Vacant Tax? What is that?

By: Davenport Realty

Vacant Tax? What is that?

Tags: Vacant, Homes, House, Tax, Government, Real Estate, Toronto Real Estate, Burlington Real Estate, Davenport, Buy, Sell, Invest, Lease, Rent.

What is Vacant Tax? People with vacant homes in Toronto could be hit with new tax to help cool the housing market. The city council's executive committee approved a tax design and implementation plan on vacant Toronto homes starting in 2022. If approved by city council, a bylaw supporting the tax would come into effect on January 1, 2022, and that date would also become the state of the fir...Read More

8 Home Repairs you can't afford to ignore!

By: Davenport Realty

8 Home Repairs you can't afford to ignore!

Tags: Home, Home Repairs, DIY, Real Estate, Burlington Real Estate, Renos, Home Renovations

8 Home Repairs you can't afford to ignore  Here are some stats from Yahoo Finance about homeowners doing repairs in their homes: 42% of homeowners PUT OFF a needed repair in 2020 19% Tried to Fix it themselves  22% just Left it broken We all know there are some repairs that we shouldn't delay on because they can lead to bigger, more expensive problems if no...Read More

Debunking Real Estate Myths!

By: Davenport Realty

Debunking Real Estate Myths!

Tags: Real Estate, Realtor, Real Estate Myths, Myths, Facts, Helpful, Information, Burlington Real Estate, Real Estate Market

Debunking Real Estate Myths that you probably believe!  Myth 1. You don't need to depersonalize your home before listing or showing it Staging can help you sell and sell for more! Taking away personalized items and creating a neutral space will allow the buyers to envision their things and lives in the house.   Myth 2. All renovations will increase the value of your hom...Read More

New Home Checklist

By: Davenport Realty

New Home Checklist

Tags: Homes, New Home, Moving, Move, Buyers, Sellers, Real Estate, Burlington Real Estate

Are you moving into a new place?  Here are some helpful tips! 1. Update your address and transfer utilities  Don't forget to update your address for your Driver's Licence, Healthcard, banking, credit cards, loyalty programs and your place of employment. You may also want to set up a temporary mail-forwarding with Canada Post.  Call all your utilities, gas, electricity, te...Read More