Following a brief pause in the midst of the 2008 financial crisis, the Toronto housing market — buoyed by a combination of low mortgage rates, low inventory, strong immigration, and suspected foreign speculation — continued a long run of precipitous growth. For perspective, if you bought a home in the city of Toronto in 2010, the value of that same home today has increased by at least 150%! A big part of this long-term gain has come most recently as the average sale price of a home in Toronto has increased by a staggering 40% since May 2020.
As the market continues to bounce back, a lot of people are finding that they want to continue traveling, and the short-term rental market is stretching itself to meet that demand. You might even find yourself interested in remodeling or renovating your home and investing, but is now the best time? These trends are here to help you decide.
We can’t predict what the housing market is going to do, of course. But what can we tell you? Some pros and cons of buying a home, selling a home, or even renting out your home in 2022. Covering topics from the housing bubble to inflation to interest rates, here’s advice to help you decide if now’s the time for you to jump in.
Sometimes, even with the shortest lease available and regardless of your original plans, you need to bounce early. A new job opportunity, a new love, family obligations — we get it. That’s where this guide comes in. We’ll walk you through what you need to know before signing a lease or (gasp!) breaking one.
Ready to join in on this crazy real-estate market game? It’s not too late! If you’ve been thinking of listing your home, consider these six ways to boost your profits, and you’ll be cashing in on this seller’s market in no time!
It’s no secret that moving is a stressful and often costly venture. And without a plan in place? You can pretty much bet that it will end up being more expensive than you bargained for. To relocate without breaking the bank, take a look at these money-saving moving tips.
Living on your own and wanting to live close to the action? Young family not quite ready to commit to purchasing a single-family home? Retiree looking to downsize? Then an apartment, condo, or townhouse may be perfect for you. But which one should you choose? Read on to find out!
Hosting for the holidays involves a lot of work beforehand. But if you have a game plan, some smart home design, a willing family, and some clever food preparation, guests at your get-together just may end up feeling like they were at the party of the year.
Tired of your White Elephant (aka Dirty Santa) gifts ending up donated to charity, regifted, or squirrelled away into storage? Turn your gift exchange into a heated, high-stakes, and high-larious competition with these creative suggestions.