If you are looking to build a solid financial future, home ownership could be a wonderful way to do it. House buying is a great investment and the one you can also live in. Provided you are spending within what you can easily afford, you'll find that owning a home can provide you with a return on your investment in future. Home ownership can also provide you with a sense of security, knowing that the payments you are making can function as a way to grow your future wealth.
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Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced 6,458 condominium apartment rental transactions reported through TREB’s MLS® System during the first quarter of 2016. This result represented a year-over-year increase of 6.5 per cent compared to the first quarter of 2015. “It’s not just the home ownership market that is tight in the Greater Toronto Area.
Renovating your home for your own enjoyment is very different than renovating it to sell. Keep these tips in mind when giving your property a makeover intended for the market.
From first-timers to flippers, most homebuyers’ biggest fear is overpaying for their next property. But fear not! Listed below are some strategies and resources that can help you avoid paying too much for that home:
Even though spring is still a few weeks away, now is the time to start thinking about getting your home tidied up after the winter months. We’ve put together a list of 5 ways to ensure your home is spring-ready:
1. Outdoor TLC
Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced record TREB MLS® home sales for the first quarter of 2016 following a strong result for March transactions. There were 10,326 sales in March and 22,575 sales in the first quarter. The year-over-year growth rate for sales was 15.8 per cent for Q1 2016 and 16.2 per cent for March 2016.
The first wave of Millennials – the offspring of the baby boomer generation – are now moving into their prime home-buying years, and are finding a drastically different market than their parents encountered.
Residential sales activity reported through the MLS® Systems of real estate Boards and Associations in Ontario numbered 15,680 units in February 2016, an increase of 15.8 per cent from a year earlier. This was a record for the month of February.
Nationally, home sales activity rose 18.7 per cent from year-ago levels in February 2016.
Like other professionals, a REALTOR® is as good as the information at his or her disposal.
The Multiple Listing Service® is a co-operative system used by REALTOR® Members of Canada’s real estate boards. It is different than the consumer website www.REALTOR.ca, which offers a brief description of most properties listed on MLS® Systems.
Even if you keep a clean household, there are probably a few areas of your home that get overlooked. Here’s a list of items you likely don’t clean enough, and tips on how to tackle them this spring-cleaning season!