Eleven

November, let’s take a look…   Last month saw a 14.7% drop in the number of sales as compared to November 2017, an expected result given January 2018 was about to kick off another new mortgage stress test and buyers were rushing to beat the new benchmark. November ’18 listings were down year over year, … More Eleven

Making a List & Checking It Twice: Condo Shopping

If you follow Toronto real estate you might’ve heard many dubbing 2017 The Year of the Condo. The early part of 2017 was frenzied with many multiples and price hikes of 30+% year over year then came the provincial government intervention in the spring and the focus of buyers shifted to the more affordable condo. … More Making a List & Checking It Twice: Condo Shopping

Less is More

Take this as a bit of how-to inspiration (maybe? hopefully?) geared to the buyer who really wants to live in Toronto, to enjoy what urban life offers—vibrant, amenity laden neighbourhoods, easy access to everything, including transit; of course ‘vibrant’, amenities galore directly correlates to price here in the city. Detached or semi your target? If you … More Less is More

I spy…2017

What does the future hold? Well, I certainly don’t know, mine nor yours. What does the future hold for Toronto real estate in 2017? I have a better idea there… No need to recount the heat of the market, we all know, those of you buying who’ve missed out in bidding wars know all too … More I spy…2017

The PDI

Many of us have done the pre-delivery inspection for a new home or condo construction and many have not. Your new construction home is covered by a warranty administered by Tarion, you want to be sure to take full advantage of this protection, Step One: the PDI. I thought I’d revisit this since I’m about … More The PDI