Adding solar panels to your home could increase its value Image

Adding solar panels to your home could increase its value

Thinking of installing a solar power system? It could be more than worth it when it comes time to sell as energy efficiency becomes more and more important to homebuyers. 

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See what first-time buyers expect to pay for their first home

As home prices continue to rise in Ontario, first-time buyers are getting slightly less optimistic and are seeking out larger financial gifts from friends and family, according to recent survey results. 

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The 3 most asked questions BILD receives from Greater Toronto Area residents

The Building Industry and Land Development Association released the midpoint results of its Building Answers campaign, revealing the three most asked questions that Greater Toronto Area residents have for the new home building industry. 

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How to get your balcony ready for warm weather!

If you look out on your balcony or terrace right now, it’s likely in pretty rough shape...you probably haven’t used it in half a year! The fact that you only get use of your balcony for six months is even more of a reason to make the most of it.

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Home maintenance tasks you must complete in April

Have you started your spring cleaning yet? It’s important to do more than simply dusting and cleaning surfaces. There are other parts of your home that need your attention, so we put together a home maintenance to-do list that you should complete in April

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Find out why Toronto needs non-resident buyers

To get a better grasp on the housing market, we reached out to some industry professionals to get their opinions on a few hot topics. Our first Q&A was with Ben Myers, President of Bullpen Research & Consulting Inc.

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CMHC explains why the First-Time Home Buyers Incentive will work in Toronto and Vancouver Image

CMHC explains why the First-Time Home Buyers Incentive will work in Toronto and Vancouver

Last week, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation came to the defence of the First-Time Home Buyers Incentive (CMHC will be the organization partnering in the shared equity mortgages).

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Housing slowdown gives first-time buyers a chance in Canada’s biggest cities

Royal LePage recently released the results of its House Price Survey for the first quarter of 2019, which focuses on the three most popular housing types: two-storey homes, bungalows, and condos.

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Have questions about the new home building industry? Now’s the time to ask

Have you ever had a question about the new home building industry or land development in the Greater Toronto Area? Thanks to Building Answers, you can now get all the answers you need. 

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Moving soon? Jump on the Marie Kondo bandwagon

Is it too late to jump on the Marie Kondo bandwagon? Her organizing philosophy is all about only owning things that “spark joy,” but we think this way of thinking can also be applied to moving into a new home! 

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