Every year, I write a blog predicting what I think will happen in the new year. We have more question marks and uncertainty right now than ever before, but I’m going to predict more of the same with a few twists along the way: Interest rates continue to rise. The government continues to intervene. And […]

You’ve probably noticed that the blog has been awfully quiet lately. It’s been a whirlwind of a month, between all of the government intervention and another crazy Toronto November market. In case you’ve fallen behind, here’s what you’ve missed: Mortgage Changes Our heads are spinning from all of the changes that have been announced in […]

It’s October 17, 2016, and we are entering into brand territory in the Toronto real estate market: today, the recently announced changes to mortgage financing come into effect. Intended to cool down Canada’s red-hot real estate market, the changes will affect a number of Toronto Buyers and as a result, Toronto Sellers.  If you haven’t […]

In an effort to cool the housing industry, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced some big changes to mortgage qualification rules today, October 3, 2016. We invited Mortgage Broker Mortgage Jake to tell us all about the changes and how they will impact Toronto Buyers and Sellers. Also: this is the inaugural video in our new […]

I don’t think anyone disputes that the Toronto and Vancouver real estate markets have been crazy these past few years and there’s a lot of speculation about government intervention to slow things down to a more manageable pace. Today, we’re sharing with you what we’ve been hearing and what you can do about it if […]