What Are The Benefits Of Hiring A Buyer Representative?

By: Yathavann Selvarajah

What Are The Benefits Of Hiring A Buyer Representative?

Tags: buyer representative, homebuyers, finding your dream home

Buying a home is an ambitious task, and buying it on your own without a thorough knowledge of the market can easily turn your purchase into a nightmare. There are many traps on the way to homeownership, so it is always wise to involve a professional who understands the market and who knows what to do to get you the best deal. Hiring a Buyer Representative will make it easier on you and minimize th...Read More

Market Update July 2018 - Real Estate Stats for the City of Toronto, Brampton, Mississauga, Pickering, Ajax and Whitby

By: Yathavann Selvarajah

Market Update July 2018 - Real Estate Stats for the City of Toronto, Brampton, Mississauga, Pickering, Ajax and Whitby

Tags: MARKET UPDATE, TREB DATA, JULY 2018

July saw a higher DoM on average than the last two months, and looking at the prices, a drop has been noticed in Toronto, Pickering and Whitby (in terms of the average price for all home types), while they slightly increased in Brampton, Mississauga and Ajax. Let’s take a look at the state of play last month in more detail below. For a comparison with June, click here for the Ju...Read More

CityPlace: Ideal For Family Living

By: Yathavann Selvarajah

CityPlace: Ideal For Family Living

Tags: CityPlace, Toronto, Family Living, Condo Living

Many present-day buyers feel very comfortable living in the city and they do not want to get pressured to move to the burbs when they start a family, so they rather look around for convenient solutions in the city. The reason is not only the high prices for Detached, but also a certain lifestyle young buyers pursue. They don’t want a big house, a white picket fence and the extra maintenance ...Read More

Market Update for June 2018  - Real Estate Stats for the City of Toronto, Brampton, Mississauga, Pickering, Ajax and Whitby

By: Yathavann Selvarajah

Market Update for June 2018 - Real Estate Stats for the City of Toronto, Brampton, Mississauga, Pickering, Ajax and Whitby

Tags: MARKET UPDATE, TREB DATA, JUNE 2018

Compared to May, June 2018 has seen a slight increase in the average home price in almost all 5 communitiies, except for Brmapton and Pickering where the average home price declined. In the City of Toronot, the pprice for Detached dropped, as well as in Mississuag and Brampton. Take a look at all data and to compare with May, click here.   Looking for a home in one of these communities...Read More

The GTA Real Estate Market: Where Is It Heading?

By: Yathavann Selvarajah

The GTA Real Estate Market: Where Is It Heading?

Tags: GTA housing supply and demand, homes and construction

Currently, we have one of the busiest real estate seasons, and the number of listings is high and demand is strong as expected, especially in the crowded GTA market. Many new construction projects are underway, and we keep hearing more about high-density housing solutions to further tackle the housing supply in Toronto and the wider area. The real estate market has been the focal point for several...Read More

By: Yathavann Selvarajah

Mortgage Pre-Approval and Approval

Tags: getting a mortgage, GTA HOMES, HOMEBUYERS

Unless you have the needed cash to buy a home, you will have to go for a mortgage if you intend to buy a home. Of course, in the light of the latest events, like the interest rate hike and the new stress test, many potential homebuyers postpone their visit to the lender’s office and skip getting a pre-approval as they rather deal with that later.  It may not be mandatory to get a mortga...Read More

By: Yathavann Selvarajah

In Which Toronto Neighborhoods Did Prices Grow The Most Last Year?

Tags: Price growth, Toronto neighborhoods, condos

2017 saw record-high prices in the Toronto real estate market as a whole, but there are still some neighborhoods that stood out with a particularly rapid price growth last year. If you are a homebuyer looking for a place in Toronto right now, you probably want to know where you can find condos with a higher-than-average market value. Let's take a look where they can be found. The Waterfront T...Read More

By: Yathavann Selvarajah

Market Update May 2018 - Real Estate Stats for the City of Toronto, Brampton, Mississauga, Pickering, Ajax and Whitby

Tags: MARKET UPDATE, TREB DATA, MAY 2018

Let’s take a look at the data for detached, townhouses, condos, etc., for last month for the City of Toronto, Brampton, Mississauga, Pickering, Ajax and Whitby. Compared to April, sales have gone down in some areas, while prices have gone up like in the City of Toronto, Brampton, and Pickering. Meanwhile, in Mississauga, both, the number of sales and average price have gone up. Take a look a...Read More

By: Yathavann Selvarajah

Market Update April 2018 - Real Estate Stats for the City of Toronto, Brampton, Mississauga, Pickering, Ajax and Whitby

Tags: Market Update, TREB Data, April 2018

Compared to last month, an increase in the number of sales has been noticed in April 2018, which means the spring season has officially began. Let’s take a look at the data for detached, townhouses, condos, etc., for the City of Toronto, Brampton, Mississauga, Pickering, Ajax and Whitby. Mos tof the communities have seen a small increase in prices as well.         ...Read More

By: Yathavann Selvarajah

Are Toronto Neighborhoods In a Buyer’s, Seller’s or Balanced Market?

Tags: Toronto neighborhoods, real estate market, market shift

The summer of 2017 accounted for a shift in the market with inventory going up while sales started to drop after the New Housing Plan took momentum, shortly followed by interest rate hikes. Suddenly, the roles reversed, and buyers have become the ones setting the tone in the market. Not to get it wrong, the sale prices were still considerably high, but buyers came to have more options as bidding w...Read More