What is happening with the Housing Market Greater Toronto Area? CREA Predicts 2016

CREA Predictions for 2016

More “strong price gains” expected for Greater Toronto Area housing market this year Housing markets in Ontario and British Columbia have been hot out of the gates in 2016, which has the Canadian Real Estate Association updating its predictions for residential real estate this year. The trade association is now saying 2016 will be yet another year of “strong price gains,” … Read More

Where to Find a Home in Toronto Under $500K?

33 Candle Liteway Sold

A Home under $500K in Toronto?  Where? The Market is on FIRE!  Especially Properties Listed under $500K! Properties Listed UNDER $500K in Toronto creates a better affordability for First-Time Buyers.   One such Property recently Sold.  A Beautifully Maintained End-Unit Condo Townhome with Attached Garage had 4 Offers and went $114% OVER the List Price. Where can you can get a Fully … Read More

Flipping Houses – A good Idea? 8 Things to Consider First

Flipping Houses in Toronto

Although this is a Funny Cartoon, most people who have ever owned a home, has probably considered Flipping a Home for what else … A Profit. TV Reality Shows like HGTV makes everything look so easy and all in an hour! However, here are 8 things to consider before getting into the House Flipping Game:

Real Estate Cell Phones and EMF

Real Estate Agent and Cell Phones

A Real Estate Agent without a Phone?  That’s almost unheard of especially in Toronto!   That picture was of me a few years back – always on my Cell Phone.  I remember paying $1,300.00 for my first Motorola Flip Phone – Bright Blue.  I loved that phone. So small, it fit almost anywhere and especially in my little purses.  I … 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:

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

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