There’s an old saying “You can’t make land, so you have to work with what you’ve got”. This graphic will explain why home prices in the GTA continue to rise. We have strong immigration policies in place, and we have the Greenbelt to contend with. There’s only such much land on which to build homes […]
Canada’s housing market is already seeing the impact of falling interest rates, with nearly half of Canadians telling a new survey that they are planning to buy a home in the next five years and more than 15 per cent saying cheaper mortgage rates will allow them to make the purchase sooner than expected. More on this…. […]
Toronto is transforming from a mostly middle-income city into an island of wealth surrounded by increasingly poor pockets of suburb, 42 years of data reveals. University of Toronto professor David Hulchanski has recently updated his groundbreaking income-disparity research, showing that polarization proceeds as Toronto’s middle-income communities vanish. The long-term trend to 2012 shows average incomes […]
Updated May 22 2020
BUILDINGS CONVERTED TO RENTALS: Some condo projects in the Toronto area are being cancelled by the builder, and converted to rental buildings instead. Such is our market! Urbancorp has quietly cancelled its Kingsclub condo complex on King Street West and plans to build three towers of apartment rentals instead. It is the second downtown condo […]
There are many ways to capture Nature’s beauty, but Matt Malloy has topped them all. Matt’s time-stacked images are stunning, to say the least. ©Matt Malloy Have a look at more of his stunning work here.
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 […]
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 […]
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…
Here is a traffic report for the GTA – which roads are used most. This just might help you find a faster way home… but it probably won’t. Greater Toronto Area Average Daily Traffic Count
This graphic will show you the areas of construction and the ANTICIPATED completion dates.