What is a Buyer Representation Agreement?

Buying a home, particularly your first, is likely the most important purchase you will ever make. The huge sums of… Read More »

Buying or Selling a Home Over the Holidays

December is a month many people look forward to, but that might not the case if you happen to be… Read More »

Why Vendor Take-Back Mortgages are Making a Comeback

Just how much has the Greater Toronto Area housing market changed since the introduction of the Ontario Fair Housing Plan?… Read More »

How to Make a Bully Offer

A new paradigm now exists for Toronto real estate – while prices are still high, sales volumes are down significantly… Read More »

How to Respond to a Low-Ball Buyer Offer

Recent data from the Toronto Real Estate Board shows that home sales in the GTA in September were down 35… Read More »

This Fall Real Estate Season is Different: What Buyers and Sellers Should Know

With record-breaking temperatures in the city, it is easy to forget that fall is actually upon us. Traditionally a busy… Read More »

Co-Operative Home Buying: What You Need to Know

Although the extreme inflation that characterized much of the past year appears to be at an end, buying a home… Read More »

How Will a Higher Mortgage Qualifying Rate Affect You?

Canada’s economy appears to be back on track after years of stop-start recoveries and anemic growth. That’s welcome news for… Read More »

Should You Pay More for a Condo on a Higher Floor?

A cursory glance at Toronto’s skyline is enough to tell you that the city’s condo boom shows no signs of… Read More »

Why You Need a Mortgage Pre-Approval When Interest Rates Rise

The property playing field has changed considerably over the summer months. First we had the Ontario government’s Fair Housing Plan;… Read More »