No homes available for Sale in the area you like? Here is what to do....By Maya Garg

By: Maya Garg

No homes available for Sale in the area you like? Here is what to do....By Maya Garg

Tags: Buying first home # moving up to new home# selling # Homes in Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Brampton# choices to Buy and Sell

Imagine there’s a neighbourhood you’d love to live in someday, but, every time you drive through, you rarely, if ever, see a For Sale sign. It’s as if homes get gobbled up by buyers the moment they get listed. It’s true, properties do tend to sell quickly in desirable, in-demand neighbourhoods. Does that mean you’re destined to either hope for a lucky break or miss ou...Read More

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Love those kitchens you see on TV Cooking shows? Here is how you can create one for yourself by Maya Garg

Tags: Chef's kitchen # Mississauga homes # Renovation# Remodelling kitchens # Tips

 How a professional Chef will re-model your kitchen Watch any TV cooking show, and you’ll notice that a chef’s kitchen looks quite a bit different than what you’d find in most homes. But, that doesn’t mean you can’t have one just like it in your home! With a little remodeling, and splurging on some new items, you too can have a kitchen worthy of Gordon Ramsey, J...Read More

Subtle Signs it may be Time to Sell by Maya Garg

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Subtle Signs it may be Time to Sell by Maya Garg

Tags: homes for sale in Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Brampton, Toronto, #Move up# down sizing#

You may not have thought of these as compelling reasons to sell, but you might want to.......... Sometimes the reason for putting your home on the market is crystal clear. For example, you might have a job relocation and need to move. Or, you might have decided to downsize because the kids have left the nest. However, there are many other motivations to list your home that are not as obvious, and...Read More

Consider Upgrading  Your Garage Floor

By: Maya Garg

Consider Upgrading Your Garage Floor

Tags: spring in Canada, more space, garage cleaning,clutter removal

Springtime is a popular time to clean up your garage. But, why stop at simply removing clutter? A new or refurbished garage floor could be the beginning of a makeover that gives you a great deal more useful space. Options can include a range of treatments, from smoothing and painting your existing floor to resurfacing it with a new coat of concrete. You could also consider coating your garage floo...Read More

Vacation Home Renters- Tips to consider by Maya Garg

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Vacation Home Renters- Tips to consider by Maya Garg

Tags: vacation homes, summer outside Toronto, Real Estate for renting

If you’re planning to look for a rental vacation home, you can’t start too soon. As the summer season draws nearer, you could end up paying more for less. Before starting your search, identify your budget, preferred regions, vacation dates and required sleeping arrangements. List your “must haves”, such as beachfront, boating access, outdoor cooking, drinkable water, air-co...Read More

Real Estate Trends Worth Watching by Maya Garg

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Real Estate Trends Worth Watching by Maya Garg

Tags: Real Estate Market in GTA, Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Brampton, Market Trends, Home values, smart technology, Buyers, Sellers, Real Estate in Canada

Real Estate Trends Worth Watching As with any investment, it’s a good idea to always be mindful of the value of your property. Essentially, that means keeping an eye on market trends. Using available statistics, we can help identify desirable home features and trends. Staying in touch with those trends will help you understand the value of your home and the types of projects worth potentia...Read More

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Emergency? - Exiting home through the Window By Maya Garg

Tags: How to prepare for the slim chance you and your family might need to exit your home through a window

Hopefully, this will never happen to you. But, there are circumstances – a fire, for example – when you and your family would need to exit through a window. It pays to be prepared for that eventuality. Your first step is to determine which windows are safe to use as an exit. There should be at least one on each level. The windows you select will need to provide enough space for a ...Read More

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WOW-ing a Buyer During Viewing- Some tips By Maya Garg

Tags: Preparing Home for Sale, Prospect Buyer viewing, Checklist to best show your home for sale

Checklist for WOW-ing a Buyer during a Viewing Imagine you were selling your car, and a prospective buyer was on the way over to see it. What would you do? You would probably make your vehicle look as clean and shiny as possible, inside and out. The same holds true if you’re selling your home and there’s a potential buyer on the way. You want the buyer to be wow’d by your proper...Read More

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Should You Rent out Part of Your Home? By Maya Garg

Tags: Pros & cons of renting part of your home, additional income from renting your home

Have you ever considered renting out a room to a student or renovating your basement into a self-contained rental apartment?  It’s a big decision. There are many pros and cons to consider.  On the pro side, renting can provide you with additional income. An extra few hundred dollars a month can go a long way towards paying down your mortgage or splurging on an exotic summer vacatio...Read More

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Selling your Home...Tips how to use Neighbourhood Data- By Maya Garg

Tags: Sellers, Tips to sell home for Top $$$, Balanced Market, Trends in Home selling, Selling Homes in Toronto, Mississauga, Greater Toronto Area, Peel Region, Neighborhood Data, Location, House Prices,

Your neighbourhood has a lot of features that can help sell your home faster. Unfortunately, buyers don’t usually notice those features just by driving around. So, you need to make sure they get all the information they need about your neighbourhood. For example, say homes don’t go on the market often in your area. That’s an indication that the quality of life in the neighbourhoo...Read More