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Posts Tagged: Buyers

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 »

August 2017 Market Watch

For this month’s episode of Market Watch we will be talking about what the August 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.   We’re through most of 2017, and we’ve witnessed quite a few fluctuations in the… Read more »

5 Ways To Boost Your Home’s Value

Here are some tips for how to get the best bang for your buck on your home renovations, even in a tight real estate market. 1. Curb Appeal     If your house doesn’t look appealing from the outside, chances are a potential buyer will never make it inside. If the color of your house… 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 »

THINGS TO DO IN JUNE

The weather is finally gorgeous! We have to enjoy the sunshine as much as possible before the long winter returns once again. Here is a short list of some things I thought of doing this June. Read on, perhaps you’d enjoy some of them too! ROAD TRIP TO NIAGARA Niagara has a ton of amazing… Read more »

How can buyers take control in a sellers market

As many of you already know, the real estate market has been completely bonkers in the last few months.  Almost all listings have bully/ multiple offers, and most  are being sold way over what a few weeks ago was considered to be a “normal price”. While this market is amazing for sellers and listing agents,… Read more »