Real Estate Blog

COVID-19 UPDATE

The Lino Arci Team is Proudly Serving Our Community! We are taking the coronavirus pandemic very seriously. We believe it’s our responsibility to do everything we can to mitigate and minimize the spread of the virus. We guarantee that our Realtors serving you have not traveled outside of the country within 14 days of your in-person appointment, and will only serve you if they are feeling well and are showing no symptoms of COVID-19. Our team has adapted to a new Virtual Selling Process during this time of social distancing and isolation.
Our goal is to meet your needs while practicing the recommended health boundaries.

We encourage you to reach out to us for any questions or concerns you may have because we are here for you!

For

61 Views, 0 Comments

Many home hunters believe that sellers are only influenced by one thing: cold, hard cash. While it's true that money is usually the deciding factor, buyers should take others into account before they make their bid. Case in point: the offer letter. Writing to a seller provides a personal touch—and it gives you the opportunity to explain your bid if need be.

If you're planning to include a letter with your home offer, here are a few quick tips for crafting one that's compelling...

 Make a connection

 Sellers are human, which means they'd rather make a deal with a person they like than someone they know nothing about. Fortunately, your offer letter provides the perfect opportunity to say something about yourself. If you noticed you have things

387 Views, 0 Comments

There's just something about Valentine's Day. Whether you have a significant other or you're living the single life, February 14th is a day worth celebrating. If you don't have plans yet, never fear! From romantic restaurants to one-of-a-kind events, there's something for every Valentine's fan in Vaughan to enjoy this year. It's time to explore your options—and start planning the perfect evening for your partner, best friend, or even your little ones. 

 Here are five ways to enjoy this Valentine's Day in Vaughan... 

 1) Visit Randevu Restaurant

 Located in the Promenade Mall Plaza, you'll find Randevu—the perfect place to celebrate all of life's occasions. On February 14th, this restaurant and banquet hall will host a can't-miss Valentine's

502 Views, 0 Comments

The home-hunting process is exciting, but it can also come with its fair share of stressors. For many buyers, one of the biggest is setting a budget. There are many factors that will impact how much home you can afford, which is why getting started can seem so daunting. Fortunately, by breaking the process down into steps, you can narrow down your price range—and take a big step toward securing your ideal property.

If you're preparing to buy a home, here are a few tips you can use to figure out what you can afford...

Create your criteria 

Before you can determine how much square footage you're able to afford, it's important to narrow down your criteria. You probably already have strong preferences when it comes to whether you'd prefer a

282 Views, 0 Comments

Home is more than just the space between four walls. It's also about community, and choosing the right one can make for a happier and more fulfilling family life. Fortunately, those of us who are lucky enough to live in Vaughan have some pretty amazing options. 

If you're looking for a family home in 2020, here are three communities where you should consider putting down roots...

1) Vellore Village 

Once you visit Vellore Village, it's bound to be high on the list of neighbourhoods you'd like to call home. This idyllic corner of Woodbridge is perfectly planned—from its schools and parks to its beautiful residential properties. Whether you're looking for a townhouse or single-family home, you'll find a living space that meets your needs here.

124 Views, 0 Comments

For Vaughan home buyers seeking the ideal neighbourhood, Maple should be near the top of the list. This charming community is all about affordable real estate, fantastic schools, easy commutes, and amenities galore. If that weren't enough, Maple is also steeped in natural beauty (just visit one of its many parks for proof). Given the incredible benefits of living in the area, it's no wonder so many families decide to settle down here.

If you're considering a move to Maple, here's what you should know about the community...

 Top-notch amenities

 If it's a convenient lifestyle you're after, you'll find it in Maple. Living in the area means having everything you need in your own backyard, so you can forget about driving halfway across the city

161 Views, 0 Comments

 

 

The holidays are fast approaching, and you may be looking for ways to spend quality time with the family. While your homemade dinners and gift-giving sessions are bound to be joyful, they probably won't fill the days you have with your kids. Why not make the most of the season together by getting out of the house for some Christmas fun? It's the perfect way to stay active over the holidays—and make plenty of new memories.

If you're looking for things to do with your kids in Vaughan, here are five events you'll want to check out this season...

1) Christmas at Kortright 

On December 19th-21st, enjoy some outdoor holiday festivities at Kortright Centre for Conservation. Take in the wonder of this gorgeous woodland preserve as it fills

120 Views, 0 Comments

It's no secret that Vaughan is a wonderful place to live, and the city's neighbourhoods are part of what make it so special. Woodbridge is the perfect example. In this thriving community, you'll find an abundance of beautiful homes, tons of family-friendly amenities, and an ultra-convenient lifestyle. With so much to offer, this part of Vaughan is one of the hottest areas for home buyers in the York Region.

If you're thinking of making the move to Woodbridge, here's what you should know...

 Top-Notch Amenities

In Woodbridge, residents have all the amenities they could ask for—from grocery stores to pharmacies to big-box retailers. When it comes to shopping centres, locals are especially fond of Market Lane. This popular mall features a mix of

157 Views, 0 Comments

Between the freezing temperatures and heavy snowfalls, winter may not seem like the best season to sell a home. Fortunately, that couldn't be further from the truth. The market is less competitive now than it is in spring or summer, which means sellers have an opportunity to make their homes truly stand out—and attract more interest from buyers in the process.

 If you're planning to sell your home during the winter, try these five tips for making a great first impression...

 1) Winterize your property 

 Buyers who visit your home want to know that it's going to stay comfortable and run efficiently no matter the season. One of the easiest ways to assure them that your living space is winter-ready is by sealing any drafty windows and doors.

154 Views, 0 Comments

Let's face it: buying a home can be complicated. Challenges are bound to arise during the process, and how you deal with them could mean the difference between a highly-successful purchase and one that leads to regret. Luckily, there are steps you can take to pave the way towards a great outcome. Some of the most crucial involve knowing what not to do.

If you're ready to buy a home, here are five major missteps you should avoid...

1) Forgoing pre-approval

In an attractive housing market like Vaughan, sellers often receive multiple offers. To make an impression, you need to ensure your bid stand out. While offering a sizeable chunk of change is usually the key to success, steps that highlight your dependability can also work in your favour.

230 Views, 0 Comments