Toronto Fall Real Estate Market

With the Bank of Canada announcing that bank rates will stay low for now, how will that affect the Toronto real estate market? It’s a treat for those who are maintaining smart debt levels and who can afford to get into or move around in the housing market. But it can be a trick for buyers who rationalize affordability based…

What is the MLS Home Price Index?

The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) measures home price trends and home price inflation/deflation in residential markets within territories of participating real estate boards in Canada. It is calculated each month and covers five major housing markets (Greater Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Calgary, Greater Toronto and Greater Montreal, with more to come). The MLS® HPI tracks price levels at point in…

OCT 2013 Toronto Real Estate Market

GTA REALTORS® RELEASE MONTHLY RESALE HOUSING FIGURES TORONTO, October 3, 2013 — Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,411 residential sales through the TorontoMLS system in September 2013, representing a 30 per cent increase compared to 5,687 transactions reported in September 2012. Year-to-date, total residential sales reported through TorontoMLS amounted to 68,907 during the first nine months of 2013 – down…

Toronto’s Best Neighbourhoods

Toronto Life recently published a thorough ranking of Toronto’s Best Neighbourhoods to see where are the best places to live in the city. How did your neighbourhood rank? Or the one you’re thinking of moving to? And how did they rank them? Toronto Life conducted an online poll of Toronto Life readers, who voted on what they prioritize when choosing…

The Best Halloween Decor

Check out our favourite Halloween decorations..we’ve kept a few from last year and a new batch from this year – and don’t be scared – these are actually pretty easy to do 🙂 To share these ideas, we’ve already pinned them for you – check out the whole board Got your own amazing decorations? We want to see them! Post…

Home Design Trends 2013

Check out our picks for Home Design Trends 2013. There are a lot to choose from but our list considers what trends will give you the biggest bang for your buck if you decide to sell! Statement Lighting Other than paint, lighting is the next easiest and cost effective way to transform a room and give it impact – that…

Time for you home to go back to school!

Happy back to school parents! Is your home ready? Check out our favourite resources and ideas for getting your home ready for back to school! Just click on the title to get the goods. BACK TO SCHOOL ORGANIZER by Real Simple The supersize equivalent of a junk drawer – your entryway needs an eye-pleasing system for all the junk! 22…