Best Toronto gift ideas, stores and guides for the 2013 holidays!

It’s just a couple of weeks before Christmas and if you’re like my wife (but not like me), you’ll be feeling  a certain sense of anxiety over anyone you haven’t thought of a gift idea for yet.  Never fear!  Check out our top picks for gifts, gift guides and places to shop for the 2013 holiday season. Drake General Store…

Re/Max forecasts ‘exceptionally healthy’ residential real estate market in 2014

Re/Max forecasts ‘exceptionally healthy’ residential real estate market in 2014 Courtesy of City News Toronto –  12/11/2013 07:59 AM The Canadian Press Canada can expect an “exceptionally healthy” housing market in 2014 thanks to improvements in the overall economy that helped produce a surge in the latter half of this year, a leading real estate group said Wednesday. Re/Max said…

Great outdoors

40 Beaufort Road has been featured in the National Post as Home of the Week – for the full article click here!

Ideal for Large Family

252 Beech has been featured in the National Post as Home of the Week – check out the full article – click here!

Canadian Real Estate is Strong!

A recent article by the Globe and Mail is saying that Canadian real estate is strong and will continue to do so, comparing the rebound and resiliency this fall since the tightening of mortgage regulations last year. But is everyone forgetting the US election last year? And the wonderful imminence of the U.S. fiscal cliff? As much as we’d prefer…

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…