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4 Risks of Buying Pre-Construction Condos

2019-01-17
The Toronto real estate market loves condos. That should come as no surprise. Land is scarce, detached homes are expensive, and new condo developments increase in value before they’re even complet...
Chris Auty Chris Auty 01/17/2019

TREB Loses Supreme Court Bid

2018-08-24
The Toronto Real Estate Board has been in a legal battle concerning price history and property market trends since 2011. They argued that data about what homes sold for violated consumer privacy, a...
Chris Auty Chris Auty 08/24/2018

How to Choose between Renting and Buying a Water Heater

2018-08-14
One of the last things you think about at home is your water heater – until it stops working. Then it’s the only thing you can think about. Renting a water heater is a very popular choice i...
Chris Auty Chris Auty 08/14/2018

Where to Downsize to When your Area Is Too Expensive

2018-08-09
In a surprise to no one, most people aged 54 – 72 in Ontario and B.C. feel that their province is too expensive to retire in. This is a combination of factors, most importantly the high cost of h...
Chris Auty Chris Auty 08/09/2018

Should I Rent or Buy with my Partner?

2018-07-31
One of the most exciting and frightening stages of a relationship is deciding to move in together. Whether you decide to move into their place, have them move into yours, or move to a new place tog...
Chris Auty Chris Auty 07/31/2018

The Best Condo Amenities in Toronto to Look Out For

2018-07-03
One of the major selling points of a condominium is its amenities. These are those facilities and services that are offered to residents. The great competition within the condominium subsector has l...
Chris Auty Chris Auty 07/03/2018

Understanding Hidden Condo Fees

2018-07-03
Buying a condo may be an affordable option for many homebuyers – but buyer beware of the ongoing costs. There are potential hidden costs of condo ownership that may not be realized initially. A ...
Chris Auty Chris Auty 07/03/2018

Why Do I Need a Real Estate Lawyer?

2018-06-28
If you're unsure of the differences are between a real estate lawyer and a real estate agent, continue reading to discover the key differences between the role of a real estate lawyer and the role of ...
Chris Auty Chris Auty 06/28/2018

The Top 4 Walkable Cities in Canada

2018-06-28
Walkability is a measure of how pedestrian-friendly a city is. In this age of densely populated cities, never-ending traffic jams and the ever-increasing cost of gas, many people are opting to live...
Chris Auty Chris Auty 06/28/2018

Closing Costs in 2018: What You Need to Know

2018-06-26
Your long journey is over. You found the perfect home. You sold your old home with the help of a beautiful home staging. You contacted a moving company so you know how much it will cost to move and wh...
Chris Auty Chris Auty 06/26/2018

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