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Planning a Home Improvement Project?

Posted on May 10, 2022


Planning a Home Improvement Project?

A kitchen renovation can increase your home’s value by 20%, according to Royal LePage experts.
Survey highlights:
- Royal LePage professionals say, on average, bathroom renovations can increase the value of a home by 16%
- Finished basements and basement apartments have the potential to increase a home’s value by 15...

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5 Amazing Before & After Outdoor Makeovers

Posted on Apr 25, 2022


                                                                                                                                   
                           

5 AMAZING BEFORE & AFTER OUTDOOR MAKEOVERS


 
                            
The pandemic made it clear: we all want outdoor living space. We don’t just want to walk to the park, we want to cook outdoors, relax outdoors, gather with friends and family outdoors, exercise outdoors and some people even want to work outdoors. And, we want that outdoor space to be part of our home. 

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Market Stats for March 2022

Posted on Apr 11, 2022


Market Stats for March 2022

Please see below important stats for major markets in southern Ontario as of the end of March. I hope that this condensed information will help give you an "at a glance" picture of what's happening in our local markets. If you would like stats for a specific neighbourhood or type of home, please reach out and I would be h...

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Market Stats for February 2022

Posted on Mar 08, 2022


Market Stats for February 2022

Here you can find important stats for major markets in southern Ontario as of the end of February. I hope that this condensed information will help give you an "at a glance" picture of what's happening in our local markets. If you would like stats for a specific neighbourhood or type of home, please reach out and I wou...

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Fourth Quarter Real Estate Market Review

Posted on Feb 23, 2022


According to the Royal LePage House Price Survey released today, the aggregate price of a home in Canada increased 17.1 percent year-over-year to $779,000 in the fourth quarter of 2021. Canada’s real estate market has sustained another year of record prices, as strong buyer demand continues to outpace supply in almost every market from coast to coa...

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Rules for Gifting a Down Payment in Canada

Posted on Jan 24, 2022

Rules for Gifting a Down Payment in Canada

It has become more and more common these days for parents or families to gift their family members money in order to help them buy homes, usually in the form of down payment funds. For most young people in the country, homeownership is essentially out of reach without some form of help as down payments have...

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Kirsten Pedersen

Royal LePage Meadowtowne Realty

Mobile: 905-691-7470

kirstenpedersen@royallepage.ca, kp@kphomesearch.com