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New mortgage rules will slow Toronto housing recovery?
Some Toronto homebuyers will find themselves up against stricter mortgage lending rules as of July 1st, with higher minimum credit scores and new rules around “non-traditional” down payment sources set to take effect.
These rules for insured mortgages, introduced earlier this month by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), are meant to improve the long term stability of the housing market and the country’s financial system.
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A Message from JoAnn, regarding COVID-19
Like many in our community, we are navigating a new world and adapting the way we do business. The province of Ontario has deemed Real Estate, an "Essential Service" to ensure those who need to buy or sell can continue to do so.
If you do not urgently need to buy or sell, I recommend clients wait until I can support them in doing so more safely. If you are in a position that you need to, I have implemented new policies and procedures to...
COVID - 19
Toronto Housing Market Changes
The strict social distancing measurements have been making it challenging for the Real Estate Industry in Toronto. March, which is usually the busiest month for transactions, has been a bit stagnated.
However, the Toronto Regional Estate Board (TREB) announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 8,012 home sales through TRREB’s MLS® System in March 2020 – up by...
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We are reaching out to see how everyone is doing during this challenging time of uncertainty. We just want you to know we are here to help…
Our hearts go out to families with children at home as the schools have shut down, seniors in assisted living or home alone, front line workers, struggling local businesses, and anyone impacted by the present health situation.
We’ve been in the community for many years and if you know of anyone who is in need of...
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If you're thinking of a move in Spring, why not beat the crowd? Get ahead of your competition! 10 Reasons why list in the Winter:
1. There are fewer homes for sale.... Therefore, there is less competition for qualified buyers.
2. Winter prospects are more serious buyers and likely to buy your home NOW!
3. Interest rates are still extremely low right NOW!
4. One of the highest percentages of “listings sold” to “listings taken” occurs during this time of year – do you know what this means for you?
5. You may receive more...