Is It Worth It to Sell Your Home Before Five Years?

There’s an old adage in real estate known as “the five-year rule.” Simply put, it states that it takes at… Read More »

The Pros and Cons of Buying a Semi-Detached House

At the end of November 2017, the average price for a detached home in the City of Toronto was just… Read More »

How a Busy Street Affects Real Estate Value

Location, location, location is the oft-cited mantra in real estate. And a house located on a busy roadway is almost… Read More »

The Pros and Cons of Moving Into a Newly-Built Neighbourhood

In an era where some people will watch YouTube videos of other people unboxing new products, what could be more… Read More »

What Are Comparable Real Estate Sales?

When you contact a real estate agent to sell your home, part of their job is to tell you what… Read More »

Can You Be Forced to Sell Your Condo?

With the average detached home in Toronto selling for well over a million dollars and semis not far behind, for… Read More »

When Can You Evict a Tenant in Ontario?

With high housing costs, many first-time buyers – and some debt-laden homeowners – are considering adding a rental unit to their… Read More »

What Home Buyers Should Know About Corner Lots

Whenever my wife and I have been in the market for a new home I’ve had a few personal deal… Read More »

Market Slowdown, First-Time Home Buyers Waiting and Montreal Market Heats Up: June 2017 Real Estate News Recap

A Slowdown Downtown Toronto’s hot housing market seems to have cooled off for the first time in years. Total home… Read More »

What Is an Escalation Clause?

There’s recently been a bit of a war of words between the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) and the Real… Read More »