This week, we had a fantastic FREE workshop here at the Rocca Sisters office with special guest  Frank Cardamone, Mortgage specialist at RBC Royal Bank. 

We asked the questions: How do you build generational wealth?
How can you invest in your future with real estate?
What are some concrete tips on how to get your current home working for you?

Frank spent time as a group and in 1 on 1 Q&A answering these very questions and giving us some great tips on different ways to invest in real estate in order to diversify portfolio and build wealth for future generations. He gave us insightful and checklist style details on how to get going on making your current real estate investment work for you and what to look out for when planning and investing…

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7 ways to celebrate Earth Day from home this year!
  1. Eat more plants: It’s no secret that eating a plant-based diet is one of the easiest ways to have a positive impact on the environment.
  2. Compost: 60% of our landfills are full of organic matter because many people think their food scraps will return to the Earth, but they won’t! Start composting at home!
  3. Save water: Think about ways in which you can save a little water every day and implement them!
  4. Documentary watch party: Organize a Netflix Party with your friends and look into streaming one of these eco-documentaries this Earth Day. Our planet, Before the flood, True cost, Plastic ocean, Chasing coral, River blue, Biggest little farm.
  5. Plant a tree!
  6. Get the kids involved:
    a. Regrow…

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Spring is finally here, which means it's time to start thinking about outdoor maintenance. If you live in a climate where it snows, you know just how harsh winter can be on your property. That's why it's important to take some time to spruce things up now that the snow has melted.

As the Rocca Sisters Team we pride ourselves on our Staged & Sold trademark. We know how to prepare a home for sale and get it sold!

Here are a few outdoor maintenance tasks for spring:

  1. Clean up debris: The snow may have covered up a lot of debris during the winter, so now is the time to clean it up. Start by raking up any leaves, branches, or other debris that may have accumulated in your yard.
  2. Check your gutters: Winter storms can wreak havoc on your…

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April 12 2023 - Great news! The Bank of Canada has decided to hold its benchmark interest rate at 4.5 per cent for the second consecutive decision. Despite a strong start to the Canadian economy and a tight labor market, policymakers at the central bank are confident that inflation will cool to around three per cent by the middle of this year.

According to Tiff Macklem, the governor of the Bank of Canada, Canadians can expect some relief from the rapid acceleration of prices that has been experienced in recent years.

Although food inflation has remained around 10 per cent, the Bank of Canada anticipates prices for grocery shoppers to normalize in the coming months as production and distribution costs decrease. While global inflation has been…

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Are you interested in building generational wealth through real estate? Do you want to learn how to invest in your future with the help of an expert? Then mark your calendar for the upcoming FREE real estate workshop with guest speaker Frank Cardamone, Mortgage Specialist with Royal Bank.  

Here at the Rocca Sisters Team we aim to help educate and bring information to the community through various ways. On of them being, FREE WORKSHOPS!

During this workshop, Frank will be sharing valuable insights and practical tips on how to build generational wealth through real estate. He'll be covering topics like:

  • The benefits of investing in real estate
  • Strategies for maximizing your real estate investments
  • How to leverage your current…

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A huge thank you to everyone who attended our Spring Open House yesterday! We had the greatest time handing out the prettiest spring bulb flowers from Holland Park Garden Centre and we even had a visit from the Easter Bunny who took photos with all the kids and families and handed out chocolate eggs to the little and the big kids! We love when we get the opportunity to socialize with all the wonderful families that we have met and connected with along the way. We wish everyone the greatest spring and the happiest Easter! CHECK OUT OUR VIDEO FROM THE EVENT! The Rocca Sisters

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Great news for Canadian homebuyers! After a year of postponed plans and stalled home buying, many are getting ready to jump back into the housing market. According to a recent survey commissioned by Royal LePage and conducted by Maru/Blue, 62% of those who postponed their plans due to rising interest rates are now willing to return to the market following the Bank of Canada's announcement to hold the overnight lending rate at 4.5%. The survey found that 26% of Canadians who put their home purchase plans on hold over the last year due to rising interest rates will resume their search this spring Many Canadians who intend to return to the housing market are gravitating towards a fixed-rate mortgage, which can shelter homeowners from…

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Happy St Patrick's Day! It's the time of the year where pink turns green!  

DID YOU KNOW? The Rocca Sisters have a very special link to the Irish culture? Our mother was Irish! Her family proudly comes from Cork, Ireland. One of our favourite Irish traditions brought to us from our mom and our Irish family was making "ballymaloe" or "stobhach gaelach"  which is a traditional Irish Stew containing chunks of lamb or mutton, potatoes, onions and parsley!

St Patrick's Day is also known as the Feast of Saint Patrick, which is a cultural and religious celebration held in March to commemorate Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. It also celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish in general. Celebrations generally involve…

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Holding interest rate

March 8 2023 - Today, the Bank of Canada decided to keep the trend-setting interest rate where it is at 4.5%  The hold comes after 8 consecutive increases in just over a year. This wasn’t surprising to many economists after the previous policy meeting and recent statements lending to staying steady. 

This is great news for buyers as we head into the official Spring Market, just around the corner! As inflation begins to ease, it is the hope that rates will stabilize. This creates a confidence and an eagerness to finally buy after a time of waiting and watching the market. As a seller, knowing this helps ease the trepidation to list, with the knowledge that the buyers are definitely out there!

If you have any questions about how the interest rates…

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international womens day 2023


International Women’s Day is today, March 8th, and is focused on inspiring women around the world and celebrating their achievements. We wanted to reach out and recognize all the incredible, hardworking women in our community.

International Women’s Day has been celebrated for over 100 years, and each year a theme is chosen. This year, the international theme chosen by the United Nations is “DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality," highlighting gender gaps in STEM education and careers — and calling attention to the online harassment many women face. International Women's Day is also a reminder of the long road ahead.

Canada’s theme for 2019 is Every Woman Counts.It’s a reminder that all women, from all ages and walks of…

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