Monthly Archives: February 2009

Interest Rate Watch – February 27

Term Rate 6 Months    5.00% 1 Year        3.90% 2 Years      3.90% 3 Years      4.00% 4 Years      4.09% 5 Years      4.19% 7 Years      5.70% 10 Years    6.05% Prime        3.00% Variable     3.80% If you would like me to send you periodical interest rate updates, please provide me with your email address so I can pass on the(…)

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Canadian Economy: Not as bad as you may think!

Guess which country, alone in the industrialized world, has not faced a single bank failure, calls for bailouts or government intervention in the financial or mortgage sectors. Yup, it’s Canada. In 2008, the World Economic Forum ranked Canada’s banking system the healthiest in the world. America’s ranked 40th, Britain’s 44th. Canada has done more than(…)

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Staging is the secret to selling your home

Staging is the secret to selling your home

“Sean was able to list our property, show it to multiple parties, and sell it for what we wanted – in 36 days, over the Christmas holidays, and while we were on our honeymoon!” – Brent Fraser. The above excerpt was taken from a testimonial of a client that recently benefitted from a professional home(…)

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Market Watch – February

Market Watch 2,670 Resale Housing Transactions in January Toronto Real Estate Board Members reported 2,670 sales in January from the 5,075 sales reported in the first month of 2008. Of these, 1,106 transactions took place in the City of Toronto compared to 2,128 in January 2008. In the surrounding “905″ area, 1,564 sales were recorded,(…)

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Interest Rate Watch – February

Interest Rate Watch as of Friday, February 14, 2009 Term Rate 6 Months    5.20% 1 Year        3.89% 2 Years      3.99% 3 Years      3.75% 4 Years      4.19% 5 Years      4.19% 7 Years      5.90% 10 Years    6.35% Prime        3.00% If you would like me to send you periodical interest rate updates, please provide me with your(…)

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Saturday Open House for this Burlington Beauty!

Large Family Wanted! Open house at 3086 Parkgate Crescent on Saturday February 7th between 2:00pm and 4:00pm. Super Spacious Family Home on a Quiet Burlington Crescent! Many Recent Updates including: Windows, Roof, Exterior Doors, Garage Door, Fence, Refinished Floors- Painted in Neutral Tones. Updated Main Floor Bath with Jacuzzi Tub- Newer Doors, Soffits, Fascia, Electrical(…)

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Sunday Open House – Great Family Home!

Bring the Kids to this 3+1 bedroom home! Open house at 676 Catalina Crescent on Sunday February 8th between 2:00pm and 4:00pm. Seller Wants an Offer!!! Just Reduced by $20,000!!! Huge 4 Level Split with Self Contained Apartment/ Inlaw Suite with Completely Separate Entrance. Perfect for Investment or Extended Family. Parking for 4 Cars. Open(…)

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Renovate and your government will pay!

If you’re thinking about that refurbished kitchen, or putting in an extra bathroom or a new deck, now is the time to act, because your friends in Ottawa want to help with the bills! The recent federal budget offered a new renovation tax credit of up to $1,350 toward a wide variety of home improvements,(…)

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