By: Tanya Vakil Fernandes

CURVE appeal for harmony in your home.

Tags: Homes for Sale; Sellers; Buyers;

Harmony in the home starts with functional design.  To establish a harmonious flow in your home,  incorporate these 4 design basics, ensuring there is beauty, balance, symmetry and flow from room to room.    To start, plan to paint the house in the same colour palette.  If you are working with greys, whites or browns select shades of the same neutral colour, and accen...Read More

By: Tanya Vakil Fernandes

Closing a property for the first time? Avoid these common mistakes.

Tags: Homes for Sale; Sellers; Buyers;

You have just purchased your first property - this is an exciting time!  Now that your offer has been accepted there are a number of steps to follow.  Let’s review the steps together to ensure everything goes smoothly from beginning to end.    Doing the math.  When working out the numbers, you will have to incorporate your mortgage payment of course, however, there a...Read More

By: Tanya Vakil Fernandes

Top 5 Must Have Luxury Design Products

Tags: luxury homes;

Enhance the style, and functionality, of your dream home with the latest innovation in home design.  These top 5 products are currently igniting the passion of luxury home designers, everywhere.   Custom designed integrated systems These intricate systems use the latest technology to combine custom combinations for lighting, security, Wi-Fi and entertainment systems, in a home based...Read More

By: Tanya Vakil Fernandes

Landlords, Tenants and Governments - Oh my!

Tags: Homes for Sale; Sellers; Buyers;

Landlord and Tenant agreements can be difficult to understand - that is where I come in.  Using an experienced agent, like myself, I will help you navigate the world of investment properties and tenant agreements.   Recently, newly proposed legislation in Ontario, put forward changes to the rules for tenants and landlords.  Let’s review the top 3 proposed changes.  Here w...Read More

By: Tanya Vakil Fernandes

Changes in the Ontario Real Estate Market, Deconstructed.

Tags: new rules 2017; homes for sale; milton

April brought about proposed changes in the Ontario real estate market - this is true.  The good news is that I am here to deconstruct the changes, and more importantly, how they may affect our marketplace.    Let’s review the top 3 points and break down what it means:   15% Non-Resident Speculation Tax (NRST)  This is a tax that will apply to anyone purchasing prope...Read More

By: Tanya Vakil Fernandes

5 steps to navigating your way through a Bidding Wars!

Tags: Homes for Sale; first time home buyers;

Being prepared for the current fast paced real estate market is the only way to ensure success when buying, selling or investing in a home.  I would like to share with you my 5 steps to navigating your way through a bidding war when buying a home to ensure you come out on top. This is in addition to already being pre-approved & knowing your affordability price range.   Here we go! &n...Read More

By: Tanya Vakil Fernandes

Which Colour Aligns with Your Personality?

Tags: Homes for Sale

When the season changes to Spring, and we start to shed the layers of winter, the urge arises to paint the world with gorgeous colour once again.  The sunlight streaming in the windows inspires the mind to explore brilliant blues, deep reds and cherry yellows to brighten the mood after months of darkness.    A fantastic way to express your love of colour, and your personality, is to...Read More

By: Tanya Vakil Fernandes

Navigating Flooring in 2017 - where to start?

Tags: homes in milton

This year home fashion is all about bold and grand design.  When it comes to preferred flooring, hardwood is rising to the top of the list as hardwood flooring will achieve a bold look and yet will not dominate an entire room.  This strong and subtle combination fits perfectly with the style choices for 2017.    There are two things to consider when selecting hardwood flooring ...Read More

By: Tanya Vakil Fernandes

Cool Metal has become a hot part of the Design Conversation:

Tags: Homes for sale

 As the bright sunshine returns this spring, give yourself permission to widen your design repertoire.  If there was a time to be bold with texture and color, the time is now. Looking ahead to what’s hot in the world of design, we discover a bold, cool and funky new movement towards all things metal.    Metal is making a real impact in stunningly beautiful ways. ...Read More