Welcome back to our in-depth real estate market update for the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Durham Region. The dynamics of March 2024 have presented some unique changes and trends worth noting:

GTA Market Insights:

Sales Activity: March 2024 witnessed a shift in the GTA real estate market. Despite a 4.5% decrease in home sales compared to March 2023, there was still enough competition among buyers to push up the average price. REALTORS® reported 6,560 sales through TRREB’s MLS® System. Interestingly, this decrease could be partially attributed to the Good Friday holiday occurring in March this year, unlike last year when it fell in April.

Home Prices: The average selling price in the GTA rose moderately by 1.3% from last year to $1,121,615.…

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As spring blossoms across Ontario, Durham Region springs to life with a vibrant lineup of events throughout May. Whether you're a foodie or just looking for family fun, there's something for everyone. Here are some of the top events to check out:

Clarington’s Got Talent (May 3, 2024)

Showcasing local talents, Clarington’s Got Talent is a perfect family-friendly event. Taking place at the Firehouse Youth Centre, it’s a great opportunity to support young performers and enjoy a variety of acts.

Maplefest in Bowmanville (May 4, 2024)

Experience the charm of spring in Historic Downtown Bowmanville at Maplefest. This beloved festival features local maple syrup producers and an array of maple-infused treats like donuts, fudge, and candies. Stroll…

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Gardening is not just about beautifying your space; it's about creating a sustainable environment that supports local ecosystems. For those of us in Durham Region, this means embracing native plants in our gardening projects. Planting with native species not only enhances the natural beauty of our gardens but also provides essential habitats for wildlife and reduces the maintenance and resources typically required. Here’s how you can get started on planting a native garden at your home in Durham Region.

Why Choose Native Plants?

1. Environmental Benefits: Native plants are adapted to our local climate and soil conditions, which means they require less water and are more resistant to pests and diseases prevalent in our area. This reduces the need…

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In the ever-evolving world of architecture and home design, a unique style has emerged, captivating the hearts of homeowners and design enthusiasts alike: the bungaloft. This architectural gem blends the cozy allure of a bungalow with the spacious and airy feel of a loft, creating a living space that's both practical and enchanting. But what exactly is a bungaloft, and why is it becoming a coveted choice for many? Let's dive into the world of bungalofts and discover the charm that makes them so irresistible.

What Is a Bungaloft?

A bungaloft, as the name suggests, is a fusion between a bungalow and a loft. It retains the single-story layout typical of bungalows but incorporates a loft space, usually above the garage or kitchen, adding a second…

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