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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Buy a home sight unseen? Why not?

Buy a home sight unseen? Why not?

Would you buy a home without seeing it first? If you’re shocked by the very idea of buying something as important as a home sight unseen, you are probably in the majority. But many buyers have no qualms about doing it, especially investors. In fact, in hot real estate markets like San Francisco, it is… Continue Reading

BMO outlook for 2014 sees improving economy, rebounding home sales

BMO outlook for 2014 sees improving economy, rebounding home sales

In most developed countries, the rising cost of homes has outstripped workers’ earnings at certain times; in England’s case, the gap has almost tripled since 1997. A survey by an organization known as Shelter found that the wage/home price gap in England has led 4.1 million adults to abandon their dream of owning a home.… Continue Reading

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What to do Victoria Day weekend: the most fun for the lowest cost in the Greater Toronto Area

What to do Victoria Day weekend: the most fun for the lowest cost in the Greater Toronto Area

  We’ve all been waiting for that first big, warm weekend of the year — Victorial Day. Schools are closed, and many people have extra time off work, and we’re primed and ready to go after all the rain and cool weather this spring. With summer beginning, and a long, celebratory weekend ahead, it is the…

Sellers rushing to cash out? Listings up 32% April while prices increased Nationally an average of 10 % over the last year

Sellers rushing to cash out? Listings up 32% April while prices increased Nationally an average of 10 % over the last year

The impact of the Ontario Government “Fair Housing” rules is starting to be felt, manifesting in the move of some sellers to list their properties – likely to “beat” the  anticipated moderation of prices. Based on Vancouver’s experience with similar rules, economists aren’t expecting a major cool down, and almost certainly a short one.  …

Condo Community Alliance: building a network to keep your family and neighbours happy and safe

Condo Community Alliance: building a network to keep your family and neighbours happy and safe

If you have any experience living in condos and apartments, then you know that living in such close proximity to your neighbours means getting to know them on a really personal level, whether you like it or not. You see and hear far more than you anticipated, from rambunctious children and barking dogs to midnight…

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