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Commercial Real Estate: It’s Always Darkest Before Dawn

While there’s been significant disruption to commercial real estate due to the pandemic, many parts of the sector have been surprisingly resilient. Here we examine the damage, the recovery, and—most important—the opportunities. A spring of dramatic change and uncertainty Commercial real estate suffered during the pandemic: Hotels were shuttered, malls ...

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How to Transfer Real Estate Property During Your Lifetime

Are you looking to transfer real estate property during your lifetime to your children? Maybe your rental property or a cottage? First of all, yes it’s possible, but take the time to evaluate all the possible scenarios. There are many solutions available and they all come with their share of ...

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Toronto City Council Approves Plan to Implement Vacant Home Tax

Toronto city council has approved a plan to implement a vacant home tax starting next year. In a news release issued Thursday July 15th, city officials said the goal of the tax is not to collect revenue, but to create a disincentive for homeowners to keep their homes vacant and in ...

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Protect Against Email and Computer Viruses

Protect Yourself and Your Devices Today we use internet-connected devices in all aspects of our lives. We go online to search for information, shop, bank, do homework, play games, and stay in touch with family and friends through social networking. As a result, our devices contain a wealth of personal ...

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What Is a Full-Service REALTOR®?

Many home sellers are looking for ways to make more out of the sale of their home. Because houses represent one of the largest purchases in many Canadian’s lives, it’s only natural for you to want to make all that you have put in (plus some, if the market is ...

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Referral Fees in Real Estate

Originally published by RECO December 1, 2015 This post deals with the topic of REALTORS® receiving and/or paying referral fees to third parties who may not be directly involved in a real estate transaction. Depending on the specific situation, this may not be permitted under the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, ...

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Free Moving Made Easier Checklist

Congratulations on finding your dream home! Now it’s time for the big move. To ensure your transition is as smooth as possible, I’ve created a moving checklist for you to follow from the beginning to the end of your journey. Happy moving! Click here to get your free copy ...

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