Posted on Mar 06, 2023

The Devil’s in the Details, What February Sales Numbers Really Indicate

February sales stats were released late last week and they deserve a deeper dive than the headlines would lead you to believe. Year over year sales were down 47% when compared to February 2022, shocking yes, but not so much when you factor in the relative reduction in new listin...

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Posted on Feb 27, 2023

Toronto Market Show Signs of Life for Spring Market

After a particularly slow start to the year, the Toronto market is starting to show signs of warming.  Week over week listings have been increasing, bringing more inventory to market.  More importantly the quality of homes for sale have been improving, providing buyers more value for their money.  


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Why You Need a Mortgage Pre-Approval

Posted on Mar 09, 2021

When the time comes to purchase a home, one of the most common pieces of advice given to buyers is to get pre-approved for a mortgage before beginning your search. Unfortunately, prospective buyers who are in a hurry to purchase may view the mortgage pre-approval process as tedious or something that can be postponed until after they find the right...

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Don't Make These Rookie Mistakes When Buying a Home

Posted on Mar 01, 2021

Buying a home is a significant and sometimes overwhelming endeavour. Cutting corners can be tempting, particularly in time spent doing your research. However, dedicating time to these steps will give you the best understanding of your options, so you owe it to yourself to do so.

Research your Agent and Lender

All agents and lenders are not alike. Don...

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 Why 2021 is the BEST time to buy a CONDO!

Posted on Jan 13, 2021

Do your 2021 goals include the purchase of a new home? Now may be the ideal time to get into the market.

Condo prices have been on a steady decline over the past 12 months creating opportunities for buyers looking to purchase and move in this year. The average cost of a condo in the 416 is currently $625,828, down 2.26% from November 2020 and 4.63...

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Revised CMHC Guidelines

Posted on Jun 10, 2020


As you may have heard, CMHC (Canadian Mortgage & Housing Corporation) has announced that they will be changing the eligibility rules for mortgage insurance as of July 1st. Before we get into what this means, please keep in mind that this is an independent decision by the CMHC and not directed by the Canadian Finance Minister. The CMHC is one of thr...

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