Savings tips to make your dream home a reality

Thursday Nov 16th, 2017


Savings tips to make your dream home a reality Proper planning will get you there sooner Saving money is hard. But if you are dreaming about owning a new home, it is the only way to get you closer to the prize. Because a new home purchase will be the largest single expense for most people, it is worth all of the saving efforts when you open the    front door of a home you carefully planned for. Here are some tips to help get you started. 1. Make a budget. Record... [read more]

Toronto home sales see above average 12% monthly jump in October

Thursday Nov 02nd, 2017


A sold sign is shown in front of west-end Toronto homes on April 9, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy   The Toronto Real Estate Board says area home sales were up 12 per cent from September to October, pointing to a stronger fall market. It adds that while sales jump between September and October every year, the increase this year was more pronounced than usual. The group representing Toronto area real estate agents says 7,118 homes were sold in October, down 27 per... [read more]

Foreclosure v.s. Power of Sale

Tuesday Dec 27th, 2016


In the unfortunate circumstance that a homeowner is past-due on their monthly mortgage payments, they pave the way for a “foreclosure” on their property. In today’s market, banks and other lenders do not turn to foreclosure to take away the homes of homeowners who are in arrears. Instead, they perform a "Power of Sale" which is wholly different from a Foreclosure. What is a Foreclosure? Foreclosures are laborious, grueling, and costly to both the... [read more]