GTA Home Sales Down 44% – but what does that really mean?

Toronto September Market Stats

GTA Home Sales Down 44% – but what does that really mean? Keep reading to find out why headlines can often be misleading. Before we get into the September Market Stats for Toronto and the GTA, a little recap on what certain metrics mean, specifically;  Sales  Price  New Listings   A lot of people tend to […]

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Why Humber Bay is one of the best places to buy in South Etobicoke in Spring 2022

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  The Toronto housing market can be discouraging, but there are opportunities if you look for them, and Humber Bay is one of the best places to buy in South Etobicoke and where first time homebuyers should start their search. Where is Humber Bay? It is that little pocket of neighbourhood that is bordered by […]

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What a First Time Home Buyer in Etobicoke needs to know

Part 1: Getting Your Finances in Order So you’re a first time home buyer in Etobicoke (these tips work for all of Toronto as well 😉 )? Congratulations! The first question that I’m going to ask you before we start looking at houses is…how much house can you afford? If you don’t know the answer […]

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Are Garden Suites Coming To Toronto? Expanding Housing Options in the GTA

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With the lack of supply in housing causing prices to skyrocket in Toronto and the GTA, one potential solution for more housing options is the introduction of Garden Suites. Following the successful launch of ‘Laneway Housing’ (which has seen 50 suites built since its by-law inception in 2018, with at least another 131 underway) Toronto […]

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Toronto, Etobicoke, Mississauga, Oakville and Burlington August Real Estate Stats

While summer is not quite officially over for another couple of weeks, we are officially transitioning into what we call in Real Estate as the “hot fall market”. Vacations are over, kids are headed back to school, and the listings that we didn’t see in August, will soon begin to hit the market. Speaking of […]

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July 2021 Market Stats – Are Prices Plateauing?

Happy Summer! July is over and we are almost a week into August.  I hope you have found some time to rest and relax over the past month.  I wanted to share with you a brief update on the Greater Toronto Area’s residential real estate market. Inventory & Sales Volume Current inventory levels of homes […]

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Changes to the First Time Home Buyers Incentive for those in Toronto

The Federal Government announced that the eligibility criteria for the First Time Home Buyer Incentive would be expanded in our most expensive markets, including Toronto, Vancouver, and Victoria. Before we jump into the changes, a little review of what the program actually is: The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive theoretically makes it easier for you to […]

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting to Buy in Today’s Market

Whether you’re a first time buyer or haven’t purchased in 10 years, much like a new born baby, there are things to learn or re-learn. I want to walk you through a few things you should know before and during the purchase of a resale (not new build) home. Before: Broker up The first thing […]

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