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6 Critical Things To Determine Prior to Offering on a Toronto Condominium.

6 Critical Things To Determine Prior to Offering on a Toronto Condominium.
Typically, in a normal market, you would make your condominium offer conditional upon status certificate review by a lawyer. However, given our current Toronto market conditions with bidding wars, any condition on your offer can kill the deal. It is common in this market, for the listing agents to pre-order the status certificate and there are some things you can pre determine on your own or with your realtor, prior to putting in an offer.   A status certificate contains pertinent information about the individual condominium unit. Among other things, the certificate would indicate if the current unit...
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12 Tips to Season-Ready Your Condo

12 Tips to Season-Ready Your Condo
Home maintenance is something we often neglect. Even though your condo may have a property manager for exterior maintenance, the inside of your unit is still largely your responsibility. Between our daily and weekly responsibilities, maintenance is something that often falls by the wayside. But it’s essential. Like your vehicle, your home and property benefit from regular tune-ups. Fun, right? We know: not so much. But here’s the good news. Taking on home maintenance in 10-minute bursts is the smart way to get it done. Here’s our checklist of 12 things you can easily manage, each in 10 minutes...
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Just Listed: 5793 Yonge Street; Suite 707

Just Listed: 5793 Yonge Street; Suite 707
Welcome to suite 707, a chic, bright and spacious residence in the heart of Newtonbrook. 5793 Yonge Street boasts incredible amenities including a fantastic indoor swimming pool, 24 hour concierge, fully equipped fitness room, mini theatre, guest suites and parking, a wonderful party room, games room, billiards room and much more. You are conveniently located near Mel Lastman’s Square, the Finch subway, Yonge Street shopping, great restaurants and all conveniences. You also have easy access to Hwy 401. This stunning home has a modern open concept kitchen with a double sink, dishwasher,...
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Demand for Toronto Condominiums Remains Strong

Demand for Toronto Condominiums Remains Strong
If you own a condo in the GTA, depending on what pocket you live in, the value of your unit is growing and getting stronger. The demand for condominiums in the Greater Toronto Area stayed strong at the end of last year according to the president of the local real estate board. Paul Etherington announced that there were 4,975 condominium apartment sales reported through the TorontoMLS system in the fourth quarter of 2014; up by 8.3 per cent compared to the fourth quarter of 2013. “While the supply of condominium apartments listed for sale grew in the fourth quarter, including a large number of newly...
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Pre-construction or resale?

Pre-construction or resale?
This question comes up on a regular basis and I found it important to address. The answer is not that simple unless you as the buyer know your criteria, motivation and  risk tolerance. There are many things to first consider before deciding. If you are the type of person that needs to see it, touch it, smell it… Then a re-sale condo is likely for you, but there are so many other things to think about first. If you are not sure yet whether to buy re-sale or new, I will outline some of the facts you need to know which will hopefully guide you to your decision. When you buy re-sale, you can look...
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