New condo building in the Durham Region Ontario

One of the great things about Durham Region real estate is that you have so many types of properties to choose from. Condos are particularly popular in this area because they can be very affordable compared to single-family homes and similar properties in Toronto.

With so many condominiums to choose from in Pickering, Oshawa, and other Durham Region communities, it can be difficult to know which one is the best investment for you. Before jumping into a sale, these are some questions to ask when buying a condo.

What is the Condition of the Condo?

First and foremost you want to make sure that the condo you potentially purchase is in good condition and worth the asking price. Is the unit brand new or older? If it’s older, has the current owner…

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home office in a Durham Region home

Now that remote working has become the norm in most places around the globe, many people are seeing the value in having a dedicated home office where they can be productive and get work done. 

Working from home is a trend that isn’t likely to fade away any time soon, so it’s no surprise that homeowners and home buyers are now looking at home offices as key selling points in Durham Region real estate. 

Creating the perfect home office is so much more than just setting up a desk and a chair in a corner of the house. Ideally you want to create a workspace that is comfortable, convenient, and will help hone focus. 

That being said, you don’t need to do massive renovations to add an office in your home. These are some tips on how to create the…

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girl sliding down a ski run on a snow tube

When the temperature drops and the snow starts to fall, the Durham Region turns into a winter wonderland with plenty of outdoor adventures on offer. And if you don’t feel like braving the cold, there are tons of fun things to do inside where it’s toasty warm as well! 

Whether you want to commune with nature on peaceful snow-covered trails, get the adrenaline pumping on a snow tubing ride, or practice your axe-throwing skills, these are the best things to do during the winter in Ontario’s Durham Region.

Slide and Spin Down a Mountain on a Snow Tube

There’s more than one way to get down a mountain in the Durham Region. Skiing and snowboarding are fun, but nothing beats the thrill of flying down a slippery slope on a cushioned snow tube. Take a…

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real estate agent showing a couple a home

Buying or selling a home is a big decision, so it helps to have a real estate agent who can guide you through the process. But with so many agents and brokerages to choose from, how do you choose the one who will get you the best deal?

These are some tips for finding a Durham Region real estate agent who will have your best interests at heart and ensure that your home buying or selling process goes as smoothly as possible.

Personality is Key

Your real estate agent is someone you will be working closely with, so you want to make sure you choose someone who you trust and relate to. The more your agent gets you, the better they will be able to understand exactly what it is you need. Look for someone who communicates well and gives you a good…

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