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15 02, 2019

Assignment Sales

2020-02-13T12:59:42-05:00February 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Assignment Sales

Assignment Sales An assignment is a sales transaction where the original buyer of a property (the “assignor”) allows another buyer (the “assignee”) to take over the buyer’s rights and obligations of the Agreement of Purchase and Sale, before the original buyer closes on the property. The assignee is [...]

15 01, 2019

Vision Georgetown Update 2.0

2020-02-13T12:58:55-05:00January 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Vision Georgetown Update 2.0

Vision Georgetown Update 2.0 On July 9, 2018, Council officially passed the Vision Georgetown Secondary Plan. Since the Public Open House held on April 17, 2018, some final adjustments were made before it was passed: mapping of the community core was changed to accommodate a more linear north-south [...]

6 09, 2018

While You Were Out …

2020-02-13T12:58:18-05:00September 6th, 2018|Comments Off on While You Were Out …

While You Were Out ... I'll get right to the point. We all enjoyed some time away from reality (and realty) over the summer months. So let's take a look at what's been happening: It's important to note that the statistics quoted herein include all housing types. Each [...]

13 03, 2018

Home Buying 101

2020-02-13T12:55:53-05:00March 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Home Buying 101

Home Buying 101 Whether it's your first time or your fifth, shopping for a home can be exciting, confusing, overwhelming, and frustrating, all at the same time. Why? Because chances are you're likely spending the most money you've ever spent at one time and when a decision comes [...]

28 02, 2018

Geographic And Regulatory Constraints Are Driving Up GTA Home Prices. Foreign And Domestic Investors, Not So Much.

2020-02-13T12:55:14-05:00February 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Geographic And Regulatory Constraints Are Driving Up GTA Home Prices. Foreign And Domestic Investors, Not So Much.

Geographic And Regulatory Constraints Are Driving Up GTA Home Prices. Foreign And Domestic Investors, Not So Much. I've all but shouted from a rooftop that I believe geographic and regulatory constraints on new housing developments have had more of an impact on home prices in the GTA than [...]

20 02, 2018

Why Not To Buy Through The Listing Agent

2020-02-13T12:54:16-05:00February 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Why Not To Buy Through The Listing Agent

Why Not To Buy Through The Listing Agent Most real estate transactions involve two different agents. The Listing Agent markets the house and represents the Seller. The Buyer Agent represents the Buyer. The Seller pays the real estate commissions to both agents. If you were being sued by [...]

14 11, 2017

As Consumer Confidence Prepares To Take Another Hit, Basic Economics Will Prevail

2020-02-13T12:53:41-05:00November 14th, 2017|Comments Off on As Consumer Confidence Prepares To Take Another Hit, Basic Economics Will Prevail

As Consumer Confidence Prepares To Take Another Hit, Basic Economics Will Prevail The housing market in Toronto is poised for major long-term price growth as booming demand and inadequate supply overwhelm recent policy efforts to cool the market, according to a new report from economist Benjamin Tal. Mr. [...]

6 11, 2017

Pre-Construction Versus Resale Investment

2020-02-13T12:52:52-05:00November 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Pre-Construction Versus Resale Investment

Pre-Construction Versus Resale Investment The Toronto real-estate market has changed rapidly over the last three years. In August of 2014, the average PSF (price per square foot) for Toronto condos was $428, or $299,600 for a 700 square foot condo. Today, the average Toronto condo PSF is up [...]

24 10, 2017

How Your Buying Power May Change Next Year

2020-02-13T12:51:54-05:00October 24th, 2017|Comments Off on How Your Buying Power May Change Next Year

How Your Buying Power May Change Next Year On October 17, 2017, the Office of Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) announced three mortgage rule changes effective January 1, 2018. First, a list of terms you need to know: Insured Mortgage/High Ratio Mortgage: less than 20% down payment Non-insured Mortgage/Conventional [...]

5 10, 2017

September 2017 Market Report

2020-02-12T21:42:24-05:00October 5th, 2017|Comments Off on September 2017 Market Report

September 2017 Market ReportThe Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) said the average GTA home sold for $775,546 in September, up 5.9 per cent from August's average of $732,292.Prices were up 2.6 per cent compared with September last year, but remain 15.8-per-cent lower than they were at the market's peak [...]