Mortgage Update for October 2019

29 October 2019
Life and the City

Samantha Comito, Mortgage Broker and Partner with Outline Financial, provides an update on mortgages for October 2019.


Toronto Market Update for September 2019

22 October 2019
Life and the City

Similar to August, September’s headline statistic was another significant increase in year-over-year sales volume. In fact, last month saw the highest year-over-year appreciation number in all of 2019 so far! And there are a number of other key takeaways... Read on to learn more.


FEATURED LISTING: 32 Winterton Drive

21 October 2019
Life and the City

Rare opportunity to lease this beautiful, spacious family home in Etobicoke!


Toronto Market Update for August 2019

11 September 2019
Life and the City

Last month in August, the Toronto market saw a surge in sales and a drop in inventory, leading to the largest price growth in 18 months. There was a flurry of activity at a time of year when the market typically slows down, and data shows that there were improvements for most sales numbers in August, year-over-year. Here's your Toronto Market Update for August 2019!


The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive | What You Need To Know

04 September 2019
Life and the City

A new federal program called the First-Time Home Buyer's Incentive (FTHBI) has just launched, and applications are being accepted until November 1st, 2019. Here's what you need to know about it!


Toronto Market Update for April 2019

16 May 2019
Life and the City

New listings rose 8.2% last month in April compared with the same month last year, but at 12.2%, the annual growth rate of sales outpaced the rise in new listings. This dynamic means that market conditions are tighter, so price increases may accelerate.


Outdoor Space Makeover Ideas for Every Budget

30 April 2019
Life and the City

Looking to spruce up your outdoor space this spring? While complete backyard makeovers can cost a pretty penny, there are plenty of ways you can makeover your outdoor space on every budget! Not only will you be able to enjoy a refreshed backyard and an extended living space once the warm weather finally hits, but you'll have the added benefit of presenting your home at its best when it comes time for you to sell! Here, we’ve rounded up 14 ways you can update your outdoor space, whatever your budget.


COOL FINDS: 4 Lennox St

18 April 2019
Life and the City

Lovers of Scandinavian design - this one's for you! If you've ever taken a stroll in the neighbourhood just east of Bathurst and Bloor, you'll undoubtedly have noticed this exceptionally unique property. With an exterior that's a combination of weathering western red cedar and anodized Aluminium panels, flanked by a white pine and a sequoia tree, this home evokes the feeling of a contemporary Scandinavian chalet and truly stands out among the traditional Victorian semis, original Annex homes and renovated modern glass houses around it. So...you'll either love it or hate it!


Toronto Market Update for March 2019

12 April 2019
Life and the City

Last month in March, the average sales price for all property types combined across the 416 was $830,043, representing an 11.6% year-over-year decline. A 2% jump in inventory on the market lead to slightly more options for buyers, which was a contributing factor in this sales price decline. Meanwhile, the overall number of sales for all property types declined by 9% over March of last year.


Toronto Market Update for February 2018

14 March 2019
Life and the City

Toronto home sales were down last month in February, while selling prices continued to rise, as a result of very low inventory available on the market. Now, with the weather finally becoming more mild and spring-like, it's about that time of year when we begin we see more properties listed for sale - great news for inventory, and for buyers who have been waiting for the opportunity to find their perfect home.