Tarion as Builder Regulator

Ontario Government Ousts Tarion as Builder Regulator

Ontario’s new build watchdog, which has been in place for 40 years, has had its regulatory status rescinded by the… Read More »

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 »