South Beach Condo

88 Park Lawn Road #709

Award winning South Beach complex! Super-chic 1+1 suite, 648 sq ft plus 60 sq ft terrace. Gorgeous kitchen with Caesarstone counters high end stainless steel appliances, spa-like bath with glass shower, large bright master with walk-in closet & semi-ensuite access to bath, rich hardwood floors, and great south-east views of lake & city through floor-to-ceiling… Read More

Bloor West Village

464 Beresford Avenue

This spacious three bedroom home is situated in a popular Bloor West Village enclave with top-rated schools, Runnymede P.S. and Humberside C.I. It has an eat-in kitchen with a walk-out to the back yard, three generous bedrooms including a large master with bay window walk-out to balcony, hardwood floors throughout, updated windows, and laneway parking…. Read More

Toronto Market Cooling… But Still Strong

Toronto House Prices Mid August 2012

Earlier this month, Scotia Economics issued a Special Report on Canadian Housing in which they noted that home sales and prices have cooled in the first half of 2012, and went on to predict that Canadian house prices will decline by a total of 10% over the next 2-3 years, with the correction concentrated in… Read More

Beware the Taxman When Buying and Selling Often

Beware the Taxman when flipping condos

When you sell a property that isn’t your principal residence and make a profit, half of the amount is taxable. This is the so-called capital gains tax and it’s pretty straight forward, but every situation is different. It all depends on how the Canada Revenue Agency views the transaction. Click here to view the full… Read More

Don’t Just worry about Grow Houses ~ Flowers can do Damage too!

Flower

Everyone is concerned about marihuana grow houses and the damage that they can do, but what about somebody just growing flowers? To a large extent, it’s much the same. The area in the home is dense with flowers. They get watered and they get sunlight 9either real or artificial), but the result is the same…. Read More

Canada’s Recreational Property Trends

Cottage on a Lake

“Canadians love a good deal, and there’s no question that there are still some to be had in recreational property markets across the country,” says Elton Ash, executive vice-president of a Brokerage in Western Canada. Canadians also love their cottages, cabins and chalets, and while the recreational market has never slowed down dramatically during the… Read More