My Deal Fell Through – Do I Still Owe My Real Estate Agent Commission?

After soaring for years, house prices in and around Toronto have pulled back sharply in recent months. Prices in the… Read More »

How an HVAC Contract Can Impact Your Home Sale

For more than a year now, the Competition Bureau has been urging homeowners to be wary of deceptive tactics used… Read More »

What Happens When a Pre-Construction Condo Project is Cancelled?

Imagine paying hundreds of thousands of dollars for a pre-construction condo, only to learn that your developer has cancelled the… Read More »

Down Payment Gifts: What New Buyers Need to Know

High real estate prices and new mortgage rules designed to clamp down on risky lending have made it harder than… Read More »

Should You Own a Home in the Suburbs and Rent in the City?

With the high cost of real estate in Toronto continuing to push potential home buyers out of the market, some… Read More »

Should You Lease Your Home Rather Than Sell in a Softer Market?

More and more sellers are backing away from Toronto’s cooling housing market as property values continue to drop – while others… Read More »

What Are Pre-Construction Condo Development Charges?

Unwary buyers who’ve signed up for a pre-construction condo over the last few years could find themselves faced with an… Read More »

Seniors Living in Condos: The Pros and Cons

Canada’s population is growing older and the pace of demographic change – particularly in Ontario – is accelerating. In fact,… Read More »

How to Handle Taxes When Renting Out Your Basement Income Suite

If you believe Scott McGillivray, real-estate entrepreneur and host of the long-running HGTV Income Property show, secondary income suites are… Read More »

2016 Census Reveals Suburban Home Downsizing Challenges

Toronto’s suburbs are going grey far more quickly than the city’s core, according to recently released data from the 2016… Read More »