Before & After the Storm

05 June 2013
REMAX Realtron Realty Inc

Spring and summer storms can wreak havoc on property. Damage can be instant or cumulative; if initial damage is not addressed promptly it can often worsen as time goes by. Taking some preventive steps at home can reduce the chances of serious damage to homes and lives. Before the storm Check outside for loose items that may be blown away or collide with the home. Outdoor furniture, grills, toys, birdbaths and the like should be put away. Large objects such ...

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Planting Time

28 May 2013
REMAX Realtron Realty Inc

It’s the end of May, which for most of Canada, means that it’s planting time! Nothing can be more welcoming at your front door than a couple of bright, healthy urns of flowers or leafy green plants. If you’re selling your home, you want prospective buyers to be thinking “I could live here” before they even set foot in the house, so be sure to put your best foot forward by sprucing up your entryway. Try and select urns that complement the style of your home:

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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 ...