Ask a Realtor

Thinking of leasing for a year while our new home is built what do we need to know? As a Tenant review your rights on the Stjo.gov.on.ca/ltb website there is a section divided for Tenants and Landlords. A Landlord has a set criteria of requests they will likely make or their REALTOR or Property Manager […]

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Ask Big Tuna, The Renovating Realtor

Dear Julien, a friend of mine just purchased a home and did not include a home inspection clause, is this a big mistake? Would you recommend a home inspection? Sincerely CarLover Hey CarLover, good question! A home inspection is not necessary for a transaction to occur but it is always a good idea. Purchasing a […]

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6 options for funding your next home improvement project

  Before starting a home improvement project, either on one’s own or with the assistance of a professional contractor, homeowners must first consider the costs involved. According to the home improvement resource HomeAdvisor, more than one-third of homeowners do not understand what hiring a professional will cost, and then cannot successfully budget and secure financing […]

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Outdoor improvements that boost home value

Whether home improvement projects are design to improve the interior or exterior of a house, focusing on renovations that make the most financial sense can benefit homeowners in the long run. The right renovations can be assets if and when homeowners decide to sell their homes. So how does one get started? First and foremost, […]

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Ask Big Tuna

Hi Julien.  I recently inherited a home from a family member and I have some money saved to renovate the Master bathroom. A friend sent me a photo of a bathroom with a ‘shower beer’ fridge built into the wall beside the custom shower with the same tile to match and it looked slick.  I […]

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9 simple steps to seal your Natural Stone Counter tops

One of the most common misconceptions when a client visits our factory direct showroom is that they are under the impression granite countertops are difficult to clean and require constant sealing and maintenance. This is partially true yet alot easier than made out to be. Granite is natural, therefore porous by nature and can absorb […]

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