Real estate industry watchers applaud B.C.’s move to tax foreign home buyers
Real estate industry watchers applauded a surprise move by the B.C. government to tax foreign home buyers in the Vancouver region and urged politicians in Canada’s other hot housing market – Toronto – to follow suit. CLICK HERE to read more...
Ontario 2016 budget adds steam to push for GO train to Clarington
The 2016 budget, included a $137-billion investment over the next 10 years in public infrastructure. Mr. Anderson said included in that envelope are plans to extend the GO rail service to Bowmanville. It’s the first time the GO train to Bowmanville has been mentioned in the provincial budget. Click Here to read more.
5 Things You Need to Know in Durham's Real Estate Market
The Real Estate market is hot in Durham but what exactly are some of the contributors. Click Here to find out!
Toronto home prices surge, but the suburbs are eye-popping
Durham Region's Real Estate is HOT but is it hotter than Toronto's Market?? Click HERE to find out
Toronto family ditches the City and moves into an Old School
In this case, thinking outside the box may be an understatement . You have to see how this family changed their lifestyle and in such a unique fashion. Click HERE to read more.
Market Year in Review & Outlook Report
On January 18, 2016, the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) launched its groundbreaking Market Year in Review & Outlook Report. View it HERE
Pickering lands, near onetime site of possible airport, up for sale
Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure Minister Brad Duguid said more than 1,000 acres are being sold with the proceeds going toward building new infrastructure. Click HERE for the full story.
The baby boom echo affects differing views on housing
Ontarians who belong to the millennial generation worry that real estate prices will keep rising forever. Their parents and grandparents, meanwhile, are almost as fearful that they won’t. Click HERE to read more.
Record Sales in November 2015
"Not only did we see a record sales result for November, but with one month left to go in 2015, we have already set a new calendar year record for home sales in the TREB market area" said Mark Mclean.
Cities outside Toronto cannot charge land-transfer tax, Ted McMeekin says
Wow! It's refreshing to see that OUR voices can make a difference. Announced yesterday, the Municipal Land Transfer Tax (MLTT) will not be charged outside of Toronto. Realtors have helped stop one of the largest potential tax increases on home ownership. Saving YOU thousands of dollars on your next home purchase!!!
Curious about what big projects are taking place and when? Click Here for more info.
Help Stop MLTT
The provincial government is one step closer to letting municipalities double the land transfer tax you’ll have to pay when buying a home. CLICK HERE to "Say No"
President of TREB says don't wait to buy property
Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced that REALTORS® in the GTA reported 8,804 home sales through TREB’s MLS® System in October 2015. This is the best result on record for the month of October. Watch Now
Land Transfer Taxes could double across Ontario
Toronto already has a Municipal Land Transfer Tax. Now YOUR municipality is looking to add this tax too. No decisions have been made but the proposition is in place. Watch Video for more info.
Clarington: Q3 Stats are promising
The third quarter seen a total of 676 new listings with 509 sales. The average days on market was 19 days and the average sale price was $385,105 with homes selling for 100% of list price on average. After coming off a red hot second quarter these numbers are a little more modest yet still a sellers market. For more detailed info on your neighborhood Call or Email me today
Green Road Open in Bowmanville
Mayor Foster cuts the ribbon at the Green Road Official Opening Oct 16th, 2015. The much needed road is now open for all to use. Drive safely!
Steady Housing Market in Durham Region
“This year, we have seen sellers benefiting from higher sale prices while buyers have benefited from low interest rates,” explained O’Donohue. CLICK HEREfor more info
Update: Hwy 407
Hwy. 407 will be extended from Harmony Road in Oshawa to Highway 35/115 in Clarington. Work is to start in the fall of 2015 and be completed by 2020. CLICK HERE for more info
Durham: Housing Market Remains Hot
DRAR confirms positive numbers in comparison to last years results. It's an exciting time in the real estate market CLICK HERE to read full article.