Keeping your New Year’s Resolution to Save Money

Every year people resolve to be better. Their new year’s resolutions include losing weight, doing more volunteering, having more patience, drinking less, arguing less and saving more money. Usually by February, those resolutions have been thrown in the gutter in place of junk food, more booze and debt. You truly can keep your resolutions, but […]

4 Misconceptions about Moving North of the City

Toronto is a glamourous city filled with shops, restaurants, attractions and job opportunities. Many people covet living the Toronto lifestyle, but unfortunately, their budget doesn’t agree. With the average price of a detached home in Toronto over $1 million, many people are seeking exodus and heading north. It can take a bit of convincing to […]

Do I Need a Home Inspection?

When you are buying a home, doing a home inspection is pretty much a must-do. Many people scoff at the idea of spending the money on a home inspection, especially because they are already spending so much with the down payment, legal fees and other costs of buying a home. But, it is precisely because […]

Selling Your Home in Winter

You may have heard stories that selling your home in winter is the best way to have your home sit on the market, but this simply isn’t true. There are savvy buyers out there who know that the winter is a great time to buy a home, simply because there is less competition, and in […]

Buying an Investment Vacation Property

With real estate property prices going up and up, it may be well-worth-it to invest in as much real estate as you can as an investment for your future. Vacation properties have particular appeal, as they can make money while the value of the home goes up. While you can use your vacation property, you […]

What is a Mortgage?

As a first-time homebuyer, all of the terms your lending institution and real estate professional are throwing around may be completely confusing to you. This article will break down some of the most common definitions that you hear regarding mortgages. What is a mortgage? If you can’t afford to pay for the entire cost of […]

Records are Breaking in the Georgian Triangle

The Georgian Triangle is seeing record-breaking sales like we’ve never seen before. There are more homes being sold and fewer homes on the market. This makes for an absolute seller’s market, where homebuyers have limited pick of homes in this area. August 2016 is the month we set an all-time high in dollar sales with […]

5 Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make

First-time homebuyers are eager to get out of their parent’s homes or stop renting and purchase their first home. The problem with eagerness is that it can easily lead to mistakes and these mistakes can be costly. Not getting a home inspection You’ve found a home in Colllingwood you love and you aren’t going to […]