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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 |2020-02-16T11:13:34-05:00February 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 |2020-01-29T12:49:13-05:00January 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 [...]

Where to Donate your Furniture in Toronto

By |2020-01-21T20:34:49-05:00January 21st, 2020|All Posts|

As you pack those final boxes and prepare for your big move, you realize there's some things that you would rather leave behind. An old couch, some hockey equipment, maybe even a few old electronics that your new pad is providing. As you look at the chair in the living room you really start to [...]

All About Status Certificates in Ontario

By |2020-02-05T11:43:19-05:00January 18th, 2020|All Posts|

If you've been thinking about buying or selling your condo, chances are, you're doing some research. If so, you may have come across some unfamiliar terms. One of these terms thrown around is "Status Certificate". So, what exactly is a Status Certificate and does it matter when buying or selling condos?   A status certificate [...]

Tips to Sell your Toronto Condo in the Winter

By |2020-01-16T10:53:08-05:00January 16th, 2020|All Posts|

Thinking of selling your Toronto condo property in the winter? When it is cold outside with snow and ice it is important to prepare your property so when prospective buyers walk in, they are not distracted and can focus on the positive attributes of your home. Here are some useful tips to help you show [...]

Market Snapshot – December 2019

By |2020-01-16T09:42:30-05:00January 15th, 2020|All Posts|

Our Market Snapshot for December 2019 is here. The Toronto Real Estate Board reported a total of 4,399 sales in December 2019, up by 17.4% compared to December 2018. The average selling price was $837,788, up by 11.9% compared to December 2018. On an annual basis, there were 87,825 sales in 2019, up 12.6% compared [...]

Market Snapshot – November 2019

By |2019-12-18T13:21:36-05:00December 18th, 2019|All Posts|

Our Market Snapshot for November 2019 is here.   The Toronto Real Estate Board reported a total of 7,090 sales in November 2019, up 1.6% from the previous month. Compared to the previous year, sales are up 14.2%. Rental rates have also increased this month, with the average price of a one-bedroom rising to $2,210. [...]

Go Vote!

By |2019-10-17T13:59:13-04:00October 17th, 2019|All Posts|

The next Federal Election will take place on Monday, October 21, 2019. ReaLawState would like to take an opportunity to remind you to go vote! Voting plays a key role in Canada's democracy as a country, and gives the voter a strong and clear voice on the future of the country. If you're a citizen, [...]