Home inspections are an extremely important component of purchasing a home, even if the home is brand new and looks structurally sound to the naked eye. The home inspection company Carson Dunlop has a good blog post on the top five deficiencies found in home inspections, as well as how they find them, what they mean.. read more →

08 Sep 2014
September 8, 2014

Buyers Are Looking For Walkability

According to a report released by the Royal Bank of Canada and the Pembina Institute, the majority of home buyers in the GTA want a home that’s within walking distance to all of the amenities, including transit. “Homebuyers across the Greater Toronto Area, including families, clearly want to live in neighbourhoods that are more walkable.. read more →

The Canadian Real Estate Association has announced that it has revised its home sales forecast for 2014 and 2015. “The deferral of sales and listings during an extraordinarily bleak winter delayed the start to the spring home buying season earlier this year,” said the Canadian Real Estate Association in a press release. “This deferral boosted.. read more →

Toronto is a fantastic city to live in. One of the most unique things about our geography is our ravine system, which creates a huge urban forest. These ravines create natural wonderlands that – even though they may be only steps away from the city at any given time – will make you feel like.. read more →

According to a recent CBC article, a real estate scam that involves online listings is growing in popularity and there are reports of it happening in the GTA. In this scam, prospective renters inquire about listings that aren’t real, or are even contacted by the scammers themselves, posing as homeowners in need of a renter… read more →