December 2017 TREB Toronto GTA Housing Market House Condo Sale Prices

What a year!  With almost 100K Sales, it was a busy Market! Despite the Government Intervention due to the Extreme Buyer Bidding Wars, the Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan only slowed down the Market for a few months.   The second Government Intervention came into effect on January 1st, 2018 with the New Mortgage (OSFI) Stress Test Guidelines.  Although many Buyers’ Purchasing … Read More

New Mortgage Rules coming into effect January 1, 2018

New Mortgage Rules January 2018

    December 2017 Real Estate News Recap: What an interesting year in Real Estate!  During the first quarter, the Market was “On Fire” with Buying Frenzy, then the Market cooled down after the Government’s Foreign Buyers’ Tax Announcement mid-April, and then gradually the Market warmed up and has steadily become, and remains today, a more balanced Market. We may see … Read More

Humidifiers in Homes, Condos, Townhouses, Lofts

Humidifiers in Homes

Humidifiers in Homes It’s that time of year again, when the air inside your home is feeling a little dryer. The best thing you can do for you, your family, your wood flooring, furniture and trim work is to get your Humidifiers ON. Humidifiers are generally used in houses and condos to maintain the moisture level in the atmosphere.  During … Read More

Top Reasons Why to use a Realtor when Buying a Home

Why use a Realtor when Buying a Home CREA

Why a REALTOR®? Maybe you’re buying a home for the first time. Or maybe you’re selling your old home to move to something new. Whether buying or selling, you’re involved in an intricate process requiring many specialists. One of these specialists might be a REALTOR®, who’s responsible for making the transaction as easy as possible for you. The REALTOR® Difference … 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

FEBRUARY 2016 REAL ESTATE HOUSE PRICES – GTA – TORONTO

New Mortgage Rules 2018

FEBRUARY – Second Month into 2016 Same Problem – LOW INVENTORY  Average GTA Property Selling Price $631,092.00 Average Toronto Price of Homes: Detached                   $1,061,789.00 Semi-Detached        $  713,972.00 Condos                       $  416,104.00       Click here to Start your … Read More