First-time Home Buyers to get Double the Land Transfer Tax Rebate

First-time Home Buyers to get Double the Land Transfer Tax Rebate

Yesterday afternoon Finance Minister Charles Sousa announced an increase to the land transfer tax (LTT) rebate for first-time buyers. The rebate is being doubled from $2,000 to $4,000. The announcement came as…

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Editing is your friend

Editing is your friend

Sometimes, when people think of staging their home as one of the first steps to selling it, they underestimate the advantages and impact. While your home may be well decorated to your…

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New Mortgage Rules and You

New Mortgage Rules and You

Since 2008, we’ve seen the progression of changes implemented by the government to tighten eligibility rules for new insurable loans. By October 17th 2016, we’ll be looking at another wave of changes,…

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Clair Hills — Community Spotlight

Clair Hills — Community Spotlight

Where can you find a neighbourhood with stunning quality homes built within the last 15 years, active and involved residents that coordinate events, who update you on community news, and even help…

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Thalmic Labs Heating Up

Thalmic Labs Heating Up

Located in Downtown Kitchener, Thalmic Labs has secured 160 million dollars from investors to continue the company’s vision for the “next era of computing”. Founded on the now well-recognized Myo armband, which…

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Buying a home in Waterloo Region — A market snapshot

Buying a home in Waterloo Region — A market snapshot

Whether you’re planning on buying your first home or you’ve done this before, it’s important to get a perspective on what the market is doing where you are planning to live. In…

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Pre-Packing for your New Home

Pre-Packing for your New Home

When selling your home, you can do yourself a favour and pack up the items you know you won’t need over the next few months. This time frame will allow you to…

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Buying a Home? 5 Ways to make it a smooth adventure

Buying a Home? 5 Ways to make it a smooth adventure

Buying a home is an exciting experience. Whether it’s your first of your fifth time, it’s best to be prepared and to stack the deck in your favour. Here are 5 ways…

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Highlights on Skylights

Highlights on Skylights

Skylights are often overlooked when we are renovating or building a new home. It is typical to maximize our use of windows, but if we consider the many benefits of a skylight,…

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Get Green!

Get Green!

A dark, plain or dreary room can be livened up immediately with the right plant. Big or small, plants create a pleasing addition any room and there is one out there for…

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