By: Micah Munro

Welcome to My 5-Part Series on Debunking Investment Myths

Tags: Real Estate Investing

I’m about to begin a five-part series on investing myths. Today, I’ll be sharing a brief introduction to that great upcoming series.  Looking to buy a home? Search all homes for sale.  Looking to sell a home? Get a free home value report.  Looking for a property to invest in? Search all available properties.  Today, I’m excited to announce the beginning ...Read More

By: Micah Munro

Upstage Your Home to Maximize Your ROI

Tags: Home Selling Tips

  Today, I’ll take you through a home I’m upstaging to demonstrate the return that this process can bring homeowners. Looking to buy a home? Search all homes for sale.  Looking to sell a home? Get a free home value report.  Today I’m excited to introduce you to the idea of upstaging. It’s a new term that we’ve trademarked that means a combination...Read More

By: Micah Munro

Avoid These 3 Common Home Buying Mistakes

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  Being aware of potential pitfalls is a great way to prepare as a buyer. Today, I’d like to discuss three common mistakes buyers make in the real estate process. There are three mistakes I often see buyers make in today’s market, so today I’d like to go over each of them.   1. Not being prepared. Being properly prepared is essential for buyers. A well-prepared...Read More

By: Micah Munro

How to Protect Your Home This Winter

Tags: Homes in Toronto, House Prices, Real Estate, The Micah Munro Team

  What can you do to protect your home from winter weather? There are three simple projects that can help you. Winter is here and the weather has gotten a lot colder. Today, I want to talk to you about some things you can do to make sure that your house is protected this winter.   First, make sure that you prepare your hoses and outdoor faucets. People often forget about outside ...Read More

By: Micah Munro

We Hope You Have a Happy Holiday Season!

Tags: Homes in Toronto, House Prices, Real Estate, The Micah Munro Team, Happy Holidays

        2017 is almost over. So, from all of us here at the Micah Munro Team: Happy Holidays! We hope you have a pleasant holiday season and a successful new year. Be sure to stop in and say hello to us in 2018. We’re excited to see what next year has in store. Talk to you soon!     ...Read More

By: Micah Munro

EXCLUSIVE: Alexandra Park Condominium Residence Unit 202, $550,000

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                                            This Exclusive won’t last long! Alexandra Park Condominium Residence Unit 202, $550,000! Located on Queen and Spadina, don’t miss this opportunity to own this amazing 700 Sq Ft condo! This 2 bedroom condo features a split be...Read More

By: Micah Munro

How to win in a bidding war in Toronto and get the highest offer when selling!

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This information will be useful for sellers to understand how a bidding war is utilized to the best of its ability.  But it’s also good for buyers to understand how bidding wars are run sometimes and to know what they are getting into so that they don’t get caught up in the emotion and end up paying over market value. Today I wanted to talk to you about bidding wars and the nuan...Read More

By: Micah Munro

Housing Production on Target

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Despite popular fears that construction of new homes and condos is outstripping the demand, analyst Will Dunning of MacLean’s recently demonstrated that the housing market is right on target: “We hear lots of commentary that Canada is over-producing housing relative to demographic requirements. But, over time housing starts are usually not even close to the estimates of demogr...Read More

By: Micah Munro

Changes to Government-Backed Mortgage Insurance

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On December 11, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced changes to the rules for government-backed mortgage insurance.  From the official Department of Finance announcement: “Effective February 15, 2016, the minimum down payment for new insured mortgages will increase from 5 per cent to 10 per cent for the portion of the house price above $500,000. The 5 percent minimum down payment fo...Read More

By: Micah Munro

Spotlight: Harbord Bakery

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“Spotlight” is a new regular feature for the LoveLivingToronto blog where we will feature some of our favourite local businesses.  Recently, we had the pleasure to interview Susan Wisniewski, owner of Harbord Bakery.  This Harbord Village staple celebrated its 70th birthday this year.  This venerable institution has served the neighbourhood fresh baked goods since 1...Read More