By: Laura Ubaldino

Bank of Canada Hikes Overnight Rate...Again

Tags: bank of Canada, toronto homes, homes in toronto, toronto condos, Etobicoke homes, Etobicoke homes for sale, Etobicoke condos, toronto real estate, Etobicoke real estate, mortgage rates Canada

As predicted the Bank of Canada raised its over overnight by 25 basis points to 4.5%. This is the eighth consecutive hike, but seems to be the last. We hope, I hope! What does this mean?       If you are a Buyer… If you are a buyer, there is opportunity in the market. If you have been waiting at the sidelines, waiting for prices to drop, I wouldn’t wait much lon...Read More

By: Laura Ubaldino

December 2022 Market Update

Tags: toronto home prices, toronto market watch, toronto real estate, real estate, market, toronto homes, toronto condos

Stats by Home Type - Toronto Detached: Average Sale Price: $1,627,635. Down 4.1% from December 2021. Median Sale Price: $1,245,000.00. Down 12% from December 2021. New listings are down month over month and year over year by 62.9% and 30.2%. Sales are down month over month and year over year by 42.8% and 45.3%. Semi-Detached: Average Sale Price: $1,152,073. Down 14.1%...Read More

By: Laura Ubaldino

October 2022 Market Update

Tags: toronto real estate, market watch, real estate market, home prices, toronto

Toronto Stats: New listings are down by year over year, and month to month New sales are down year over year across all home types New sales are up compared to September of this year across all home types Median sales year over year are down for detached homes, semi-detached & fully attached homes. Sale prices are up very slightly in the condo tow...Read More

April 2021 Market Update

By: Laura Ubaldino

April 2021 Market Update

Tags: remax, homes in toronto, house prices, toronto house prices, toronto real estate, remax agent, toronto property shoppe, Etobicoke, homes in Etobicoke, Mimico, humber bay, Etobicoke real estate,

Covid has been here 1 full real estate year and all signs continue to point to market moving full steam ahead – pandemic or not.   The stats in this report discuss month over month and year or year changes; however, it is important to remember that when reviewing year over year prices, that April 2020 was substantially affected but our first COVID lockdown. The April 2020 market saw hom...Read More

Are You Ready For An Investment Property?

By: Laura Ubaldino

Are You Ready For An Investment Property?

Tags: homes in toronto, toronto property shoppe, Laura Ubaldino, remax, real estate in toronto, toronto real estate, Etobicoke homes for sale, investment property,

How do you know if and when you should buy an investment property?    There are several factors to consider – what type do you buy, how much to invest, what does buying an investment property really mean, what are the risks, is the timing right and how does the financing work? Do you want the low maintenance of a condo? Do you want the property control of a detached home? Do you...Read More

How To Update Your Kitchen For $5000.00

By: Laura Ubaldino

How To Update Your Kitchen For $5000.00

Tags: homes in toronto, toronto property shoppe, Laura Ubaldino, remax, real estate in toronto, toronto real estate, Etobicoke homes for sale, Kitchen, renovation, home, decor

The kitchen is the heart of a home but it’s also one of the more costly rooms to renovate. Here are some of my top tips and tricks to update your kitchen on a limited budget. 1. Update your Backsplash: If you don’t have a backsplash, this will be easy for you – get one! With so many design trends, if you’re feeling creative you can really have some fun. Available in ...Read More

October Market Update

By: Laura Ubaldino

October Market Update

Tags: homes in toronto, toronto property shoppe, Laura Ubaldino, remax, real estate in toronto, toronto real estate, Etobicoke homes for sale, Fall home maintenance

Growth continues in the City of Toronto with growth reported both year over year, and month over month across all home types. The average selling price in the City of Toronto grew in October by 1.3% compared to September of 2019. Condominium apartments saw the highest growth with an average increase of 4%, and minimal growth was seen in both the condo townhome segment and semi-detached ma...Read More

Fall Maintenance Tips

By: Laura Ubaldino

Fall Maintenance Tips

Tags: homes in toronto, toronto property shoppe, Laura Ubaldino, remax, real estate in toronto, toronto real estate, Etobicoke homes for sale

It’s officially Fall. A happy home requires maintenance both inside and outside of your home. To ensure your home runs smoothly throughout the Fall and early Winter seaon, here are my top Fall Home Maintenance Tips! 1. Clean Up the Backyard Fall is a great time to pack up and put away your outside summer essentials like patio furniture, closing your swimming pool, disconnecting your ...Read More

September Market Update

By: Laura Ubaldino

September Market Update

Tags: homes in toronto, toronto property shoppe, Laura Ubaldino, remax, real estate in toronto, toronto real estate, Etobicoke homes for sale

The September market stats have been released, and prices are up! For the city of Toronto, September saw an increase in both number of sales, and average selling price compared to August of this year. Overall prices increased a healthy 11% across all home types, but the semi-detached and detached homes had the strongest increase with 9% and 11% growth from August. Looking back to September 201...Read More

2019 Election - What Are The Housing Platform Promises?

By: Laura Ubaldino

2019 Election - What Are The Housing Platform Promises?

Tags: homes in toronto, toronto property shoppe, Laura Ubaldino, remax, real estate in toronto, toronto real estate, Etobicoke homes for sale

The Federal Election is fast approaching and the Canadian housing crisis is a key concern for many Canadians. Whether you are a First-Time Home Buyer, downsizer, real estate investor or renter, it's important to be well information on the various housing platforms from our various political parties. I've combined the housing platforms from the key political parties for review, alon...Read More