2021 and the Condo Market – The 905 will Remain Hot

While 2020 was an unprecedented year that no one could have predicted, as we enter 2021 and are ready to plan our return to normalcy, the coming year shows great promise in several areas. Namely: the real estate industry. Though the beginning of 2020 all but put a halt to all things real estate the [...]

Seasonality and Timing the Real Estate Market              

When you’re getting ready to sell your home or buy a new one there are many things for you to start thinking about. From timing the market to locking down financing, arranging staging to planning showings, you might start to feel overwhelmed with all the different advice out there about how to get the most [...]

Why are Toronto home buyers moving to Burlington?            

With much of the world shifting into more of a work-from-home situation, you might find yourself considering making a move out of the hustle and bustle of Toronto into something a bit more low-key. But if you love the feel of living in a city it might feel like a daunting decision to make. Enter: [...]

Is All Debt Bad? Why Real Estate Investing is Different

When it comes to taking on debt it can be hard to decide whether the commitment is worthwhile or not. With varying interest rates and terms like ‘good debt’ and ‘bad debt’ floating around, debt can be an intimidating thing to take on. Debt itself can be an intimidating commitment, but with a bit of [...]

Do’s and Don’ts of Private Real Estate Investing

When you first break into the world of private real estate investing and start looking into what being a landlord and having a rental property and tenants actually means, there can be a lot of information to consider. From getting your finances in order in order to qualify for a bank or private loan to [...]

Can I Time the Real Estate Market?                      

You’ve no doubt heard the adage ‘buy low and sell high’ and while this is a great practice in the real estate market, it’s not as simple as it sounds (or realistically achievable). Timing the real estate market is a skill that even seasoned pros struggle to nail down. While there are a few things [...]

Location, Location, Location of your Condo?

Location, location, location… You’ve no doubt heard this mantra many times over when shopping for your new home. Whether you are looking for a home for yourself or a unit that you can ultimately rent or flip, the location of the condo is going to be a major factor in your purchase. While there are [...]

Why is Demand for New Condos Growing?

With the price of a single-family home increasing the Toronto area, these kinds of homes are feeling that much more unattainable for a large demographic of home buyers. When new buyers enter the market, they are looking for a home that they can afford to live in and that might turn into a great investment [...]

Be Careful: Mortgage Loan Relief from Banks is Not Free

The COVID-19 crisis is impacting every Canadian and it's an unprecedented time in our history. There's the direct health scare posed by the deadly virus, of course. Then there are other real issues at play that follow. They relate to stress, anxiety and loneliness. We must all ensure we take care of our  mental health. [...]

When the Stock Market Feels Risky, Count on Real Estate Assets                    

Making the decision to start investing as a part of a healthy financial plan can be an intimidating choice. From stocks to businesses, real estate to rental income, there are a lot of investment options to consider. While investing in stocks is the more popular route and a common way to see fast returns, it’s [...]