Real Estate & Economy

Wednesday Jan 31st, 2018


Real Estate plays a vital role in any country’s economy. Residential real estate provides housing for families as well as it being a great source of wealth and savings. Commercial real estate creates jobs and spaces for retail shops, offices, and manufacturing, and also is a reliable source of wealth and regular income.   Construction plays a role in the real estate, and it is the only part that is measured by GDP. It is labor intensive and that is why a drop in housing... [read more]

Fix and Flip Properties in the GTA

Sunday Jul 24th, 2016


I have many clients interested in house flipping and fix and flip properties which seem to have become today’s day trading, with exceptionally high profits for investors or developers in a short time frame.   The idea is to buy a house or property with the intent to sell it for a profit. I have guided many investors into making the right decision for their investment portfolios. Whether you are purchasing a home for a low value to sell it higher in a rising market or buying a... [read more]

The Importance of Home Staging

Friday Feb 3rd, 2017


Ready to sell your home and don't know where to start? Home staging is just part of the pre-selling process and when a home is for sale that is visually unappealing to buyers, it can be one of the costliest mistakes a seller can make.    Home staging has proven rates in achieving quick and high value sales for sellers. You need to create the space that makes buyers connect emotionally with no visual distractions.   If you have many colours, furniture and clutter,... [read more]

Should you move or remodel your home?

Thursday Jul 2nd, 2015


I have many clients that cannot decide whether to remodel or move, and the answer might be simple, it might be—both.    Remodeling can give you the added or different space you need now, but you should also carefully consider the resale value of any project you undertake.   Some remodels allow for a bigger payoff than your original investment, while others might be needed just to keep the resale price on par with the neighbourhood.... [read more]

Are You Ready To Sell Your Home?

Sunday Sep 11th, 2016


Many of my clients are face the decision if they are ready to sell their home. Many factors may be weighing this decision such as a temporary work contract which may force you across the country, a strong sellers market which gives you great value for your current home but in competition for your next.   I always recommend for my clients to sit with me to discuss a financial analysis, personal factors and educating them on the current market they are selling in vs. the market for... [read more]