Articles & Guides - Buying Toronto Condos & Real Estate
Finding the perfect Toronto condo or home doesn't happen in one day. There are a number of things you can do to simplify the process.
If you're in the market to purchase a Toronto condo, should you buy new construction or resale? You will have to make that decision one day, but this article should help weigh the different options.
CMHC has eliminated application fees on all high-ratio homeowner mortgage loan insurance products. CMHC also introduced extended amortization periods of up to 30 years for purchase transactions through a pilot product.
For those wanting a steady return on their money, condos and houses can be a sure bet. Where is the Toronto real estate market headed? Nobody can predict.
When buying new construction, potential buyers often think they don't need a home inspector. But, new homes and condos can be just as problematic as old ones.
Overall intentions to buy a house or condo in the next two years remain the same as 2005 at 29 per cent, according to RBC Royal Bank.
When you have decided to buy a home or condo, the services of a qualified real estate agent are of utmost importance.
Nine out of 10 condo and house buyers use a real estate agent in the search process, but use of the internet to search for a home or condo has risen dramatically over time.
Under terms of the Home Buyers Plan (sometimes known as the RRSP program) participants in a condo or home buying agreement can borrow up to $20,000 from their RRSP to use in the purchase of a principle residence in Canada.
Some helpful hints that can help save you money over the term of your mortgage.
When you purchase a home or condo, it's important to consider how you will protect your investment.
Canada's condo and housing affordability improved in the second quarter of 2005, according to the latest Housing Affordability Index released by RBC Economics.
Booming real estate prices are prompting many Canadians to invest in property, but experts caution that any gains in the near future likely won't match those of the last few years.
The choice is up to you whether or not to choose a resale home / condo or new construction. This guide should help you decide which is right for you.
From what to watch for when choosing your new condo or house, to the mortgage process, legal documents and moving tips.
After years of hefty price appreciations, it's natural to wonder how long the good times will last. Real estate markets are cyclical: prices go up and they go down.
Buying your first condo can feel intimidating at first, but the process is a lot easier than you think.
Title insurance is growing in popularity in Canada. But what is it exactly? Should you get it? Do you need it? Read on and find out...
House and condo buyers pride themselves on knowing how to spot a solid home or one that needs serious work. Aside from the obvious - such as damp spots on walls or missing roof shingles - many homebuyers may remain unaware of serious problems.