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MARKET UPDATE FOR THE WEEK ENDING MARCH 27TH, 2020

MARKET UPDATE FOR THE WEEK ENDING MARCH 27TH, 2020

 

Bosley logo Market InsightIf you’re planning to buy a home in the next little while, you will likely have to do it sight unseen. Just a few days after the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) urged its members to cancel all open houses, the group is now urging agents to stop all person-to-person business. That includes “open houses, and in-person showings, particularity of tenant-occupied homes,” OREA said in a statement Tuesday afternoon. “While clients who may decide to host private showings during this time are making the decision for (more…)

March 30th, 2020|front page news, My Blog|

Market Update Week Ending March 13th 2020

MARKET UPDATE FOR THE WEEK ENDING MARCH 13TH, 2020

Bosley logo Market InsightStocks have fallen hard in the last couple of weeks, so does that mean Toronto Real Estate is the new gold? Sales of houses and condos for the first week in March were up 47% over the same period last year and average prices rose 18%. Sales are still strong, there are still plenty of bidding wars, (more…)

March 13th, 2020|My Blog|

MARKET UPDATE FOR THE WEEK ENDING FEBRUARY 21ST, 2020

Bosley logo Market InsightMARKET UPDATE FOR THE WEEK ENDING FEBRUARY 21ST, 2020

The government is at it again. On Tuesday they said they would make it easier for some people to get into the housing market by tweaking the mortgage stress test, making it slightly lower for insured loans. The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI), which regulates banks is expected to extend a new weekly benchmark to uninsured mortgages this spring. It’s a move that could be worrisome because some believe this will fuel prices even more, especially at the lower end of the market where condos are already in short supply. The number of condos available for sale in January was the lowest it’s been (more…)

February 24th, 2020|My Blog|

Decluttering 101

“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.” —Dale Carnegie

Learning how to declutter your home and (and as a result, decluttering your life) doesn’t need to be as painful as some make it out to be. And the benefits are numerous.

The Benefits of Decluttering Your Life

There are many benefits to owning fewer possessions. Even then, it’s tough to move into action. That is… until the many benefits of getting rid of clutter reveal themselves:

Less to clean. Cleaning is already enough of a chore, but having to clean around things you have zero emotional attachment to (or worse, actively dislike) makes cleaning the house much more stressful. (more…)

February 10th, 2020|front page news, My Blog|