Lower mortgage rates spur brighter outlook for resale housing market Image

Lower mortgage rates spur brighter outlook for resale housing market

With a strong summer coming to an end, the Canadian Real Estate Association updated its resale housing market forecast with a slightly more positive outlook for the rest of 2019 and beginning of 2020. 

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How millennials influence homebuying patterns in the Greater Toronto Area

A recent report from RE/MAX of Ontario-Atlantic Canada says that homebuying activity in the Greater Toronto Area has shifted to the west, but millennials may swing activity back to the east in the near future. 

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A closer look at residential real estate in York and Durham Image

A closer look at residential real estate in York and Durham

As two large, neighbouring regions, we thought it’d be interesting to compare them with regards to what to expect from the residential real estate market in 2019.

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5 interior design trends that will dominate 2019 Image

5 interior design trends that will dominate 2019

This upcoming year is expected to shift in a new direction, bringing back richer hues and reintroducing comfort. Here is a list of my top five fave interior design trends to look forward to in 2019!

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Average selling price of a Greater Toronto Area home will exceed $800,000 in 2019 Image

Average selling price of a Greater Toronto Area home will exceed $800,000 in 2019

The Toronto Real Estate Board released its 2019 Market Year in Review and Outlook report, predicting more sales, higher prices, and tight supply. 

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3 ways to improve the mortgage stress test

At the end of 2018, I wrote about the idea of reducing or repealing the mortgage stress test. Now I want to suggest some possible amendments that would make the stress test more fair now that interest rates are rising and home prices are still high. 

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2019 will be another challenging year for first-time buyers

You thought first-time buyers had it tough in 2018 - it’s looking like 2019 may be even harder on singles and couples looking to step onto the homeownership ladder. 

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See how many condos in the Greater Toronto Area sold for more than $1 million last year Image

See how many condos in the Greater Toronto Area sold for more than $1 million last year

It looks like we’re in for another year of strong activity in the high-end condo market. Sotheby’s International Realty Canada released its Top-Tier Real Estate Report today, predicting sellers’ market conditions in the condo market.

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Luxury real estate market resilient despite government intervention

Sotheby’s International Realty Canada just released its Top-Tier Real Estate Report, a bi-annual study reporting on $1 million+ home sales activity in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal, and the Greater Toronto Area. 

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Futuristic condo amenities that are possible right now (and a couple that aren’t) Image

Futuristic condo amenities that are possible right now (and a couple that aren’t)

Condo amenities of the future. Here are a few ideas that seem possible given the rapidly increasing prevalence of the Internet of Things, robotics, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality. 

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