People living in the Toronto and its suburbs are looking to find affordable and better housing options. So, how can you and your family can get an affordable yet fantastic home? Newmarket is one of the emerging real estate market also chosen by Money Sense magazine as one of the “top 10 places” to live in Canada. [click to continue…]

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The beautiful town of Newmarket is full of history, charm, beauty and culture. Originally chosen by a Vermont Quaker, named Timothy Rogers, the town was founded in 1800 by forty American Quaker families. By 1853, the community began to grow rapidly due to the arrival of three railways: the Ontario, Simcoe and Huron. Originally a part of Whitchurch Township, Newmarket became an actual village in 1857, and eventually grew into a town by 1880.

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Phase One of Newmarket’s Battle of Glenway Comes to an End

March 27, 2014

As of March 17, 2014, Phase 1 of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing has officially been underway to determine the fate of Newmarket’s Glenway land. Formerly the property of the Glenway Country Club golf course, both the residents of Glenway and the Town of Newmarket are thoroughly opposed to the aggressive plans that Marianneville […]

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Power of Sale and Foreclosure Properties

February 7, 2012

Over the past couple of years, I have received many inquiries from potential home buyers about how they can purchase Foreclosure or Short Sale properties in the greater Newmarket Ontario area. They are subjected to reading and hearing about all these types of sales in Newspapers and Television etc. However, this is a United States […]

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New Mortgage Rules

May 17, 2011

As you’re aware Ottawa has announced some changes to its mortgage regulations in light of concern about increasing Canadian household debt.  Jim Flahertyannounced this morning that there are 3 new rules coming into effect March 18 and April 18, 2011… copy of the announcement is below. If you have any question regarding what this will […]

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GTA Resale Housing Figures

May 17, 2011

According to figures released today from the Toronto Real Estate Board, monthly resale housing market figures are down. The Greater Toronto REALTORS report that there were 4,395 existing home sales in December- which settles the total for 2010 to 86,170. This is down by 1 % in comparison to 2009. “Market conditions were anything but […]

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Over half of Ontarians confused about HST and resale homes

May 17, 2011

A full 56 percent of Ontarians mistakenly believe that the new Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) applies to the full purchase price of a resale home, according to an Ipsos Reid survey commissioned by the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA). “We see it on the front lines every day. Clearly, Ontarians still don’t know what the […]

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New Mortgage Rules for Canada

March 12, 2011

On January 17th, Finance Minister, Jim Flaherty announced adjustments to the Rules for Government-backed insured mortgages that will come into force March 18th, 2011. So, if you’re looking to refinance your mortgage or consolidate debt after this date, you will only be able to access 85%  of the value of your home (instead of the […]

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Mortgage Advice – Paying it down faster

March 12, 2011

Buying a home is probably the best investment you will ever make. That’s because you can pay off your mortgage and build equity in your home over time. Renters on the other hand will continue to pay rent and will likely see their rent payments increase significantly as time goes by. From the moment you make that […]

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