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There were some important rule changes put in place for mortgage lenders on October 17, 2016. For many buyers, the end result of the new mortgage rules will be less buying power. For sellers, it could mean lower selling prices. Depending on what you read and who you talk to, there might be some confusion on what exactly […]
The Toronto real estate market seems to have gone awry and getting a house in Toronto, let alone the one you want, isn’t easy. These are our proven strategies for getting the house you want in this crazy market. Be Ready for Bidding Wars If you’re planning to buy property in an area that is even […]
With the 2016 fall market in full swing, here is what we see for Toronto Real Estate when we gaze into our crystal ball: Bully Offer Bonanza. If you thought bully offers were rampant in the spring, get ready to be slapped around even more this fall. We’re already seeing more foreign investment in Toronto since […]
When you buy a home in Ontario (especially Toronto), you’re going to need to be ready to pay the lovely Land Transfer Tax. Who Pays Land Transfer Tax? When you buy a house or condo in Ontario, the buyer always pays the land transfer tax – Sellers never pay. On closing day, when the deed […]
The theme for this month’s Toronto Real Estate Market Update continues to be Up, Up & Away. As it did in March, the average sale price continues to go up, while days on market continue to decline. The inventory of available properties is evaporating and buyer demand cannot be satisfied. Records in almost all categories […]
As buyers become more savvy, we’re seeing a new trend emerge: Buyers who want to work directly with the listing agent. The two most common reason that we’re hearing from buyers is that they believe they will: (1) Get insider information from the listing agent. A misconception that they will tell them how much they need to pay […]