OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun Jul 14/15 2-4:30

By: Jeffrey & Irene Joseph

OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun Jul 14/15 2-4:30

Tags: Open House , GTA, Forest Hill Village, Homes,

  601 Spadina Rd-Forest Hill Village South - $1,980,000 Potential Has Value!  Make This Home Your Own With Value Added Remodelling.  Walk To UCC BSS, Forest Hill Schools, Parks, Shopping, Subway, And Bus. Harvey Kalles Real Estate, Brokerage Jeffrey Joseph Broker 416-782-7000     ...Read More

Excuses Not To Stage Your Home

By: Jeffrey & Irene Joseph

Excuses Not To Stage Your Home

Tags: Home Staging, GTA, Real Estate , Home Sales

  My Home Will Sell Itself, My Agent Said I Don’t Need To Stage It. Staging Has Been Proven Around The World To Sell Properties More Quickly And At Higher Values (The National Association Of Realtors). Staging Has Radically Changed The Way Real Estate Is Sold. A Common Misperception Is That In A “Hot” Market Inventory Is Low And Therefore Houses Are Being Swooped Up So Q...Read More

Are Our Homes Making Us Ill?

By: Jeffrey & Irene Joseph

Are Our Homes Making Us Ill?

Tags: Real Estate, GTA, House Allergies, Sick In Your Home

It’s Hard To Imagine That The Place We Generally Feel The Most Comfortable In, Is The Culprit To Our Cause Of Illness Such As Fatigue, Allergies And Stomach Upset.  However, There Are A Few Rooms In Our Homes That Could Be Causing Harm, For Example;   The Kitchen: Is Another Room That Is Difficult To Keep Clean. Taps And Faucets Harbour A Lot Of Bacteria If Not Wiped Down Properly....Read More

By: Jeffrey & Irene Joseph

14 Important Facts To Consider Before You Try To Sell Your Own Home

Tags: GTA, Real Estate, Selling Your Home, Realtor Information

Occasionally, One Can See "For Sale By Owner" Signs, And Some Owners Think That Selling Their Own Home Will Not Only Save Them Money, But Believe They Have An Advantage Over The Sellers That Have Their Home Listed By A Reputable Realtor. Before You Decide To Take  On This Very Important And Legally Complicated Process...Remember Not Even Most Real Estate Lawyer's Recommend Selli...Read More

There Is No Such Thing As Being Too Safe.... Let's Be Careful Out There !

By: Jeffrey & Irene Joseph

There Is No Such Thing As Being Too Safe.... Let's Be Careful Out There !

Tags: Home Safety, Real Estate, GTA, Fire, Candles,

CANDLE FACTS The Misuse Of Candles Is one Of The Major Causes Of Home Fires, Especially During The Winter And Christmas Holidays. Candles Provide Great Warmth And Ambiance To Any Home. It Is Easy To Forget That Such A Calming Artifact Is An Open Flame That Can Reach 1,400 °C. Most Candle Fires Begin In The Bedroom - With A Mattress Or Bedding Cited As The First Item To Ignite - Except Du...Read More

Some New Landlord And Tenant Rules

By: Jeffrey & Irene Joseph

Some New Landlord And Tenant Rules

Tags: New Rules, Tenants And Landlords,Real Estate, GTA, 2018

If A Landlord Or A Family Member Wants To Occupy The Landlord’s Rental Unit, The Landlord Must Now Pay One Month’s Rent To The Tenant Or Offer Another Unit TO The Tenant As Compensation (S. 48. 1 RTA). Sixty Days’ Written Notice Before The End OF A Rental Term OR Period Is Still Needed to Be Served On The Tenant Who Is To Vacate. If A “Lease” Is In Effect The Landlo...Read More

Read About The New Mortgage
Rules Starting January 1, 2018

By: Jeffrey & Irene Joseph

Read About The New Mortgage
Rules Starting January 1, 2018

Tags: GTA, Real Estate, Homes For Sale, New Rules

Canada Has A New “B-20” Mortgage Stress Test, Which Will Be An Important And Large Shift For Roughly The 1 In 6 Borrowers It Affects, Starting January 1.   This Will Force Higher-Indebted Creditworthy Borrower To Either:   Seek Out A Non-Bank Lender, Like A Credit Union. Seek Help Qualifying (e.g., Find A Bigger Down Payment Or Co-Signor), Reduce Their Loan Amount Defer...Read More

Thinking Of Adding One Or More Of Your Children To Your Title To Avoid Probate?

By: Jeffrey & Irene Joseph

Thinking Of Adding One Or More Of Your Children To Your Title To Avoid Probate?

Tags: Probate, Real Estate, GTA, children

Think Again & Get Tax Advice From Your  Accountant – There Is So Much To Know!   I Thought About It Too, And There Is Much To Learn About It. Enough Complications Can Arise, To Make Your Head Spin.   The Best Advice I Can Provide Here, Is To Get Tax Advice From Your Accountant, And If You Do Not Have One, I Recommend Getting One, As So Much Can Go Wrong...Read More

Information For Condominium Sellers & Buyers

By: Jeffrey & Irene Joseph

Information For Condominium Sellers & Buyers

Tags: Real Estate Information, GTA, Condos, Sellers, Buyers

The Number Of Days To Get The Status Certificate From The Management Company To The Buyer Is 10, And Not 10 Banking Or Business Days. Information That Needs To Be Included In The Certificate Is Specified In The Act. For Example, The Status Certificate Should Contain  The Following:    The Names And Addresses Of Directors And Officers Of The Corporation,     Infor...Read More

Why Hire Us ?

By: Jeffrey & Irene Joseph

Why Hire Us ?

Tags: Real Estate, GTA, Hire An Agent, Our Mission Statement

Our Mission Statement:   We Will Provide A Level Of Service To You, That Will Hopefully Cause You To Go Out Of Your Way To Refer Us To Someone Else, And To Consider Engaging Us Again In The Future   Our Business Culture:   We Provide Information Only, To Our Seller And Buyer Clients.  At No Time During Either The Selling Or Buying Process Will There Be Any &lsquo...Read More