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, 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.

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

By |January 17th, 2019|Featured Investing, Financial, Governments, Investing, Pre-Construction, Real Estate Tips, 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).

WHY YOU SHOULD INVEST IN TORONTO REAL ESTATE: THE 20 YEAR TRANSIT PLAN

By |June 14th, 2018|Governments, Investing, Neighborhood, Pre-Construction|

It’s the age old story in Toronto, our transit system sucks… for now. These four planned transit additions will greatly impact developments, neighbourhoods and especially future property values.

THE MEADOWAY: TURNING A TORONTO HYDRO CORRIDOR INTO GREENER PASTURES

By |April 17th, 2018|Governments, Neighborhood, Toronto East End|

The city announced its plans for The Meadoway, a 16-kilometre long park. The Meadoway will connect sections along an existing hydro corridor and will stretch from Rouge National Urban Park in Scarborough to the trails that follow the DVP right into the downtown core.

TORONTO PLANS FOR A NEW ISLAND AND EAST WATERFRONT

By |March 1st, 2018|Governments, Neighborhood, Toronto East End|

After a decade of strategizing, the Flood Protection Plans for Toronto's east waterfront are official and are set to begin this summer.Okay, so maybe that doesn’t sound all that exciting — but what if we mentioned that the plans include the creation of a new island, several new parks, and an entirely new neighbourhood? Better right?

TORONTO LANEWAYS: THE SOLUTION TO OUR HOUSING CRISIS?

By |January 30th, 2018|Governments, Neighborhood, Rental, Toronto Houses, Toronto Market|

At a time when the city’s vacancy rate is hovering around 1% and rental competition is crazy, one Toronto community is taking to the streets, or rather the laneways with a possible solution to this urban dilemma.

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