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Unlocking Independence: The Advantages of Selling Your Home Privately in Canada

Considering selling your home? Embrace the freedom and control that comes with a private sale in the Canadian real estate...

Mastering Illusion: Tips to Make Your Space Look Bigger

Creating a spacious feel in your home doesn't always require knocking down walls. With strategic design choices, you can transform...

For Sale By Owner In Vaughan

ForSaleDirect.ca offers a comprehensive suite of services tailored for homeowners opting for a For Sale By Owner (FSBO) approach in...

Canadian Real Estate Doesn’t Have A Supply Problem. It’s A Demand Issue: BMO

Canadian real estate demand has never been this elevated before. That demand is the primary issue driving home prices higher,...

Thinking of renting a condo in Toronto? Get ready to pay a record $2,385 a month

Renting a condo in Toronto keeps getting more expensive. The average monthly rent for a condo in the city jumped...

Bank of Canada makes interest rate announcement

The Bank of Canada kept its key interest rate target on hold as it pointed to a climate of broadening,...

Essential Tips for staging your home

Awesome tips for home staging! Let's face it, we live in the era of Pinterest and reality shows and although...

Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1 per cent

The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at 1 per cent. The Bank Rate is...

OSFI says stress test, other lending rule changes will start Jan 1

OSFI has published its update for the tightening of mortgage lending regulations known as Guideline B-20 and set the date...

How to sell your home without a Realtor

Home ownership is one of the biggest investments most people ever make. When it’s time to sell your property, the...

Selling your home with no commission

Selling your home without a Realtor is not as difficult as you may think. The Toronto real estate market as...

Quick Fixes for the Home

For most home owners trying to sell a home means the home should look tip top or at least present...

3 Reasons why your home is not selling

Once in a while there is a home that although in an active market, for some reason it won't sell,...

The year in review

As December real estate performance markets start to trickle in, we’re getting a sense of how some major markets performed...

Kitchener-Waterloo housing market has unprecedented year

Sales of homes in the Kitchener-Waterloo region in 2016 were up by 1,000 compared to the previous year. The 18.1...

First-time buyers delaying due to mortgage rules

The tightened mortgage rules introduced by the federal government last year are having a negative effect on the homebuying plans...

CMHC reports annual pace of housing starts in Canada picks up in December

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the seasonally adjusted annual pace of housing starts in December came in at 207,041...

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