Sometimes downsizing from a large family home to a smaller retirement home is easier said than done. People often underestimate how much stuff they have accumulated until they actually go through it. That's why we have taken the time to outline four mistakes that could keep you from making your dream of downsizing a reality.
Many people enjoy indoor gardening, whether they live in a house, an apartment, or a condominium. We spend about 90 percent of our time indoors. Incorporating plants into your home is not a replacement for the outdoors but a good compromise. There are many different plants to choose from that will go best with your home. Plants create a soothing and pleasing environment. You spend most of your time indoors, so why not make a beautiful living environment. Adding plants to your home will improve your health and overall happiness.
We all need a roof over our heads to rest, sleep, share a family dinner, etc. In reality, family home is a lot more. For high-profile celebrities, like singers, actors, and even politicians, the family home is a source of branding, a sanctuary from the outside world and a space where these high-profile people get together. For a family with young children, a family home takes a whole different meaning. A home is a gathering location for a family to come together, the one place you are surrounded by those that care for you and give you a sense of belonging.
Everyone will agree physical and mental health is an essential component of a happy life. Physicians and psychologists emphasize the role of exercise and social belonging as a necessity to achieve mental and physical health, regardless of age. You may agree that social belonging and physical activity are more important for seniors. Yet they may have less access because of the circumstances. In this article, I propose how living in a condominium can facilitate such activity and benefit our aging population to stay healthy.
The condo maintenance fee structure can be complex because many underlying details need to be looked at to make sense of it. There is no easy comparison among condos. It is somewhat similar to buying a car. The price of a medium-size family car can range from 25 to over 100 thousand dollars. How do you go about comparing these cars to account for such a price gap? The car manufacturers list all the options, extras, and advantages such as luxury items, safety features, horsepower, and brand to explain the suggested price tag.
You may have heard the old saying, "numbers do not lie," and this is one idea that you can take to the bank. Interestingly, there seems to be a common quality among self-made wealthy individuals. They have a good sense of numbers. As any savvy real estate investor will tell you, they are avid followers of real estate market reports.
Young and Sheppard (Willowdale East) condominium HPI: There is a 25% price increase in the 12 months from January to December 2021.
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With so many people working from home these days, the idea of the home office has changed a bit. While some have a dedicated space for their computer and other tools, others work from their couch to supervise the kids. In the long run, it pays to have an office at home because there are many tax benefits and write-offs that come with such a space.
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How to Move to Toronto and Launch a Business All at OnceIf your existing home can’t support your dream of starting a business, moving to Toronto could be your best bet. While it might seem like handling a move and launching a company simultaneously isn’t possible, that isn’t the case. David Khosravi can help you make it happen.
John and Emma, after much thinking, and debate are ready to sell their home. Emma explains, it is an emotional decision, but we need the space since our babies are growing up.
Selling your home can be an exciting part of the relocation process, but it comes with a list of challenges to overcome. Improving the curb appeal of your property is a task of utmost importance and one that changes season by season. In the cold months of fall and winter, bitter temperatures and inclement weather make it challenging to maintain a desirable appearance for prospective buyers.
The Canadian residential real estate market has defied many speculations and made a fool out of many industry experts. The continuous price increase had made it difficult for many first-time buyers to enter the market. However, some lucky ones like Emma and John consider themselves fortunate since they purchased their home much earlier. In a few years, they have sizable equity on their home.
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Many small business owners in Canada are concerned about their ability to repay the debt they took on to help cope with the pandemic. If you’re among them, you’ll be pleased to know that there are steps you can take to get your business out of excess debt. These steps are similar to the steps you take to get out of personal debt. They include creating a budget, reducing expenses, increasing revenue, and consolidating debt.
What is a foreclosure home?
A foreclosure home is a home sold by a lender, for example, a bank, a lending company or a private lender. A lender takes control of a home via the foreclosure process when the owner fails to make their mortgage payments.
The Multiple Listing Service, referred to as the MLS, is a centralized location of all homes for sale by real estate agents. The MLS is the most valuable tool for real estate agents, as
When you decide to sell your home, choosing the right real estate agent is one of the essential parts of the process. However, you may take all the precautions and still wind up with less than an adequate agent. You come to the conclusion that you no longer want them, and you are willing to fire them.
Young and Sheppard (Willowdale East) condominium HPI: For August 2021 there is NO significant price change
Condo prices at Yonge and Sheppard (Willowdale East) show no significant change starting May 2021
Willowdale East one story detached residential: August 2021 price increase of 1.6%
Willowdale East two story detached residential: August 2021 price decrease of 0.6%
Both one-story and two-story detached homes show no significant price change within the last 5 months, starting April 2021.
Willowdale West one story detached residential: August 2021 price Increase of 2.9%
Willowdale West two story detached residential: August 2021 price increase of 0.5%
There is a no significant price increase for both one-story and two-story detached houses for the past 4 months, starting March 2021.
Willowdale East condominium HPI: For July 2021 there is a small price decrease of 0.7%
Willowdale West one story detached residential: July 2021 price drop of 18.7%
Willowdale West two story detached residential: July 2021 price increase of 13.3%
Willowdale East one story detached residential: July 2021 price decrease of 8.4%
Willowdale East two story detached residential: July 2021 price increase of 16.5%
The average condo price is $749,515 and the median house price is $718,00
The average Monthly condo price change JUNE 2021: Price Increase of 7%
The average Yearly price change, June 2020 to June 2021: Price Increase of 14.8%
The average house price is $2,186,719 and the median house price is $1,849,513