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  • March 4, 2023

Without question, the 2023 housing market is off to a slow start, particularly in comparison to the red-hot market that existed during the pandemic. This can understandably be discouraging for those who need to sell their home and hope to obtain a favorable offer. The good news is that one constant truth about the housing market is that it will change – eventually. In the meantime, there are steps that hopeful sellers can take to increase the value of their homes and their chances of obtaining the offer that they want. 

One step that some sellers consider is making minor

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  • February 28, 2023
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You’ve probably spent more time at home than usual during the coronavirus pandemic, so all of those little things about your space that didn’t really bother you before have probably driven you crazy by now. If your home is in need of a refresh, you might not want to spend thousands on a full kitchen remodel or bathroom renovation, but there are plenty of home improvements you can make without spending a fortune. All of these home makeover projects can be done on a budget.

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  • February 26, 2023

Sales activity among luxury homes in Toronto and Vancouver saw a decline in 2022, according to new data released by Sotheby’s International Realty Canada on Wednesday. However, other major Canadian cities such as Montreal and Calgary saw sales volumes stabilize or even increase throughout the year.

The luxury real estate company’s year-end report points to a 24-per-cent decline in residential sales valued at more than $4 million in the Greater Toronto Area throughout 2022, compared to the previous year. Residential sales of more than $10 million dropped 29 per cent year-over-year.

“Overall, $1 million-plus residential sales saw an annual decline

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  • February 24, 2023

When Melissa Walsh’s great uncle moved into a long-term care home in late 2021 just before his 95th birthday, her family decided to rent out the east end Toronto home he’s owned since the 1970s. The idea was to help him pay his expenses. 

The family had turned to a local Royal LePage brokerage where two real estate agents helped them find and screen tenants to rent the house located just off Queen Street East near Kew Gardens in The Beach neighbourhood starting in December 2021.

That began a chain of events that Walsh describes as “the ultimate real estate

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  • November 6, 2022

QUEBEC CITY, QC, Sept. 6, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – Immostar and its partner Fiera Real Estate are proud to announce that Le Huppé, their rental condo complex in Quebec City is the first residential building in Canada to receive the highly coveted Gold level WELL certification. Offering 187 all-inclusive units, Le Huppé is proudly at the forefront of socially engaged buildings in North America!

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WELLTM for the well-being of residents

The WELL program is run by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI). Certification is carried out by the same independent organization as

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