By: LYNN

ROYAL LEPAGE SHELTER FOUNDATION

Tags: SHELTER FOUNDATION, HALTON WOMEN'S PLACE,ROYAL LEPAGE,COVID,CHAIRITABLE,NON-PROFIT

  I am immensely proud of the fact that I work for a Real Estate company that has its own charitable foundation, the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation.  This non-profit organization was formed because Royal LePage is committed to strengthening the communities where we live and work. As a Broker with Royal LePage Meadowtowne Realty, I donate a portion of every real estate transaction that ...Read More

By: Lynn Oles

Hiring A Mover

Tags: Hiring, Moving, Reputable Moving Companies, Mover's Liability

I often get asked, after I have put the sold sign on a client’s home, if I can recommend a moving company.  As a local Realtor® I do have a list of companies that I can put forward, but it is very important that you do your own research to ensure you are getting the service you are seeking. For example, most reputable moving companies will offer you the option to purchase their rep...Read More

By: Chris

Coming Soon vs Exclusive - What's The Difference?

Tags: Coming Soon, Exclusive, Marketing

What do the Terms “Coming Soon” and “Exclusive” mean when I see it on a For Sale sign? When a property is being advertised as a COMING SOON it means the Seller has signed an Exclusive Listing Agreement with a Real Estate Brokerage and has given their Listing Agent the go-ahead to market their property and put up a For Sale sign.  The Seller, however, may have prep wor...Read More

By: Chris Thompson

CMHC Introducing Stricter Lending Rules July 1st

Tags: CMHC, Stricter Lending,Tightening Mortgage Rules

Effective July 1st, the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), a government department that is responsible for providing mortgage insurance to home buyers, will be changing its underwriting criteria. According to CMHC president and CEO Evan Siddall, the measures have been put in place to “protect home buyers, reduce government and taxpayer risk and support the stability of hou...Read More

By: CHRIS

WE ARE HERE FOR YOU

Tags: COVID-19, REAL ESTATE

  The world is a very unsettled place right now due to Covid-19.  These are very challenging times for everyone, including business owners who have had to adjust quickly and make radical changes in order to continue to operate their businesses remotely.    My team and I want to assure you that very little has changed for us.  We have been working remotely away from ...Read More

By: JASON CLARINGBOLD

RRSPs 101: a tax-smart way to save

Tags: RRSPs, tax-smart way to save, retirement, taxes

An RRSP is a type of investment account that allows you to reduce your taxable income each year, while building up savings for future retirement income. The money you invest in your RRSP is tax deductible, reducing your current taxable income. You defer tax on your investment income until it's withdrawn, presumably in retirement when you're in a lower income bracket.    Plan...Read More

By: CHRISTINE

BENJAMIN MOORE'S NEW COLOUR OF THE YEAR FOR 2020

Tags: BENJAMIN MOORE,COLOUR OF THE YEAR, FIRST LIGHT 2102-70

  Benjamin Moore’s colour of the year for 2020 is a soft rosy pink called First Light 2102-70. It’s the first time the company has chosen a pink hue for Colour of the Year. This hue is a significant departure from last year’s cool grey and represents optimism and potential for the new decade. The Colour Tends 2020 Palette is made up of ten compatible shades that provide co...Read More

By: Michael Oles

Hardwood vs. Engineered Flooring Part 3

Tags: GEORGETOWN REAL ESTATE, HALTON HILLS REAL ESTATE, SERIES, WEEK THREE, HARDWOOD, ENGINEERED, FLOORING

Let’s wrap up this blog series on Engineered or hardwood flooring by comparing cost. Budget is a major factor in deciding which product you choose.  Engineered flooring tends to be slightly more economical than    hardwood  but many factors can affect the overall cost of your project. The width of a plank will affect both equally, whether you choose a 3”...Read More

By: Michael Oles

Hardwood vs. Engineered Flooring Part 2

Tags: GEORGETOWN REAL ESTATE, HALTON HILLS REAL ESTATE, SERIES, WEEK TWO, HARDWOOD, ENGINEERED, FLOORING

I want to continue this week discussing Engineered flooring vs Hardwood flooring as it pertains to location, as well as maintenance and durability. The difference between the two flooring products factors into its use and location of where you choose to install your flooring. Genuine hardwood flooring is susceptible to moisture and high humidity and is not a reliable candidate for basement floo...Read More

By: Michael Oles

Hardwood vs. Engineered Flooring

Tags: GEORGETOWN REAL ESTATE, HALTON HILLS REAL ESTATE, SERIES, WEEK ONE, HARDWOOD, ENGINEERED, FLOORING

 I have been asked many times over the years, which   should I choose for my renovation project, Engineered   flooring or hardwood flooring?  Over the next couple of   weeks, I am going to do a series of blogs offering some   insight into the differences between the two and I hope this will help you make an informed decision based on your wa...Read More

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