By: Alex Loutchanski

Tags: GTAHomePrices, Toronto Real Estate, House Prices, Houses for Sale

After a two year slump, the future's looking bright again for Canadian real estate. Economists expect positive growth in the national housing market in 2020, supported by low mortgage rates, a solid job market, and a rising population. In fact, in a recent report, RBC Economics called 2019 a “turning point for Canada’s housing market.”1 To understand why—and where the m...Read More

By: Alex Loutchanski

Tags: Toronto houses, real estate, house prices, home values

Are you searching for new and innovative gift ideas this holiday season? If so, check out our list of the hottest home technology offerings. We’ve selected a few of our favorites for every room in the house. These smart systems and devices add comfort, convenience, and a “cool factor” that will delight your friends and family.  So think about who you know that loves the late...Read More

By: Alex Loutchanski

Tags: Homes in Toronto, Toronto Real Estate, House Prices in Toronto

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned homeowner, shopping for a new home can feel daunting. In fact, 56% of buyers said that “finding the right property” was the most difficult step in the home buying process.1 Buying a home is a significant commitment of both time and money. And a home purchase has the power to improve both your current quality of life and your future ...Read More

By: Alex Loutchanski

Tags: Home buyer, Home seller,Personal Finance, Home Prices, Toronto Real Estate

Technology is changing the way we do almost everything, and real estate transactions are no exception. In fact, a new crop of tech companies wants to revolutionize the way we buy and sell homes. iBuyer startups like Opendoor, Offerpad, and Properly are rapidly expanding into new territories, and now established players, like Zillow, are starting to get in on the action. Also known as Direct B...Read More

By: Alex Loutchanski

Tags: #realestate #housing #personalfinance #homesellers #homebuyers #retirement #toronto #torontorealestate #torontohomes

In our “bigger is better” culture, there’s an expectation that each home should be larger and grander than the last. But life changes like divorce, kids leaving for college, or even the simple act of growing older can prompt us to find a smaller home that better suits our shifting needs and lifestyle.   In fact, the advantages of downsizing are being increasingly recognized....Read More

By: Alex Loutchanski

Tags: #homeremodeling,#torontohomes,#sellmyhome,#homeimprovements, #torontorealestate

Most new homeowners have something about their property that they want to change. And as family needs and design trends shift over time, many will eventually choose to remodel. Some homeowners make updates to their property before listing it to maximize their potential sales revenue. Whatever your reasons are for taking on a home improvement project, it’s wise to consider how the money you i...Read More

By: Alex Loutchanski

Tags: #staging,#toronto homes, #houses for sale, #torontohouseprices

Serious About Selling? 5 Steps to Make Your Home the Best on the Block We all want to be good neighbors. But when it comes to selling your home, it’s not just about “keeping up with the Joneses.” It’s about outshining them at every opportunity!   If you’re looking to sell your home fast and for the most money possible, you’ll need a strategy to set it apar...Read More

By: Alex Loutchanski

Tags: Home Buyer, Toronto Real Estate, Sell Your Home, GTA Homes For Sale

Thanks to Marie Kondo and her hit Netflix series “Tidying Up,” home organization is a hot topic right now. Marie encourages her viewers to minimize their possessions and keep only those items that “spark joy.” With spring in full bloom, now is the perfect time to do some spring cleaning and add organizational systems to your own home. Not only will you clear out clutter, y...Read More

By: Alex Loutchanski

Tags: toronto real estate,homebuyer,first time buyer, bestadvice, houses for sale in gta

Top 10 Myths That Trip Up First-Time Home Buyers If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably received your share of advice from family and friends. Add to that the constant stream of TV shows, news segments, and social media posts that over-simplify the home buying process for easy entertainment. With so much information to sift through, it can be tough to distinguish fact ...Read More

By: Alex Loutchanski

Tags: realestate, homeprices, homevalues, torontohomeprices, torontorealestate

What’s Your Home Actually Worth?  Discover What Buyers Will Pay in Today’s Market It’s easy to look up how much money you have in your savings account or the real-time value of your stock investments. But determining the dollar value of a home is trickier. As a seller, knowing your home’s worth helps you price it correctly when you put it up for sale. If you pric...Read More