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Finance Your New Construction Home at Prime Minus 0.80%!

Finance Your New Construction Home at Prime Minus 0.80%!

May 16, 2019 | Posted by: Mike Garganis

Before I get into the topic of new home financing, I want to share some positive news! The Ontario housing market is definitely alive and well! I’m seeing new properties come to market and disap ... [read more]

Six Strategic Upgrades That Will Help Increase Your Home's Value

Six Strategic Upgrades That Will Help Increase Your Home's Value

November 16, 2015 | Posted by: Mike Garganis

A few classic — and relatively inexpensive — changes can make a big difference when it comes to how much you’re able to collect from potential buyers. If you want maximum effect for ... [read more]

Buy cottage life for a fraction of the price

Buy cottage life for a fraction of the price

August 15, 2013 | Posted by: Mike Garganis

Prices for lakefront cottages and chalets in key Canadian vacation hotspots rivaled the housing prices of some of the finer neighbourhoods in Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver and Montreal over the last dec ... [read more]

Tips on how to select a contractor

Tips on how to select a contractor

May 31, 2013 | Posted by: Mike Garganis

If you've ever watched any of today's popular home improvement show on TV, there's one thing that is apparent in every episode - No matter how big or small the project, it's essential that you choose ... [read more]

Some Renovations That Add Value

Some Renovations That Add Value

February 24, 2013 | Posted by: Mike Garganis

A good investment in a renovation should increase the value of your home by at least the amount of money you spent, or close to it. A bad one doesn’t get you much of your money back. Here are so ... [read more]

Home Ownership Options

Home Ownership Options

November 27, 2012 | Posted by: Mike Garganis

Home Ownership OptionsDon't Let A 'Kitchen Nightmare' Stop Your DreamsHave you been driving around a neighborhood lately wishing you could afford to live there?  Obviously some houses are out of ... [read more]

Home Improvement for Resale: Dos and Don’ts

Home Improvement for Resale: Dos and Don’ts

November 2, 2012 | Posted by: Mike Garganis

There are plenty of reasons why a homeowner might want to sell their home, ranging from the pleasant to the unpleasant, though they all have one thing in common – some amount of renovation& ... [read more]

Renovate and take advantage of today’s great mortgage rates!

Renovate and take advantage of today’s great mortgage rates!

June 18, 2012 | Posted by: Mike Garganis

Renovating is seen by some as an alternative to “moving up”, and is an excellent way to bolster the value of your principal asset. And why not? There’s never been a better time. With ... [read more]

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