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GTA Realtors® Release Q3 Condo Market Figures

Toronto Real Estate Board President Michael Collins announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 6,407 condominium apartment sales through TREB’s MLS® System in the third quarter of 2019. This result was up by 11.1 per cent compared to Q3 2018. New condominium apartment listings entered into TREB’s MLS® System were down by one per cent…

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Mortgage Default Rate in Canada

There is always a lot of talk about the growing debt in the personal finances of everyday Canadians. And to some extent, it may be true. No doubt, many consumers have gotten used to throwing things on a credit card and then moving on to the next big purchase. The federal government was so concerned…

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6 Thing All Co-Signors Should Consider

Co-signing on a loan may seem like an easy way to help a loved one (child, family member, friend, etc.) live out their dream of owning a home. In today’s market conditions, a co-signor can offer a solution to overcome the high market prices and stress testing measure. For example, if you have a damaged…

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GTA Realtors® Release Q3 Rental Market Figures

Toronto Real Estate Board President Michael Collins announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 10,800 condominium apartment rentals through TREB’s MLS® System in the third quarter of 2019. This result was up by 17.3 per cent compared to the third quarter of 2018. The number of condominium apartments listed for rent at some point during…

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GTA Realtors® Release September Market Figures

TORONTO, October 3, 2019 – Toronto Real Estate Board President Michael Collins announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,825 sales through TREB’s MLS® System in September 2019. This result represented strong year-over-year sales growth of 22 per cent compared to 6,414 sales reported in September 2018. It is important to note, however, that sales…

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Clean Your Gutters! Here’s Why

Your gutters are an important part of your roofing system. They benefit your home in many ways and when they’re not clean, your home can sustain damage from your roof to your foundation. Here are 10 problems that can result from clogged and malfunctioning gutters. #1 – Flooded Basements When your gutters are clogged and…

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Fall 101: Yard Cleanup Tips

A proper fall yard cleanup puts you ahead of the game when spring arrives. Fall is almost here, which means it’s time to clean up your yard and prepare for the cool days ahead. A little work now will lead to a big payoff next year. Clean Your Gutters Now is a good time to…

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Flooring 101

Many of us don’t even know where to start when it comes to renovating our floors. Before you install brand new flooring, you’ll likely need to remove your existing floors, and possibly replace your subfloors. Both of these processes have labour and/or material costs attached. Carpet For you carpet lovers out there who love feeling that…

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How the HST Rebate Applies to Newly Built Properties, by Lorne Shuman

The real estate buying process is complicated even for the experienced buyer. However, when, buying a new home or condominium from a builder, there are even more issues to consider aside from the purchase price, the reputation of the builder and what the finished product will look like when it is built. One such issue…

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Happy Labour Day!

Labour Day belongs to all of us, and no one deserves a break more than you do. And aside from BBQs and a bid farewell to summer, Labour Day is when we celebrate the economic and social contributions of workers across Canada. Sleep In This Monday, you have permission to sleep in without feeling guilty,…

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