QA SERIES: New Mortgage Stress Test

27 October 2017
Life and the City

By now, you've undoubtedly heard about the latest mortgage lending restrictions that were recently announced by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI). Here is an overview of what these changes mean, and how they will impact buyers in 2018.


NEW DEVELOPMENT SPOTLIGHT: Eight Forty Condos

24 October 2017
Life and the City

This week we're featuring Eight Forty Condos, a new condo project by Worsley Urban Developments that is slated to be built in the St. Clair-Humewood district of Hillcrest Village. The project is currently in the pre-construction phase, but once complete, it will surely transform the neighbourhood's skyline and be recognized as one of Midtown Toronto’s most iconic new buildings. Read on to find out more about Eight Forty on St. Clair!


NEW DEVELOPMENT SPOTLIGHT: Canary Commons

19 October 2017
Life and the City

Here's a new development we are very excited to tell you all about - Canary Commons! We just attended a VIP Broker event for this project and are loving what we've learned about it, and all that it has to offer. We think you'll love it too!


QA SERIES: Pre-Constructions

19 October 2017
Life and the City

A question that we often hear is in regards to new-build condo developments and pre-construction projects: How do you access the best units before they get snapped up in pre-sale events? This is a great question because it highlights a common misconception we have often noticed - that many people are unaware that as Realtors at one of the top brokerages in the city, we have access to the best pricing and floor plans at a development's first launch.


September 2017 GTA Market Update

10 October 2017
Life and the City

The September real estate market saw some dramatic changes in certain GTA neighbourhoods, while others are still doing very well. Overall, current conditions represent the perfect opportunity for a buyer to find a home they fall in love with AND negotiate with the seller one-on-one - a major shift from trends eariler this year. Here is a summary of other significant real estate milestones and notable stats for August 2017.