The 196 foot deep lot features absolute privacy and no neighbours behind. This 3 bedroom backsplit has been freshly painted throughout and has brand new flooring on the lower level and 2 bathrooms. Parking enough for 6 cars! The open concept layout is perfect for entertaining and the kitchen has a walk-out to the patio. Large above grade windows in the basement. Close to great schools, shopping, and transit. Continue reading
Backing onto Lynde Creek, the gorgeous ravine lot is surrounded with large mature trees ensuring the utmost in privacy. As for the home itself, Woodman’s attention to detail is evident. The exterior is a marvelous combination of angel stone brick and hand crafted stone. Visitors are greeted with a beautiful interlocking driveway and walkway as well as a full size 3 bay garage. The entrance way is grand and welcoming. The main level was designed with family and guest entertaining in mind. The fabulous open concept layout provides the perfect flow with all avenues leading to arguably the crown jewel of the home, the kitchen. Continue reading
Tiny houses have become a growing trend in Canada whereby people are opting to live in smaller and simpler spaces rather than in larger, spacious houses. It has now become much more than the architectural and social movement that it once started off as. People are seeing a world of different benefits they can gather from living in tiny houses. This article looks at few of the reasons why tiny houses or the so-called pint-sized living have become a sudden rage. Continue reading
When buying a house, it is good to follow this general rule: be sure about staying in the area or location for a minimum of five years. If you are not sure about this aspect, you may suffer a financial hit. Continue reading
Oshawa has a bad reputation. If you talk to the people who live close to it, they will describe it as a place riddled with crime and low quality properties because that’s how it has always been. What these people don’t know is how it will end up benefitting them; Oshawa has been getting better every year. So is now the best time to buy a home in Oshawa? No, we think a few years ago was the best time, but these days aren’t bad either. The bad reputation of the different areas in Oshawa was well earned of what happened two decades ago, but since then, the areas have steadily been becoming better. Continue reading
There are a million more people living in the GTA today than there were 10 years ago. That’s roughly the population of Calgary. So what has this population increase done to the housing market? The words sky rocket come to mind.
As the population has increased in the GTA, so have the prices of homes. This scenario is likely to continue based on our track record. What this creates, however are some market extremes that we are clearly seeing today.
10 years ago, an average two-storey, four bedroom home (about 2400 sq ft) cost $430,000 in Richmond Hill. That same house today would fetch about $1.2 million. That’s about a threefold increase since 2005. That means those young people with families looking to purchase their first home probably won’t have Richmond Hill available to them. That is why the Durham Region is so attractive at the moment. Continue reading
Home is where the heart is! While you may be well-versed with the concerned maxim, there could be times when you don’t find your heart at your home. Consequently, you might consider the idea of either renovating your home or selling it and moving to a new place altogether. While making such a decision, do consider the following points: Continue reading