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4 More Tips for Homebuyers

2018-05-09
Buying a home is a major milestone in your life. For most people, the money they invest in their home is the most money they have ever spent. With all that is riding on this investment, and all the ...
Chris Auty Chris Auty 05/09/2018

The 3 Hottest Neighbourhoods in Toronto

2018-05-09
Mercer’s quality of living index, which considers several factors including the economy, politics, environment, infrastructure, public transport, health, and recreation and housing to determine t...
Chris Auty Chris Auty 05/09/2018

Rising Mortgage Rates May Not Be as Bad as You Think

2018-05-08
After some of the dust has settled on four major banks moving up their mortgage interest rates, we see that the economy hasn’t collapsed around us. Housing prices are down from its all-time ...
Chris Auty Chris Auty 05/08/2018

CMHC Report – Housing Starts Down Across the Nation

2018-05-08
In the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation's latest monthly release about housing starts, they show that housing starts are down across Canada. The starts are well below the average trend line...
Chris Auty Chris Auty 05/08/2018

Going Green: Two Things You Should Look for in a Home That Will Make It Environmentally Friendly

2018-05-07
Air pollution was the cause of 7700 premature deaths in Canada in 2015. It is estimated that this death toll and illnesses contracted because of air pollution in Canada cost $36 billion in that one...
Chris Auty Chris Auty 05/07/2018

Should I Buy a Home Now or Wait and Save More Money?

2018-05-04
Home ownership isn’t just a financial investment, it’s a personal, emotional investment. This means that, unfortunately, people make the decision to buy a home emotionally, rather than logicall...
Chris Auty Chris Auty 05/04/2018

Should I Pay Off My Student Debt Before Buying a Home?

2018-05-04
When you start earning a steady income in your early twenties, the temptation to buy a home kicks in. On the first of every month when you sign that rent cheque, the thought will cross your mind. E...
05/04/2018

Is It a Good Idea to Pay off my Mortgage with my RRSP?

2018-05-03
With mortgage rates on the rise (three banks just raised their mortgage rates), and 47% of mortgages up for renewal at the same time, many people may be wondering if they should just sell some inve...
05/03/2018

The Hot Toronto Condo Market May Not Be Cooling Down Anytime Soon

2018-05-02
The Toronto condo market is getting a bad rap lately. Not only have condo prices risen nearly 40% since last year even while detached, semi-detached, and townhome prices are falling, but condo sup...
Chris Auty Chris Auty 05/02/2018

Brantford - The Best Place to Buy Real Estate in Canada

2018-04-26
Where’s the best place to buy real estate in Canada? Toronto? Vancouver? Montreal? Ottawa? Surprisingly, it’s none of these. Rather, the best city to buy real estate in Canada is Brantford,...
04/26/2018

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