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Canadian home sales edge up in August

9/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales posted a small gain in August 2017.

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GTA sellers face a refresher course in economics

8/25/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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The basic lesson: A property is worth what a buyer is willing to pay

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Mortgage rule changes are cooling housing market: Morneau

8/22/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Finance Minister Bill Morneau says last October’s sweeping mortgage rule changes aimed at cooling Canada’s housing market have successfully dampened high-risk ... More


Toronto home buyers and sellers play the waiting game

8/11/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Toronto in mid-August feels like a city waiting with bated breath. The real estate market is drowsy and buyers and sellers are anxious to ... More


TREB Member REALTORS® Release Monthly Market Report, Forecast Update And New IPSOS Consumer Survey

7/6/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Toronto Real Estate Board President Tim Syrianos, in his first release as TREB President, announced TREB residential MLS® sales, listings and price statistics for ... More


House prices can't climb faster than incomes forever

5/18/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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For the last three years, analysts have been predicting a Canadian housing crash and ensuing recession, yet the economy continues to chug along and house prices are still ... More


Income volatility for 10 million Canadians: TD Bank Report

5/18/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Michael Antczak

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Around 10 million Canadians say they have experienced moderate to high levels of income volatility in the past year.

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Homes sold in 2016 now need to be reported on taxes

4/7/2017 | Posted in Home Sellers by Michael Antczak

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Canadians who have sold their homes last year have been mandated to report the transaction to the Canada Revenue Agency.

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Top 2017 design trends

1/20/2017 | Posted in Industry Trends by Michael Antczak

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According to the Interior Design Show, the following will be the top 10 design trends for 2017 inspiring the direction of design for the year to come.

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Monthly Resale Housing Market Figures in GTA: TREB

12/2/2016 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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House hunters in the Toronto region paid about $144,000 more - about 23 per cent more - to purchase a home this November than those who bought the same month last year, ... More


Tax implications of selling a home

12/2/2016 | Posted in Home Sellers by Michael Antczak

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For Canadians who are planning to release their homes to the highly competitive real estate market, they need to be aware of the tax implications of the recent regulatory ... More


The CRA is cracking down on real estate tax dodgers in Canada's red hot market

11/26/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Michael Antczak

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Evidence of the ongoing crackdown by the tax authorities on Canada’s red hot residential real estate sector is everywhere, from recently updated statistics that show ... More


Paint Colors That Make a Room Look Bigger

9/13/2016 | Posted in Home Owners by Michael Antczak

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A room’s size is sometimes a matter of perception, and the paint color on the walls has a lot to with that perception. Some colors can actually make a room appear ... More


Greater Toronto Area Housing Prices See Strong Gains

10/14/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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The Royal LePage House Price Survey released today showed double-digit increases in the year-over-year price of homes in 10 of the 13 regions surveyed in the Greater ... More


Is it time to sell your rental property? Or time to buy another?

10/9/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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According to Statistics Canada, 69 per cent of Canadians own homes, so most of us have reason to worry about the fate of the housing market. Landlords, in particular, make a ... More


Harper promises to introduce permanent home renovation tax credit if he is re-elected

8/8/2015 | Posted in Home Owners by Michael Antczak

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In the heart of Toronto’s overheated housing market, where the average detached home now sells for more than $1 million, Harper vowed to make life better not for those ... More


These 5 Home Improvements Make It Harder to Sell Your Home

7/30/2015 | Posted in Home Sellers by Michael Antczak

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When you're considering a major home improvement project, consider how it will impact the resale value of your home. Some home improvements are good investments ... More


We're spending more on renovations: Altus Group

7/16/2015 | Posted in Home Owners by Michael Antczak

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Canada’s ageing housing stock together with influence from TV shows has led to more spending on renovations. Figures from the Altus Group show that Canadian households ... More


Real estate boosted by stronger labor market

7/15/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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The stronger Canadian jobs market have given a boost to the real estate sector according to the latest market survey from Royal LePage.

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Toronto's real estate outlook: 'Expect home prices to trend strongly upward'

7/8/2015 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Toronto’s home prices may still have a ways to climb. The average sale price in June was nearly $640,000, or 12.3 per cent higher than a year earlier, according to the ... More


GTA REALTORS® Release Monthly Resale Housing Figures

7/7/2015 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 11,992 sales through TREB’s MLS® System in June 2015.  ... More


At $1.11 million, Toronto's detached home is climbing further out of reach

6/5/2015 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Forget about living in the Greater Toronto Area if you’re a first-time buyer who wants a detached home. The average detached home in the city shot past $1 million in ... More


GTA REALTORS® Report Monthly Resale Market Figures

6/3/2015 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington announced 11,706 sales reported by Greater Toronto REALTORS® in May 2015. This result was up by 6.3 per cent in ... More


TREB reports record April sales

5/29/2015 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Every agent knows that spring is typically the best time to buy and sell homes – well, according to the latest figures from the Toronto Real Estate Board, 2015 might just ... More


Finance minister addresses housing bubble fears

5/20/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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Canada’s finance minister says the country’s real estate market has avoided the so-called bubble, with many markets already experiencing a soft landing

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Troubling precedent for your pre-build clients in Ontario

4/13/2015 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak

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A court decision coming last month could see some of your clients forfeit their rights as homeowners, making it less attractive for them to sell their property.

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