John Burke SRES Sales Representative
Royal LePage Connect Realty, Brokerage Independently owned and operated
Office: 416-751-6533Mobile: 416-409-0873

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6 reasons to use a broker

January 17, 2014 - Updated: January 17, 2014Why you still need a mortgage broker

6 reasons to use a broker 1. Choice: If you go directly to your bank, you will only be offered products from that financial institution. Mo ...

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The Art of Packing

January 17, 2014 - Updated: January 17, 2014The Art of Packing

The Art of Packing There is something uplifting about moving: a new home is a new beginning and packing becomes a purifying ritual, a time t ...

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Selling Your Home: Where to Begin?

January 17, 2014 - Updated: January 17, 2014Selling Your Home

Selling Your Home: Where to Begin? First Impressions Remember what first attracted you to your house when you bought it? What excited yo ...

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Preparing for a Home Inspection

January 17, 2014 - Updated: January 17, 2014Preparing for a Home Inspection

Preparing for a Home Inspection One step which is inevitable in the home selling process is a visit from a professional house inspector. The ...

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Moving with Plants

January 17, 2014 - Updated: March 10, 2014Moving with Plants

Moving with Plants Moving your houseplants can be hazardous to their health. If you have plants and are planning to move homes, you' ...

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Moving With Pets

January 17, 2014 - Updated: January 17, 2014Moving With Pets

Moving With Pets Making your pets comfortable in your new home. You may not know this, but dogs and cats can encounter many of the same prob ...

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Mortgage Pre-Approval

January 17, 2014 - Updated: January 17, 2014Mortgage Pre-Approval

Mortgage Pre-Approval Buying a home is probably one of the biggest emotional and financial decisions you'll ever make. So it's not s ...

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Is It Better to Buy a New or an Older Home?

January 17, 2014 - Updated: January 17, 2014Is It Better to Buy a New or an Older Home

Is It Better to Buy a New or an Older Home? New homes tend to cost more than older homes, but the sticker price doesn't tell the whole s ...

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HST and Your New Home

January 17, 2014 - Updated: January 17, 2014HST and Your New Home

HST and Your New Home When you buy a newly constructed home, condominium or town home, the entire purchase price including land is taxable. ...

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Home Ownership Incentives

January 17, 2014 - Updated: January 17, 2014Home Ownership Incentives

Home Ownership Incentives "Government Programs to help you save" Home Buyers' Plan (HBP) The Government of Canada' ...

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Home Maintenance Checklist

January 17, 2014 - Updated: January 17, 2014Home Maintenance

Home Maintenance Checklist As a homeowner, it is fundamental that steps be taken to preserve the beauty and longevity of y ...

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Become Mortgage Free

January 17, 2014 - Updated: January 17, 2014Become Mortgage Free

Become Mortgage Free Are you feeling weighed down by the years remaining on your mortgage? Worried about when you should lock in your variab ...

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8 Tips For Finding Your First Hom

January 17, 2014 - Updated: January 17, 20148 Tips For Finding Your First Home

8 Tips For Finding Your First Home Here are 8 tips to help make finding that first home go as smoothly as possible: 1. Research before ...

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8 Simple Tips to Weatherproof Your Home

January 17, 2014 - Updated: January 17, 20148 Simple Tips to Weatherproof Your Home

8 Simple Tips to Weatherproof Your Home Winter or summer, one thing is almost certain – the temperature outside your home doesn't ...

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Closing costs more than homebuyers often expect

January 17, 2014 - Updated: January 17, 2014Closing costs more than homebuyers often expect

Closing costs more than homebuyers often expect Some buyers may not consider the extra costs of a home beyond its purchase price. B ...

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5 Tips to Getting More for Your Property

January 17, 20145 Tips to Getting More for Your Property

5 Tips to Getting More for Your Property Here are five recommendations to give your home an immediate face lift and help you get more for yo ...

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John Burke SRES Sales Representative
Royal LePage Connect Realty, Brokerage Independently owned and operated
1415 Kennedy Rd. Suite 22
Toronto, ON   M1P 2L6

Phone: 416-751-6533Mobile: 416-409-0873Fax: 416-751-7795
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