REAL ESTATE ARTICLES 

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Toronto is the world’s best city to live in

Toronto is the world’s best city to live in, according to a study of major metropolises by The Economist Intelligence Unit. And Montreal is the second best, with Stockholm, Amsterdam and San Francisco rounding out the top five…

 

Do Greenbelts make cities more livable

Do greenbelts make cities more livable?  more affordable? more transit friendly?  I’m not sure I’d agree….

 

Never buy a resale condo without reviewing the Status Certificate

Although there is no legal obligation to obtain and examine a status certificate before buying a condominium unit, it is extremely risky not to do so.

 

Paying off your mortgage – good or bad?

It amounts to financial heresy to some conservative investors but paying down your mortgage early just might not be the best plan.

 

Bank of Canada interest rate cut – 5 ways consumers will be affected

The Bank of Canada surprised financial markets by cutting its key interest rate by 0.25 per cent on Wednesday.

 

Homeowners are not liable for sidewalk slip-and-falls

Court rules legal responsibility rests with City despite snow-clearing by-laws

 

Watching Out for Real Estate Fraud

Real estate fraud is a serious matter – know how to protect yourself

 

Vermiculite Insulation Report CREA

If your home has vermiculite insulation, this may contain asbestos

 

Condo window failure – how it happens

Those glass towers may be cause for concern…

 

Buying a cheaper home outside Toronto may not pay off

That house in the suburbs might not be cheaper in the end

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