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Found 3 blog entries for August 2022.

Toronto home prices and sales continued to slide as economic uncertainty and rising rates put more potential homebuyers on the sidelines.

According to the latest TRREB report, a total of 4,912 sales were made in July which represents a 47% drop compared to 9,339 during the same time last year and a 24% drop compared to this past June.

Much of this moderation has been attributed to the rising mortgage rates, which has caused many people to rethink their housing intentions.

Despite the slump in sales, TRREB said that more households in the Greater Toronto Area will be planning to purchase a home in the future but are uncertain of where the market is headed.

Toronto home prices also fell 6% compared to last month, hitting an average of…

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Every year, the major paint brands announce their picks for the top colours. These colours are chosen with the help of their colour and design experts, who analyze both global and domestic trends for inspiration. If you were looking to add a pop of colour to your home this year, you can't go wrong with one of these! Here are the top colour trends of 2022 according to Benjamin Moore and Sherwin Williams.


Benjamin Moore’s Top Paint Colours of 2022

 

For this year, Benjamin Moore chose October Mist 1495 for their colour of the year, a sage or silver-green colour that is meant to be “harmonious yet diverse, reliable yet whimsical, and meditative yet eclectic.”

It is one of 14 colours on Benjamin Moore’s 2022 palette. Others include Hint of…

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Are you looking to lower your energy bill while protecting the environment? Here are 5 ways you can make your home more energy efficient.


Test Windows And Doors

You are wasting energy when heating or cooling your home without an airtight seal on the windows and doors. To avoid this, use caulking around frames, install or replace weather stripping, and add a door sweep. In colder months, applying exterior window film will increase efficiency even further.


Install A Clothesline

Since dryers can account for up to 6% of a home’s energy usage, installing a clothesline to air dry your clothes is a simple and effective energy saving solution. You can hang your clothes outside in warm months and inside to air dry during the winter when…

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