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Easy Steps To Update Your Bathroom!

After the kitchen, updating your bathrooms is the next best thing for increasing the value of your home! Here are a few tips which will help you decide whether to try it yourself or hire a professional. EASY/CHEAP TO DO: Hardware (cabinet hardware, towel rack, toilet paper holder, toothbrush holder, soap bar holders) Towels/Rugs (use a…

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Updating Your Kitchen!

Kitchen updates go a long way in increasing the overall value of a home. There are some easy DIY projects that can get you a decent ROI (return on investment), and there are other updates that require a higher level of skill to complete. Depending on your skill level you might want to consider taking on…

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Canada’s New Mortgage Rules Explained

As of Monday (Feb 15th 2016) Canada’s new laws on mortgages came into effect. The new law increases the amount of downpayment a purchaser must come up to 10% on properties that exceed $500,000. But what does this mean and how will it possibly affect you? Here are a few scenarios which help explain how the…

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Why The Wealthy Are Focused On Real Estate

BY DAVID ISRAELSON With markets roiling in 2016 and commodities lingering in low-price limbo, the holdings of high-net-worth investors can serve as indicators of where the rest of us might consider parking our nest eggs. It turns out that a good chunk of wealthy peoples’ investments is in real estate. “Real estate is generally accepted…

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5 Reasons Why 2015 Is A Great Year For Real Estate

2015 Expected To Be STRONG Year For Real Estate In Ontario. Find Out How YOU Can Stand To Benefit…. We are one month into 2015 and there are many signs that this year is going to be an exceptional one for real estate in Ontario. January is often a prime indication for how the rest…

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Alliance Homes Beeton Development Closer To Beginning

New Tecumseth and the Walton South Simcoe Residential Development Corp have agreed to a subdivision agreement and draft plan whose initial approval will kick-start $4.1 million worth of construction for 123 new homes west of Daniele Avenue in Beeton. West Country, Initially proposed by Alex Troop and his Alliance Homes, and now part of the…

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How Plunging Oil Prices Could Impact Real Estate

Slumping oil prices could slow home sales in West, but boost prices by 4.5 per cent in Ontario.  By: Susan Pigg Business Reporter, Published on Wed Jan 14 2015 House prices are expected to increase just “moderately” across Canada this year, led by above average gains in the Greater Toronto area but saddled by uncertainty in the West…

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6 Easy Ways To Update A Room

You don’t have to hire a decorator (or break the bank) to give a room a quick update with lots of impact. So whether you’re getting ready to sell, have just moved in or feel like a mini overhaul, these five tips will have you enjoying the room of your dreams in no time. Change…

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New In Alliston This Month

UPDATED OCTOBER 31st 2014 What’s new in the town of Alliston this month? We have a few key stories we have been following   1. New commercial businesses under construction. On the west end of Alliston in the old Zellers building, leases have been signed for two new businesses to open this fall. Sport Chek…

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Will Inheritance Drive The Real Estate Market?

The transfer of inheritance to baby boomers over the next 20 years is expected to boost the market A big pot of inheritance cash will help a pool of buyers use capital to alter their residence, downsize and purchase recreational property. With over $1 trillion in inheritance expected to be pumped into the market, Sotheby’s…

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