Planning to buy a home this spring? Here’s what you can do now to prepare yourself.

Wednesday Feb 2nd, 2022

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Are you in the market for a new home? Before you start attending showings, there are several things you can do to prepare yourself and your family for one of the largest purchases you will ever make. With housing stock at historic lows and tight competition among buyers, you may be able to give yourself a competitive advantage by being prepared.  Make sure you have the right professionals on your side. Follow this list of tips to help you be as successful as possible when shopping for... [read more]

How to keep your plants happy and healthy this winter

Wednesday Jan 19th, 2022

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Winters in Canada can be cold and dark, and just like us, our delicate plants – indoor and outdoor plants alike – need some special attention this time of year. So, show your plants a little TLC this winter by giving them a warm, dry place to wait out the cold weather until spring.  Follow this list of helpful tips to keep your plants happy and healthy through the winter months. Keep it bright. Expose your plants to as much sunlight as possible by keeping them by a... [read more]

Royal LePage: Canada’s national aggregate home price forecast to rise 10.5% by the end of 2022

Wednesday Jan 12th, 2022

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Omicron variant emergence may extend period of unusually strong real estate markets The GTA is the only region where condominium price appreciation is forecast to outpace that of detached homes; prices expected to rise 12.0% year-over-year in 2022 Greater regions of Toronto and Vancouver forecast to see highest aggregate price appreciation at 11.0% and 10.5%, respectively Detached home prices in Halifax expected to rise 10.5%, followed by the Greater Montreal Area and Ottawa... [read more]

Royal LePage: Canadian home prices soar as persistent supply shortage results in continued seller’s market

Friday Oct 15th, 2021

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National aggregate home price increases 21.4% year-over-year  Third quarter highlights: Royal LePage maintains its 2021 forecast, with the national aggregate home price expected to rise 16.0% in Q4, compared to a very strong Q4 2020 Very low inventory pushes potential buyers to sidelines amid national housing supply crisis, resulting in pent-up demand 5% of regions surveyed saw double-digit year-over-year aggregate price growth in Q3 Condominiums continue price rebound in... [read more]

Back to school: Tips to maximize your entrance or mudroom

Wednesday Sep 22nd, 2021

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After a long day at school, you can’t blame kids for wanting to drop their gear at the front door. However, an extra couple minutes of their time will mean the chaotic mess of muddy shoes and backpacks won’t become someone else’s problem. Make it easy by design! The right storage solutions and easy flow of a well-designed space will make putting things away (and finding them again) a breeze. No matter the size of your space, use these tips to get the job done. Think four... [read more]

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