Considering Renting Your Real Estate Investment Property – 6 Things to Consider

Renting your Investment Property

Considering Renting Your Investment Property? There are many factors to take into consideration when renting out a spare room or an unoccupied residence. Landlords and property managers want to attract respectful and dependable tenants, but in order to do so, they must go beyond just listing their property and hoping for the best. Before they begin screening tenants or even … Read More

TORONTO GTA REAL ESTATE MARKET HOUSE SALE PRICES APRIL 2016

GTA Toronto House Prices June 2017

APRIL – 2016 Same Problem – LOW INVENTORY This Heated Housing Market is showing little signs of slowing down.  There are Fewer Listings and Multiple Buyers wanting to bid on Homes that are Available For Sale. Detached and Semi-Detached Prices keep climbing especially in Toronto.  However, Condo Sales were up 17.4% over last year, which is a strong indicator of … Read More

The Clock Tower at The Shops

The 35′ Clock Tower at the Head of the Town Square Shops at Don Mills Toronto Although The Clock Tower has stopped telling the time, the Homes at the top of the Tower are not representative of Don Mills Homes in particular, the Artist Doug Coupland, created it to represent a “Super Nova, a piece in which a cosmic explosion occurs and … Read More

Shops at Don Mills to get $21-Million Makeover Revitalization

Revialization The Shops At Don Mills

The Shops at Don Mills to get $21-Million Makeover  Cadillac Fairview announced today a $21 million revitalization / redevelopment plan for its CF Shops at Don Mills. Included in the plans are improvements or a “pedestrian facelift”, which will include the widening of sidewalks, the installation of cobblestone roadways and a catenary lighting system. And the parking areas, will include digital … Read More

Why should I Have a Buyer Agent?

First Time Buyer Land Transfer Tax Rebate

How does a Buyer Agent Represent you?   Here are a few reasons why you should have a Buyer Agent representing you and your family:   –    There is no Fee involved for you the Buyer having a Buyer Agent represent you.   –    The Agent will be able to give you full listing information, including Offer dates and any other … Read More

National Real Estate Day – Tues. May 17, 2016 – Benefits of Home Ownership

National Real Estate Day

Celebrate National Real Estate Day April 18, 2016 — Tuesday, May 17, 2016 is National Real Estate Day, a day for all Canadians to celebrate the benefits of home ownership, and TREB is calling on all Member REALTORS® to join in and help spread the word! Don’t miss TREB President Mark McLean’s interview on CP24 this Wednesday, April 20, 2016 … Read More

What is Knob and Tube Wiring? Is it Safe?

Knob and Tube Wiring

If you are looking to buy a home, that was built prior to 1950, the home may have a Knob and Tube Wiring System. Though the technology is older, it is still capable of carrying electricity throughout the house.  What is Knob and Tube Wiring? It is a system that uses Porcelain Insulators called Knobs, for running wires through unobstructed spaces.  … Read More

What did a House sell for years ago? Historical Toronto MLS House Prices

Buyer Agents in Toronto Real Estate

TREB’s GTA Average Sales Prices from 1970 to 2015 Times sure have changed and so have House Prices!  It’s hard to even imagine the Average Sales Price of a Home in 1970 was $29,429K! Today, with the Housing Market on fire, Average Detached Homes in GTA for 2015 topped off at $622,116K.  There have been changes with the City Amalgamation of … Read More

Toronto Luxury Home Real Estate Market to ‘Defy Gravity’ this Spring!

Luxury House Market Toronto Real Estate

Low Inventory and High Demand from Domestic and International Buyers, is Driving up the High-End Luxury Real Estate Housing Market     A report says sales of homes worth $1 million or more heated up in Toronto and Vancouver last year as the low loonie fuelled demand from foreign buyers and this phenomenon is continuing this year.  (Sean Kilpatrick / CP)   Toronto and Vancouver will … Read More

Toronto House Prices Will Not Crash in 2016

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The Naysayers insist the bubble has to burst sometime, but No signs indicate it’ll happen this year. After the Greater Toronto Area’s record year in 2015 for both the number of homes sold and the average price, the question is: when will it all come crashing down? The answer: not in 2016. Here are five reasons why this won’t be … Read More

What’s Happening in the Toronto Real Estate Market November 2015?

November 2015 TREB Sales Prices GTA

The GTA Real Estate Market had another Record Month for Sales November 2015!   The Toronto Real Estate Market Sold more Homes in 2015 – hitting 100,000 Sales by year’s end, than any other YEAR on Record!  And this trend is expected to continue into 2016!  $632,685.00 Average Sales Price for November 2015 within the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) The Average Sales … Read More