One of the main factors to consider when buying condos in Canada is whether to go for a new unit or a resale. There is no definite answer or choice. Both brand new and pre-owned condo units have its own set of advantages and drawbacks. Other factors like location, amenities, price and floor plans come into play. It all boils down to what you need and your lifestyle. But, when given a choice between a new and a resale condo, here are the factors that you need to consider; Occupancy Resale condos are often ready for occupancy, you ...
Buying New VS Resale Condo: A Comparison
March 5, 2018
Toronto Condo Market Forecast 2018 - Should You Buy a Condo Soon?
February 28, 2018
The Toronto Housing market has been marred by severe housing shortages and high prices. However, prospective for condominium buyers is on the rise with sales under $500K picking up. With the new rules in place, buyers can now access lower mortgages. The bigger question however remains; should you invest in a Toronto Condo? According to the Canadian Economic Forecast, Canada is set for a 3.7% economic growth, which usually translates into better sales for the real estate industry. Both new and old condos will be in high demand during spring once the buyers have saved up their down payments ...
8 Hot Home Trends That You Should Definitely Try in 2018
February 26, 2018
If you are looking to buy a house or condo or just simply want to spruce up your living space, then you need to be on the lookout for the latest trends to try out in 2018. 1. Rich colors throughout the house Enough with the mustard and avocado green colors that have graced our living spaces from the 1970s. This year is going to see a bit of hue and pomp with warm grays paired with earthy reds and yellows, rust, brown blacks, camel, and tobacco. 2. Out with white and stainless ...
Advantages of Hiring a Real Estate Agent to Sell your Condo
February 20, 2018
Many home sellers would think that skipping the agent and going DIY will save them the few thousand dollars in fees. However, selling real estate properties is time-consuming, complex and oftentimes a long-drawn-out process. To sell your condo fast and for the best price, you will need the expertise of the real estate agents, most specifically, real estate agents who specialise in condos. Here are the benefits of getting an agent to sell your condo; Optimal Pricing Most sellers will price their homes based on its acquisition value plus any improvement costs. Although real estate professionals might ...
7 Things to Help Turn Your Bedroom into the Ultimate Sleep Cave
February 15, 2018
In your condo you have a clutter-free space that’s practically devoted to an affluently soothing nap… A room where everything from the fragrance in the air to the sheets seems to have been cautiously handpicked to augment feelings of peace and relaxation… And to top it all up to you also have blackout shades that block out the light from your room… But something’s still missing. It still feels like you could do a bit more to make your bedroom a little bit more sleep-friendly. Luckily for you, we have rounded up 7 things that’ll help turn your bedroom ...
Realities of Condo Living, Is It For You?
February 12, 2018
Condos are the top first home option as they offer benefits that are aligned to the needs of singles, retirees, young couples and small families. Condos are more affordable compared to house and lot packages, centrally located and require less maintenance work. However, condos are not for everyone. Is condo living for you? Here are some condo living realities and challenges you need to know before buying a condo. You might need more room. If you are used to living in sprawling homes with backyards and extra bedrooms, think twice before moving into a condo. You might ...
Edge Towers in Mississauga and Towns at Rouge Valley in Scarborough
February 7, 2018
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Ways to Make City Life Healthier for You
February 5, 2018
There are several reasons that bring people to live in a big city such as Toronto, Markham, and Mississauga - bigger career opportunities, better jobs, cultural immersion, higher education or a more dynamic lifestyle. But, when people want to strive for a healthier way of living, they usually go the other way – away from the noisy, fast and the dynamic city beat. But, before you head out, here are ways to make city living healthier for you and your family. Walk the neighbourhood With all amenities and establishments nearby, you can forget about driving in downtown Toronto ...
Reasons Why Condos are the Best Retirement Home
January 29, 2018
Retirement is one of those milestones that call for a change. A change in lifestyle, change of scenery and a new home. Due to the significant financial, physical and lifestyle changes, most retirees will need to downsize and/or move to a more retiree-friendly location. Condos are popular as starter homes for singles and young couples. Here are reasons why they are also the best option for retirees; Comfort and convenience You have reached the phase in your life when you no longer want to drive to places just to get your groceries, watch a movie or eat at ...
Advantages of Raising a Family in a Condominium
January 22, 2018
While the old way of thinking is to raise children in suburb homes with fenced-in yards, it is also entirely reasonable to raise a happy family in condominium buildings. Looking at the number of new condos popping up that are designed for families, the idea is steadily gaining recognition and appreciation. Besides the fact that condos cost significantly less than houses, here are other advantages of raising your family in condos; There’s fun in numbers By the numbers, we mean the people nearby who can become your kids’ friends and playmates, babysitters, other moms who can take ...