Paul Baron

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301-1825 Markham Road
Scarborough, ONM1B 4Z9
Office: 416-298-6000
Office Fax: 416-298-6910
Direct: 416-849-3496
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Paul Baron

Paul Baron Broker of Record

CENTURY 21 Leading Edge Realty Inc., Brokerage*
301-1825 Markham Road
Scarborough, ONM1B 4Z9
Office: 416-298-6000
Direct: 416-849-3496
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Home Inspections: the lowdown

What is a home inspection? A home inspection is  visual investigation of a home’s structure and components to find malfunctioning or unsafe issues within. Typical components to be inspected Heating system   Central air   Interior plumbing Electrical   Roof   Attic Visible insulation   Walls   Ceilings Floors   Windows ...

Choosing art for your home

Adding a splash of colour to your home in the form of art can be both inspirational and an easy way to change up the look of each room. There’s a quote by Roy Adzak about the individuality of art; “Good art is not what it looks like, but what it does to us.”  Art is choice, and more often than not an expensive one at that, and can change the vibe of your space. Make sure each ...

Give Your Neighbourhood a Facelift

The snow is gone and the flowers are blooming. Your neighbourhood is starting to flourish as the buds burst and the green grass grows, but there’s something getting in the way of its natural beauty. The winter’s litter has been uncovered after many months of snow. Garbage is strewn about in ditches, rivers and parks. Sadly, it happens to every neighbourhood. But there’s no reason ...

Spring Cleaning

It’s scary, but it’s a necessity. During the colder months, we tend to let household clutter and stuffiness build up in our homes, making them less enjoyable, increasingly stressful environments and cabin fever inducing. As the season of fresh, new beginnings, spring has, over time, been linked to  cleaning, getting rid of clutter and starting anew. So, in the spirit of the season, ...

The Benefits of Outdoor Living

Get outside and live a little. The desire to extend the home into the great outdoors has been growing for years and doesn’t appear to be slowing down any time in the near future. According to  Canadian Home Trends Magazine, 48 per cent of home renovations planned by its readers are focused on the patio, deck or outdoor space. Thanks to weather-resistant furniture, appliances and fabrics, ...

Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

You’re tired of renting and paying for someone else’s mortgage every month. You’ve been saving for years and decided it’s time to purchase your own piece of real estate. Great! Investing in real estate can be a very profitable and fulfilling step. But now what? Becoming a homeowner can be a little daunting, especially when you’re as green as they come. And like Heather ...
Tags: Home Buyers

Shooting Home Interiors

You’ve tried to show a home in its best light. You’ve taken photos of all of the rooms and features, but they just lack that wow factor. There are a few key factors to consider when shooting interiors that can mean the difference between a dark, dingy, lackluster home and a bright, inviting, sharp interior. Set up the shot The room or vignette has to look good before the camera can record ...

Return on Renovations

So, your bathroom is beginning to look a little too similar to grandma’s and your baseboards have really taken a beating over years of kids playing, pets scratching and furniture being moved. Maybe you’re looking into creating that kitchen you saw in a magazine a couple of months back or that red paint in your dining room is making you twitch. Whatever the  renovation may be, you’re ...

Where we stand at the beginning of 2011 in the Global Real Estate Market

It’s no secret that 2010 was an interesting year in the Global real estate market with economic downturns and buying booms, but a December study illustrates just how unstable the Global market was last year. A recent  study conducted by Scotiabank Group shows a modest recovery for residential housing markets in 2010 through a series of ups and downs. The study found Canada as one of the ...

Top 10 Home Staging Tips

Each of us wants to show our home in its best light. We want guests to be wowed by it and prospective buyers to choose it out of all the homes they tour. Luckily, a few simple steps can help move your abode to the top of the list.  According to  Moneysense Magazine, home staging can bring in six per cent above a home’s asking price. 1. Curb Appeal Statistics say potential buyers will ...
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