Category Archives: buying a home

Gen Y Drives Toronto Condo Boom!

With a record 20,000 new condo units set to become available in 2010, the recession seems to have bypassed the Toronto Condo market! Love them or hate them, Toronto is fast becoming the city of condos. The condo building boom that began several years ago is showing resilience, as low interest rates and a steady stream of eager new buyers are sustaining a market that looks very affordable by international standards, some experts said. Condo consultant Barry Lyon said 2010 is poised to be a record year for Toronto condos. “We have become the largest condominium market in North America … Read more

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Emerging Neighbourhoods In Toronto!

During the first two weeks of November 3,666 were bought and sold in Toronto and surrounding areas! An increase of  84% compared to the same periodlast year. The average price of a GTA home is currently $415,066, up 10% year-over-year. While buying a home in Toronto might seem daunting, particularly to first-time homebuyers, the city does have areas that remain financially accessible and choosing the right one can net substantial long-term gains. Spotting the next Cabbagetown, Leslieville or Distillery District before it develops a cachet can be a fairly straightforward process. The key is to look for common characteristics that … Read more

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Title Insurance – What?

Whether you are planning on purchasing a property or you currently own your home, Title Insurance is a must! Read more

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