By: Amit Dhawan

THE FOUR BASIC RULES FOR INVESTING IN REAL ESTATE

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Real estate investing does not need to be complicated. If you just follow these four basic rules, you can become financially secure. You need to own your principal residence as soon as possible. It is almost impossible to ‘time’ the market but the longer you own, the more your property will appreciate. It is exactly the same theory as investing for your retirement, the sooner you s...Read More

By: Amit Dhawan

PRE-CONSTRUCTION VS RESALE

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Whether you want to buy a new or resale condo, it's essential that you're represented by a qualified buyer agent that specializes in the Toronto condo market. There are arguments to be made for both sides of this equation. On one hand, the idea of spending hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars with only seeing a floor plan can be nerve-racking. However, the idea of buying a brand n...Read More

By: Amit Dhawan

HOW CAN YOU TELL IF REAL ESTATE PRICES ARE TOO HIGH?

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All the experts read the OECD, The Economist, and several U.S. Hedge Funds believe that there is a fixed relationship between average family income and residential real estate prices. That's why they believe that Canadian real estate and in particular the Toronto Condo Market is way over priced! So we decided to test that theory just within Canada. We found that the median family income in To...Read More

By: Amit Dhawan

2017 CONDO MARKET REPORT

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  FACTORS AT PLAY 1. While City of Toronto sales increased by 21% in 2016, new listings declined by 36%. 2.Immigration levels to Canada are expected to increase from 250,000 to 400,000 people per year. Most will end up in Toronto. We need about 40,000 + new units each year just to keep up with the current population growth in the GTA and to keep markets in balance. With higher im...Read More