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Record Breaking Sales in June Once Again! But Who’s Buying and Where Are They Getting The $$$??

Here we go again…June sales are off to a record breaking start. Ya Ya Ya….you’ve heard it before, I know. Sales are up year over year by 15.7% and we’re headed for the third straight month in a row to break records. Prices are rising due to the shortage of listings. But never mind that […]

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New Phantom Offer Law: All You Need To Know About Bill 55

You may have heard about Bill 55 that will take effect July 1. This new piece of legislature deals with multiple offer scenarios and aims to eliminate “phantom offers”. Need some clarity? Read on… What is a phantom offer? A phantom offer is an offer that doesn’t actually exist but is used by a Listing […]

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The Pan Am Village: What Happens After The Games?

Toronto will become temporary home to 7,400 athletes from 41 nations during the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games. Years of planning and development have gone into creating the Athlete’s Village and a brand new neighbourhood that will be here to stay. The Athlete’s Village, located in The Canary District (AKA the West Donlands) will be unlike any other […]

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Mid April Market Update

Buyers keep buying and prices keep rising. The market is exceptionally strong with an increase of both the number of homes sold (+3.4% year over year) and the average prices (+7% year over year). This increase was for all types of homes in Toronto and surrounding areas. Strong growth in condo listings has been met […]

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The 6 Biggest Home Insurance Misconceptions People Make

As we know, life doesn’t always go according to even the best laid out plans. So much happens beyond our control and our homes are certainly not exempt from break-ins, fires, damaging storms and floods – the list goes on. But isn’t that what insurance is for? Well yes but maybe not…there are many conceptions […]

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What YOU need to know about Kitec Plumbing

What is it? Kitec plumbing consists of a flexible aluminum pipe sandwiched between an inner and outer layer of plastic pipe (PEX-pipe) with brass fittings. Marketed as a cheaper and easy to install alternative to copper piping, many homes involving extensive renovations or built new may have Kitec plumbing which was sold and installed between […]

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Are You Helping Your Home Sell Or Spending Money That Won’t Make A Difference?

Many people pour loads of money into costly renovations before selling their home. What if I told you some of those renovations won’t make much of a difference to your bottom line when you sell? It is true that Buyers are attracted to homes that are all glammed up and having the features and upgrades […]

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Winterlicious! Mmmm … My Top 5 Toronto Picks!

Ah it’s that time of year again! After all the excess of the holiday season coupled with the cold weather you might think that Toronto restaurants are not bursting with business.  This may or may not be true but come January 30,  the buzz will be full on! Winterlicious running from January 30 – February […]

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Toronto Homeowners + Debt – What’s Smart. What’s Not.

In the recently published  “Manulife Bank Debt Survey”  it was suggested that 27% of the 2373 Canadians questioned about their debt levels don’t consider mortgages to be debt. One can argue that real estate is the only investment that you can live in.  You can’t live inside your stock portfolio but our homes serve one […]

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Importance of a Mortgage Preapproval When Buying a Home in Toronto

What is a Preapproval? A pre approval is the evaluation of a potential borrower by a lender that determines whether the borrower qualifies for a loan by the lender. It also denotes the maximum amount that the lender would be willing to lend. The pre approval process involves a thorough look at the income and […]

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