Toronto Real Estate: Rental Prices Continue to Go Down

The Toronto real estate market has a reputation for being hot! Jam-packed with amenities, there are so many reasons why homebuyers and renters flock to this dynamic, metropolitan city. Yet, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused shifts for some parts of the market. For instance, no longer are certain segments eager to rent in the Toronto market, leading […]

5 Reasons Your House Is Not Selling

If you’re shopping the housing market, scrolling the daily real estate listings becomes second nature. Wake up, now what? Check the listings. Lunch break at work, check the listings. Email notification from your real estate agent? Check the listings. LISTINGS ARE LIFE. The new ones immediately catch your eye and ignite a flicker of excitement […]

Is it a Good Time to Buy a House for the First Time?

There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a challenging year for many Canadians. While health and safety parameters such as social distancing have affected the economy, real estate has continued to operate as an essential service, and appears to have weathered the storm – at least for now. Depending on your financial situation and the […]

Top Things to Help Your Home Stand Out in a Competitive Market

When it comes to selling your home, especially in a competitive market, making sure your home stands out is essential. In markets that are fast paced, houses come and go constantly, so standing out to prospective buyers is incredibly important. There are dozens of different ways you can make your home stand out in a […]

6 Hidden Expenses Buyers Often Forget About When Purchasing a House

Buying a house is one of the biggest purchases you will make in your lifetime and a lot goes into the planning and finances of purchasing a home, especially if it is your first home. From a down-payment, to repairs & maintenance, to purchasing furniture and appliances, there are hidden expenses that one might not […]

Toronto Real Estate: Buying & Selling During the Winter

When spring arrives in Toronto, so too do the for-sale signs on front lawns. That’s the Toronto real estate market for you. Despite the fact that as Canadians we should feel comfortable doing just about anything in the dead of winter, there’s something about home sales in the snow that seem to turn off buyers […]

How to buy a house as a co-owner

Housing affordability continues to be a thorn in the sides of many Canadians. While the government is introducing some measures to make buying your first home more feasible, time will tell as to whether they actually help. In the interim, however, more and more Canadians are getting creative with ways to break into the housing market. Joint ownership is […]