Toronto Neighbourhoods: 7 Problems to Watch for When House Hunting

Buying

Is house hunting in some of Toronto’s best neighbourhoods in your near future? There are plenty of things to do before you make an offer on your dream home, and research plays a big part in your decision making. Location plays a huge role in both the value of your new home and the quality […]

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Micro Condo Living: Making the Most Out of Your Space

Buying

Small condo living is becoming more of the norm these days.  Whether it’s the high cost of housing in Toronto or a move to a minimalist lifestyle, more people are turning to smaller spaces. Micro-living usually means sleeping, eating, entertaining and sometimes working take place in the same space. But, the most importing think to […]

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Using Your Home Equity for Retirement Income

Guides

A new RBC survey says home equity is playing a more prominent role in Canadian’s retirement plans. More than half (55%) of non-retired Canadians age 50+ said they expect to leverage the equity in their home as a source of retirement income (up from 49% in 2018), with 52% stating they would downsize or rent […]

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10 Things to Do Before Buying a Home

Buying

Are you preparing to get into the real estate market by buying a home? If this is your first purchase, if you’re upgrading to a bigger home or even downsizing, you should be informed and educated. This is going to be one of the biggest financial decisions you make, so being prepared is a crucial […]

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