New Mortgage Rules

Still Confused? New Mortgage Rules Explained

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 […]

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How Land Transfer Tax Works in Toronto & Ontario

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 […]

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Toronto Real Estate Market Update – April 2016

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 […]

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The Dangers of Buying through the Listing Agent

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 […]

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What People Are Saying

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