Buying, Renovating and Selling Real Estate in Toronto
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Think you’ll get a deal by buying with a listing agent?

House for Sale
An old co-worker of mine recently told me about their friends, who have been forever hunting the market for a new home.  Their strategy is to contact the listing agent of a house they’re interested in, hoping that by working directly with the listing agent they will get a better
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Toronto condo stats shows a mixed bag of news

Toronto Condos
These days everyone seems to be talking about the condo market in Toronto.  There’s been a lot of media coverage, like the Toronto Star’s recent article, “Downtown Condo Market Shows Strange Signs of Life.”  I’m also finding that the majority of my client
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To buy or not to buy? That is the question

My friend Joe Sammut at Mortgage Architects put together this handy comparison of what you could afford to purchase with the same amount you pas as rent. Just note that this is just a one-to-one comparison of rent to mortgage amount.  You would likely need to factor in maintenance fee
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GTA REALTORS® release January resale housing figures

Toronto Winter Skyline
NEWS RELEASE – TORONTO, February 5, 2013 — Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 4,375 transactions through the TorontoMLS system in January 2013. This number represented a slight decline compared to 4,432 transactions reported in January 2012. “The January sales figures
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