4 Home Owner Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

By: The Property Shop

4 Home Owner Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Tags: Buyers, Home Ownership

  You just closed on your new home—your signature sealed the deal. Now that you have the keys, don’t get ahead of yourself. After closings, we always offer the same advice to new homeowners—it’s time to take a minute, slow it down and strategize before making any big financial moves. It can be tempting to bust out a credit card to furnish your new space in style. Howe...Read More

Millennial Monopoly: 4 Real Estate Trends in 2019

By: The Property Shop

Millennial Monopoly: 4 Real Estate Trends in 2019

Tags: Millenials, Real Estate

  What’s behind the rise in homeownership? Growing interest from millennials. Here are the 2019 millennial real estate trends you need to know about this year. Empowered with Knowledge First-time, homebuying millennials are much more informed when it comes to renovations, repairs and real estate process than other generations. Growing up during the development of the internet has mad...Read More

How to Style Your Mantel

By: The Property Shop

How to Style Your Mantel

Tags: House, Decor, Real Estate

    To us, fireplaces have always symbolized a feeling of home and warmth, which makes them one of our favorite architectural features in a home. While a fireplace typically makes a statement on its own, we like to consider the mantel as a blank canvas where you can highlight your personality and design style. Even if you don’t have a fireplace, a mantel on its own is an opportun...Read More

Luxury Kitchen Upgrades With Great Return of Investment

By: The Property Shop

Luxury Kitchen Upgrades With Great Return of Investment

Tags: Kitchen Luxury Real Estae

The kitchen is the most important room in the house when it comes to adding value. And since you spend so much time in it, not only should it be functional, but it should also look great and even offer a little luxury. If you want to add some luxury upgrades to your kitchen that still offer a great return on investment consider these options. Quartz counters Quartz is by far a favourite counter ...Read More

Real Estate Myths and Truths

By: The Property Shop

Real Estate Myths and Truths

Tags: Real Estate

Real estate can be complicated. First of all, we're talking about a bundle of your hard-earned and harder-saved money. Second, there are many different factors that can affect the trajectory of the housing market, including economics, politics and others. It's vital that homebuyers and sellers assemble a knowledgeable team of professionals to help answer all the questions that will inevita...Read More

Durham Region 2019 Parasport Games

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Durham Region 2019 Parasport Games

Tags: Durham Region, Sports, Community

  Are you looking for something to do this weekend? I've got just the events!   From Feb 8th to 10th, Durham Region, in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, will play host to the Ontario Parasport Games. Did you know that I had no idea these events were taking place until a couple of days ago? Once I found out, I had to share this amazing local event, with fr...Read More

Tidying Up!

By: The Property Shop

Tidying Up!

Tags: Homes, Cleaning, De-cluttering, Real Estate

I am sure by now, you have heard of the recently popular Netflix show and book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo? I recently watched it, and let me tell you... it actually spoke to me. The ideas that Kondo suggests present a new way to view cleaning your home and removing clutter and old items. A way in which presents a sense of peace once you have accomplished the act of remo...Read More

Amazing Food For An Amazing Cause

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Amazing Food For An Amazing Cause

Tags: Whitbylicious, Foodie, Support Local Businesses

It’s that time of year again in the Durham Region! Whitbylicious – Winter Edition, running from January 23 – February 6, is in full swing with 10 local restaurants offering fantastic culinary experiences. Bella Notte Ristorante, The Brock House, Chatterpaul’s, Harvest, Hot Rocks Creative Diner, KB Food, Shrimp Cocktail Resto Lounge ,The Lake Grill and new new participants, ...Read More

Did Some Say FREE? Visit Local Attractions With Your Family, Without Spending A Dime!

By: The Property Shop

Did Some Say FREE? Visit Local Attractions With Your Family, Without Spending A Dime!

Tags: Family, Local Attractions, Free

With the holidays over and local free events at a minimum in the winter months,  many parents might be getting increasingly anxious about what to do with the kids on weekends. It is also no secret, that family outings to any venue that charges admission, can cost a small fortune. For Example, by attending the movies as a family of 5, ( 2 adults, 3 children) admission and food can cost you ove...Read More