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The 8 Most Important Questions an Accredited Seniors Agent Will Ask You

February 25th, 2019
Canada's population is aging, and there is no doubt as to the impact that segment of our society is having and will continue to have on our real estate market in years to come. When it comes to assisting senior clients with their move, there are a number of important questions that must be asked:
  1. Do you WANT to move, or do you feel you HAVE to move?
    There are only two broad reasons why senior ...

First-Time Home Buyers: Financial Tips

February 15th, 2019

Buying your first home is such an important and exciting decision. Sometimes in the excitement, we forget some key financial decisions. We thought we would write them down for you.

Prepare a Monthly Budget
First-time home buyers have likely used a budget before. Here we suggest looking over it again, and making some adjustments. When you are renting, some expenses such as property taxes, some u ...

Toronto Real Estate is Looking Bright for 2019

February 11th, 2019
The average Toronto area re-sale home price rose 1.7% year over year in January to $748,328, including single-family homes and condos, according to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), which is forecasting a 4% annual price increase for 2019. TREB President Garry Bhaura indicated “Although we won’t experience record levels, we do expect to see a better year in 2019 for sales and selling pric ...

Reviewing Toronto Real Estate for 2018 and Moving into 2019

February 8th, 2019
It has been an incredible - and surprising - two years for real estate in Toronto. As stats continue to come in from 2018, we gain a better picture of what we can expect moving further into 2019. These stats are critical if you are planning on moving to Toronto, buying a home in Toronto, or you want to invest in real estate in Toronto.

There has been some great news on the Toronto and Greater ...

Buying Your First Home? Look for These Incentives!

February 4th, 2019
Buying your first home can be both exciting and a bit daunting. The good news is that there are government incentive programs available to help you get into the housing market. Let’s break them down for you.

Land Transfer Tax Refund for First-Time Buyers (Ontario)
First-time homebuyers of an eligible home may be eligible for a refund of all or part of the Land Transfer Tax. To claim a refund, ...