What You Need to Know About Pre-Construction Housing

By: Brandon Weiss & Mark Adelson

What You Need to Know About Pre-Construction Housing

Tags: Toronto, Real Estate, House Prices, 2021, Update, Investment, Investing, Property, Mortgage, Rates, Preconstruction, Builders

If you have been searching for the perfect home or condo, and haven’t quite found one that you love, one of the options you might wish to consider is pre-construction housing – or purchasing your home before it is built.   This can be exciting because you get to pick out the finishes you want, and you can even usually customize some of the specifications of the home so that it&rsq...Read More

Best Home Improvements to Make to Increase the Value of Your Home

By: Brandon Weiss & Mark Adelson

Best Home Improvements to Make to Increase the Value of Your Home

Tags: Toronto, House Price, Home Improvement, 2021, Investment, Property, Real Estate

Upgrading your home is just part of being a homeowner - there are some projects that will not only increase the amount of enjoyment you get from your home, but they may increase your home’s value as well.    When you sell your home, you want it to appeal to the widest variety of people possible. It should be easy for potential buyers to imagine living there with their families. If ...Read More

Toronto Real Estate Update: Fall 2021

By: Brandon Weiss & Mark Adelson

Toronto Real Estate Update: Fall 2021

Tags: Toronto, Real Estate, House Prices, 2021, Update, Investment, Investing, Property

As vaccines roll out across the country and as pandemic restrictions lift, it will be interesting to see what lasting impacts the pandemic will have on the Toronto real estate market. Let’s take a look at the segments of the market, and we’ll reveal our predictions for the fall 2021 real estate market in Toronto. Semis/Row Homes We predict that some of the biggest increases in housing...Read More

How to Improve Your Credit Score to Help You Buy a House

By: Brandon Weiss & Mark Adelson

How to Improve Your Credit Score to Help You Buy a House

Tags: First, Time, Home Buyer, Real Estate, Credit, Buy, House. Property, Condo

For most of us, buying a house without a mortgage just isn’t an option so we must borrow the money to make this purchase and pay it back over a period of time. Part of qualifying for a mortgage is having a credit score that demonstrates that you will be able to make the payments on the money you borrow. When your credit score isn’t high enough, it could mean borrowing at a higher inter...Read More

The Top 3 Things to Look for When Walking Through a Home for the First Time

By: Brandon Weiss & Mark Adelson

The Top 3 Things to Look for When Walking Through a Home for the First Time

Tags: Toronto, Real Estate, House Prices, 2021, Update, Investment, Investing, Property,

If you are in the market for a new home, it can get easy to get bogged down in less than important details like that ugly wallpaper in the bathroom (that is something that is simple enough to change!). But likewise, it can also be easy to overlook some really important items! Here are our top three things to look for when walking through a home for the first time: What needs work? It is ok to...Read More

Midyear Real Estate Report

By: Brandon Weiss & Mark Adelson

Midyear Real Estate Report

Tags: Toronto, Real Estate, House Prices, 2021, Update, Investment, Investing, Property, Mortgage, Rates

The past year has been a year of uncertainty, and the Toronto real estate market has faced uncertainty like any other industry. There have been mixed reports, and “experts” have reported conflicting predictions as to where the market will move to over the next few years. And while we cannot predict for certain what will happen in the future, we can look at current trends to predict wh...Read More

How to Buy a Home in a Sellers’ Market

By: Brandon Weiss & Mark Adelson

How to Buy a Home in a Sellers’ Market

Tags: Toronto, Real Estate, Home Buyer, Seller

A combination of record-low mortgage rates and a short supply in the Toronto housing market has created conditions under which housing prices have skyrocketed. It is truly a sellers’ market right now that is resulting in bidding wars and homes being sold for tens of thousands (sometimes hundreds of thousands) of dollars above the asking price. And while this is great news for sellers, it ca...Read More

Finding the Right Mortgage Rates

By: Brandon Weiss & Mark Adelson

Finding the Right Mortgage Rates

Tags: Toronto, Real Estate, House Prices, Spring, 2021, Update, Investment, Investing, Property, Mortgage, Rates

If you are looking to jump into the housing market, one of the first steps you will need to do is to get preapproved for a mortgage. Getting preapproved will not only help you to understand how much home you can afford, but it will give you a competitive advantage over buyers who haven’t been preapproved. In today’s competitive market, sellers don’t want to wait around to see if ...Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Investing in Properties in 2021

By: Brandon Weiss & Mark Adelson

Everything You Need to Know About Investing in Properties in 2021

Tags: Toronto, Real Estate, House Prices, Spring, 2021, Update, Investment, Investing, Property

The real estate market in Toronto has never been hotter, and with mortgage rates at all-time lows, many Canadians are looking to jump on the bandwagon and start investing in properties. And while this can be a great way to make money and build wealth, it is still important to learn the rules of the game if you want to come out ahead. If you are new to real estate investing or if you are consideri...Read More

Spring Market Update for 2021

By: Brandon Weiss & Mark Adelson

Spring Market Update for 2021

Tags: Toronto, Real Estate, House Prices, Spring, 2021, Update

While many industries were hurt over the last 12 months of a worldwide pandemic, the Toronto housing market is still going strong – a trend which we expect will continue into the spring. With low inventory being an ongoing issue, it appears we are going to have a seller’s market well into 2021, as some economists are predicting housing prices to rise by about 6% to an average price of ...Read More