How to figure out House Numbers in Toronto

House Numbers in Toronto

Ever wonder just how the Numbering System works in Toronto? How are Numbers assigned to Buildings and Homes and, pretty much all Real Estate?  Well, depending on what City you’re in, a Street Address can indicate the Distance from a Body of Water, or a Major Street, or the Proximity to the nearest Arterial, or which side of the Road … Read More

What is Title Insurance in Real Estate all About?

Title Insurance for Toronto Real Estate Properties

Title Insurance …. Does it Matter? Although Title Insurance in Ontario is NOT Mandatory, it is advisable when Buying Real Estate, to get the Facts, Pros & Condos about purchasing Title Insurance on your Property. The main reason to get Title Insurance is to Protect Ownership or Title against losses incurred as a result of undetected or unknown title defects. 

What’s Happening in the Toronto Real Estate Market?

October 2015 Average Sales Prices GTA

The GTA Real Estate Market had another Record Month for Sales September 2015! !  The Toronto Real Estate Market has steadily kept the pace and doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. The Average Sales Prices for September 2015, Sourced from TREB are:

8 Top Tips for Selling Your Home

Time to Sell Your Home

1. AGENT.  The Real Estate Sales Agent plays a huge part in Selling Your Home.  Sellers should choose an Agent who provides them with  lots of Information, a Marketing and Advertising Plan, References such as Past Client Testimonials, and Answers 2 simple questions: Why should I hire you and What will you do to get my Home Sold?  The Agent should … Read More

Why Buy vs. Rent Toronto Real Estate?

We all need the security of a “Roof over our Heads” and either way, we end up having to pay RENT or a MORTGAGE for this “Roof”. The difference is, do you really want to PAY RENT meaning, PAY YOUR LANDLORD’S MORTGAGE for the rest of your life?  Or, PAY DOWN your own home by paying your own Mortgage?

Is there still a Demand for High End Homes Toronto Real Estate Market?

Luxury Homes Mansions and Estates over One Million Dollars

YES! Demand of Homes priced $1M Plus is still High!  In fact, the biggest percentage increase in sales in the higher-end GTA market — up some 72 per cent, were properties over $4 Million in the first half of 2015 over the same period a year ago. Even Toronto’s Luxury Condo Market saw sizable gains, with $1 million-plus condo sales up … Read More

Real Estate Plan Your Move Checklist for Buyers and Sellers

Plan Your Move Checklist

Now that you Bought or Sold a Home, there are soooo many things To Do!  What to do next? Where do you start?  What should you do first?  So many Questions! When you are getting Ready to Move, here’s a Quick CHECKLIST so you don’t forget anything Important: MOVING GENERAL: * Book the Movers * Make special arrangements for the moving … Read More

Argento Condos Don Mills Toronto

Argento Condos in Don Mills Toronto

Located at 18 Graydon Hall   Listings In Don Mills   Don Mills Walkscore   Pet Friendly Buildings in Don Mills Another Don Mills Condo Building is underway and scheduled for completion 2015.  Tridel has been constructing ‘Argento Condo’s on an incline of land on the East side of Don Mills Road near ‘Graydon Hall’ just South of the 401.

Are Electronic Signatures Legal for Real Estate Agreements?

Land Transfer Tax First Time Home Buyers Ontario Refund

Not available to Personally Sign your Offer? … No Problem!…. Imagine sitting on your Dock and you are in the middle of a transaction to buy and/or sell Real Estate (in Ontario).  You just can’t get to a nearby Real Estate Office in order to sign the documents.  No problem!

5 TOP UNUSUAL HOUSES

Cube Houses Toronto

There’s No Place Like Home! As I have always said, there’s a Home for everyone and people take their Homes very seriously!  Here are some interesting Homes from around the world.   The Golden Pyramid House in Wadsworth, Illinois, is “The largest 24-Karat Gold-Plated object ever created. It is 17,000 sqft, 6 stories and is a Private Home! The property also … Read More

What are the most expensive houses in Toronto Listed for?

Most Expensive House in Toronto Real Estate Market Rosedale

The TOP 5 MOST EXPENSIVE Luxury Homes For Sale in Toronto! 194 Roxborough Drive – Rosedale $28 Million In order to view this home, you need a Letter of Introduction from their Wealth Manager! It has over 17,000 sqft of space with 4 Bedrooms and 8 Bathrooms. There are 2 Stories in the Front and 5 Stories of Fantastic Views cascading out … Read More

WHAT IS A STATUS CERTIFICATE?

Toronto Condos need Status Certificates

BUYING A Resale CONDO in TORONTO …. THEN YOU NEED ONE OF THESE! Whether you are Buying a Resale Condo Apartment, Condo Co-Op or a Condo Townhouse, you need one of these.  Well, maybe not you, but definitely your Lawyer wants one and he’ll want it up-to-date. When a Potential Buyer Offers to buy a Resale Condo (any type), a … Read More

What is a PHANTOM Real Estate OFFERS and are they Legal?

Toronto Real Estate Bids Solds

PHANTOM REAL ESTATE BIDS ARE A THING OF THE PAST! You are in a bidding war and the Listing Agent says you better bring your very best Offer because you are in competition, but something doesn’t feel right.  Is there another Offer and how can we know for sure? Well, starting July 1st, 2015, RECO (The Real Estate Council of … Read More

What Condo is being built at The Shops at Don Mills?

Flair Condos Don Mills Toronto

FLAIRE CONDOS @ The Shops  Toronto Condos are booming.  With Toronto’s population estimated to add 2.5Million more people during the next 20 years, the Condo market is on the rise. The number of Condo Towers have doubled over a decade to 1300, and 250,000 units being in the Downtown core of Toronto. The Shops has woken up the once sleepy, quiet Neighbourhood … Read More