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Buying a condo? Do your homework

12/30/2021 | Posted in Condos For Sale by Jessi Sandhu

real-estate-agent-showing-floor-plan-to-buyers-111.jpg - Real Estate News Useful information for those thinking of buying a new home or condominium in Ontario for the first time. ... More


Condo sales skyrocket to historic levels in Toronto suburbs

8/28/2021 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

toronto-skyline-93.jpg - Real Estate News After floundering through 2020, the Greater Toronto Area's condo market has been rebounding in full force this year. ... More


Mortgage debt is rising at its fastest pace in Canada since 2007

8/20/2021 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

home-buying-financing-concept-261.jpg - Real Estate News Canadians are piling into mortgages at more than double the historical pace as the housing market appears to moderate after a pandemic boom. ... More


Bidding wars are back for condos listed in desirable areas

8/13/2021 | Posted in Condo Market by Jessi Sandhu

condo-market-46.jpg - Real Estate News Condo sales in the region grew by 8.2% year-over-year as demand remained strong.. ... More


The cost of down payments in Canadian cities skyrocketed in 2021

8/4/2021 | Posted in Home Buyers by Jessi Sandhu

couple-managing-debt-449.jpg - Real Estate News Skyrocketing housing prices in 2021 are driving up how long it would take for homebuyers to save for a down payment, new data shows. ... More


A Pre-Approval Does Not Guarantee a Mortgage Approval

5/1/2021 | Posted in Mortgage Advice by Jessi Sandhu

property-search-442.jpg - Real Estate News Many Canadians are under the assumption their mortgage is as good as done once they have a mortgage pre-approval. ... More


Toronto's condo market springs to life with 80% jump in sales

4/23/2021 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

toronto-panorama-446.jpg - Real Estate News Toronto’s condo market, battered by a pandemic that sent city residents looking for more space, is bouncing back. ... More


New condo sales across Toronto's suburbs jumped 106% this summer

10/30/2020 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

new-condos--new-highrise-condos-136.jpg - Real Estate News From Canada Day to the summer wind down at the end of September, buyers fanned out across Toronto's '905' suburbs and scooped up 3,834 new condo units. ... More


Five Canadian cities where condo prices peaked in July

9/2/2020 | Posted in Condo Market by Jessi Sandhu

condo-market-46.jpg - Real Estate News Traditionally strong-performing markets like Toronto and Vancouver saw condo prices decline. ... More


Toronto condo sales down 50 per cent from last year, but prices are up: TRREB

8/2/2020 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

middle-age-couple-visiting-house-263.jpg - Real Estate News The Toronto Regional Real Estate Board says condominium apartment sales in the region have fallen by since last year, but the average selling price is up. ... More


Toronto condo sales fall to lowest level since 2009

7/29/2020 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

condo-market-46.jpg - Real Estate News Toronto’s condominium market showed significant slowdown in the second quarter, with sales dropping to their lowest levels since 2009, according to the Q2-2020 Condominium ... More


Condo boom puts Toronto atop Crane Index ... again

4/13/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

new-condos--new-highrise-condos-136.jpg - Real Estate News The booming Greater Toronto Area has again taken top spot on the North American Crane Index, with the region hosting an astounding 27 per cent of the cranes counted in 14 of the ... More


10 first-time homebuyer trends

2/24/2020 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Jessi Sandhu

home-buyers-447.jpg - Real Estate News Genworth Canada’s 2019 First-Time Homeownership Study provides a snapshot of the demographics of Canada’s first-time homebuyers (FTBs), what’s motivating them ... More


Toronto condo apartment sales gained at the end of 2019

1/17/2020 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

condos-cn-tower-20.jpg - Real Estate News There were 5,367 condominium apartment sales in the Greater Toronto Area in the fourth quarter of 2019. ... More


Tarion adds new protection for condo buyers

11/3/2019 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

realtor-showing-home-452.jpg - Real Estate News Ontario home warranty provider will require greater disclosure and information sheets. ... More


Population growth continues to drive Canadian condo market activity

10/10/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

condo-market-46.jpg - Real Estate News Steady demand for lower-cost housing in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal has impelled much-intensified condo market activity this fall, if the latest figures from these ... More


GTA condo apartment sales up 3.2% in the second quarter

7/29/2019 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

real-estate-353.jpg - Real Estate News The market for condo apartments remained strong in the Greater Toronto Area in the second quarter. ... More


Condo prices continue growing the fastest in red-hot Toronto

7/12/2019 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

condo-market-46.jpg - Real Estate News Amid sustained high levels of demand, condos continued to be the fastest appreciating residential property type in the Greater Toronto Area according to a new report. ... More


More mortgage rate cuts could be coming for Canadian homebuyers

6/11/2019 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

mortgage-button-248.jpg - Real Estate News Canadian mortgage rates have already tumbled in recent months and more discounts could be on the way for homebuyers, a according to a new forecast. ... More


Housing demand is stronger than we're told: CIBC

5/15/2019 | Posted in Home Buyers by Jessi Sandhu

cheerful-home-buyers-129.jpg - Real Estate News Canada needs to be building more homes to meet demand which is greater than official figures suggest. ... More


1 in 10 new Toronto condos are owned by non-Canadian residents

4/16/2019 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

new-condos--new-highrise-condos-136.jpg - Real Estate News A staggering new analysis of foreign-owned residential properties in Canada reveals that at least 10 per cent of all condos built in Toronto between 2016 and ... More


Stress test is already obsolete

2/22/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

contract-real-estate-mortgage-102.jpg - Real Estate News The B-20 mandated stress test is already outdated considering current market realities, according to a real estate firm head. ... More


New condo sales in the GTA have slipped back to average levels

2/4/2019 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

real-estate-agent-showing-floor-plan-to-buyers-111.jpg - Real Estate News Sales of newly-built condos in the Greater Toronto Area fell back to more normal levels in 2018 following the stellar performance of the previous year. ... More


Why 2019 could be one of Toronto renters' toughest years yet

12/28/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Jessi Sandhu

market-reports-on-business-271.jpg - Real Estate News If you’re looking to rent in Toronto, 2019 is poised to be a challenging year. ... More


Toronto rents up 11% in 2019

12/18/2018 | Posted in Rental Market by Jessi Sandhu

downtown-toronto-from-cn-tower-255.jpg - Real Estate News Canadian landlords will be increasing rents in 2019 as strong demand for rental housing continues amid high home prices and tighter mortgage lending rules. ... More


GTA new home sales post best month of 2018 so far

11/28/2018 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

bild-report-83.png - Real Estate News October brought some positives for the new homes market in the Greater Toronto Area with sales and openings gaining. ... More


Condos remain dominant in GTA new homes market

7/30/2018 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

real-estate-agent-showing-floor-plan-to-buyers-111.jpg - Real Estate News The GTA new homes market is still all about condos even as prices rise while single-family home prices ease. ... More


Condo buyers will bear the brunt of Canada-U.S. trade war

7/6/2018 | Posted in New Developments by Jessi Sandhu

us--canada-121.jpg - Real Estate News Canada's steel tariffs will significantly increase the prices of structural steel products. ... More


Private lending becomes new normal

6/12/2018 | Posted in Home Buyers by Jessi Sandhu

business-planning-consultation-265.jpg - Real Estate News Private lenders have doubled their share of Canadian mortgages since 2015. ... More


Boomers are quietly changing the condo market

5/26/2018 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

senior-couple-55.jpg - Real Estate News Move over, millennials - boomers have become a force in Toronto’s luxury condo market ... More


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