Toronto’s Best Neighbourhoods for Real Estate Investing

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Highlighting several of the best areas in Toronto that have always been attractive for landlords. … Read More

Are we heading for a real estate crash in Toronto?

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Should you wait until the market calms down before you buy?… Read More

A Guide to Toronto Laneway Housing & Suites

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Imagine if you could turn your rear garage into a rental suite to bring in a few extra dollars each month. Not only is your garage for your car, bike, or old stuff but it can also now be for … Read More

How to determine the financial viability of an income property

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In the City of Toronto, income properties often trade at around a 4% cap rate. The return on investment on these properties varies though as this is dependent on how much of a deposit is originally put down. The differences … Read More

How to choose the right tenant for your rental property

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There is no foolproof method for finding tenants that will ensure your success. In my experience with many landlords, there are a few things that you can do to maximize your chances of making the right decision when it comes … Read More

Toronto Vacancy Rate at an All-time Low

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It has been very challenging for renters in Toronto to find places to live over the first six months of this year. Some are saying that the vacancy rate is at an all-time low. Experts suggest that the current rate … Read More

John Tory’s Plan for More Affordable Housing

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Toronto mayor John Tory is looking to combat the housing shortage in Toronto. His three-point plan is being implemented to try and create 40,000 new social housing units over the next twelve years. The plan unveiled is as follows: First, … Read More

Changes Coming to The Ontario Real Estate Act

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CEO of the Ontario Real Estate Association, Tim Hudak, introduces a new program to modernize the current real estate act. (REBBA)… Read More

Paul’s Ten Tips for Buying an Income Property in Toronto

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During 20+ years in Real Estate Paul has worked with hundreds of clients to buy, sell and lease duplexes, triplexes and multiplexes all across town. Here are his top tips for buying an income property.… Read More

2019 Ontario Rental Increase Guideline

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The Ontario government recently announced that the allowable increase that landlords can charge their tenants this year is 1.8% of the base rent. Some years have seen larger increases, and some smaller, but this figure seems to be right in … Read More

Should All Prices Be Disclosed in a Real Estate Bidding War?

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The Toronto real estate market has been plagued with a lack of supply for some time now. This had led to a sellers’ market where there is often more than one bid on a property that is listed for sale. … Read More

TREB Market Statistics for January 2019

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The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has just released the overall sales numbers for January 2019. There were 4,009 sales in January 2019, up 0.6% compared to January 2018.On a seasonally adjusted basis, sales were up 3.4% compared to December 2018. There was a total … Read More

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