#MILLENNIALBUYERS How are millennials saving for a home?

Wednesday Jun 12th, 2019

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Many Millennials say they are interested in buying homes— but the cost is what is stopping them!   Millennials are juggling a bunch of fairly new expenses that previous generations didn’t have to take into account. Whether its student loan payments, or on-demand and subscription services like Uber, Netflix, gym memberships that have become part of everyday life.   Hardest Expenses to cut from budget in saving for a home Dining out Student Loan... [read more]

13 bedroom decorating ideas for a SMALL space

Monday Aug 27th, 2018

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1. Establish a singular, strong focal point. 2. Choose a foot-of-the-bed bench that incorporates storage. 3. Inject color without overwhelming the space by painting half the wall. 4. Opt for sconces in lieu of table lamps. 5. Allow your vanity to do double duty as a nightstand. 6. Add a bedskirt to hide any under-bed storage.   7. Think vertically when it comes to displaying artwork and found objects. 8. Use a stool... [read more]

The importance of good lighting

Monday Oct 23rd, 2017

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If you're thinking of selling or are simply trying to create a cozy ambiance in your brand new home, lighting is an important factor to consider. Lighting, or lack thereof, has the power to affect the mood and atmosphere of any given space. A good home lighting strategy begins outside. Smart outdoor lighting is your first opportunity to wow potential buyers and houseguests. Greeting them the moment they arrive, strategically placed lights create a safe, lavish feel. If you have a... [read more]

What's happening this month in Burlington?

Tuesday Oct 3rd, 2017

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What's happening this month in Burlington?    Welcome to the harvest season! It seems that almost overnight the leaves changed colour and the temperature dropped, ushering us into autumn and all the fun that comes with it!  There are a variety of exciting events happening in the City of Burlington and this month, it's all about enjoying nature, being entertained and giving back!  Fall Into Nature Hikes – October 7-9 and 14-15  Immerse yourself... [read more]

New Rent Control Rules Realtors Need to know

Friday Sep 8th, 2017

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In April 2017, the Government of Ontario announced Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan, comprised of 16 new housing measures. As part of the Housing Plan, many of the measures focused on the rental-housing market and introduced Bill 124, the Rental Fairness Act, 2017. Ontario recently announced new rules pertaining to evictions. Effective, September 1st, 2017, when a landlord ends a tenancy for personal use of the rental unit (themselves or family member), landlords must provide one... [read more]

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