Toronto home prices have been on the rise for two straight decades, according to RE/MAX Canada. What has driven price appreciation in the Six? Read on for our breakdown.
Is it ever smart to buy a house with a credit card? The ability to pay the deposit for new condos was recently introduced by a real estate website – but is it a safe – or smart – way to buy real estate? Here are the potential buyer pitfalls you should know about.
Toronto condos have experienced a resurgence, as prices and sale numbers climbed in June. Now, the average condo will set Torontonians back more than $367,000, according to the Toronto Real Estate Board.
Recent data released by the 2011 National Household Survey shows one quarter of Canadians are spending more than they can afford on their housing. Condos continue to the the choice option for the first time buyer segment, and speculation grows over a new round of mortgage rule changes.
Ready to find that perfect starter home? The search can be exciting – but also heartbreaking if expectations and reality don’t quite match. Here’s how to set realistic goals for your first home.