View all blog posts on ReaLawState’s site. Find inspiration, get help, and subscribe to keep up to date!

Proposed Ban on Multiple Representation in Ontario for Real Estate

By |2019-05-01T17:43:55-04:00May 1st, 2019|All Posts|

The Ontario Government is considering an outright ban on multiple representation on real estate transactions. This means that each party to a real estate transaction, the buyer and the seller, must each have their own real estate agent. So, what is the downside? Even if your agent happens to know the perfect person(s) for your [...]

Short-term Renters Beware: Do You Know Who You’re Renting From?

By |2019-04-16T10:43:24-04:00April 16th, 2019|All Posts|

With the summer season here in a matter of weeks, “short-term vacation rentals” is the catch phrase many individuals are frantically typing into their search engines. Due to the demands of an ever-changing marketplace, some full-service Brokerages have opted to provide the value-added assistance of making available short-term accommodation rentals on behalf of their clients. [...]

What is a Walk Score in Real Estate?

By |2019-05-30T20:12:12-04:00March 29th, 2019|All Posts|

Brokerages are constantly trying to provide more value to the client as they search for their next potential home. A trend we've noticed in Real Estate websites is to display a Walk Score with every listing. The idea behind a walk score is to compress a vast amount of data and represent it with a [...]

Featured Listing: 36 Blue Jays Way #929

By |2019-03-28T18:05:29-04:00March 28th, 2019|All Posts|

This weeks featured listing is a DREAMY Rental condo in the heart of downtown. Located right at The Soho Met, with walking distance to the Financial District and King/Queen West, this condo is ideal for ultimate downtown living. Gorgeous marble detail exquisite fixtures provide the evidence of luxury in every pocket. Tastefully Renovated And Furnished [...]

10 Easy Rules to follow when Redesigning Your Home, from a Professional Home Designer

By |2019-03-25T13:14:16-04:00March 25th, 2019|All Posts|

We are excited to kick off our guest tip series with Jill Rawson!   Jill is the principal designer and owner of Jill Rawson Designs and Interiors. She has spent over 11 years renovating, staging, and designing homes across Ontario. As an industry maven, Jill knows what works, and what doesn't when it comes to [...]

3 Tips to Protect your Home from Spring Thaw Flooding

By |2019-03-04T14:07:37-04:00March 4th, 2019|All Posts|

Toronto Real Estate markets will not be the only thing heating up in the next few weeks. Winter, like most good things, will surely come to an end. However, if left unprepared, an abrupt shift to warmer climates, reffered to as a "Spring Thaw" could signal dangerous flooding and damage to your home. A recent [...]