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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Watch out for mortgage fraudsters: CMHC

Watch out for mortgage fraudsters: CMHC

Fraudsters are endlessly inventive in coming up with ways to cheat the unwary. CMHC reminds home buyers and mortgage seekers that intentional misrepresentation of financial information is fraud. Mortgage fraud has become increasingly common in Canada. One estimate, from credit rating agency Equifax, reports a 150 per cent rise in fraud cases in the past… Continue Reading

Fie on air fresheners: go natural instead

Fie on air fresheners: go natural instead

Natural air freshener: commercially available products contain many toxic, hazardous chemicals, but the industry is not regulated so ingredients like formaldehyde and phthalates are not listed on the can. A well-known manufacturer of cleaning products for the home offers this advice: the words are those of Kimberly Seldon, an interior designer. “You might not realize… Continue Reading

Available today: 1 Bedroom home in Toronto: James Cooper Mansion $395,000

Available today: 1 Bedroom home in Toronto: James Cooper Mansion $395,000

  Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom Price: from $395,000* Size: 735 sq. ft. approx* Maintenance: $390/mo** Taxes: $261/mo** Occupancy: Ready Type: For sale Price Range: $301-400,000 Location: Toronto Ready to Move In! Move Up to Modern Condo LivingMove in Today! A Toronto condominium rising majestically above the intersection of Bloor and Sherbourne, James Cooper Mansion has an… Continue Reading

Available today: 2 Bedroom plus Den home in Toronto: James Cooper Mansion $820,000

Available today: 2 Bedroom plus Den home in Toronto: James Cooper Mansion $820,000

  Bedrooms: Two Bedroom Price: from $820,000 Size: 1560 sq. ft. approx* Maintenance: $827/mo** Taxes: $542/mo** Occupancy: Ready Type: For sale Price Range: $801-900,000 Location: Toronto Ready to Move In! Move Up to Modern Condo LivingMove in Today! A Toronto condominium rising majestically above the intersection of Bloor and Sherbourne, James Cooper Mansion has an… Continue Reading

Available today: 2 Bedroom plus Den home in Toronto: James Cooper Mansion $820,000

Available today: 2 Bedroom plus Den home in Toronto: James Cooper Mansion $820,000

  Bedrooms: Two Bedroom Price: from $820,000 Size: 1560 sq. ft. approx* Maintenance: $827/mo** Taxes: $542/mo** Occupancy: Ready Type: For sale Price Range: $801-900,000 Location: Toronto Ready to Move In! Move Up to Modern Condo LivingMove in Today! A Toronto condominium rising majestically above the intersection of Bloor and Sherbourne, James Cooper Mansion has an… Continue Reading

Tips for a successful reno this summer

Tips for a successful reno this summer

Build up a plan for a smart renovation Canadians love to renovate. A recent survey by the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation found that 40 percent of households in ten Canadian markets renovated their home. The same survey found that about three quarters of households used a contractor to do all, or at least some,… Continue Reading

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Gourmet cooking in small kitchens: a little planning is all it takes to create a meal to wow your guests

Gourmet cooking in small kitchens: a little planning is all it takes to create a meal to wow your guests

By Sassa Brown — Extravagant chef’s kitchens are not necessary in pulling off spectacular meals that will amaze your family and friends. In fact, you can create delicious, mouth-watering dishes from the comfort of your own home, even if that home is a small condo with less than 800 square feet of total space. How…

From Their Tiny Homes to Yours: Tips to Make Your Condo Look and Feel Much Larger

From Their Tiny Homes to Yours: Tips to Make Your Condo Look and Feel Much Larger

Small spaces can feel quite cramped, especially when your family starts to grow. If you have grown accustomed to larger homes with backyards and guest rooms, the change in size and space can be even more daunting. However, it does not have to completely overwhelm you. Decorating in splashes of color, particularly light colours, can…

Innovative solutions, such as Crowd-Living, Micro-Condos, and Home-Owner Speed Dating, helping “adult kids” permanently leave the nest

Innovative solutions, such as Crowd-Living, Micro-Condos, and Home-Owner Speed Dating, helping “adult kids” permanently leave the nest

Millennials are used to being blamed for all of society’s ills, from workplace recruitment issues to short inventory supply in real estate markets.  In reality, they’re mostly a victim of demographics. If they “boomerang” back to their parents homes it’s because they’re priced out of the hot markets in Toronto and Vancouver. As more and…

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