Renting – A Guide to Hassle-free Tenancy

23 May 2013
REMAX Realtron Realty Inc

Curious about Renting? Here are some answers to the most common questions we are asked. Ontario tenancies are usually for a year, so if yours started on August 1, 2012, then it will end at 11:59 pm on July 31, 2013. However, if the tenant doesn’t give notice, the tenancy will automatically renew as a month-to-month basis. If you have a month-to-month arrangement you must give 60 days’ notice before the end of your term. In the above example, it ...

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Homeowner Primer – INDOOR AIR QUALITY

15 May 2013
REMAX Realtron Realty Inc

Our homes harbor more than just our families and possessions. Home is also where pollutants, allergens, and other irritants accumulate and thrive, with possible harmful effects on our health. There are simple steps homeowners can take to improve the air quality in their home and increase their comfort and well being. HANDLE HUMIDITY High humidity is one of the main contributors to mold and dust mite growth, both of which adversely affect indoor air quality. Keeping indoor humidity below 50 ...

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The Press vs. Reality… Reality prevails!

03 May 2013
REMAX Realtron Realty Inc

RE/MAX Realtron- GTA Property Specialists! With all of the “talk” of market slowdown and price adjustment, April’s sales numbers certainly came as a surprise to many people. Toronto realtors reported 9,811 sales through the Toronto MLS system in April 2013, bringing the year total to 27,285 and heading for another 80,000+ resale total. In other words, another great year for house resales in the GTA! Condominium resale sales have been very strong due to the affordability factor (priced in the ...


Home Buying 101 – A First Time Buyers Guide to Home Buying.

02 May 2013
REMAX Realtron Realty Inc

A poll published by TD Canada Trust found First Time Buyers (FTHB) last fall found highlighted some mistakes First Time Buyers made when buying their first home. According to this report, the top three lessons learned from new home buyers are: Be more thorough when budgeting and accounting for all of the costs of home ownership Make a bigger down payment Buy a home sooner The findings from this report surprised me; with all the tools and resources available online ...

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Carbon Monoxide: a Homeowner Primer

05 March 2013
REMAX Realtron Realty Inc

Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless gas produced by the combustion of fuels such as natural gas, oil, and propane in mechanical unit including furnaces, water heaters, and stoves. These items are normally designed to vent the CO to the outside, but harmful interior levels of CO can result from incomplete combustion of fuel, improper installation, or blockages, leaks or cracks in the venting systems. Very high levels of CO can lead to incapacitation or death, with victims sometimes ...

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