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RELOCATING TO TORONTO: Lump Sums

May 31st, 2019
Lump sums. What are they, exactly? They are a relocation package allowance offered by a company to an employee to help them relocate for a new job opportunity. Lump sum packages are just that – a lump sum – and are designed to be more flexible, helping employees get settled and back to work faster. The packages also help employers keep valued employees while also controlling costs on their en ...

CONDO CORNER: Why Costs are Still Climbing

May 29th, 2019
The Toronto real estate market is very healthy. The cost of Toronto area re-sale homes has risen consistently for the past 10 years. So… what’s with the price of condos? There are a few factors at play here.

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Detached homes are priced such that first time home buyers are priced right out of that market. Condos are the only option left for those not wanting to leave the city. Real estate i ...

RELOCATING TO TORONTO: 7 Tips

May 24th, 2019
  1. Read that Relocation Policy!
    You’ve just been offered a job that involves a relocation to Toronto. Step one is to learn what your relocation policy includes (and doesn’t). Know what your responsibilities are, and what services your employer is providing. Don’t just accept and show up. Read the offer, do your research, and ask questions if anything is unclear.
     
  2. Get to know Toronto
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LIFESTYLE SERIES: Spring Cleaning

May 22nd, 2019
So we’ve helped you find that dream home in the Toronto real estate market, which you have been loving for a few years. With the longer days, the warmer weather, and new growth with the arrival of tulips and cherry blossoms, many are struck with a burst of energy to spring clean. Totally natural, and very cathartic. Whether you are staying put, or planning on up-sizing into a larger home, spr ...

Toronto Listings Spring to Life

May 17th, 2019
It is no great secret to anyone that the winter months are a bit slower for real estate, and that things pick up in the spring time. 2019 seemed as though it might just challenge that idea, given how slow April was. May, however, has showed that the Toronto and Greater Toronto Area real estate market has come to life much like the blooms on the cherry blossom trees in High Park.

April saw a to ...

INVESTING: Resale

May 15th, 2019
If you have been thinking about expanding your investments to include Toronto real estate, today is the best day to get started. Property values continue to go up each year, so waiting just means you end up paying more. Becoming a real estate investor is easier than you think. We can help.

Investing in a Toronto resale property means you get started as a landlord sooner. Remember, landlords ma ...

#519 1000 King St W, Toronto, ON

May 10th, 2019

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INVESTING: Assignment

May 8th, 2019
If you have been thinking about expanding your investments to include Toronto real estate, today is the best day to get started. Property values continue to go up each year, so waiting just means you end up paying more. Becoming a real estate investor is easier than you think. We can help.

First things first: what is an assignment? It’s when a seller sells their interest in a property before t ...

#519 1000 King St W, Toronto, ON

May 6th, 2019

Chic Condo In Massey Square Building, Trendy King W Village. Units Rarely Available In Building. Ideal Lay-Out, Maximizes Living Space; Private Balcony. Exceptionally Quiet, Bright, Spacious, Freshly Painted. Clear N View Over Rooftops. Very Recently Renovated Common Areas Include Gym, Library, Party Room. Right At Ttc 504 King Stops Shaw/Strachan; Easy Access To Qew. Parking Space, Locker Inclu ...

INVESTING: Pre-Construction

May 3rd, 2019
If you have been thinking about expanding your investments to include Toronto real estate, today is the best day to get started. Property values continue to go up each year, so waiting just means you end up paying more. Becoming a real estate investor is easier than you think. We can help.

Investing in a pre-construction project allows you to be more selective of what you purchase, and not dep ...