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Simple ways to add elegance to your home without breaking the bank

June 06th, 2017

Whether you’re planning to list your home for sale or would just like to dress up your domain, here are some ideas for adding simple elegance to the rooms in your home without breaking the bank: Bathroom: There’s no need for floor to ceiling marble to add serious sophistication to the bathrooms in your home. […]

Short Term Gain or Long Term Pain? Will the New Rules Really Cool the Market in the Long Run?

June 01st, 2017

It’s been over a month now since the Provincial Ministry of Finance introduced their 16 Point Fair Housing Plan designed to cool the real estate frenzy which has gripped Toronto and the entire Golden Horseshoe over these past few months. The craziness prevailed through April as the average price in the GTA soared upwards of […]

The State Of Toronto Real Estate – Shortage of Listings Fuels Ravenous Demand

January 24th, 2017

The Toronto Real Estate Market will continue to sizzle through 2017 despite mortgage “safety tests” meant to cool the market, despite mortgage rate hikes, despite talk of prices being unsustainable and despite naysayers forecasting a slowdown…how long have they been saying that? According to the Toronto Real Estate board, the GTA had a record year […]

So You Want To Move to Canada Eh?

November 16th, 2016

      Since the election of Donald Trump, the Canadian Immigration site has repeatedly been crashing with traffic from the US.  Want to venture north? Here are a few ways you might be able to do it.  1) Come in on a Student Visa, study at post secondary institution and eventually apply for citizenship.  2) Come […]

Sneak Peak! Bright Spacious Condo To Hit MLS This Week!

September 04th, 2016

Where can you find a 952 square foot condo in the heart of Leaside boasting a west facing unobstructed sunset tree lined view?  How about cozying up in front of your very own gas fireplace this winter?  Work from home? I’ve got you covered!  Focus on a hard days work in your bright and functional […]

Toronto and Vancouver Don’t Even Try to Compare These Two Housing Markets

July 29th, 2016

Vibrant and bustling Toronto vs. gloriously gorgeous Vancouver have on some level always been in competition with one another. Have you noticed? There’s the ever present east/west thing going on divided by grand mountains, four thousand plus kilometres and mindsets as different as night and day – laid back athletic vs. multicultural diversity with a […]

What If Lofty Toronto and Vancouver Housing Markets Just Won’t Stop?

June 21st, 2016

The Canadian economy can be likened to a three legged stool supported by the following sectors: resources, manufacturing and housing. With sagging oil prices and a weak dollar, the latter a benefit for exports, it’s truly been the housing market carrying the weight of the others. We all know that the Canadian housing market is regional to say […]

How Important Is a Home Inspection? Stupid Question? You’d Be Surprised.

January 17th, 2016

It’s particularly disconcerting when a Buyer decides to not have an inspection done because they think that the seemingly “new” house is too “new” to have any issues. After all it sure “looks” good – shiny, new, clean and pretty. There is no perfect house whether new or old. I like to say that a […]

101,299 Sales Through TREB in 2015! What A Year!

January 09th, 2016

The stats are in and 2015 was the second best year ever in terms of the number of GTA sales for all home types (101,299, up 9.2% from 2014) and undoubtedly had there been more listings the sales total would have been even greater. Low borrowing costs and a strong regional economy kept homebuyers confident […]

Buying Real Estate in Toronto Will Cost More Upfront by Mid Feb 2016

December 12th, 2015

Buy Now or Wait Until I Have A Larger Downpayment? This was a legitimate question up until December 12, 2015 but the decision is no longer a choice especially when buying a property in Toronto, Vancouver or Victoria where the average price is higher than $500k. Many buyers have the means to avoid CMHC fees […]

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