What You Need to Know About Ontario's Fair Housing Plan

By: Ralph Ciancio

What You Need to Know About Ontario's Fair Housing Plan

Tags: Ontario government, fair housing plan, Toronto Real Estate, Real Estate Market

On April 20, 2017, the Ontario government launched the Ontario Fair Housing Plan – a 16-point plan designed to help Canadians acquire more affordable housing regulate the real estate marketing for more stability.   If you’re curious about some of the main points of the Fair Housing Plan, but don’t have the time to read through it all, we’ve highlighted some of the main...Read More

Three Surprising Benefits from Spring Cleaning

By: Peter Kiriazopoulos

Three Surprising Benefits from Spring Cleaning

Tags: spring cleaning, home improvement, house cleaning

Spring is around the corner and it's time to freshen up your home! If you’re like most people, you dread this chore.  However, there are some surprising benefits to the annual spring cleaning ritual that might just motivate you to take on spring cleaning earlier rather than procrastinating...Read More

Is Toronto's House Marketing a Repeat from the 80s?

By: Ralph Ciancio

Is Toronto's House Marketing a Repeat from the 80s?

Tags: real estate bubble, housing bubble, real estate market, Toronto, Vancouver, Greater Toronto Area

There’s been a talk about the Greater Toronto Area being in a real estate bubble or approaching the bubble for years now, while others simply deny that a bubble even exists. So does the elusive real estate bubble exist and if so, when will it burst? If you were around to remember to the real estate boom of the 1980s, you might be feeling a bit of déjà vu with the current house...Read More

The Top 10 Things to Do in Stouffville

By: Ralph Ciancio

The Top 10 Things to Do in Stouffville

Tags: Stouffville, local activities, Whitchurch-Stouffville

The Community of Stouffville is one of the fastest growing municipalities in the country, doubling more than its population since 2006. It has a small town appeal, focus on families and the Main Street charm that drive many to live there. Welcoming thousands of new residents to the area every year, you may ask yourself what there is to do when you get there? Besides the fantastic playgrounds, wate...Read More

Insurance Premiums Rising for Homeowner Mortgages in 2017

By: Ralph Ciancio

Insurance Premiums Rising for Homeowner Mortgages in 2017

Tags: homeowner, mortgages, insurance premiums, CMHC, loans

Did you know? As of January 1, 2017, insurance premiums have increased and as a result, mortgage insurers will be required to have additional capital. New premium rates will become effective as of March 17, 2017 for new mortgage loan insurance requests. The current CMHC (Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation) premium rates will still apply for any applications submitted before March 17, 2017....Read More

Helping You Move 2016 Recap: Our Top 5 Moments

By: Ralph Ciancio

Helping You Move 2016 Recap: Our Top 5 Moments

Tags: helping you move, re/max hallmark, Markham, Unionville, Main Street

Happy New Year to all! We hope your 2017 is off to a great start! We’ve got so many new developments planned this year, we can’t wait to share with you guys.   With so many plans already underway for 2017, we can’t help but look back at the amazing year we just had. Here are our top 5 moments of 2016: The Helping You Move Family Grows Again Our very own Peter Kiriazopo...Read More

Toronto's Housing Market Outlook 2017

By: Ralph Ciancio

Toronto's Housing Market Outlook 2017

Tags: Houses in Toronto, Toronto Market, House Prices

    Last week we shared Canada's Housing Marketing Outlook for 2017 with you on social media. If you're in the market for a new home or just have a general interest in the Canadian housing market, you won't want to miss this read! To download the report directly, click HERE. For those interested in the Greater Toronto Area specifically, we've compiled some data specifi...Read More

New Helping You Move  App Launched

By: Ralph Ciancio

New Helping You Move App Launched

Tags: Real Estate, Realtor, Contractor, New HOme, App, iPhone, Android

  If you're in the market for a new home or if you've purchased a home recently, you probably know that no new home purchase comes without the desire to include a few personal touches or upgrades to your home’s aesthetics – whether it be a fresh coat of paint for the bedrooms or a complete redesign of the kitchen layout – there’s always going to be something y...Read More