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Go Vote!

By |2019-10-17T13:59:13-05:00October 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, [...]

Market Snapshot – September 2019

By |2019-10-15T13:10:36-05:00October 15th, 2019|All Posts|

September's statistics shows that the Toronto Real Estate Market shows no signs of slowing. Total Residential transactions remained almost identical to the prior month, continuing the upward trend from the year prior. Rental markets also saw an increase, with the average price of a one and two bedroom hitting $2,262 and $2,941 respectively. This month's [...]

Airbnb and Toronto – What Homeowners Need to Know

By |2019-09-23T12:50:55-05:00September 23rd, 2019|All Posts|

There's no doubt that the internet has changed the way we live forever. Instead of hailing a cab, we whip out our smartphones and open up Uber. Hungry for something but don't want to leave the house? Instead of calling for more pizza, find something adventurous on Skip The Dishes. When was the last time [...]

Drake Receives Minor Variance for Fence Height on Bridle Path Home

By |2019-09-17T11:20:28-05:00September 17th, 2019|All Posts|

Drake has received approval for a minor variance from a North York zoning by-law restricting fence height. North York community council signed off on the exemption Monday, allowing the Canadian singer-superstar to have fences as high as 4.4 meters. Currently, in North York, the limit in the zoning by-laws for most residential properties is 2 [...]

What is a SPIS?

By |2019-09-16T20:44:04-05:00September 16th, 2019|All Posts|

The Toronto Real Estate market is nothing short of complex. Dizzying terms, avante-garde marketing strategies, and the continuous update to rules and regulations are all factors that can contribute to your property-marketing headache. Its for reasons like this that you should turn to the expert advice of a REALTOR(R) to assist with all questions you [...]

Tips to Help You Own Your First Home

By |2019-09-10T17:37:21-05:00September 10th, 2019|All Posts|

­Housi­­­ng prices can seem completely unattainable to middle-class renters. This is one big reason why many renters get stuck in the cycle of renting. Down payments, excellent credit, and massive commitment are only a few of the reasons today’s generation of first-time homebuyers are keeping their cash in the rental market. However, what most may [...]

Market Snapshot – August 2019

By |2019-10-15T12:54:11-05:00September 6th, 2019|All Posts|

Our Market Snapshot for August 2019 is here.   The Toronto Real Estate board reported a total of 7,711 sales in August 2019, up just 0.8% from the previous month. Compared to the previous year, sales are up over 13.4%. Rental rates saw a decent climb too, with one-bedrooms scooting past the $2,200 mark, up [...]

Proposed Ban on Multiple Representation in Ontario for Real Estate

By |2019-05-01T17:43:55-05:00May 1st, 2019|All Posts|

The Ontario Government is considering an outright ban on multiple representation on real estate transactions. This means that each party to a real estate transaction, the buyer and the seller, must each have their own real estate agent. So, what is the downside? Even if your agent happens to know the perfect person(s) for your [...]