Adding a second unit in your principal residence is a great way to provide independent living space for a family member or make a little extra money to help pay off the mortgage. There are many things you need to consider as you decide whether to build a second unit. You are permitted to add a second suite provided you follow municipal guidelines and get all appropriate building permits.
Where will consumers go to check how much things have sold for? The Toronto Real Estate Board has begun to make MLS sold data available to its members as per the Competition Tribunal ruling. It has been decided that consumers have a right to access historical sales data despite real estate boards trying to…
Year on year sales much higher
The Province of Ontario has released a new standard lease agreement. This new form must be used by all landlords and tenants as of April 30th, 2018.
In my last newsletter I wrote about how Toronto City Council has announced a program to allow residents to build garden suites on residential properties in the city. This measure was enacted to help with the current housing crisis, thereby bringing more potential dwelling units to market. Just to reiterate, a garden suite is defined…
Realtors rally around call for inclusion and understanding
Sellers can decide if they want an Open House or not.