News & Tips on Toronto Real Estate

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Preparing your home for Sale

Posted by Deirdre Slowey on 19 September 2018 | Comments

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Preparing your Home for sale  – Cleaning House
Clients often ask me how long do I need to take to get my home ready for sale and I tell them, if they talk to me a year ahead of their moving date, then they should be OK. A year? Well I guess it depends on how much time you have to get it ready. Here are some ideas on just getting the house clean.

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Toronto City Land Transfer Tax - make your voice heard

Posted by Deirdre Slowey on 2 September 2014 | Comments

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Are you thinking of buying a home in Toronto? Did you know that you will have to pay 2 Land Transfer Taxes? One to the province and one to the city of Toronto. Not fair , I know when the rest of the GTA don't have to pay this second LTT.  Take a minute to watch this video and you can find out what you can do to stop this cash grab. 

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Retirees really want to live at home for as long as possible, but....

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Did you know that only about 1% of those aged between 65 and 74 live in nursing homes? With all the media hype around downsizing and buying condos, in fact, the choice to live in your home, is in fact the preferred option. It's probably the cheapest way to live as a retiree. It allows a greater sense of independence and may also lead to better overall quality of life.

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