Toronto Real Estate

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Can't Afford a House in Toronto? Be Patient

With prices of single family homes already up over 13 per cent year over year, the dream of owning a home in a desirable neighbourhood is quickly fading for many would-be Toronto home owners. So what options are there for people with a budget under $1 million who still want a home in a desirable neighbourhood?

Toronto's Reached A Fever Pitch

Toronto's real estate bidding wars are reaching a fever pitch.  Some of Canada's largest banks are offering low mortgage lending rates, and many people looking to move from condos and renta...
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Should I Wait Until the Spring Market to Sell My Home?

Over the last month, every client I've met with has been asking when the spring market officially begins, and whether they should list now or wait until later on. This is a difficult question, as there are many factors that contribute. A close analysis of both the overall market and the local competition is the best way to come up with a selling strategy.
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How to Sell an Assignment Property

In the years between when the assignment is purchased and when the unit is occupied, there are many reasons why people who bought these assignments may want to sell. Maybe their financial situation has changed, maybe their family status has changed, or maybe they need the money elsewhere.
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Buy This Condo, Get a New Car! (and Other Crazy Incentives)

It's not a new concept for builders to offer incentives in the form of upgrades to potential buyers. However, I've been astounded by other incentives that have recently popped up in the Toronto real estate market. For example, Kylemore Communities has been offering $35,000 towards any new BMW, with a purchase of one of their specific condo developments.
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'Downside Risk'

Canadian housing prices are at risk of falling over the next few years, driven by global economic weakness and softness in key condo markets, a Scotiabank economist said Friday.Adrienne Warren said a...

Bidding Wars and Real Estate Rage in Toronto

Whether you're in Ontario or in a different province, you've likely heard about Toronto and GTA housing prices. Last night was the first time we placed an offer in over two years -- and was the first time ever we participated in a home bidding war!