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The Short & Long Term Impact of COVID-19 on Toronto Real Estate

Posted on May 01, 2020

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With no shortage of screen time these days, it’s no doubt you’ve been hit with a tsunami of headlines about how Toronto’s real estate market has taken a bit of a nosedive since the beginning of March and the onset of COVID-19. Yet homes continue to move, begging the question, really, how bad is it out there?

Here are some quick numbers from TREB; as...

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New Mortgage Stress Test and the Impact it Will Have on Your Home Purchase

Posted on Nov 29, 2017


If you have been flirting with the idea of purchasing a new home in the near future, you have undoubtedly heard the words 'stress test.' Stress tests are already mandatory for mortgages in which the down payment is less than 20%, which was initially introduced earlier this year as part of the the Federal Government's attempt to cool the heated hous...

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The Psychology Behind the Stage

Posted on Oct 11, 2017




How good does it feel walking through West Elm amongst a crowd of strangers, visualizing yourself sinking into one of their sofas at the end of a long day or pulling up a chair at a well-appointed dining room table?  This in effect is what we set out to do when staging your home for buyers who will be seeing it for the first time. 

I get it, you love...

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10 Overlooked Costs When Buying a Home

Posted on Sep 18, 2017



















In 2009, when my husband and I were buying our first home, we were fortunate enough to have a well seasoned advisor at our disposal.  Without their direction and often rhetorical questioning, we could have easily overlooked some of the money gobbling factors listed below.
 
So in an effort to save you countless cups of coffee, sleepless nights and any...

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