Carlo Baldassarra, the man behind Greenpark Homes

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Carlo Baldassarra, the man behind Greenpark Homes

Tags: Greenpark Homes, Builder, Carlo Baldassarra, Humanitarian

  Sometimes a person crosses your path in life. You just feel that this person is going to play an important role in your existence down the road. Carlo Baldassarra is that man for me. I met him while working as a Director of Sales & Marketing -Telelatino (TLN) Television. I was impressed by his persona, but also by the way he treats others as the true humanitarian that he is. I continue...Read More

Reverse mortgages gain popularity in Canada due to more older people getting into debt

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Reverse mortgages gain popularity in Canada due to more older people getting into debt

Tags: Reverse mortgages, Seniors, Canada

It is not easy when you reach into your sixties and things did not turn out as planned as you wished them to. The pile of unpaid bills is getting higher and on top of that your pension turns out to be lower than expected and you also have a mortgage to pay. This is just an example of some of the challenges more older people in Canada face. They are in debt and are unable to pay their mortgage.&nbs...Read More

What is driving up the Housing Prices in Toronto?

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What is driving up the Housing Prices in Toronto?

Tags: housing prices, treb, detached homes, toronto

Real Estate is fascinating. Especially when looking at the current developments in Real Estate in Toronto. This article from RE/MAX Canada that I am sharing here today gives an interesting explanation on what is driving up the housing prices in Toronto.  The real estate sector can be a real mystery. Prices drive ever higher, drop, and then get back to soaring again with no apparent reason. O...Read More

From Naples, to Santo Domingo, to Punta Cana, Liberato de Simone, owner of Italian Restaurant Dolce Italia, has seen it all!

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From Naples, to Santo Domingo, to Punta Cana, Liberato de Simone, owner of Italian Restaurant Dolce Italia, has seen it all!

Tags: Punta Cana, Beyond the resorts, Lifestyle, Italian Restaurant

I think you know by now that I love encouraging people to discover Punta Cana. Especially since there has been a lot of talk about how it is better to not leave a resort or a gated community in Punta Cana. In my new two-weekly blogs I am going to give you information about life and things to do outside the resorts in Punta Cana. So here it is, going beyond the resorts in Punta Cana part 2: From N...Read More

Get Platinum VIP Access to one of the hottest condos in Vaughan

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Get Platinum VIP Access to one of the hottest condos in Vaughan

Tags: Vaughan Condos, Greater Toronto area, Charisma condos 2, South Tower

Vaughan is booming. I already gave a snippet of this in my blog about selling your condo in the Greater Toronto area.  Vaughan was rated one of the best places to live in 2018 by MoneySense Magazine. You have the chance to call this beautiful city your home by living in an amazing Charisma condo.  I am granting you PLATINUM VIP ACCESS for the South Tower of this condominium development b...Read More

How to pick the best Real Estate Investment

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How to pick the best Real Estate Investment

Tags: Buying a Home, Real Estate Investment, Tips

Real Estate is my business. It is something I love to talk about. Whether it is talking about the Real Estate market in the Greater Toronto Area, or giving advice on buying and selling a property, I am always in for a chat about this exciting industry. So when I saw the interesting column of Talbot Boggs on Toronto.com about choosing your real estate investments carefully, I was intrigued because ...Read More

Thinking about buying a home in Canada for the first time? This new incentive makes it a lot easier!

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Thinking about buying a home in Canada for the first time? This new incentive makes it a lot easier!

Tags: Home ownership, Canadian Millenials, Buying a Home, First-Time Buyers

It will be easier for Canadians to buy a house from now on. Actually from today. The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive looks to lower mortgage costs for new home buyers by giving buyers 5 or 10 per cent of the house's cost. This changes a lot of things for a lot of Canadians who want to buy a house.  Last month the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive was announced and it is now ...Read More

An Italian affair at the launch of Reserva Real

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An Italian affair at the launch of Reserva Real

Tags: Punta Cana, New Projects, Caribbean Dream Homes, Rerserva Real, Investing Oversees

The project Reserva Real was officially launched on the 22nd of August 2019 in two festive events. One in Bavaro – Punta Cana and one in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. The Real Estate Agents that were invited for this event, felt like they were in Italy because of the backdrops and visuals of Portofino, Italian bites, wine and music. You can experience the same by getting all the d...Read More

Halton Hills, a quaint town with lots of nature

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Halton Hills, a quaint town with lots of nature

Tags: New Listing, Coming Soon, Halton Hills, Ontario, Greater Toronto Area

The Greater Toronto area has beautiful towns. One of those towns is Halton Hills. In this city breathtaking views, adventurous trails, and the Niagara escarpment, are within reach. I happen to have an amazing listing coming up in Halton Hills, that is why I am giving you a little snippet of the nature in this place.   Nature Halton Hills is a quaint town located in the north-western end of t...Read More

Home prices have doubled in 8 neighbourhoods in Toronto in the past 5 years

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Home prices have doubled in 8 neighbourhoods in Toronto in the past 5 years

Tags: Condos in Toronto, Market Figures, Homes in Toronto, House prices

Home prices have doubled in 8 neigbourhoods in Toronto in the past 5 years. When I read this, I thought about the amount of time it usually takes to see your home rise in value. Sometimes your home gets more valuable because of the renovations you made, or the neighbourhood gets more popular, because of new construction projects and other amenities like restaurants, and shopping malls. To see the ...Read More