A ‘Do’ List for Prospective Homebuyers

By: Corrado Schirripa

A ‘Do’ List for Prospective Homebuyers

Tags: Homebuyer,toronto,mississauga,vaughn

For most Canadians, buying a home is the most significant investment of their lives. Housing inventory is moving up in most major centres across the country, leading to a more balanced market.  Historical data demonstrates that purchasing a home has proven a sound long-term financial investment. However, homebuyers – especially first-time buyers -- are often understandably anxious when ...Read More

By: by Jaime Pulfer

New Ontario law to crack down on 'phantom offers'

Tags: real estate, toronto, mississauga, multiple offers

Enter Blog Post Here New rules are now in effect when it comes to bidding wars, which have become the norm for those on the house hunt in Toronto. The Real Estate Council of Ontario is now officially cracking down on what it calls “phantom offers” — fake bids from agents trying to drive up the selling price of a home. With the new law that came into effect on Wednesday, agents...Read More

First time buyers look to re-enter the market

By: Corrado Schirripa

First time buyers look to re-enter the market

Tags: First time home buyers, toronto, real estate market, selling

If you’re like most Canadians, you’re well aware that the national real estate market has cooled.  But with any changing market comes new opportunities.  With today’s incredibly low financing costs and in some markets, an easing of price increases, the monthly carrying cost of many homes is becoming more affordable.  That’s good news for some home buyers, esp...Read More

A ‘Don’t’ List for Prospective Homebuyers

By: Corrado Schirripa

A ‘Don’t’ List for Prospective Homebuyers

Tags: homebuyers,real estate, toronto, mississauga, buying, homes

A ‘Don’t’ List for Prospective Homebuyers There’s a lot to consider when buying a home, and especially in today’s changing market conditions.  As your local Coldwell Banker® sales professional will tell you, many markets across Canada are beginning to moderate and become more favourable to buyers.  So while you’re considering a possible home purcha...Read More

A Seller's Big Mistake

By: Corrado Schirripa

A Seller's Big Mistake

Tags: Real Estate, Realtor, Agent, Selling, Mississauga, Toronto,

Enter Blog Post HereIf you’re thinking of selling your home, you'll probably be interested in knowing about one of the most common mistakes homeowners make when they decide to sell their property. When the time comes to sell, everyone wants to get the best possible price for their home, but you need to carefully consider what sale price will ultimately net you the best result. Getting it...Read More

Drawing Conclusions: Is renting really a waste of money?

By: The Globe and Mail | Feb. 06 2015

Drawing Conclusions: Is renting really a waste of money?

Tags: Renting, Buying, Home owner, Investment

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By: Corrado Schirripa

Your Home Matters ..

Tags: Mississauga,Coldwell banker, Realtors,real estate

Your home is made of doors and windows, but it's more than that. See how Coldwell Banker Real Estate and I understands that home is an extension of who you are .. ...Read More

How Airbnb renters are helping Canadians pay off their mortgage in a grey-market area

By: Danielle Kubes, Special to Financial Post | January 17, 2015 | Last Updated: Jan 17 7:00 AM ET

How Airbnb renters are helping Canadians pay off their mortgage in a grey-market area

Tags: Mortgage,Airbnb,Canadian

    Owners are turning their extra bedroom, partitioned living room or entire homes into income properties, thanks to online marketplaces like Airbnb, which connect them to travellers who prefer cheaper and more personal lodgings than a hotel. RRSP dilemma: Pay down debt or squirrel your money away for retirement? Choosing to contribute to your retirement savings may pr...Read More

By: Susan Pigg Business Reporter, Published on Wed Jan 14 2015

How plunging oil prices could impact real estate across Canada

Tags: Oil Prices impact on canadian real estate By: Susan Pigg

  House prices are expected to increase just “moderately” across Canada this year, led by above average gains in the Greater Toronto area but saddled by uncertainty in the West thanks to slumping oil prices. House prices gains are likely to slow this year, but still average about 2.9 per cent across Canada, says realtor Royal LePage in its annual house price survey and market ...Read More