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Effects of COVID-19 on the Toronto Real Estate Market

By |2020-04-04T18:18:08-04:00April 4th, 2020|All Posts|

With the Release of the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board's March sales data, we can already begin to see how COVID-19 is impacting the market. March saw strong sales numbers in its first half. However, as governments urged residents to stay home, the market began to cool. Sales Activity reported by TRREB showed 8,012 sales [...]

“Cityplace Superclub” by Harbour View Estates lives up to the Hype

By |2020-04-03T11:09:25-04:00April 3rd, 2020|All Posts|

When searching for the perfect condominium, the unit isn't the only thing you want to consider. Location, amenities, security, and availability of concierge services all play an important role in determining the perfect sky-dwelling. Harbour View Estates knows this all too well. With their extensive and immaculate array of amenities, the "Cityplace Superclub" provides an [...]

I Can’t Pay my Common Expenses…Now What?

By |2020-04-01T12:47:16-04:00April 1st, 2020|All Posts|

There's no doubt that the world has entered an extremely uncertain time. With the COVID-19 Pandemic and Ontario's declared State of Emergency, many condominium owners are facing financial uncertainty. Among the list of bills piling up is the Common Expenses fee charged by the condominium corporation. What happens if you're unable to pay this fee? [...]

Market Snapshot – February 2020

By |2020-03-10T16:02:39-04:00March 10th, 2020|All Posts|

Our Market Snapshot for February 2020 is here!   The Toronto Real Estate Board reported a total of 7,256 residential transactions in February 2020, a 45.6% increase compared to sales in February 2019. Compared to the previous month, sales were up by 14.8%. In February 2020 the average selling price was $910,290, up by 16.7% [...]

REALTORS® vs Brokers vs Agents – A Definitive Guide to Real Estate Titles in Ontario

By |2020-02-26T15:39:53-05:00February 28th, 2020|All Posts|

If you've been looking to buy or sell your home in Ontario, there's no doubt you've already encountered countless webpages of content to help. Whether its a property search page, checklist, or step-by-step guide, there seems to be no end of content promoting services offered. All this content is being produced and marketed by people [...]

What is a Road Allowance?

By |2020-02-25T16:27:42-05:00February 25th, 2020|All Posts|

Your Property: It's smaller than you think! Have you ever been driving in a neighborhood and noticed a strip of grass between the sidewalk and the road? I'm sure you've probably wondered, "Who owns that patch of grass?". Maybe you've had some extra undeveloped land that seems to be part of your property. For an [...]

Market Snapshot – January 2020

By |2020-02-18T10:45:25-05:00February 18th, 2020|All Posts|

Our Market Snapshot for January 2020 is here!   The Toronto Real Estate Board reported a total of 4,581 residential sales in January 2020, up 15.4% compared to January 2019. Compared to the previous month, sales were up by 4.8%. In January 2020 the average selling price was $839,363, up by 12.3% from last year's [...]

What is Multiple Representation in Ontario Real Estate?

By |2020-03-24T12:06:30-04:00February 16th, 2020|All Posts|

The Toronto Real Estate market continues to increase in complexity. It's no surprise that buyers and sellers are trying to streamline the process. As such, there are an increasing number of clients taking charge of their home search. Armed with tools like Zillow, Realtor.ca, and trreb.ca, these ambitious seekers proceed solo. Targeting properties, they choose [...]

Joint Tenancy vs Tenants In Common

By |2020-03-26T23:14:08-04:00January 29th, 2020|All Posts|

While it might seem that concurrent ownership of land in Ontario is a straightforward topic, the opposite is actually true. The way in which one shares a piece of property is important. If considering owning a piece of property in cooperation with a friend, partner, or spouse, it's important to know the different types of [...]