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In Memory of Murray Koffler

By |2018-02-20T19:25:41+00:00November 7th, 2017|General News|

Murray Koffler was more than a Canadian icon - he was a local legend and a family friend.  Whether it was sharing a salmon or the stories of its catch, the Alloways were proud to call Murray a neighbour. On behalf of ReaLawState Realty Brokerage Ltd. and its parent company, Alloway & Associates, we extend [...]

Unique Ways to Spook up Your Home for Halloween

By |2018-02-20T19:25:42+00:00October 24th, 2017|General News|

It is almost HALLOWEEN! Witch, see what I did there, means it's time to break out those Halloween decorations, however instead of using those plastic cobwebs and fuzzy giants spiders, here are some decor options your neighbors would have never seen before! polkadotchair.com Floating witch hat lights Floating witch hats is an affordable decoration that [...]

How to Have Your Home Casted

By |2018-06-07T17:15:27+00:00October 3rd, 2017|General News, Real Estate, Real Estate Problems|

Have you ever wondered how home makeover shows find homes to fix-up? Or did you know that you could rent your house for commercials, movies, and TV shows? Here’s the 411 on how to have your home considered for the next casting call! HGTV.com Networks such as HGTV are constantly seeking homes to [...]

Bursting the Honeymoon Bubble #SorryNotSorry

By |2017-08-31T18:57:05+00:00August 15th, 2017|General News, Real Estate|

Learning from your mistakes is all well and good until you have to learn the hard way from a mistake that may financially impact you for the rest of your life. Love is a wonderful thing, but there’s often a certain naiveté that accompanies it. We hate to be the pessimistic voice of reason in [...]

Thinking about buying a pre-construction condo?

By |2017-08-21T12:30:02+00:00August 10th, 2017|General News|

Thinking of buying a pre-construction condo in Toronto? Before you fall completely in love with the model suite there are some key things to keep in mind. Many people don’t realize you can work with a realtor when buying pre-construction as opposed to buying directly from the builder. The person in the sales centre works [...]

How to actually find a home in Toronto to buy.

By |2017-08-21T12:31:07+00:00March 28th, 2017|General News|

If you are even remotely considering buying property in Toronto, then you are well aware of how hot the market is. Even if you aren’t buying or selling, the rise in prices of Toronto real estate has become a regular news topic, almost nightly. According to TD Canada Trust, that won’t likely change either, as [...]

Let’s go to the National Home Show…on us!

By |2017-08-21T12:32:59+00:00February 22nd, 2017|General News|

Want tickets to the National Home Show? We’re running a little Facebook promotion, and the winner takes home 2 tickets to the National Home Show! Even better, if you share the post you can win a second chance at tickets! To enter, just hit up our Facebook page here! For all the official rules, see [...]

MORE THAN JUST A GREEN ROOM…

By |2018-06-07T17:12:44+00:00July 10th, 2016|General News|

Why would anyone want to build or live in a sustainable home? Why not? Sustainable homes are friendly to the environment, cheaper in the long run, less expensive to maintain and usually very aesthetically pleasing. In order to be classified as sustainable, the house must be designed using materials that can easily be replaced. Said [...]