ARE THE NEW FIRST TIME HOME BUYER INCENTIVES WHAT CANADIANS REALLY NEED?

By |March 21st, 2019|Buying, Financial, First-Time Buyer, Governments, Toronto Market|

The Federal Government announced two First Time Home Buyer Incentive programs that could help Canadians overcome some of the financial hurdles of landing their first home. But will they really?

CAN MASS TIMBER BUILDINGS HELP RESOLVE HOUSING AFFORDABILITY WHILE ALSO FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE?

By |March 5th, 2019|Governments, Real Estate Tips, Toronto Central, Toronto Condos, Toronto East End, Toronto West End|

There's a timber revolution underway. From sustainability to affordability — is mass timber the symbol of hope our affordable housing crisis needs?

MOVING TO CANADA: WHAT INTERNATIONAL BUYERS NEED TO KNOW

By |March 4th, 2019|Buying, Financial, Governments, Real Estate Tips, Resale Condos, Toronto Condos, Toronto Market|

Among the many beautiful cities in Canada, Toronto is one of the most desirable destinations for foreigners. If you’ve been thinking about moving to Canada, here are a few things you should know before buying your home in Toronto.

THE [ACTUAL] TRUTH ABOUT RENT CONTROL AND INCREASING TORONTO PRICES

By |February 5th, 2019|Buying, Financial, Governments, Investing, Landlords, Pre-Construction, Pre-construction Investing, Real Estate Tips, Rental, Toronto Condos, Toronto Houses, Toronto Market|

We explain why Doug Ford’s new rules on Toronto rent control actually make the most sense to help curb rising rental prices and all-time low vacancy rates.

FLIPPING PRE-CONSTRUCTION CONDOS IN TORONTO: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

By |January 17th, 2019|Financial, Governments, Investing, Pre-Construction, Pre-Construction Condos, Pre-construction Investing, Real Estate Tips, Selling, Toronto Condos|

We lay out everything you need to know about flipping pre-construction condos in Toronto so you can learn how to play by the rules and still walk away a winner.

HOW CANADA’S STRESS TEST IS AFFECTING HOMEBUYERS AND HOMEOWNERS

By |July 17th, 2018|Buying, First-Time Buyer, Governments, Toronto Market|

Under these new guidelines, which have themselves changed over the last six months, the stress test has homebuyers qualifying for a mortgage at a rate of 5.34% or 2% higher than the negotiated rate (whichever is larger).

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