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Posts Tagged: real estate advice

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 »

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 »

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 »