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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Here’s a Switch – Man Forecloses on Bank

Talk about client’s frustration with mortgage companies reaching an all time high! Patrick Rodgers received a note from his bank directing him to increase the insurance coverage of his home to one million dollars. He refused and took the mortgage company to court instead. He won.

12 Beautiful Kitchen Ideas for Your Home – Homes in Toronto

It’s a lazy Saturday morning and you’re sitting in your new kitchen with the sweet smell of freshly baked muffins and a cup of the best Colombian coffee.
A beautifully designed kitchen can evoke many powerful emotions. It is the heart beat of every home, where family and friends congregate, children play, do their homework; and often where special occasions take place.

Warm and Inviting Move-in Condition Home Available in Toronto's Danforth

Step inside this cherished and lovingly updated home. Enjoy its open-plan main floor layout and terrific family kitchen much loved by the current owners for ease in entertaining and quiet enjoyment.

Nestled on a low-traffic street in “The Pocket”, it affords marvellous access to all the amenities this neighbourhood offers. Just a quick stroll to The Danforth specialty stores, restaurants, cafés and the subway.

12 Easy Steps to Ensure You Don’t Pay Too Much for Your Home – Part 3

Here is Part Three of “12 Easy Steps to Ensure You Don’t Pay Too Much for Your Home”.

12 Easy Steps to Ensure You Don’t Pay Too Much for Your Home – Part 2

A common question that clients often ask is, “how can I get a better deal when buying a house?” As in all cases where we want to come out ahead of others, we have to be willing to do a bit extra. Here is Part 2.

Toronto Mid Winter Blahs Real Estate Report

When supply and demand go down, sales prices go down, right? Not in Toronto, especially not in prime central neighbourhoods such as Lawrence Park, Leaside, and Davisville. Looking at Toronto Real Estate Board figures for December 2010, they show 1,096 home sales compared to only 896 in January 2011, or an 18 percent drop.

12 Easy Steps to Ensure You Don’t Pay Too Much for Your Home – Part 1

A common question that clients often ask is, “how can I get a better deal when buying a house?” As in all cases where we want to come out ahead of others, we have to be willing to do a bit extra. It’s not rocket science, and it could save you from $20,000 to $50,000 on your home purchase.

House Prices See Annual Gains of 6.8 % Over Past 10 Years

It’s fair to say that when it comes to predicting the future of real estate prices, the right hand doesn’t seem to know anything about the left hand. Just a couple of days ago, the press was busy taking about the possible collapse of real estate markets.

Rising Mortgage Rates Are Worse Than You Think

My first reaction after reading this Toronto Star article was, “you can’t be serious!” and “how will that affect some homebuyers? For the most part I don’t believe it will have any significant influence on most central Toronto homeowners who carry mortgages.

Housing Prices to Drop 25% Forecaster Predicts – Toronto Homes

We just can’t seem to keep those eager fear mongers quiet. No matter what the actual real estate numbers show, they insist that the end is near, and that we should all run for cover. What utter nonsense!