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Anthony Fialho
Toronto, Ontario
Everything Real Estate
Interests: real estate
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It is important to prevent and prepare for the worst and here are a couple of ways to do so: - Install smoke detectors and change batteries regularly - Post emergency numbers near the telephone - Plan a family meeting spot in case of a fire - Make sure you... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2012 at Everything Real Estate
According to Forbes here are five reasons why your home may not be selling: 1. Your home is priced well above your neighbouring properties - The first thing brokers do before they recommend a price to a seller, is they look at the sales prices of the last three sales... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2012 at Everything Real Estate
Clean or replace air filters on your air conditioning unit at least once a month. If you have central air conditioning, do not close vents in unused rooms. Lower the thermostat on your water heater to 120. Wrap your water heater in an insulated blanket. Turn down or shut off... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2012 at Everything Real Estate
If your credit score is not as high as you would like it to be, read your report vigilantly to find out which factors are most likely having a negative influence on your score, and then work to improve them. Here are some tips, from the Financial Consumer Agency of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2012 at Everything Real Estate
A healthy credit rating is important when buying a house. Here are some tips to ensure your credit rating stays healthy: Borrow fully secured money. Secured debts are those that are backed up by some sort of asset or guarantee. The most common examples are car loans or mortgages. If... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2012 at Everything Real Estate
PROS Affordable. Owning a property in key vacation spots becomes more affordable when the cost is shared by several persons. Maintenance Worry-free. You don’t have to worry about the upkeep and maintenance of the property on your own. Someone else will take care of it for you. Vacation Guaranteed. No... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2012 at Everything Real Estate
Locating your perfect apartment can be hard. If you know exactly what you want you’ll have to ask questions to ensure your getting it. Here are 75 questions and tips to get you moving in the right direction. How much will rent increase each year? Have breaking and entering ever... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2012 at Everything Real Estate
Don’t throw out that outdated chair just because it no longer matches your other furniture…Reupholstering is easy and adds a coordinated finish to your decor. Here's how to reupholster a chair: Note: Instructions are for spring-cushion chair. If your chair does not have springs, not all steps will apply. Supplies... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2012 at Everything Real Estate
BLINDS, PANELS, SHADES AND SHUTTERSWindows are great for letting light in, but sometimes, you want to keep the light out and the privacy in. Enhance your level of privacy and safety at home by adding the fresh look of blinds, shades or shutters to your window treatments. Below are a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2012 at Everything Real Estate
Bank of Canada Announcement Today, the BANK OF CANADA announced that it was maintaining its target for the overnight rate at one per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly one and a quarter per cent and the deposit rate is three quarters of a per cent. Economists do not predict... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2012 at Everything Real Estate
I recently found out that some of the big banks post their interest rate competitively but they calculate the compounded interest monthly as opposed to semi-annually which actually mean your paying more interest. Let me compare rates and mortgage products with you. Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2012 at Everything Real Estate
deteriorating European economy and weak global growth will keep the Bank of Canada from raising rates for at least another year, though an interest rate cut looks highly unlikely, according to a Reuters survey. The Reuters poll of 41 economists and strategists released on Tuesday showed the median forecast for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2012 at Everything Real Estate
Bank of Canada benchmark rate for qualifying variable rate mortgages and 1-4 year terms is shown on the attached rate sheet as 5.29% 5 year Conventional must close by February 29, 2012 Ø High Ratio Rate: 3.25% Ø Conventional Rate: 3.25% Ø Deals must close on or before February 29,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2012 at Everything Real Estate
With the cold weather here and the new year around the corner why not pick up a 2011 read and curl up by the fire with a warm drink . Here are 20 books that made the cut this year: 1. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins 2. Water for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2011 at Everything Real Estate
Discover the latest kitchen design trends in cabinets, counters, faucets, flooring and more. Planning a kitchen remodel? Then consider updating your space with lighter floors, grey cabinets, one-of-a-kind chairs and cozy eat-in nooks. These are just a few of the latest kitchen looks. 1. Bleached Ash Floors Or Cabinets 2.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2011 at Everything Real Estate
Life can get busy and stressful and sometimes a short car drive and a weekend off is the perfect combination to some relaxation. These getaways do not require a plane ride and a fortune. 1. Niagara Falls 2. Thousand Islands 3. Algonquin Park 4. Couples Resort 5. Stratford 6. Montreal... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2011 at Everything Real Estate
Visiting Toronto? Check out this website and get some great travel tips to ensure you get the most out of your vacation! Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2011 at Everything Real Estate
There are 5 things to consider before deciding to rent a home: 1. More Stable Housing Costs - Rent payments can be unpredictable and typically rise each year, but most mortgages remain unchanged for the entire loan period. 2. Tax Savings - Homeowners can be eligible for tax savings on... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2011 at Everything Real Estate
With a population of 5.5 million, the GTA is known to be one of the most multicultural cities. Living in the GTA places you close to thousands of things to do and places to see for people of all ages. Here are just a few spots the whole family can... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2011 at Everything Real Estate
Feel like you didn’t play enough golf this season? Well you still have some time. Make your last golf runs this season memorable and check out theses top golf courses in the GTA. - Angus Glen Golf Club 10080 Kennedy Road, Markham - Ballantrae Golf & CC 1 Final... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2011 at Everything Real Estate
Sometimes small rooms can feel confining and uncomfortable. Here are a few clever tricks that fool the eye and make a small space in your home appear much bigger then it really is. 1. Colour - Cream colors and icy blues are just a few of the best color combinations... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2011 at Everything Real Estate
Teach all children to swim as soon as possible. Have fencing around pools with latches that are hard to reach by young children. Always have an adult to supervise swimming activities At least on family member should know CPR. Keep a telephone near the pool at all times Never swim... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2011 at Everything Real Estate
Summer is almost over lets take advantage and enjoy these last beautiful days with some of Brampton’s most popular attractions. There is entertainment for everyone, kids, friends, adults, couples, seniors and even your pets! Here are some places to consider: - GAGE PARK Corner of Main & Wellington - WILD... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2011 at Everything Real Estate
The best way to clean windows, or any large stretch of glass, is with a squeegee. It does a quicker and more efficient job. What you will need: A good quality squeegee window wand If you'll be cleaning high windows, you also will need an extension pole. The basic process... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2011 at Everything Real Estate
The government of Canada has announced and extention of the popular ecoENERGY Home Retrofit Program to help homeowners invest in energy-efficient upgrades and reduce the burden of high-energy costs. Owners of most houses, four-season recreational properties and low-ride multi-unit residential buildings can register to be eligible for the program from... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2011 at Everything Real Estate