YOUR TORONTO HOME: RENTING VERSUS BUYING

By | 2018-04-16T14:43:18+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Buying, Featured Buying, Financial, First-Time Buyer, Investing, Rental, Toronto Condos, Toronto Houses|

When you’re a kid, the big dilemma you face is whether to spend your allowance on candy or ice cream. All of a sudden when you're forced to ‘adult’ it shifts to: do I continue to rent or do I buy? We’ve got the two biggest factors to consider when purchasing your first home and we’ve even broken down the math for you.

WHAT CANADA’S STRESS-TEST MEANS FOR BUYERS

By | 2018-01-29T20:42:27+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Buying, Featured Buying, Financial, Governments, Toronto Condos, Toronto Houses, Toronto Market|

Whether you’re thinking about purchasing or have already purchased, Canada’s new lending rules will affect any buyers purchasing or closing with conditions after January 1, 2018.

THE STARBUCKS EFFECT: GENTRIFICATION AND THE BEST INVESTMENTS

By | 2018-04-13T14:25:53+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Buying, Featured Buying, Financial, Investing, Neighborhood, Toronto Market|

As an investor in the market for an up-and-coming property in Toronto, one of the best ways to target potential ‘big-wins’ in developing neighbourhoods is to track gentrification. Below are some tips for identifying neighbourhoods that might be on their way up. 

DOWNSIZING: A BUYER’S GUIDE TO CONDO LIVING

By | 2018-04-18T10:24:55+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Buying, Featured Buying, Real Estate Tips, Rental, Selling, Toronto Condos|

The Toronto condo market is nothing short of thriving. While many young professionals seek the urban lifestyle, it seems many baby-boomers and empty-nesters are making the transition from suburban to urban lifestyle as well. Those looking to downsize are typically at a stage in their life where they’re no longer looking to build wealth [...]