First Time Buyers’ incentives galore!

There are many incentives for first time buyers. There has never been a better time to take advantage of these! – RRSP Home Buyers Plan – Home Buyer Tax Credit – CMHC Flexible Financing – Land Transfer Tax Rebate; and last but not least… – recently reduced Bank of Canada prime lending rate  FIRST TIME […]

Skating at Toronto Islands is a tradition..

Toronto has a long history of skating on the harbour that includes ice-­boat races and New Year’s Eve balls on the ice. Those traditions live on in a much reduced form, primarily preserved by a small community of people who live on the Toronto Island.  Read more in the attached article.. Skating at Toronto Islands […]

Pump prices affect inflation

OTTAWA— The collapse in oil prices slowed Canadian inflation in December as falling pump prices helped decelerate the annual rate to 1.5 per cent, a drop from its 2-percent perch the month before. On Friday, Statistics Canada’s latest consumer price index found gasoline prices in December fell 16.6 per cent compared with the year before, […]

Radon gas – is it a problem?

Radon is a colourless, odourless gas that can seep undetected into your home and cause lung cancer. Protect your family by testing your home for radon. What is radon? Radon is a radioactive gas that is produced naturally by the breakdown of uranium in the ground. Since radon can’t be seen, smelled, or tasted, it can […]

How real estate has changed …

Has real estate changed since 1981? Yes. How?  In many ways – there is more information available to clients, better methods of communication, and great marketing of properties to attract more attention. See what’s changed over the years…