When you buy a preconstruction home, there’s a good chance you’ll be moving into a construction zone. Some people are indifferent to this busy, dusty environment, while others have a hard time dealing with it.
Smart home technology has made it much easier for homeowners to set up audio and video surveillance, so when you’re walking through a potential home with your agent, gushing about how you’re willing to pay way more is probably a bad idea.
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.
Unfortunately, there are many concerns that parents have with condo living, and we’re highlighting some of them with the hopes that it draws attention to a few things that may need to change if condos are ever to be considered ideal family housing.
Have you made any New Year’s resolutions yet? A big one for many people is to buy a new home (or buy their first home). It’s easier said than done, especially in select markets across the Greater Toronto Area.