How The Fair Housing Plan Is Helping Renters

In an effort to manage the skyrocketing prices facing home buyers in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH), the Provincial Government of Ontario recently introduced “The Fair Housing Plan”, which includes several measures that have been taken to encourage affordable housing for Ontario residents. While the plan includes strategies aimed at helping home owners, controls have…

What is a Non-Resident Speculation Tax (NRST)?

In an effort to manage the out-of-control prices facing home buyers in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH), the Provincial Government of Ontario recently introduced “The Fair Housing Plan”, which includes several measures that will be taken to encourage affordable housing for Ontario residents. One of these measures is the Non-Resident Speculation Tax (NRST). The NRST…

How Do I Know If I Have Mold In My Home?

There’s nothing quite like a case of mold inside the home to send a homeowner into panic mode. Mold is smelly, dirty and has the potential to become a dangerous problem affecting the indoor air quality of your home. Mold also indicates a larger issue – moisture problems. Most experts believe that except for those…

What A Real Estate Agent Can Do For You That MLS Alone Cannot?

Looking for a new home is exciting, and with today’s resources, buyers have home-searching tools at their fingertips. With the click of a mouse, accurate and up-to-the-minute listings can be seen from the comfort of one’s home. The Multiple Listings Service (MLS), via Realtor.Ca, is a popular and effective tool for people selling and buying homes. It offers the general public an opportunity to view…