RSS

 Stephen S. Poloz governor of the Bank of Canada anounced today a rate cut of 25 basis points bringing the overnight rate to .75.% This is the 1st rate change in four years. Below is a link to a pod cast the governor made earlier today explaining why the change was made and his projection for the economy as related to the drop in oil prices and in the near term. 

 

Bank of Canada cuts the overnight rate by 25 basis points ...........click here for web cast ...more info

Read

Here is some great information for everyone to consider when you've lost a loved one and their property is being sold as part of their estate. 


By:  Property law, Published on Fri Nov 28 2014


The Ontario government is cracking down on estate trustees who do not accurately declare the full value of a deceased person’s assets, including real estate.


Starting January 1, 2015, estate representatives who receive a court certificate of appointment as estate trustees — commonly referred to as probate — will be required to file an estate information return with the minister of finance. The return will be due within 30 days.

 

read more here .......

Read

In a recent online article -  Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine supports what we have been saying for years, that Durham Region is a Great Place for Real Estate Investment. 

 

While some markets west of Toronto bask in the limelight of positive forecasts for 2015, investors are being reminded that there are great opportunities east of the city too.

“It’s going to continue to grow in the Durham region,” says Quentin D’Souza, chief education officer at Durham Real Estate Investors. “Prices are continuing to go up as well. click here read more ......

Read

The downtown Toronto developement is replacing some of our old time Landmarks 

 

I have fond memories of going to my grandparents home on Concord Ave in Toronto from our home in Highland Creek there were always those landmarks. I knew as soon as we hit Hones Ed's I knew their home was just a few minutes away. My grandmother would go to Honest Ed's for  a bargin or two every week. Then I see  the iconic Elmo Mocombo bar was slated for closure. What were the landmarks that made a mark in your life in Toronto.

http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2015/01/01/toronto_landmarks_we_said_goodbye_to_in_2014.html

Read
Categories:   2022 | 2023 | 2024 | Ajax Real Estate | Amberlea, Pickering Real Estate | Annex, Toronto C02 Real Estate | Anti-Flipping Tax | APSLEY Real Estate | Apsley, North Kawartha Real Estate | attractions | back to school | Bank of Canada | Bay Ridges, Pickering Real Estate | Bendale, Toronto E09 Real Estate | Benjamin Tal | best lawn fertilizer | best weed killer | Blue Grass Meadows, Whitby Real Estate | Bowmanville Real Estate | Bowmanville, Clarington Real Estate | Bridle Path-Sunnybrook-York Mills, Toronto C12 Real Estate | Bridle Path-Sunnybrook-York Mills, Toronto Real Estate | Brooklin, Whitby Real Estate | buyers | buying a home | Canada Economy | Centennial, Oshawa Real Estate | Central Oshawa Go Train Station | Central West, Ajax Real Estate | Central, Oshawa Real Estate | Chandos, North Kawartha Real Estate | Christmas | CIBC | City Centre, Mississauga Real Estate | City of Oshawa | Clarington, Durham Real Estate | clean gutters | clean gutters and downspouts | cleaning your deck | corn gluten | corn gluten meal | coronavirus | Courtice, Clarington Real Estate | covid-19 | covid-19, coronavirus | credit card rate cuts, mortgage payment deferrals, COVID-19, coronavirus | curb appeal | December 2023 Market Update | deck | Donevan, Oshawa Real Estate | downspouts | Downtown Whitby, Whitby Real Estate | drainage | Durham | Durham Region | durham region tourism | Fall Market | farms in durham | February 2023 | February 2024 | fertilizer | financing | Foreign Buyer Ban | gardens | Go Train | Go Transit | government of ontario | GTA | GTA Real Estate Stats | gutter | gutter guards | gutter maintenance | gutters | Holiday Season | home maintenance | Housing Forecast | interest rates | Ipsos | January 2023 | July 2023 | June 2023 | Lakeshore East Go Train Expansion | Lakeview, Oshawa Real Estate | lawn | lawn and garden | lawn care | leak prevention | Little Lake, Cramahe Real Estate | lush green lawn | Lynde Creek, Whitby Real Estate | March 2023 | Market Outlook | Market Stats | market update | May 2023 | McLaughlin, Oshawa Real Estate | mortgage | mortgage rates | Mother's Day | New Development in Central Oshawa | Newcastle, Clarington Real Estate | Newtonbrook East, Toronto C14 Real Estate | North Kawartha Real Estate | Northglen, Oshawa Real Estate | Northwest Ajax, Ajax Real Estate | October 2023 | ontario | ontario government | Open Offer Process | oshawa | Oshawa Real Estate | oshawa botanical garden | Oshawa Go | Oshawa Real Estate | Oshawa, Durham Real Estate | Parade | parenting | parks | peony festivael | pick your own strawberries | Pinecrest, Oshawa Real Estate | Port Whitby, Whitby Real Estate | Pringle Creek, Whitby Real Estate | re-open | real estate legislation | Real Estate Market | Real Estate Market Stats | Real Estate Statistics | Redevelopment in Durham Region | Residential Commercial Development in Oshawa | ribfest | Rolling Acres, Whitby Real Estate | Rouge E10, Toronto E10 Real Estate | Rural Cramahe, Cramahe Real Estate | Rural North Kawartha, North Kawartha Real Estate | Rural Whitby, Whitby Real Estate | sales forecast | Samac, Oshawa Real Estate | Santa | Santa Claus | Santa Claus Parade | school | September 2023 | site seeing | social distancing | South East, Ajax Real Estate | South West, Ajax Real Estate | spring cleaning | strawberries | summer events | summer home maintenance | Toronto | Toronto Regional Real Estate Board | Toronto Vacant Home Tax | TRESA | TRREB | TRREB Stats | Trust in Real Estate Services Act | week killer | Whitby Real Estate | Williamsburg, Whitby Real Estate