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2018 is off to a great start for the City of Toronto as numerous infrastructure projects get announced & finished!

From the York St Exit Ramp to the $1.25 Billion Portlands project, there is a lot to watch out for in the city this year

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How Much of Your Life is Spent Waiting in Elevators?

If you live in a high-rise condo, you know all too well the problems that can arise when one or more elevators go out of service! 

But how much of your day & life is spent waiting for these elevators?

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Planning Home Renovations for 2018? Do’s & Don’ts When Choosing a Contractor

As our market conditions have shifted over the past several years to being more seller-centric, we are seeing an increasing amount of people decide to stay in their current home & renovate instead of moving.

While home renovations can be an extremely fun & challenging task, you need to make sure that you hire the right contractor to do the work or it could end up costing you in the long run!

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How to Avoid a Special Assessment in Your Toronto Condo

The words “special assessment” bring goosebumps to many condo owners & with good reason! These additional fees can appear to come out of nowhere if you don’t approach your condo purchase properly & do your homework on the building!

A special assessment occurs when there are repairs that need to made to a condo building but the existing reserve fund doesn’t have enough cash on hand to cover the expense. As a result, owners are left with an additional lump sum that they must pay to cover the costs.

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What Does Your Condo Declaration Mean?

If you own a condo, your Condo Declaration is one of the most important documents that you need to review as it contains all of the information regarding your suite & the building itself

Things like the boundaries of your condo suite & rules regarding pets, noise and what changes can be made to the unit with regards to physical alterations are outlined.

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Getting the Best Return on Your Toronto Home Renovation

While some homeowners plan to sell & move up to a bigger property, we are seeing more people decide that buying a new home isn’t that feasible (or even necessary) given the hectic market conditions recently, so they are deciding to renovate instead!

Renovating your current property allows you to get that same “new-home” feel without having to move! 

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Tips For Selling Your House During The Winter Months

If you are a fan of the hit show “Game of Thrones”, you will know the infamous saying “WINTER IS COMING”, which basically describes a third of the year in Canada hahah

In addition to your usual pre-winter preparations (getting out the heavy jackets, boots, snow shovels, etc.), there are several key things you can do to help sell your property in the winter months

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