What Does a Platinum VIP Realtor (Real Estate Agent) Mean?

Understanding Platinum VIP By the time a new condo project’s sales centre opens its doors to the public, the building can be as much as 90% sold already. How does this happen? Condo developers in Toronto generally follow a simple staggered marketing formula for selling their buildings and it goes like this: 1) Friends and[…]

Canada has fourth fastest-rising house prices in the world

Low interest rates are a large factor in rising house prices as buyers take the opportunity to buy now buy big. The heat in the market has put Canada in the top four countries in the developed world for fast-rising home prices FULL ARTICLE: Canada has fourth fastest-rising house prices in the world

11 celebrity homes with wonderfully over-the-top amenities

If you’re a celebrity, it’s not enough to have a big ol’ house with lots of rooms and plenty of outdoor space. To outdo your peers you need to introduce some left-of-centre amenities to ensure your house is the one everyone it talking about. Here are some of the more out-there features that you’ll find[…]

10 tips for buying a condo in Toronto

More people are buying condos in Toronto than ever before. And while acquiring a condo in the city can prove a valuable investment down the road, there are also pitfalls if you don’t make an informed decision on your building and unit. Keeping the following tips in mind will save you money, time, and the[…]

The Case for Density: Urban Planning for the 21st Century

“Density can also be a tool for keeping housing prices low, especially in desirable areas. As more people flock to city centres looking to purchase housing, availability will be a critical aspect influencing price. With Toronto’s growing population, projects like Mirvish+Gehry are architecturally stunning contributions towards progressive urban development. The buildings will create 1,950 units[…]

Re/Max Luxury Property Report 2015

Luxury Home Report shows dramatic increase in sale price and number of luxury listings sold. In Canada’s two largest luxury markets, sales of homes $3 million and up saw impressive gains. In the Greater Toronto Area, sales in this range increased by 119 per cent and in Greater Vancouver by 79 per cent between January[…]

Average Toronto-area home sale price fell to $602K in August

Toronto-area home sales were up more than 5 per cent from this time last year, but the average sale price for the year has dipped by approximately $5,000 from last month. Nearly 8,000 homes were sold last month, according to a report issued Friday by the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB). FULL ARTICLE: Average Toronto-area[…]