Tactics Billionaires Use To Sell Their Homes For More Money

Tactics Billionaires Use To Sell Their Homes For More Money Although Real Estate design and architecture are different and unique for every country, city or even a province, there is something that is recognized worldwide – luxury. Whether it’s spacious outdoors, breathtaking gardens, high-end appliances or unique artwork pieces, we can’t help but admire the opulence of these extravagant homes. You can’t help but wonder at times: “How do sellers convince people to pay those Read more…

COVID-19 And GTA Real Estate

These are extraordinary times: the coronavirus has brought the majority of the world to a standstill as we all navigate and adjust to the changes as a result. There have been many questions, worries, and confusion about what this means for real estate in the GTA. We wanted to take the time to help answer some of these questions and lessen any of uncertainty. So, what does coronavirus mean for real estate in the GTA, Read more…

Condos vs Townhouses vs Homes

Condos vs Townhouses vs Homes – The Differences Explained

If you’re one of those who got here by typing “what is the difference between a condo, townhouse and a home” in the Google search bar because you felt uncomfortable asking, there is absolutely no need to feel ashamed, you’re not the only one. In fact, there are more people that don’t understand the difference than those who do. Whatever the case may be, if you came in search for answers, we’ll make the best Read more…

Truth About Property Taxes

The Truth About Property Taxes In Toronto

If your home goes up in value by 5% then – after the next assessment – you can expect to pay 5% more on your property taxes right? In fact – what most people don’t know – is that this is actually totally wrong. This is not how property taxes work in Toronto. Background To How Property Taxes Actually Work The actual system of property taxes in Toronto is a little  more  complicated than this,  Read more…

5 "Other" Things to Look Out For When Buying A Home

Beyond the Home: 5 “Other” Things to Look Out For When Buying A Home

Buying a home means making a long-term commitment. It’s a valuable investment of both time, money and sometimes nerves. You may already have a list of must-haves that you will look for when you go out house hunting, but there are also some other things that you may be overseeing. These “other” things can make or break a deal and are often just as important as your must-haves. So, to avoid overlooking an important feature Read more…

How To Get Your Home Ready To Sell

How To Get Your Home Ready To Sell

Preparing your home for selling seems like an endless string of tasks. There are just so many things to think of that you may get lost in the whole process and forget the most essential things. But no worries, we got your back on that. We’ve made a list of 11 essential things you shouldn’t forget to do before showing your house to the world to see…and buy. DECLUTTER Proper space organization can go a Read more…

What Documents Are Needed For A Mortgage?

What Documents Are Needed For A Mortgage?

Getting a mortgage today requires a lot more documentation than it did in the past. It went from only needing proof of employment and a personal ID, to a whole list of documentation and paperwork to prove your financial stability. The list gets consistently changed and updated as lenders try to protect themselves as much as they can, preventing having a similar experience to the devastating Great Recession. The list you will see in this Read more…

The Closing Date and Closing Period Explained

The Closing Date and Closing Period Explained

So, you’ve finally found your dream home and everything is going according to plan with both your real estate agent and the selling party. You’ve already started writing the purchase agreement and now your agent asks you what your preferred closing date is. Since you’ve been daydreaming about the day you move into your new home for so long, no closing day can come soon enough for you. However, some circumstances require you to wait Read more…

Home Buying Clauses Explained – Which Should You Include?

If you’re out looking for a house, eventually the time will come when you will have to make an offer on a house. Offers are most commonly presented in the form of a purchase agreement, or contract if you prefer. Just as a reminder, purchase contracts include the following sections: The agreed-upon price The earnest money deposit amount Property address and description Terms of sale Date of the final walk-through Closure date Home buyer’s contingencies Read more…

Increase The Value Of Your Home Without Renovating

If you’re out looking for some cost-efficient ways to add value to your house without having to spend tons of money on renovation costs, there are several places in your house where you can start looking. Believe it or not, sometimes even some minor remodels can add up hundreds of dollars to your property’s worth. From simple tasks like cleaning to something seemingly major like flooring updates, here are some affordable ways you can add Read more…