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Posts Categorized: Ontario

Events and Festivals to Get you through the GTA Winter

  The winter season can feel incredibly long for those who don’t like the cold and snow. However, to get your spirits up, consider going to any of these incredible events, some of which are free! There’s something for everyone on this list! JANUARY EVENTS   Monster Jam Not for the faint of heart! These… Read more »

4 Recipes for When You’re Totally Sick of Turkey

With the holidays comes a plethora of holiday parties and, usually, very specific kinds of food. I look forward to turkey and other holiday foods all year long- ham, stuffing, sweet potatoes…until after the holidays- when I never want to see those foods again! We found that a lot of people have the same sentiment… Read more »

Ways to Give Back This Winter

December is all about the spirit of giving. However, we can get so caught up worrying about getting the perfect gifts for our close family and friends, that we can forget about those less fortunate than us. The winter months can be especially tough on those without homes or without enough to eat. Here is… Read more »

November 2017 Market Watch

  The Toronto Real Estate Board has just released their statistics for the month of November. We’ve done a quick video recap below, and a written report below that if you’d like some more in-depth information, as well as some graphed comparisons. You can also see the raw statistics for November on the TREB website… Read more »

Protecting your Properties for a Canadian Winter – A Checklist

According to the ever-popular Farmer’s Almanac, we’re in for a real Canadian Winter this year. We got off easy the past few years with warmer than average temperatures, but this year will be much like the winters of past years- wet, cold, and snowy! To help you prepare for the deep freeze, we’ve come up… Read more »

Mississauga’s Winter Pleasures

It’s getting to that time of year again- the time when most of us want nothing more than to curl up on our couches and drink hot beverages. However, we should all try to stay active this season, and Mississauga has a ton of great things to do! Here are our all-time favourite winter activities… Read more »

October 2017 Market Watch

October was an incredibly interesting month for the GTA’s real estate market. The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) just recently released the housing statistics for last month. For your convenience, we have summarized the most important points here, but if you’d like more information, you can see the full report at the TREB website here. If… Read more »

Fall Maintenance Checklist

Fall is officially here, and it is the perfect time to take care of both the little and not-so-little things in your home that need attending to. By doing this you’re preparing your home for the colder weather around the corner which can help you save time and money in the future.   Clean out… Read more »

Canada’s New Mortgage Rules

A few days ago the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) released changes to its mortgage rules. Let’s talk about how it will affect affording a home from next year onwards. The changes require borrowers to undergo a “stress test” in order to make sure they will be able to withstand higher interest rates. Previously,… Read more »

September 2017 Market Watch

For this month’s episode of Market Watch we will be talking about what the September market looked like. The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) released their market watch report for the last month and we’re going to discuss the numbers. 2017 is almost over, with roughly three months to ago. In contrast to last month… Read more »