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A Peek 👁 into My Crystal Ball 🔮 ! Spring Market Trends and Predictions!

April 25th, 2018

The truth is I don’t really have a crystal ball but I do keep a close eye on the market! Here are just a few of my observations and dare I say – predictions for the remainder of 2018. Read at your own risk! 1) Sanity Has Returned! For those who can afford to buy […]

SOLD IN MULTIPLE OFFERS!

March 27th, 2018

Situated in the heart of St. Clair West in one of T.O.’s most vibrant communities, this sweet one bedroom plus den condo sold in February after just 6 days on the market for 114% of the list price. What a true testament to the strength of the 2018 condo market!

Sold in Only 1 Day!

March 20th, 2018

Featured in The Globe and Mail, this architecturally unique freehold townhome in Toronto’s historic Cabbagetown area sold for 111% of list in just one day! Click here to read the print article! Click here to watch the accompanying video!

Tales of Toronto Real Estate How to Make the Changing Market Work for YOU!

March 13th, 2018

Last year at this time we were in an “all out knock em dead” feeding frenzy here in the city of Toronto. It didn’t matter where you wanted to buy, whether it was in the central, west or east Toronto areas which I service or whether it was in Wasaga Beach, Pickering, Burlington, or Richmond […]

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 […]

Problematic housing market conditions continue: CMHC reports

February 28th, 2017

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is reporting strong overall evidence of problematic housing market conditions nationally for the second consecutive quarter due to overvaluation and price acceleration in Canada’s housing markets. This assessment largely accounts for market conditions in Vancouver and Toronto where strong price growth has been spreading to neighbouring centres such as […]

Think Toronto Has An Oversupply of Condos? Think Again!

February 05th, 2017

  That stats are in! During the 4th Quarter of 2016, Condo sales were up by 22.3% year over year. New listings during the same time frame were down by 13.4%.  Average prices during this time frame increased by almost 15% year over year. By now, you know how it works right? When listings are […]

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 […]

Ontario government gives tax break to first-time home buyers

December 29th, 2016

Have you heard? In its 2016 Fall Economic Statement, the Government of Ontario committed to increasing the land transfer tax (LTT) rebate for first-time home buyers from $2,000 to $4,000. The new LTT rebate will help more young families achieve their dreams of home ownership. “Finding an affordable home has become a struggle for thousands […]

Get Your OWN Agent!

November 16th, 2016

The recently aired  CBC Marketplace show entitled “How Some Agents Break The Rules” highlights the perils of buying a home through the listing agent particularly in multiple offer situations.  It’s worth watching if you haven’t seen it. Here are just a few reasons why you need to get your own agent. 1) You won’t save any money by working directly through the […]

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