate price for your home.

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Spring is finally here! Along with it comes a chance to renew and revitalize our living spaces, which likely got a lot more use than normal over the last few months.

Here are some of the top spring décor ideas for 2021:


 

Eco Friendly Decor

Recent months have demonstrated how fragile our planet really is, so anything we can do to use eco-friendly and sustainable products in our homes has to be welcome. Some easy and affordable ideas include buying pre-owned or vintage items, creating some DIY wall art, and investing in timeless designs that will last for multiple years. The planet will thank you!


 

Invite Nature Into Your Home

Plants are essential for our living and very much welcome in the home, especially since most of us…

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