Archive | Investment Real Estate

19 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Paying Capital Gains on Assigment Sales and Investment Condos

A little while back The Globe and Mail published an informative piece titled “House flippers beware. You can’t always sell your residence tax-free” which I posted a link to from my facebook page See article here. This had me thinking of purchasers who buy pre-built condos and for whatever the reason, either sell them upon […]

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16 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Are Real Estate Agents Responsible for Today’s High Cost of Homes?

I was reading an article a few weeks back on the high cost of homes in Toronto today with the average price of a detached house hitting $800,000. Pretty much the article labelled real estate agents as the cause for today’s high price of homes. I chuckled to myself (and others around me in the […]

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16 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Strong Average Price Growth in September

Greater Toronto Area (GTA) REALTORS® reported 5,879 transactions through the TorontoMLS system in September 2012. The average selling price for these transactions was $503,662, representing an increase of more than 8.5 per cent compared to last year. The number of transactions was down by 21 per cent in comparison to September 2011. However, it is […]

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21 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Rookie real estate agents and media dreams

Today there are many different places a person can go and get information on what’s happening in the real estate market. Realtors, traditional media sources, economists, family friends and many more. I’ve been an actively involved and committed full time real estate agent for the past 16 years and have always been dedicated to building […]

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19 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Bank of Canada keeps interest rates on hold – September 2012

The Bank of Canada kept its key policy rate at 1 per cent on September 5th, 2012, where it has been held steady for two years. This marks the longest period since the 1950s that rates have been left unchanged. The text accompanying the announcement was little changed from the July statement. This includes the […]

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19 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Low-Rise Home Sales Drive August Price Growth

Greater Toronto Area (GTA) REALTORS® reported 6,418 sales through the TorontoMLS system in August 2012, representing a year-over-decline of almost 12.5 per cent compared to 7,330 sales reported in August 2011. The number of new listings reported in August was down by 5.5 per cent compared to the same period in 2011. “Residential transactions were […]

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20 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

GTA Home Prices Up in July

Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 7,570 sales in July 2012, representing a decline of 1.5 per cent compared to 7,683 sales reported in July 2011. The decline was most pronounced in the condominium apartment segment in the City of Toronto. Total sales in the rest of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) were up compared to the […]

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20 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

What’s Up In The Resale Condo Market?

Understanding the condo market and if demand and values are rising, flat or declining can be difficult to figure out. There are plenty of opinions relating to new condo sales from a variety of sources (many who piggyback their information from each other) but when it comes to the resale condo market opinions tend to […]

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21 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Build Your Wealth Through Investing In Real Estate

For over twelve years now I have been consulting with clients on how to add wealth by investing in real estate. Using proven strategies, instinct and personal experience has not only generated wealth for me but also for my friends, family and clients who have followed my path. The biggest obstacle I find when speaking […]

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21 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

The Next 60 Days is a Great Time For Buyers

With June sales numbers in and sales activity in Toronto down 13% I wonder what is going through the mind of buyers who have been looking for a home or condo over the past 3-4 months? Is this the start of the crash that many media sources have been touting the past 7 years? Sorry […]

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