January 23rd, 2019
Happy New Year! Let’s make it a great one 🙂 2018 was a very bumpy year. In order to cool the market, the government introduced the stress test and simultaneously raised interest rates a number of times. Unfortunately, these measures harmed aspiring homeowners especially millennials, new Canadians, entrepreneurs and move-up buyers by chopping the amount they could borrow by 20%. A […]
November 19th, 2018
With so much negative talk in the media about a housing slowdown in many parts of the country it seems the Toronto market is as resilient as ever with positive stats in terms of price growth and number of sales in most Central/East/West neighbourhoods particularly those situated close to the subway. Without a doubt, the frenzy we’ve seen […]
October 05th, 2018
THE GTA REAL ESTATE MARKET WHERE IT’S BEEN, WHERE IT’S AT, WHERE IT’S GOING. There are a slew of issues affecting the Housing Market right now: NAFTA negotiations/free trade, the inventory problem, government policies/plans and interest rates to name a few. Depending on the the outcome of the NAFTA talks, interest rates could potentially go up in October or possibly in December […]
July 24th, 2018
Has The Toronto Market Finally Rebounded? 15 Key Points YOU Need To Know Buyers have adjusted to tougher mortgage qualification rules (stress test) and are jumping back into the real estate market resulting in an increase of sales from May to June by 17.6% Yay! The purchasing power of the average Canadian “peak millennial” born between 1987-1993 dropped by approx. 16.5% as […]
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 […]
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!
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!