How Much Are My Closing Costs Going To Be?

It is always a shame when you hear about someone having a huge financial surprise on the day of closing. On the day you are making the biggest purchase of your life, many forget to calculate all of the other expenses that are to be paid on closing. These expenses will not be rolled into your mortgage, so be sure …

Real Estate Prices Edge Higher in GTA Markets

The Toronto housing market showed some improvement in home sales this June along with the average selling price. 8,082 homes were sold by Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) members through the MLS in June; a 17.6% jump from May 2018 and 2.4% more than in June of last year. Policy changes such as the B-20 mortgage guidelines which tightened lending …

Foreign Buyers only 3.4% of Toronto Home Sales

Homeowners in Toronto and Vancouver believe that foreign investors are responsible for driving home prices upwards but there are no official statistics to support this theory. “It has been a misconception among Canadian home owners for a few years that foreign buyers have been the cause of the housing shortage and escalating sale prices. However, statistics are showing that foreign …

Too Late! – SOLD – Burlington Bungalow for Sale – 1352 Dequincy Cres.

This 3 +1 bedroom bungalow is located on a quiet crescent. Professionally landscaped with plenty of green space for the kids or pets to run around. Fully finished basement with large rec room (25’8” x 12’9”) and renovated full bathroom with glass shower and granite top vanity (2010). Room for 4 cars in the driveway! Roof (2009). Close to schools, …

Day 28 of 365 Things to do in Burlington – Canada Day Celebrations at Spencer Smith Park

Happy Canada Day Everyone! Head down to Spencer Smith Park today as there is always a lot of family fun to be had when celebrating our country’s birthday! Bring your national pride and explore the abundance of Canadian inspired activities and musical entertainment all day long in Spencer Smith Park. Performances on 2 stages, children’s activities throughout the day, Aldershot …

2 Deals in 3 hours! – Who said it was a slow market?

What a day! Started off with a list of agents to call informing them that they will be in a multiple offer presentation at 4428 Vallence Drive in Burlington. I arrived at the client’s home for the 6:00pm presentation and fortunately one of the three offers was head and shoulders above the rest and fortunately for my client, the accepted …