Real estate investment

June 28, 2019

“Green” Is The New Gold: 4 Ways To Renovate For The Environment

Canadian home buyers have said that they are willing to pay more for green’ features.  New home builders are offering special green’ options in things like the selection of building materials and energy-efficient choices.  If you are renovating your home, perhaps […]
April 10, 2019

Tips for Finding the Perfect Neighborhood

The neighborhood you choose can have a big impact on your lifestyle—safety, available amenities, and convenience all play their part.   Make a list of the activities—movies, health club, church—you engage in regularly and stores you visit frequently. See how […]
August 4, 2017

Durham Home Selling Price Up From Same Time Last Year

Durham Region Association of REALTORS® (DRAR) President Roger Bouma reported 749 residential transactions in July 2017, a 25 per cent decrease from June 2017. July also saw the number of new listings in Durham decrease month-over-month to 1,906, down from […]
February 22, 2017

Making an Offer in a Competitive Real Estate Market

Imagine finding a home you love, making an offer, and then finding out there are other competing offers on the table. Ouch. If you’re looking for a property in a competitive market, it is likely that there will be multiple […]
June 14, 2016

Rehab or Rent Out? Real Estate Investment Tips for Beginners

With mortgage rates still hovering near historic lows, more people are turning to real estate investments as a way to build and preserve wealth. Whether you start fixing and flipping properties or buying and renting them out for monthly cash […]
May 25, 2016

Why You Need a Lawyer When You Buy or Sell a House

Buying a home will probably be the largest and most significant purchase you will make in your life. It also involves the law of real property, which is unique and raises special issues of practice, and problems not present in […]
April 18, 2016

How to Amp Up The Resale Value of Your Home

Whether you’re putting your home on the market this year or in the next five years, it is a smart decision to start building your home’s resale value now. Here are some ways to create a comfortable home while making […]
March 17, 2016

This is how your real estate market is performing

There is some interesting real estate market data coming out. According to Justin da Rosa of REP, there are many outstanding markets in the country. Not all markets are trending in the same direction. We parsed the data and picked out five […]
March 7, 2016

Canada revs up hunt for foreign flows into torrid housing market

 Katia Dmitrieva of Bloomberg News has done all the heavy lifting for us and tells us what the Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation is doing to see how foreign buyers and sellers are affecting the current real estate market. Canada’s […]