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Posts Categorized: Buyers

How To Transform Your Condo Balcony

When you live in an apartment, you give up a ground-level yard for a concrete floor and metal railings. By transforming your balcony into a pleasant space, you can enjoy a more inviting environment and find yourself spending more time there. Floors That cold, dull concrete floor is not a welcoming sight. By disguising the… Read more »

5 Ways to Declutter Your Garage

For most of us the garage is treated as a storage space for both big and small items. No one likes going in there to find something, so we’re going to help you change that! WALL SPACE              A lot of vertical space goes to waste. The whole point of this is to maximize… Read more »

May 2017 Market Watch

  For this month’s episode of Market Watch we will be talking about how the market activity from last month. The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) released their market watch report for May 2017, and we’re analyzing the numbers that we see.   May is typically a strong month in real estate however last month there… Read more »

March 2017 Market Watch

For this month’s episode of Market Watch we will be talking about how the month of March played out. The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) released their market watch report for last month, and we’re seeing how well the year is going.   Contrary to the previous months this year, new listings were actually up… Read more »

Should You Rent or Buy?

Typically when thinking of real estate, being a homeowner is what most people are drawn to. But in the current market, potential homebuyers are looking away from that option, and instead bringing in another option: renting. Renting as most people know, is a great approach for temporary situations. It has lower commitment pressure and is… Read more »

Foreign Tax Coming to Toronto?

    Remember the foreign buyers tax that was implemented in Vancouver to subdue its crazy real estate market? Well, that tax might be making its way to Ontario, specifically Toronto. Finance minister, Charles Sousa says nothing is off the table regarding the tax, which implies anything is game at this point.   As we… Read more »

February 2017 Market Watch

  In this episode of Market Watch we will be talking about how the month of February played through. The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) released their market watch report for last month, and we’re checking in to see how well the year is going. Sales were leaning towards detached homes, low-rise homes making an appearance… Read more »

Toronto Land Transfer Tax Changes

  The City of Toronto has approved changes to the Toronto Land Transfer Taxes, increasing the costs associated with the tax. This affects those whose closing dates are on March 1st or later. Added an additional LTT of 0.5% of the value of a residential or non-residential property from $250,000 to $400,000 (an additional $750)… Read more »

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2016 Real Estate Market Report

In this episode of Market Watch we’re going to talk stats and how these stats can help you. The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) released their market watch report for 2016, and we’ve seen a significant change in the market. The first important piece of information they reported was that 2016 showed a 11.8% increase… Read more »