Why NOW is a Great Time to Buy

Tuesday Feb 20th, 2018


As you’ve probably been hearing, the GTA housing market has been sluggish for the past several months. Houses are getting listed and often sitting on the market for weeks, sometimes needing a price reduction. This is a scenario that we haven’t seen in the GTA for years. Up until nine months ago, GTA home buyers were being faced with rapidly increasing prices and massive competition for homes.          So, why am I telling my clients that now is a great... [read more]

The 2018 GTA Real Estate Market

Wednesday Jan 31st, 2018


For anyone who follows the news, you know that 2017 was a whirlwind year for Real Estate in the GTA. Winter and early spring saw a red hot housing market. Houses were literally flying off the market with multiple offers and astronomically high sold prices. Then, BOOM, in the end of April, the government implemented the Foreign Buyers Tax and the residential market virtually froze. After a very quiet summer and early fall, we ended the year with plenty of inventory on the market and a small... [read more]

Foreclosure v.s. Power of Sale

Tuesday Dec 27th, 2016


In the unfortunate circumstance that a homeowner is past-due on their monthly mortgage payments, they pave the way for a “foreclosure” on their property. In today’s market, banks and other lenders do not turn to foreclosure to take away the homes of homeowners who are in arrears. Instead, they perform a "Power of Sale" which is wholly different from a Foreclosure. What is a Foreclosure? Foreclosures are laborious, grueling, and costly to both the... [read more]