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Monday, July 8, 2019   /   by Sally Niu

Neighbourhood Guide - Richview, Toronto

Large, Culturally Diverse Etobicoke neighbourhood -  Home to a wide variety of treasures

With a higher percentage of retirees and older households, Richview is an urban, upscale, and diverse neighbourhood. The area is engulfed in parks and greenspace - such as Alex Marchetti park and Valleyfield. Many are equipped with trails for hiking and play structures for children. 

As in many other Etobicoke communities, running errands in Richview requires a car most of the time. Bus services on Eglinton, Dixon, and Islington can take you to both subway lines and the Mississauga Transit System. If you drive, Hwy 401 and 27 are just along the edge. Surprisingly, Richview is a biker’s paradise. Flat, with designated bike lanes, it has a Bike Score of 92.
There is simply no shortage when it comes to dining and shopping in Richview! From Somali cuisine to sushi and Fish & Chips, take your taste buds on an adventure. Or pick up groceries at the local No Frills, Metro, o ...

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Monday, July 8, 2019   /   by Sally Niu

Neighbourhood Guide - Birch Cliff, Scarborough

An established, family-oriented neighbourhood by the Scarborough Bluffs, Birch Cliff has been considered as one of the top 10 up-and-coming neighbourhoods in Toronto
The residents of Birch Cliff tend to be younger singles and families coming from upper-middle-income households. On the cusp of the Lake, this area is an oasis from the fast-paced city life and allows residents and guests to enjoy some serenity. The region is blessed with plenty of green spaces and parks such as Blantyre, the Runnymede Lands, and the alluring Rosetta McClain Gardens. Additionally, a large portion of the neighbourhood is dedicated to the Toronto Hunt Golf Course, perfect for friends, family, and coworkers outings! 
The neighbourhood is deemed somewhat walkable, with a walk score of 65, as some errands may be more car-dependent than others. Along with this, it scored at 66 for both bike-score and transit-score, meaning there’s always a way to get around!
Birch Cliff boasts a great variety of ...

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Friday, July 5, 2019   /   by Sally Niu

GTA Real Estate Market At A Glance - June 2019 and Q2

The Toronto Real Estate Board released the June & Q2 2019 GTA real estate transaction data in its latest reports.
Interpreted intelligently, these statistics could provide invaluable insights to home buyers, sellers, tenants, and landlords alike. From determining your buying or selling strategies, adjusting timelines, to setting up realistic expectations, and predicting investment outcomes, these insights can guide consumers to act from an educated position.
Drawing on more than 50 years of expertise in real estate, Boiron Group summarized the two TREB reports into a bite-sized digest so you can be better informed of today’s market in no time.
TREB’s new president, Michael Collins, voiced his confidence in the GTA housing market. 
”I am proud to say that the Greater Toronto Area continues to grow, in terms of employment, population, and overall density. As people are attracted to our region from all around the world, they obviously need a place to liv. ...

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Monday, June 24, 2019   /   by Sally Niu

With flowers come weeds! Your down-to-earth guide to weeding

Beautiful curb appeal will leave a great first impression on potential home buyers. With the property’s green spaces being the first thing a buyer would see when arriving, it is important to take pride in their appearance. However, when summer starts to roll around, it can seem very overwhelming to keep up with the wild outdoors. But, don't worry! Read on to find some practical tips to keep your lawn and gardens well maintained all summer long. 

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Why should I weed my garden?
Weeds have been known as a gardener’s enemy for centuries, but why? Well, weeds prohibit your plants’ ability to have a long and healthy life. In fact, they grow faster than regular plants, outcompeting your plants for sunlight, water, and soil nutrients. In the prevalence of weeds, your garden plants will never be able to thrive or even survive. Not to mention, they aren’t the most aesthetically pleasing specimens. 
Tips and Tricks ...

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