Status Certificates

What Condo Sellers Should Know About Status Certificates

For condo owners watching the red-hot Toronto market’s continuing climb, the temptation to sell grows with each passing day. Thinking… Read More »

Denied Your Mortgage

4 Reasons You May Be Denied Your Mortgage

Planning to buy a home and apply for a mortgage? A vital first step is to get a pre-approval from… Read More »

Toronto's Hot Housing Market

Is 5% Down Still Enough in Toronto’s Hot Housing Market?

It’s every home buyer’s worst nightmare: You’ve stood your ground in a bidding war, stretched your budget to the max… Read More »

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi are selling this Tuscan-style home

Celebrity Homes of the Week: Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, Sean Combs, Elle and Dakota Fanning, Greta Garbo, David Chase

This week in celebrity real estate: Want a home with a piece of silver screen history? From the childhood abode… Read More »

co-sign your mortgage

Should You Co-Sign Your Mortgage?

Recent data released by Statistics Canada does not paint a pretty picture regarding this country’s personal debt levels. The federal… Read More »

Staging your home for spring

4 Secrets to Staging Your Home for Spring

Selling your home is a stressful time. You have to pack all of your belongings, keep your home in a… Read More »

What is a SPIS?

What Is a SPIS (Seller Property Information Statement)?

When shopping for Toronto real estate, it can be easy to get caught up fawning over the marble countertops and… Read More »

Federal Budget 2017

Millions in Funding Announced for New Housing Data: Federal Budget 2017

There were no new measures to further cool the Canadian housing market in today’s tabling of the Federal Budget –… Read More »

Fixed vs Variable-Rate Mortgage Rates

Fixed-Rate vs Variable-Rate Mortgages: Which Is Right For You?

Canadian interest rates are hovering near historic lows, making borrowing money more attractive than ever. But prospective homebuyers looking to… Read More »

Capital Gains Tax

Sousa Urges Feds to Hike Capital Gains Tax on Home Sales

UPDATE: Federal Finance Minster Bill Morneau has stated the Department of Finance is not considering a hike to the capital… Read More »