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

IS REAL ESTATE A GREAT INVESTMENT ?

TREB CHARTS

TORONTO REAL ESTATE IS YOUR BEST INVESTMENT FOR YOUR MONEY…  You work hard for your Money and what better return than investing in the Toronto Real Estate Market. According to the following Toronto Real Estate Board Charts, Real Estate over time is the Best Investment for your Money.  Our Market and House Prices have continued a steady rise throughout the … Read More

Are Carbon Monoxide Alarms Mandatory in all Ontario Homes?

THE SILENT KILLER – DON’T LET THIS HAPPEN IN YOUR HOME OR TO YOUR FAMILY!  A few things: Carbon Monoxide is Odorless, Colourless and Tasteless The Law came into effect in Ontario to have Carbon Monoxide Alarms in Houses on April 14, 2015 Have your Gas Furnace/Stove and Chimney checked regularly, and make sure your Furnace Inspector has a ‘Gas Licence’, and your … Read More

Yorkville Condos Toronto First Quarter Real Estate Report 2015

Yorkville Condos Toronto Real Estate

Yorkville Condos Toronto 1st Quarter Report 2015 Yorkville Toronto 2015 Sales   65 Average Price   $973,239 High   $3,250,000 Low   $360,000 % of Final Sales Price to Listing Price   97% Days on Market   56 The Condo market in Yorkville Toronto had another strong quarter in 2015. Sales in the First Quarter came in at 65, double of … Read More

WHAT IS KNOB AND TUBE WIRING?

Knob and Tube Wiring

Many Homes in Toronto have Knob and Tube Wiring….What is is exactly? Homes built prior to 1950, used a system called ‘Knob and Tube’ Wiring.  Today, although its technology is old, it is still capable of carrying electricity through a Home. What is Knob and Tube Wiring? It is a system that uses Porcelain Insulators called Knobs, for running wires through … Read More

Leslieville Toronto First Quarter Real Estate Report 2015

Leslieville South Riverdale Toronto Houses

Leslieville Toronto Houses 2015 1st Quarter Report C01 Including:  South Riverdale Leslieville South Riverdale, Toronto   2015     2014   Difference House Sales   92     104   – 13% Homes Average Price   $613,808     $598,562   + 3% New Listings   152     75   +50% Active Listings   45     18   … Read More

Leaside Toronto First Quarter Real Estate Report 2015

Leaside Toronto Neighbourhood Real Estate

Leaside East York Houses 2015 1st Quarter Report C11 Sales Average Price Detached New Listings Days on Market % Sold Price vs. Listing Price Leaside 31 $1,083,255 55 15 103% Leaside cooled down in the 1st quarter of 2015. The number of sales dropped 43% to only 31. Prices also fell on average to $1,083,255 from $1,253,358 last year at this … Read More

Danforth East York Toronto Real Estate Report First Quarter 2015

Danforth East York Toronto Houses 2015 1st Quarter Report E03 Including:  Danforth Village, Broadview North, Playter Estates, O’Connor Parkview, Woodbine Lumsden Danforth Village – East York, Toronto 2015 2014   Difference House Sales   43     47   – 8% Homes Average Price   $700,864     $613,485   + 14% New Listings   61     75   … Read More