Buyers’ Advice: Who’s Got Your Back?

If you’re like some buyers, you may be shopping for a home to buy without using a real estate agent of your own. You don’t trust agents, and you want to shop on your own time at your own pace without some agent pressuring you to buy something you don’t want. They’re just salespeople, right?… Read More

Getting Value Out Of Condominium Amenities

With dozens of condominium buildings competing for buyers in Canadian cities, building amenities have become an important part of developers’ marketing plans. In the first condominium buildings, amenities were pretty much limited to indoor pools and a generic “party room”. Now buyers are looking for fitness centres and entertainment lounges. Developers are marketing lifestyles, not… Read More

More Canadians Are Buying Income Properties

House for Rent

A new student condominium project in Kelowna, B.C. is being marketed as “this year’s hot investment” and “a perfect storm” for property investors. “While most Canadians traditionally invest their funds in GICs, bonds or stocks, your Retirement Savings Plan could include an investment property giving you a far greater return on your investment than a… Read More

Golfwood Village

78 Golfwood Heights

Welcome to 78 Golfwood Heights, an exceptionally spacious two storey four bedroom family home with almost 4500 sq ft on three levels. It’s situated on a quiet cul-de-sac in the exclusive Golfwood Village enclave nestled between Weston Golf and Country Club and Fairhaven Park, with mature trees and no power lines on the street. The… Read More

2015 Toronto Market Off To A Fast Start

Average Toronto Prices January 2015

The Toronto real estate market was a bit on the slow side for the first two weeks of January. Prices were actually 1% lower than the same two weeks in 2014, the first time that has happened in a long time. But then the Bank of Canada lowered the bank rate by 0.25%, from 1%… Read More