How to Determine a Buyers' or Sellers' Market

29 May 2019
Remax-Condos-Plus

Determining Whether it is Currently a Buyers' or Sellers' Market in Real Estate is More Than Just Guessing. There is a More Accurate Measure, It's Called the Sales-To-New Listings Ratio.


AI In Real Estate

05 March 2019
Remax-Condos-Plus

Artificial Intelligence is sweeping across most industries, and that also includes Real Estate. How will the future of A.I. effect the Real Estate Market?


Why Assignment Sales are Making a Comeback

25 February 2019
Remax-Condos-Plus

Assignment sales were a hot subject just a few years ago. Assignment sales, usually for new condos, take place when a Buyer sells their interest in a property BEFORE they take title through registration. They were popular until Revenue Canada stepped in to rule that these sales were not subject to Capital Gains but instead should be taxed as income. So, why are Assignment Sales making a comeback?


2019 Pricing Predictions for Toronto Real Estate

24 January 2019
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Looking at the GTA we broke down our forecast of price by changes in geography, property type, and price range. Here's our look at what you can expect for prices in 2019 in the GTA, starting from the strongest to weakest markets.


Ask Allistair: Marijuana Use in Rental Properties

21 November 2018
Remax-Condos-Plus

What does the legalization of marijuana mean for Ontario tenants and landlords? We asked an expert on whether or not tenants can smoke in their units and the legality behind Landlords filing for eviction.


Will Sold Data Change the Real Estate Market?

16 October 2018
Remax-Condos-Plus

what's the big deal with making sold data available to the public? For years, good real estate agents supplied their clients with this information in making any real estate transaction. In the US, solds have been available to the public for several years.


How to Retire in Canada

03 October 2018
Remax-Condos-Plus

In a high tax country like Canada, it is almost impossible to save enough to retire. The way we see it, you have three choices to make enough to retire.


How to Generate Big Returns when Buying Pre-Construction

22 August 2018
Remax-Condos-Plus

Can you generate big returns from buying Pre-construction Condos? Yes, but you need to follow these three simple rules.


Why Real Estate is a Better Investment than RRSPs

26 June 2018
Remax-Condos-Plus

First buy your principle residence as soon as you can. Selling your principle residence is the only tax-free investment you can ever make in this country. But, if you buy an RRSP, lets say $10,000 a year for 30 years at 5%, will get you $725,000. Which translates to a pension of $36,000 a year, and you pay tax on that, and you start to get this money in 30 years.


3 Simple Rules for Investing in Real Estate

20 June 2018
Remax-Condos-Plus

Real Estate is not a short term investment. That's where investors lose money. Real Estate is a long term investment, over 5 years. If you go shorter, you're just gambling. So, here are my 3 simple rules.