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I am proud to recommend the following service professionals to be part of your real estate home buying or selling team.

There is no obligation or cost in contacting these professionals.

1. Mortgage

2. Lawyers

3. Home Inspection 

4. Survey 

5. Title Insurance

6. Insurance   

7. Preparing Home  Renovations

8. Staging

9. Renovation

10. Moving & Storage

1.  Mobile Mortgage Brokers/Specialists 


Stef Edwards
e Mortgage Specialist
RBC Royal Bank
Tel: (905) 251-5120 (Aurora)
Fax: (905) 841-2341

Email          Website

Ramy Ibrahim
Manager, Residential Mortgages   
TD Canada Trust
Tel: (416) 997-3279 
Cell: (416) 997-3279
 Email          Website


Dominion Lending Centres
Svetlana (Lana) Grichanova
Dominion Lending Centres
Cell: 647-293-8767

Email    Website


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2. Lawyers

Lawyer -  YORK REGION - Aurora/Newmarket

Dorota Smolarkiewicz
15403 Yonge St
Aurora ON  L4G 1P1


Email              Website


Lawyer -  YORK REGION - Aurora and many other locations

Shayle Rothman
Managing partner and founder
4701 Highway #7
P.O. Box 3249
Markham Industrial Park
Markham, Ontario L3R 6G6
Tel: 1-855-466-3801
Fax: 905-477-6778

Email       Website


Lawyer - YORK REGION - Newmarket/Aurora

David McLennan
Hill Hunter Losell Law Firm LLP
17360 Yonge St.

Suite 200, P.O. Box 324
Newmarket, ON
L3Y 4X7
Tel: (905) 895-1007
Fax: (905) 895-4064

Email            Website


Lawyer - TORONTO - East 


Mitch Korman
Korman & Company
Specialists in Condo Assignments
721 Queen St. East
Toronto ON  M4M 1H1
Tel: 416-465-4232
Fax: 416-465-6912

Email     Website


 Lawyer - TORONTO  - North York


Stephen H. Shub, & His Team
5799 Yonge St. #803, Toronto, ON  M2M 3V3 (Head Office)

Yonge & Finch (free parking) plus 4 other branch offices. Map of Locations
M-F  8:30 am to 11:00 pm  Fri to 7:00 pm Sat: 9 am to 5 pm Sun: Closed.
Service in multiple languages
Tel: (416) 222-1882 • Fax: (416) 222-4277 • Cell: (416) 520-6120

Email    Website


Lawyer - East GTA - Durham Region - Pickering

Harvey Storm
1400 Bayly Street, Suite 11B
Pickering ON  L1W 3R2
Tel: (416) 485-3425
Toll Free Tel: (888)-876-5529
Fax: (905) 420-4062

Email           Website


Lawyer - East GTA - Durham Region - Rouge Hill

William G. Tatham
Tatham Pearson LLP
Barristers & Solicitors
5524 Lawrence Ave East (Port Union/Lawrence)
Toronto (Rouge Hill)
Tel: (416) 284-4749
Fax: (416) 284-3086

Email           Website


Lawyer -Toronto - Downtown 

Stephen Altwerger,Q.C.
Stephen, Baker, Weinberg
2300 Yonge Street, Suite 2901, Box 2450 (at Eglinton)
Toronto, ON  M4P 1E4
Tel: (416) 234-5071 x1
Fax: 1-(905) 476-2560  

Cost: varies from $600 to $800 or more for buy/sell of a home.

Email                       Website


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3. Home Inspection


Tim Purtill                    James Watters                    Dave Smith

CANSPEC Homeservices
Registered Home Inspector
Tel: (416) 993-2954
Toll Free: 1-877-226-7732




Carson Dunlop & Associates

Costs are slightly more than above - check their website for details.



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4. Land Survey

Protect Your Boundaries

Chris Kamarianakis
1137 Centre St
Suite 104
Thornhill ON  L4J 3M6

Tel: 1-877-392-2662

Email           Website

Association of Land Surveyors (AOLS)

Take your pick from this list
Cost: about $700 - $1,500


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5. Residential Title Insurance

One Dundas Street West
Suite 2200, P.O. Box 75
Toronto, ON M5G 1Z3
Tel: 1-800-410-1013 or 416-598-5899

Fax: 1-800-286-7639 or 416-599-8341

E-mail     Website

First Canadian Title
2235 Sheridan Garden Drive
Oakville, Ontario, L6J 7Y5
Tel: (905) 287- 3122
Toll Free: 1-866-804-3122
Fax: (905) 287-2403
Fax toll free: 1-800-705- 0006


Good idea to read this article on title insurance and talk to your lawyer.
Some laywers will include this coverage as part of their closing sevices.

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6. Home & Condo Insurance (fire, theft & Auto


Michael Craig, BA, LLB      Ryan Craig, BA, LLB

CMR Insurance
Registered Insurance Broker

Toll Free: 1 (800) 282-1915

Email                 Website

Cost: House - $350-$500; Condo - $150-$200

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A. - Corrugated and E-Staging (virtual)

Exciting New Alternatives to Full Staging

Donna Ragona - 289-291-1211


B. Home Staging Visuals

Chandra Bradley - 416-859-0707


C. Makeover, Touch-ups & Staging




Tara Savelle - Owner
Home on Display
Tel:  905-914-6338

My Home Seller Clients receive this 2-hour Home Preparation as part of my FULL SERVICE home selling system: Selling Your Home.

Home Preparation Consultation

  • Home on Display certified staging consultant in your home
  • 25 page consultation report (provided to you on consultation day)
  • 150 point interior and exterior home staging inspection
  • "Sale-safe" paint colours
  • Furniture layouts
  • Trade referrals and trade pricing on selected suppliers
  • Personalized paint colour wallet


Price range: $175.00 - $300.00 (included in my listing service).

Need Full Staging? Quotes provided.  If this level is desired, I provide a $300.00 coupon.

Email             Website 


D. Makeover, Touch-ups & Staging

Staging Diva
Debra Gould

Six Elements Inc.
Home Staging / House Fluffing, Colour Consulting and Interior Design
Tel: 416-691-6615

Cost: Starts at $800 

Email           Website 

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8. Preparing Your Home

Colour & Paint Expert

Aliscia Razack
Markham 2000 Decorating
Owner & Design Consultant
A&R Design

4451 Highway #7 Unionville, ON
L3R 1M1

Tel: 905-513-1657

Cell: (416) 875-0299

Cost: Minimum $150 for 1-1/2 hours consult; $75 per extra hour  - 10% discount on paint and accessories

Email         Website

Preparing Your Home - Painting

Mike Stepko
True Colours Painting and Decorating

Cell: 416-567-0094

Cost: Free estimates



Preparing Your Home - Cleaning



Serving the GTA
Tel: 647-694-3699



Molly Maid

Serving Toronto-GTA
Main Office : Tel: 289-803-0171

Franchise Owner: Jeanette Wooder

Franchise Owner: Kim Dunn
Tel: 905-841-6243

Website  (Molly Maid locations in Ontario)


Merry Maids

Serving the GTA
$30 off your first cleaning

Main Office: 1-877-782-9201

1 – 1235 Journey’s End Circle

Newmarket, ON, L3Y 8T7 
Tel: (905) 853-0780

Website  (Merry Maid locations in Ontario)


Preparing Your Home - Decluttering

Serving the GTA
Donations made to Sick Kids

Newmarket/Aurora & Area
Franchise Owner: Darcey Kingston
Tel: 905-767-5865

Main Office Ph: 1-800-468-5865

Website  (for locations across Ontario)

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9. Renovations

The Home Pros

356 Dorchester Street
Newmarket, ON
L3Y 8B4

Tel: (905) 853-3535


The Home Pros Home Improvements & Home Renovations in Newmarket are York Regions # 1 choice for Basement Renovations, Bathroom Renovations and Kitchen Renovations.


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10. Moving & Storage


Newmarket, Aurora, Bradford and York Region Movers

Bradford Moving & Storage

(905) 775-3982



AMJ Campbell Van Lines
Toll Free: 1-888-265-6683


Cost: Quoted on the weight, storage time, and distance involved: Get a Quote


(Portable On Demand Storage) 

Toll Free: 1-888-776-7637


Prepare your home to sell. Prior to moving, use a PODS container to de-clutter your home. Clutter-free, spacious interiors allow you and potential home buyers to truly appreciate all that your home has to offer--resulting in a greater home sales profit for you.

Ask me about receiving one month free storage.


A Final Word

I have met many specialists that have helped my home seller and buyer clients over the years.

To save trees (& ink), I have not included all of them above. Other specialists that you may need in your home sale or purchase, such as; locksmiths, handyperson, limo service, catering, etc. to name but a few, I can also introduce you to.

So just ask me at any time for more recommendations – I enjoy spreading the joy that only top service professionals provide.

Dennis Paradis

Cell/Text: 416-399-5832

Serving Newmarket/Aurora and nearby York Region.

Revised: February/2016


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