Category Archives: New construction

Shifting Housing Markets – Buy and Sell in the Same Market

Did you read the Toronto Star article on April 7th about the Oakville real estate market? We certainly made the news. While it’s important to realize that sensational headlines sell papers, the message of shifting markets is accurate and the content is food for thought. They talked about the buyers who purchased new builds from Mattamy …

Posted in Buying and Selling, Home Finance, Local News, Market Evaluation, New construction

Knowledge is Power…

Knowledge is power. Knowledge shared is power multiplied. We want to share some facts with you that have to do with the single greatest investment that you will ever make – your ‘real property’ At a recent seminar, we learned that the most litigious matters today DO NOT deal with personal injury, but rather with …

Posted in Buying and Selling, Home Renovation, Living, New construction

HST Rebate for New Homes

I just read an article by Toronto Real Estate lawyer Bob Aaron that reminds all of us to keep our information updated, so that we retain our right to the benefits of principal residence ownership and monetary incentives like the HST rebate for new homes. If you have not read the article, here is a link to it: The …

Posted in Buying and Selling, Living, New construction, Rebates

Four Season Housing Market

According to Stephen Dupuis, the old notion of a “spring” and “fall” new housing market has gone out the window. These days, the market in the GTA appears to be driven by the timing of new project openings. According to RealNet Canada Inc. new project openings drove total new home sales up thirty-six per cent over …

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