Inside the Toronto Real Estate Market – May 2017

With the news stories flying rampant about the proposed regulatory changes in real estate and housing, we thought it was high time to talk about what’s actually happening in the market right now. Generally speaking, there is definitely a shift in the market, albeit not a massive one.   Before anyone hits the panic button, let’s consider a few things……

Parent and Child and Investment Partners?

With the market progressing the way it is, the ability for first time home buyers to get into get into the market is quickly evaporating.   In the past year alone, any down payment that they may have saved up will be woefully insufficient or will force them to dramatically reduce their purchasing budget.    Even those who are in…

Inside the Toronto Real Estate Market – Jan 2017 Edition

Sorry to sound like a broken record but once again, inventory in the real estate market is proving to be a challenge!  The inventory of active listings in January 2017 is half of what it was in 2016 and new listings are down 17.6%. How can we break the stalemate of home owners who want to sell but won’t put their…

How can you fall in love with your home again?

We’ve all done it. You go to someone else’s home or an open house and you think, I wish my home looked like that! Inevitably, life takes over, stuff piles up, the ‘honey do’ list gets longer and longer. When we start our work on a home to get it ready for sale, we take care of every little thing…