Less is more, how to downsize your home and start new!
Tags: How to downsize your home, downsizing home, downsizing home checklist, downsizing your home, downsizing home, Susan Macarz
The year 2021 is slowly but surely coming to a close! What a year it was, from enduring difficulties to overcoming those same challenges and coming up on top, it was rough, yet truly memorable! As each year comes by, we always strive to make changes, to learn from the previous year, and to improve. What better way to do just this, than to start from within our home and slowly work our way out t...Read More
A Step-by-Step Guide To Help You Plan A Home Renovation From Start To Finish
Tags: SUSAN MACARZ, GET HOME READY FOR RENOVATION, TIPS FOR HOME RENOVATIONS, GTA REAL ESTATE, HOME REMODELING
Starting a home renovation might be intimidating, especially if you've never done one before. With so many things to consider, remodeling may quickly become overwhelming. It's critical to know what you're getting yourself into if you decide to do a complete home remodel. A look at the components of a significant home renovation will give you an idea of what's involved and help you...Read More
Mortgage Options and Programs Available for First-Time Homebuyers
Tags: FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER, MORTGAGE OPTIONS IN CANADA, GTA REAL ESTATE, FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER INCENTIVE, SUSAN MACARZ
There's something exhilarating about looking for your first home, but it may also feel overwhelming as essential issues and necessary steps appear at every turn. As a result, the majority of first-time homebuyers are unlikely to understand the crucial variables required in a successful home purchase. Therefore, I’ve included some advice for first-time homebuyers to assist them be...Read More
Get Your Home Holiday-Ready With These Helpful Tips!
Tags: SUSAN MACARZ, SELLING A HOME IN TORONTO, HOME STAGING TIPS, HOME SELLING TIPS, HOMEOWNER TIPS, GETTING HOME READY FOR HOLIDAYS, HOMES FOR SALE IN TORONTO
We're getting closer and closer to the holidays! For many people, the holidays are a lovely time of year, full of warmth and happiness! However, there's no denying that holiday preparations may be stressful. It can be a challenge to clean and prepare your home for all the visitors to come, but if you plan beforehand, you may unwind with loved ones and have fun without stress! ...Read More
6 Simple Preparations to Get Your Home Ready to Sell
Tags: REAL ESTATE IN TORONTO, SELLING A HOME IN TORONTO, HOMES FOR SALE IN TORONTO, HOME SELLING PROCESS, GETTING HOME READY TO SELL, SUSAN MACARZ
Is the thought of selling your home putting you on edge? You're not alone. Using the proper guidelines can help your home stand out for potential buyers. Millennials are buying their first homes causing a drive up in demand. In response to this greater demand, sellers might only need to make minimal changes to make their properties more attractive to potential buyers who are alre...Read More
Although Housing Supply is Shrinking, Demand for Homes Remains High. Market Update for August 2021 is Now Available!
Tags: GTA REAL ESTATE MARKET, AUGUST MARKET UPDATE 2021, TORONTO HOMES, VAUGHAN HOMES, RICHMOND HILL HOMES, MARKHAM HOMES, SUSAN MACARZ
In August 2021, TRREB set the third-best sales record in its history. Despite the market's usual summer slump, the demand for housing remains strong. At the same time, housing availability is decreasing. In this tight market, competition among home buyers has increased, resulting in double-digit annual price increases. According to TRREB's MLS System, home sales in the Greater Toronto Are...Read More
Monthly Housing Market Trends Report for July 2021
Tags: GTA REAL ESTATE MARKET, JULY MARKET UPDATE 2021, TORONTO HOMES, VAUGHAN HOMES, RICHMOND HILL HOMES, MARKHAM HOMES, SUSAN MACARZ
Despite falling behind the record July result established a year ago, demand for ownership homes remained far above typical for the time of year in July 2021, with almost 9,400 transactions registered. Compared to July 2020, market conditions have tightened, with sales accounting for a larger percentage of new listings compared to last year's inventory levels. As a result of the sellers' m...Read More
Easy and Affordable Tips to Make Your Home Look Luxurious
Tags: LUXURY HOMES, STAGING TIPS, HOW TO ADD LUXURY TO YOUR HOME, REAL ESTATE IN GTA, SUSAN MACARZ
While there are a variety of reasons homeowners choose to undertake home improvement projects, it all boils down to increasing the value of your property. The idea is to make a home look finer or more expensive with fresh paint jobs, landscaping, and whole room renovations. However, for some homeowners, investing a large sum of money on home improvements is simply not an option. Instead of exhaust...Read More
June 2021 Market Update Is Now Available!
Tags: GTA REAL ESTATE MARKET, JUNE MARKET UPDATE 2021, TORONTO HOMES, VAUGHAN HOMES, RICHMOND HILL HOMES, MARKHAM HOMES, SUSAN MACARZ
With Covid-19 restrictions lightening, and the city slowly opening back up again, home sales increased over the previous year, but remained below the peak reached in March 2021 and were lower than the number of transactions reported in May 2021. Despite a slight dip in sales over the previous three months, market conditions remained competitive in June. The GTA REALTORS reported 11,106 sal...Read More
Who pays the Realtor when buying a property in the GTA, and what happens if the seller doesn’t pay the commission?
Tags: first time homebuyer, commission for real estate agents, Toronto real estate
Buying a home can be a thrilling and exciting experience but grasping all the details may be difficult. Therefore, the vast majority of buyers prefer to work with a realtor who is familiar with and understands the intricacies of buying and selling real estate. Realtors are available to help you through the process and will be a source of information for finding the right home at the right price. I...Read More