July 2022

BC introduces Home Buyer Protection, Ontario it's your turn

Posted on Jul 25, 2022

Well done, BC, for protecting home buyers rather than allowing them to put offers in with no financing nor no home inspection conditions. I’ve been on the mandatory home inspection bandwagon for years! Based on the last couple of years, there’s a reason why good contractors are really busy right now. Especially first time home buyers, they are rely...

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How does the Interest Rate increase impact the market?

Posted on Jul 18, 2022

Unless you’ve been living under a rock in the past few days, you will have seen and heard about the BoC Interest Rate increase of a full basis point or 1%. As unexpected as it was, it was truly out of necessity due to inflation. That being said, IMO, could the BoC put the wheels in motion earlier for interest rate increases due to the fever pitch i...

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Real Estate and the News

Posted on Jul 11, 2022

Who doesn’t love a good news story, one that makes you think? The media especially knows that the general population love to read bad news stories more than feel good stories, it increases their readership. No matter whether the real estate market is good or on the downswing, the media always seem to spin the headlines into something negative. This...

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Buy with a Listing Agent or having your own representation, why?

Posted on Jul 04, 2022

Why should you work with a Buyer Agent or should you go directly to the Listing Agent?With the market shift, buyers are strategically trying different tactics to ensure they find just the right home at the right price. With headlines pointing to house prices being on a downward trajectory across the GTA, buyers have started to believe what they rea...

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