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By: William Chan

What To Consider Before Any Real Estate Investment

Tags: Toronto real estate investments, Toronto condos and homes

Investing in real estate can be very lucrative, but investors, especially beginners, often overlook the associated risks which can be very high if buying without taking all aspects into account. Investors should bear in mind that they probably won’t generate high returns if the property does not meet certain standards in terms of location, population, condition of the property, etc. That&rsq...Read More

By: William Chan

Up And Coming Toronto Neighborhoods

Tags: Toronto neighborhoods, Toronto real estate, living in Toronto

Toronto’s growth sometimes seems unstoppable, and more and more Toronto homebuyers are looking for new housing options and new neighborhoods that are more modest in price but not too far away. Toronto is big, and while many dream to live in neighborhoods like CityPlace, Yorkville or Annex others are seeking out communities that could be the next CityPlace or Yorkville one day. Many Toronto n...Read More

By: William Chan

Why Is Toronto One Of The Most Liveable Cities?

Tags: Toronto, Toronto real estate, the most liveable city

Toronto is one of the most appealing cities worldwide and ranks fairly high every year on lists that assess the quality of life at a global level. Toronto is Canada’s biggest business hub that offers great opportunities, and being a very welcoming city, it is no surprise that people around the globe call Toronto their home.  A strong economy, steady jobs, desirable geographic position,...Read More

By: William Chan

How To Negotiate The Purchase Price?

Tags: Homebuyers, GTA, PURCHASE PRICE NEGOTIATION

One of the biggest questions buyers ask themselves is how to negotiate the asking price after finding their dream home. Is it worth the risk? Should they even try? Well, that depends on numerous factors like the demand in the market, how desirable the target home is and how many competitors there are. Still, many buyers feel the need to give it a try, and if you are one of them, here are several t...Read More

By: William Chan

Young Buyers: How Can Parents Help Them Buy A Home?

Tags: First-time homebuyers, financial assistance, millennials, parents

The climbing real estate prices in the GTA are making it harder for young millennials to buy their first home. With Detached in the seven-digit price range and studio apartments starting from $400,000, many millennial homebuyers feel their hands are tied. Many of them try to save money by cutting some costs or tapping into their RRSP to come up for the down payment, but often times, it’s not...Read More

By: William Chan

The GTA Is Turning Into A Major Global Artificial Intelligence Center

Tags: GTA, TORONTO, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE LABS

The world-class city of Toronto has become a hot topic lately because it’s developing into one of the major high-tech and artificial intelligence centers in the world. With promising start-up companies flourishing, high tech-investments pouring in and offices of the best-known global companies like Facebook, Google or Uber, Toronto is becoming the dream city for many techpreneurs. Approximat...Read More

By: William Chan

Benefits Of Investing In Toronto Real Estate

Tags: Toronto real estate investments, risks AND ROI

Like any other big and economically strong city that offers everything at hand, Toronto is a magnet for investors who know that Toronto real estate has the potential to generate positive cash flow and make the investment worth their while. The competition and the rather higher prices in Toronto seem not to scare the investors away who are ready to take it up with the Toronto real estate market unt...Read More

By: William Chan

Affordability, Resale Value and Features of Old Condos In Toronto

Tags: Old condos, Toronto, features and affordability

Condos in Toronto, no matter if old or new, always find a buyer, given that the market is constantly tight and never in lack of demand. Lately, buyers who have been priced out of the market have started to consider older condo units. They are especially affordable if they are sold in “as is” condition or located on the outskirts of the city, while updated older condos in great location...Read More

By: William Chan

Are You A First-Time Homebuyer? Prepare Your Finances

Tags: Finances, buying your first home, mortgage

Preparing for the very first purchase of a home can be very stressful, especially when it comes to the financial part. Browsing the best mortgage rates online and trying to find out how much house you can afford has probably become part of your daily routine. It’s especially challenging for today’s GTA buyers who feel pressured by the high prices, the busy market and stricter mortgage ...Read More

By: William Chan

From A Seller’s To a Buyer’s Market. Where Is Toronto Standing Now?

Tags: Toronto Real Estate Market, Buyer's Market, Seller's market

The days of a very crowded market, price hikes and buyers trying to push their offers through no matter what, are behind us, and the market is now at a more peaceful stage as a result of last year’s government measures. Buyers that are currently out there enjoy less competition and more housing options, but housing prices are still high and they are expected to increase further this year. Cu...Read More