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How to Know Whether to Buy or Sell First

Every existing homeowner is faced with the same dilemma. Does it make sense to buy first and sell second, or vice versa? The answer: It depends on your individual circumstances and the current market conditions. Selling your Home Ahead of…

Open House Article

How to Make the Most of an Open House

Perusing online real estate listings is a convenient and simple way to get a general idea of what is available and at what cost. However, they rarely discuss a property’s flaws and photos may be specifically styled to give a…


What’s Coming Down the Pipe for Kitec

The deadline to file a claim to receive money from the Kitec class action settlement has passed, but owners of property that contain the defective plumbing products are encouraged to still seek compensation. January 9 marked the last day to…

Land Transfer Tax Relief

Councillors Push for Land Transfer Tax Relief

Two Toronto councillors want to see an increase in the municipal land transfer tax rebate for first-time homebuyers. Mark Grimes (Ward 3 Etobicoke-Lakeshore) and Brad Bradford (Ward 19 Beaches-East York) tabled the motion in January. The pair have asked city staff to…


December 2019 Real Estate Market Update

While buyers were stress-test-adjusted and benefitting from lower interest rates, the December 2019 real estate market heavily favoured sellers. The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has reported a near 12% increase in the average selling price of a Greater Toronto…


10 Festive Holiday Events for Families

‘Tis the season to be jolly, so I’ve made a list (and checked it twice) of Toronto-area activities that are sure to put a smile on your family’s face. It’s a mixed bag like Santa’s sack and there’s something for…