By: Stephanie Cluett-Eid

Tags: selling,selling tips,home improvements,sell your home,style4living,selling advice,home tips,home advice

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By: Stephanie Cluett-Eid

Tags: fall activities,style4living,fun activities,fall fun,fun,activities,hike,apple picking,winery

Fall isn’t the time to stay inside and start hibernating. These 3 fun fall activities will help you take advantage of the next few weeks without snow and freezing temperatures.   Hike to View the Fall Colours Mid-September to mid-October is prime hiking season in Ontario. Without the hot summer sun beating down on you, you can comfortably explore the trails that are now rife with vibr...Read More

By: Sean MacKay from Livabl_

Tags: style4living,toronto,housing market,market update,september sales,september,sales record,housing update,september 2020

Toronto’s housing market continued on a tear in September, breaking the record for homes sold in the month and exceeding 11,000 total transactions for the second time in three months. The 11,083 homes that changed hands in the region last month also meant that September was the third consecutive month that the Toronto market broke a sales volume record since the pandemic recovery began. Th...Read More

By: Stephanie Cluett-Eid

Tags: REAL ESTATE FYI,GTA REALTOR REPORT,GTA REAL ESTATE,TORONTO REAL ESTATE,DURHAM REAL ESTATE,DOWNTOWN,CONDOS,EAST YORK,BEACHES,SCARBOROUGH,MARKET REPORT,REAL ESTATE REPORT,HOME SALES,HOME LISTINGS,CONDOS,SALES,LISTINGS,STYLE4LIVING,STEPHANIE CLUETT,CLUETT-EIDSTYLE 4 LIVING,september 2020,september 2019,COMPARISON,market update,real estate update,market report,real estate report,realtor report,pickering,oshawa,whitby

  Toronto specific snapshot video below followed by a slideshow breaking down the rest of the GTA. [Widget(SlideShow)] FYI: These stats are year over year updates based on sales documented in the Toronto real estate board. The numbers don't always depict the "Hit" that some neighbourhoods or certain markets like the condo market are taking in recent months due to the COVID EF...Read More

By: Stephanie Cluett-Eid

Tags: illusions,television,real estate,home buying shows,reality,real life,style4living

If only buying and selling houses were as easy “as seen on TV”! It’s probably not all that shocking to you to find out that “reality” real estate shows are pretty far off from actual reality. But how they are different from reality may surprise you… 1. Buyers look at exactly three properties before making a decision In reality, there is no set number of h...Read More

By: Stephanie Cluett-Eid

Tags: home improvement projects,home projects,home improvement,home renovation,renovation,homeowner,happiness,style4living

When you’re in the midst of a kitchen renovation — heating up yet another microwavable meal while surrounded by a thin layer of construction dust — it can be difficult to feel any joy whatsoever. It’s a stressful time, and those soggy chicken nuggets spinning around in the microwave become a direct representation of your mental state.  But there’s light at the e...Read More

By: Stephanie Cluett-Eid

Tags: pantry,organization,style4living,baskets,bins,storage,spices,cans

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By: Sean MacKay from Livabl_

Tags: mortgages,interest rate,mortgage rate,mortgage cost,canada,2020,prime,mortgage,own,buy,style4living

The Bank of Canada announced today that it would be keeping its mortgage-market influencing policy rate at the record low 0.25% level with no sign that it would increase any time soon. The policy rate, which has a major effect on how mortgage lenders set their rates, has been steady at 0.25% since March, when the central bank sprung into action with a dramatic series of rate cuts meant to support...Read More

By: Erin Kouvertaris

Tags: move,moving in,moving out,checklist,list,moving,new home,style4living

Organizing a successful move into a new home can be quite a challenge. After all, moving can often create a list of never-ending chores, making the process stressful or laborious. Yet, with a little preparation, you can handle the task with ease and complete it quickly. As a mortgage expert, I have noticed many of my clients have gone through a stressful phase while moving into their new home. To...Read More

By: Sean MacKay from Livabl_

Tags: toronto,home sales,august,real estate,style4living,market,house sales,2020

The Toronto region recorded another month of over 10,000 home sales as buyers seeking low-rise properties made their move before the end of summer. A total of 10,775 properties changed hands last month, up over 40% compared to August 2019, according to data released today by the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB). The average home selling price also increased substantially relative t...Read More