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 distingui...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

By: Alex Loutchanski

Tags: Home Staging, Home Design, Toronto Area Homes, Home Renovation

Top 8 Home Design and Remodeling Trends for 2019 If you’re a current homeowner, or in the market to buy, you’re probably curious about the latest trends in home design. Sellers who make strategic updates before listing a property can generate increased interest from buyers and, in some cases, a premium selling price. And buyers should consider which features of a home will need updatin...Read More

By: Alex Loutchanski

Tags: Toronto Real Estate, Homes for Sale in Toronto, Sell Your Home, Homebuyer

As we begin another year, everyone wants to know: “Where is the housing market headed in 2019?” The Canadian real estate market experienced a cooldown in 2018 following years of rapid growth. This left many homeowners and potential buyers feeling skittish. Fortunately, economists expect the market to stabilize in 2019 and continue to appreciate at a more sustainable rate. To help guid...Read More

By: Alex Loutchanski

Tags: Holiday Season,Christmas,GiveBack,Real Estate, Toronto Real Estate Market

The holiday season is upon us, and many of us have already begun to celebrate. From trimming trees to lighting candles, it’s the time of year to fill your homes (and hearts) with holiday joy. But there’s no need to stop at your front door. Let the spirit of the season radiate outward from your house into your community. Some homeowners hang outdoor lights and decorations to help make t...Read More

By: Alex Loutchanski

Tags: Winter Real Estate Market, Toronto Real Estate, Real Estate market Trends, Toronto Home Prices

It’s a common misconception that you shouldn’t try to buy or sell a home during the fall and winter months. This is generally considered the “offseason” in real estate. Many sellers mistakenly believe that the cold weather will keep buyers away and that no one is looking over the holidays. Unfortunately, many real estate professionals perpetuate this myth by advising their ...Read More

By: Alex Loutchanski

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Toronto Real Estate, Market Shifts, Investment Properties, Mortgage Rates

While no one can predict the future with certainty, there are signs that the Canadian housing market is starting to stabilize after a downturn in the first half of the year. Experts forecast that in most areas of the country housing prices will remain high, rents will rise, and mortgage rates will continue to creep up. So what does that mean for home buyers and sellers? To answer that question, we...Read More

By: Alex Loutchanski

Tags: Home Insurance,Home ownership,Real Estate Market,Toronto Homes

No one likes to think about disasters. Severe weather, fire, theft—or even a seemingly small issue like a broken pipe—can wreak havoc on your home and result in thousands of dollars in damages. Fortunately, a good homeowners insurance policy can offer you peace of mind that you and your family will be financially protected if disaster strikes. A homeowners insurance policy covers your ...Read More

By: Alex Loutchanski

Tags: real estate, homebuyer, homeseller, home search, investor, real estate investor, rental property, vacation rental, Top Toronto Real estate investments

The residential rental market is now the fastest-growing segment of the housing market. In the United States, the demand for single-family rentals, defined as either detached homes or townhouses, has risen 30 percent in the past three years.1 And in Canada, rental units now account for nearly one-third of the country’s homes, with particular demand for multi-family units, including apar...Read More

By: Alex Loutchanski

Tags:  #realestate #realestateagent #homebuyer #homeseller #homesearch #realtor #moving #homeinspection #homeinspections #homeinspector #torontorealestate

It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of buying a home. Once you’ve had an offer accepted on your dream house, you’ll probably be anxious to move in. However, before you make a significant financial commitment, it’s best to know exactly what you’re buying. When you hire a home inspector, you get a professional, in-depth examination of the property’s struct...Read More