4 Things Every Homeowner Should Do For Daylight Saving Time

By: Jeffrey & Irene Joseph

4 Things Every Homeowner Should Do For Daylight Saving Time

Tags: DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME, HOMEOWNER, WHAT EVERY HOMEOWNER SHOULD DO, GTA REAL ESTATE

Once again, it's that time of year. Daylight Saving Time is approaching, and it's getting darker earlier each day. Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 7th at 2AM EST, which means you'll have to go back one hour on your clock.   Daylight Saving Time provides an excellent opportunity for homeowners to do routine maintenance on their properties. Taking care of these items o...Read More

Are You a Pet Owner Getting Your Home Ready For Showings? Here Are Some Helpful Tips!

By: Jeffrey & Irene Joseph

Are You a Pet Owner Getting Your Home Ready For Showings? Here Are Some Helpful Tips!

Tags: TORONTO HOMEOWNERS, GTA REAL ESTATE, SELLING YOUR HOME WITH PETS, HOME SELLING TIPS

It's stressful enough to sell a house, but selling a pet-friendly home can be downright terrifying. If you have a pet, you're probably concerned about how showings will go. Do I have to remove the animals from the house? Is the smell as bad as it's made out to be in the commercials?   Reduce the number of indications that a pet is present in your house. Here's what we think i...Read More

Pricing Your Home Not Too High, Not Too Low, But Just Right!

By: Jeffrey & Irene Joseph

Pricing Your Home Not Too High, Not Too Low, But Just Right!

Tags: PRICING YOUR HOME, OVERPRICING YOUR HOME, HOME UNDER VALUE, GTA REAL ESTATE, SELLING YOUR HOME, REALTOR INFORMATION, REAL ESTATE TIPS

What is my home worth and how do I price it right without giving it away? The value of your house is a significant financial commitment, and numerous variables must be considered when determining the right purchase price. Please be assured that we do not select winners at random from a hat.   We've learned the hard way that overpricing a home can scare away a potential buyer. It is common...Read More

By: Jeffrey & Irene Joseph

Some Maintenance Suggestions For Your Home

Tags: home maintenance

?Fall has just about arrived. To get the most enjoyment from your home  and to make certain it a safe environment, read the following. 1. The first thing to do is to inspect the grading around the house to make certain water will drain away from the house and not enter it. Waterproofing may be needed. Re-grading a walkway or even just grass beside the house to drain water away from the walls...Read More

13 Important Facts to Consider Before Selling Your Home Without a Realtor

By: Jeffrey & Irene Joseph

13 Important Facts to Consider Before Selling Your Home Without a Realtor

Tags: TORONTO REAL ESTATE, SELLING YOUR HOME, FSBO, REALTOR INFORMATION

People occasionally see “For Sale By Owner” signs and some think that they may save money and have an advantage over sellers that use a reputable realtor by selling their own home. Before taking on this challenging and complicated process, consider that even most real estate lawyers will not recommend that you sell your home on your own in Today's market. A few of the factors that ...Read More

Always be Prepared for a Bidding War When Looking to Purchase a Home

By: Jeffrey & Irene Joseph

Always be Prepared for a Bidding War When Looking to Purchase a Home

Tags: PREPARE FOR A BIDDING WAR, TIPS FOR MULTIPLE OFFERS, TORONTO REAL ESTATE

No doubt, due to the global pandemic, 2020/21 will go down in history as one of society's most difficult and unexpected years. Despite this, sellers in the real estate market benefited from lower borrowing rates and high family savings. Home sales increased tremendously this year and is expected to continue rising in the upcoming year. As a homebuyer, you should anticipate a "multiple off...Read More

When Is Good Service Most Important?

By: Jeffrey & Irene Joseph

When Is Good Service Most Important?

Tags: Service, Sale, Core Beliefs

When Is Good Service Most Important? Answer: Forever, After The Sale! I learned this is as a youngster, when my Dad put me onto the sales team at his company, and it has been a core belief ever since. We have more of these core beliefs; stay tuned. ...Read More

Good Tip

By: Jeffrey & Irene Joseph

Good Tip

Tags: Tips

Cover battery terminals before putting in a drawer or recycling bin to prevent a fire. ...Read More

Underground Tank

By: Jeffrey & Irene Joseph

Underground Tank

Tags: Underground Tank, Oil Fired Heat, Buried Tank

    This Picture Is Ugly.  The Fallout Of A Buyer Finding An Underground Tank May Be Much Uglier We Think It Is More Important To Know What You Are Selling Than What It Is You Are Buying, So If You Are Thinking Of Selling, And You Do Not Know For Certain If Your House Ever Had Oil Fired Heat, And If It Did And You Do Not Know For Certain Where The Tank Was Located, Then We Highl...Read More

By: Jeffrey & Irene Joseph

Mortgage Deferral Info

Tags: mortgage, mortgage deferrals, deferral banks, deferral info

As a part of our answer to the most frequently asked questions, here is a most recent list of deferral/financial assistance banks: CIBC https://www.cibc.com/en/personal-banking/advice-centre/covid-19.html#reliefprograms RBC https://www.rbc.com/covid-19/index.html?_ga=2.140801463.409797287.1587574228-824973621.1587574228 BMO https://www.bmo.com/main/personal/bmo-branches-coronavirus-update/ SCO...Read More