February 6, 2018

Why Realtors Are More Important Than Ever

For 2018 we are in a whole new real estate market reality. Stricter mortgage rules are limiting affordability for buyers and contributing to slower housing market […]
November 23, 2017

October Sales & January Rule Changes

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), October sales decreased 26% from October 2016 but were 12% higher than September 2017. Is the market beginning […]
November 2, 2017

New Mortgage Rules Again: 2018

Beginning January 1st, 2018 we will have a new standard stress test in Canada demanding a minimum qualifying rate for – yes, even uninsured mortgages with […]
October 6, 2016

The New Mortgage Rules: One Perspective

The following is an article by Dr. Sherry Cooper, Chief Economist, Dominion Lending Centres.  One thing that I completely agree with, is the statement that these […]
August 10, 2016

Federal Gov’t: Slow Down The Real Estate Market?

Finance Minister Bill Morneau recently announced that the federal government is looking at measures to slow housing markets, with particular attention to the GTA and Vancouver. […]
November 19, 2014

Ask The Pros: Real Estate Seminar With Calvin Weinfeld & David So (Free)

Come join me and mortgage broker David So (Top 50 mortgage brokers in Canada) as we separate myth from reality regarding real estate transactions in today’s […]
January 24, 2014

I Sold This Home For $179,000 Over Asking Price!

Last night I sold a home for 24% more than the list price, which gave my sellers $179,000 more in their pocket! Call me and I’ll tell […]
January 21, 2014

Key Elements That Will Increase the Resale Value of Your Home

Everyone is concerned about the potential resale value of a home that they’re contemplating buying. There are a few things that you can do to bump […]
January 17, 2014

Property Staging… Properly Staged

Homeowners who haven’t listed their property in recent years may be surprised and somewhat skeptical of the advantages of styling or “staging” a home in order […]