When is the right time to buy a home? It’s one of the most common questions we hear in real estate so we thought we’d have a go at answering it, to assist you in your buying decisions. Let’s start by looking at what you mean by the right time. Are you asking whether the […]
How has Covid-19 affected the Toronto real estate market?
As the second wave of the covid-19 pandemic starts to create more restrictions for the public, we take a look at how the first eight months of the pandemic affected Greater Toronto Area real estate – for good and bad. When the covid-19 pandemic arrived, it seemed obvious that it would have a major effect […]
GTA Real Estate 2010-2019 – A decade in Review
We’ve now entered a new decade so it seems like a good time to look back at Greater Toronto Area real estate to see how things have changed in the last ten years. Without looking at the statistics, it’s clear that there have been some seismic shifts in the Greater Toronto Area real estate market […]
Part Two: Financing a home purchase – what are your options?
Last week we began our in-depth look at financing a home purchase. In part two, we go into the myriad of options available to a buyer when looking for a mortgage and let you know some of the best ways to get started. Where to get a mortgage The first stop for many people when […]
Part One: Financing a home purchase – what are your options?
Buying a home is often the biggest decision we ever make and the cost of it is usually the most crucial factor in that decision. As such, it is important to know what options are available for financing your residential home purchase and what choices you have if you can’t obtain financing through your first […]
New Supertall Skyscrapers coming to Toronto
The Toronto skyline is changing, with the city set to welcome a series of supertall skyscrapers, so we decided to take a look at the exciting new additions coming soon to our splendid skyline. A supertall skyscraper is a building that is between 300 metres and 600 metres tall. At present, there are no skyscrapers […]
The Transformation of Downtown Toronto’s Waterfront
The eastern side of downtown Toronto’s waterfront has been a long-overlooked area. However, with ambitious developments that are under way or about to begin and some ambitious plans for the future, this area is now on its way to perhaps becoming the most desirable place in Toronto. Despite being a prime waterfront location, the area […]
The Most Exciting New Home Developments in Toronto right now
It’s the biggest city in Canada, the 4th biggest city in North America, and the centre for many industries, so it’s no surprise that there is such high demand to live in Toronto. Fortunately, there are lots of new home developments getting underway to help meet the demand. They can be found throughout the city […]
Canada Day Special Feature: Women in Canadian Real Estate
For the relatively young country of Canada, 2016 represents not only the country’s 149th year in existence — it also marks 100 years since the women’s suffrage movement swept the nation, starting with key western provinces. Enabling women to vote in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta paved the way for 1919 legislation that would allow women […]
Year in Review: Our Most Popular Stories of 2015
It was another big year for real estate here in Greater Toronto — sales and average price records were shattered, mortgage rules were adjusted, and the team here at Living Realty Inc., Brokerage did our best to keep readers up to date and informed, every step of the way. With just a couple of days left until New […]