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5 Practical Things to Consider When Downsizing Homes

Downsizing is on my mind lately. My parents, my relatives, my friends’ parents… everyone seems to be talking about downsizing.   It’s not surprising—after the holidays, many families get together and the topic of aging parents…
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How to Talk to Your Senior Parents About Downsizing

For the past 10 years, I’ve been trying to get my parents to downsize their home.   I don’t know if you’ve had to have the “downsizing” conversation yet, but let me be honest with you: this is not always an easy conversation…
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My Parents Have Officially Downsized!

If you had a chance to read this blog post, then you know that I had been talking to my parents about downsizing their living situation. Until recently, they had lived in the home that I grew up in, so making the transition to something smaller…
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Will Retail Cannabis Locations Affect the Real Estate Market in Vaughan?

As of October 17, 2018, cannabis was legalized across Canada. Each province has developed different programs in responses to that legislation. In addition to a carefully regulated online market through OCS.ca, Ontario is also allowing privately…
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Lisa Sinopoli's 2018 Winter Market Report

As we head into winter and the end of 2018, I always find this time of year helpful to reflect on what’s happening in the local real estate market. Where have we been, and where are we headed? I have a real estate market report to share, but…
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Downsizing? Here Are 7 Fun Home Styles to Consider

Thinking about downsizing your living situation?   Whether you’re retired and ready for something smaller or you’re just looking to cut back on expenses, downsizing can present an amazing opportunity. Not only can you cut back…
Home Staging: The Art of Creating a Home
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Home Staging: The Art of Creating a Home

Home Staging is more than just making a home look pretty. It’s one of the best actions you can take for listing your home. Home Sale Photoshop Your home’s value is based on weighing the best features against the property drawbacks. Home…
Choosing A Real Estate Agent
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Choosing A Real Estate Agent

Like with any important aspect in your life – your health, your finances, your education, etc. – you want to find the best resources and professionals available. Selling or buying a home is no different and choosing a real estate agent is…
5 things to know before moving to Vaughan
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Top 5 List - Things to Know Before Moving to Vaughan

Thinking of moving to Vaughan? Every city has its own quirks. Instead of spending years figuring out the insider tips or learning things too late, we’re going to share our local intel. These are the 5 things you need to know before moving…
Buying From Listing Agents

Why You Shouldn't Buy Your Home With The Listing Agent

Some homebuyers are comfortable with purchasing their property through the listing agent, who represents the selling party, while others prefer to use their own agent. When making an offer through the listing agent it means the buyer will search…