Brian Madigan LL.B., Broker
BRMadigan@Rogers.com

RE/MAX West Realty Inc.,
Brokerage
Independently owned and operated

96 Rexdale Blvd. 
Toronto, Ontario 


Phone: 416-745-2300

Cell: 647-404-8150 
Toll Free: 1-888-507-0817

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Renovations Which Have a Big Payoff

October 9, 2016 - Updated: October 9, 2016Homeowners' Information

Renovations Which Have a Big Payoff According to the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC), the top four renovations with the highest re ...

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Renovation Contracts in Ontario

April 1, 2015 - Updated: April 1, 2015Homeowners' Information

It is important to remember that there are many types of renovation contracts in use in Ontario today. The one which has been under re ...

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Preventing Disaster if the Renovator Goes Bankrupt

January 8, 2015 - Updated: January 8, 2015Homeowners' Information

Bankrupt Renovator - Runs out of Money Recently, there have been reports about a renovation building contractor who ran into financia ...

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Open Concept Plans

July 17, 2014Homeowners' Information

Integral Value of the Open Concept Plans For most of the twentieth century, house designs divided houses up into a number of rooms for ...

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Consider Opening Up the House

March 26, 2014 - Updated: March 26, 2014Homeowners' Information

For most of the twentieth century, house designs divided houses up into a number of rooms for specific purposes. In the early 1900’s, in a ...

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Hardwood Floors Add Value to Homes

February 24, 2014Homeowners' Information

The interesting thing about hardwood floors is that it is one of the few improvements that you can make to your house where the resale value may ...

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Inground Swimming Pools an Added Bonus

February 22, 2014 - Updated: February 22, 2014Homeowners' Information

Well-Maintained Pools Add Value to Your Home Swimming pools can add a lot of fun to your backyard, but when it comes to either buying ...

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Keep Water out of the Basement During the Spring Thaw

February 3, 2014 - Updated: February 3, 2014Homeowners' Information

There really are a couple of ways to do this. Water is getting into the basement because it’s running down the walls of the base ...

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Snow Clearing without Lawn Damage

February 3, 2014 - Updated: February 3, 2014Homeowners' Information

With all the ice and snow accumulating in the GTA, you might wonder if there is a right and wrong way to shovel the snow. If you&rsquo ...

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Drywalling with Stone

October 22, 2013 - Updated: October 22, 2013Homeowners' Information

You might like to think that building a stone wall, stone bridge or stone building would be a very difficult and expensive undertaking. ...

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Removal of Inground Swimming Pools and Other Options

August 14, 2013 - Updated: August 14, 2013Homeowners' Information

Sometimes a pool is just old, so what do you do with it? If it adds no value to the property, as it sits, what are the homeowner&rsquo ...

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How Much Do Inground Swimming Pools Add to the Value of Homes?

August 13, 2013Homeowners' Information

Homeowners and buyers both wonder about the value of an inground swimming pool. Does it add value to the property, and if so, how much? ...

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Swimming Pools can Value to Your home.

August 11, 2013 - Updated: August 11, 2013Homeowners' Information

Swimming pools can add a lot of fun to your backyard, but when it comes to either buying or selling, there are certain issues that have to be co ...

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Landscaping in the Front Yard

July 26, 2013 - Updated: July 26, 2013Homeowners' Information

Front Yard Landscaping By Brian Madigan Where is your front yard? Sometimes, this can be a problem. You want to landscape, b ...

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Clean Your Eavestrough!

July 21, 2013 - Updated: July 21, 2013Homeowners' Information

You should be thinking about cleaning out your eavestrough. I know that’s not a particularly good thought, so let me tell you why! ...

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Money Grows On Trees!

July 21, 2013 - Updated: July 21, 2013Homeowners' Information

If I were to tell you that I have an investment for you that will provide you with a tax free return of over 1,000 per cent, you’d think t ...

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Are You Looking for an Eco-friendly Bed Bug Remedy?

April 14, 2013 - Updated: April 14, 2013Homeowners' Information

Are you looking for an eco-friendly bed bug remedy? According to the Harvard School of Public Health, "Bed bugs are small wingles ...

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Install Battery Operated Smoke Detectors Immediately

April 4, 2013 - Updated: April 4, 2013Homeowners' Information

During the last week in March, 2013, in Sharon, Ontario, a small community just north of Toronto four adult members of the Dunsmuir family died ...

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Good Fences make Good Neighbours

March 10, 2013 - Updated: July 21, 2013Homeowners' Information

From Hadrian's Wall to the Great Wall of China, thousands of years before Robert Frost's prophetic words, neighbours have struggled with ...

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Ice Damming Could Harm Your Property

February 14, 2013 - Updated: March 1, 2013Homeowners' Information

Ice Damming ~ Be careful! Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. In the ...

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Beware of the February Thaw!

February 13, 2013 - Updated: March 1, 2013Homeowners' Information

Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. Potholes, the trademark of the February thaw are not your b ...

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Brian Madigan LL.B. Broker

RE/MAX West Realty Inc. Brokerage

Independently owned and operated

96 Rexdale Blvd. , Toronto Ontario,

Phone: 416-745-2300

BRMadigan@Rogers.com

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