Toronto Home Appliances Program

Toronto Home Appliances Program

Toronto Home Appliances Program Toronto building codes are changing, and by 2022 it’ll be mandatory for homes to be 35% more energy-efficient than they are today. New homes will probably be built with higher-end, costlier and more energy-efficient cooling and heating...
Fewer Toronto Home Sales

Fewer Toronto Home Sales

Fewer Toronto Home Sales Consumer research firm Toronto Power and Associates announced last week that the recession may have led to fewer home sales in the Greater Toronto Area, but less sales meant one positive development for builders and their customers. Consumer...
Bed Bug Issues

Bed Bug Issues

Bed Bug Issues The Toronto Star recently announced that the bedbug infestation numbers in the city are rising. Bedbugs aren’t limited to low-income apartments or housing, but Toronto real estate that includes upscale houses and condominiums. However, in situations...
Avoiding Home Damage

Avoiding Home Damage

Avoiding Home Damage A recent Toronto Star column by a Toronto real estate lawyer shines some light on a somewhat gray area for downtown Toronto homeowners with neighbors in close proximity, which is an extremely common situation due to how homes are built in the...
Are 8-Foot Ceilings A Deal Breaker?

Are 8-Foot Ceilings A Deal Breaker?

Are 8-Foot Ceilings A Deal Breaker? Ceiling height is usually one of the last things a first time buyer thinks about, and one of the first things a repeat or move-up buyer thinks about. Why? Well, it’s something that makes a huge impact on the ‘feel’ of an apartment,...
Allergies And Your Home

Allergies And Your Home

Allergies And Your Home Is your home causing you to suffer from sniffles and a sore throat? Dust mites, mold, cockroaches and pets can wreak havoc on those who suffer from allergies. Dust mites tend to dwell in the bedroom and feed on the shed skin of us and our pets....