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Understanding Condo floor plans

It’s hard to imagine how all of your stuff will fit nicely into a bird’s eye view, two-dimensional image, isn’t it? Why don’t you measure all of your furniture and cut out little pieces of paper (to scale, of course!), and move the pieces around until your new condo...

Resale vs. pre-construction condos: Which is better?

One of the most common questions we get from buyers wondering if they should buy their condo pre-construction or resale. The truth of the matter is, there are pros and cons to both and really, there is no wrong answer. Depending on your needs, wants, and timeline, the...
Why priced-out city-dwellers are eyeing cottage country

Why priced-out city-dwellers are eyeing cottage country

By TESS KALINOWSKI Real Estate Reporter Fri., May 18, 2018 Stephen Hertel and husband Daniel Rawlins were in the market for a house but couldn’t come close to affording what they wanted in Toronto. So they joined a growing number of first-time urban buyers, and they...
Don’t go it alone – Let me guide you

Don’t go it alone – Let me guide you

When you head into a condo sales office to check out a model unit and browse through floor plans, a major thing to keep in mind is that the sales staff, while knowledgeable in regards to that particular development, work directly for the builder and don’t necessarily...
Top things to consider when buying a condo

Top things to consider when buying a condo

Pro: Fewer maintenance and repair responsibilities – We can’t all be MacGyver when it comes to maintaining our homes (that hair, though!). Luckily, living in a condo means that someone else will take care of these things for you. The maintenance fees that you pay...