Where is the real estate crash?

Do you keep hearing about this real estate crash which is supposed to happen… These predictions aren’t by soothsayers or astrologers – this pending crash has been predicted by experts since 2009: 2009 Gluskin Sheff & Associates: Prediction 35% decrease, reality 4.25% increase 2010 Economist: Prediction 25% decrease, reality 9.05% increase 2011 Capital Economics: Prediction 25% […]

Why GTA home prices will continue to rise

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 […]

Bank of Canada Prime rate history

Governor Stephen Poloz called the cut ‘insurance’ against low oil prices. Here are the bank’s top messages on how the oil rout could impact the economy Interest rates on the discount market are already 2.05% on a variable rate, five-year mortgage and 2.57% on a five-year, fixed rate mortgage, said Rob McLister, editor of Canadian […]

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…