Should You Buy First Or Sell Your Current House First?

By: Andy Ho

Should You Buy First Or Sell Your Current House First?

Tags: REAL ESTATE, REALTOR, TORONTO, MARKHAM, VAUGHAN, BRAMPTON, MISSISSAUGA, MILTON, KING CITY, AURORA, RICHMOND HILL, THORNHILL

  You own a house now, and you are planning to sell your existing one and buy a new one in another area or move from condo to a house. But you are not sure if selling your house first is a right move or look to buy first! Unfortunately, there is no right answer to this! You need to evaluate your needs and figure which solution is the best for you and your situation. Here’s a look at e...Read More

House or Condo?

By: Andy Ho

House or Condo?

Tags: REAL ESTATE, REALTOR, TORONTO, MARKHAM, VAUGHAN, BRAMPTON, MISSISSAUGA, MILTON, KING CITY, AURORA, RICHMOND HILL, THORNHILL

  If you’re interested invest in real estate in 2019, and you are wondering whether a condo is a good investment or a house? The truth is, there is no right or wrong answer and the better buy depends on a lot of factors including your plan, lifestyle and your budget. If you are a plan is to invest in a condo rental then you need to know that Toronto condos are highly sought-after prop...Read More

Should I Buy My First Home – Ask Yourself 3 Questions?

By: Andy Ho

Should I Buy My First Home – Ask Yourself 3 Questions?

Tags: REAL ESTATE, REALTOR, First time home buyer, TORONTO, MARKHAM, VAUGHAN, BRAMPTON, MISSISSAUGA, MILTON, KING CITY, AURORA, RICHMOND HILL, THORNHILL

It’s been a while since you started wanting to buy a house, and you have managed to save great amount of money for your down payment. Now you are thinking that buying a home could be a right decision for you. But are you really want to be a homeowner? or you simply allured by the idea of having your own place close to your work and your favorite coffee shop? When it comes to homeownership t...Read More

Want a Beautiful Garden? Follow These 6 Trends

By: Andy Ho

Want a Beautiful Garden? Follow These 6 Trends

Tags: Real Estate, Realtor, Toronto, Markham, Vaughan, Brampton, Mississauga, Milton, King City, Aurora, Richmond Hill, Thornhill

What do your picture when it comes to a beautiful garden? Is it a garden gnome in the corner, or do you prefer a full cascading waterfall garden? Asian Influence Very trendy garden corners are meditation gardens, Zen gardens and shinrin-yoka (forest bathing) are a few gardens that have become very popular this year. The concept is to achieve mindfulness, and by drawing the eye toward a garden foc...Read More

How to Protect Yourself When Making Unconditional Offers

By: Andy Ho

How to Protect Yourself When Making Unconditional Offers

Tags: Real Estate, Realtor, Toronto, Markham, Vaughan, Brampton, Mississauga, Milton, King City, Aurora, Richmond Hill, Thornhill

We have had a general slow down in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) real estate market. But there are many neighbourhoods that are still experiencing a high level of demand. What do we see the most in high demand areas? Multiple offers. When you are competing against two, three or more, those who understand the competitive real estate environment know that sellers are more willing to look at offer...Read More

9 Ideas to Help Refresh Your Tired Bathroom

By: Andy Ho

9 Ideas to Help Refresh Your Tired Bathroom

Tags: Bathroom, Renovation, Remodel, Real Estate, Realtor, Toronto, Markham, Vaughan, Brampton, Mississauga, Milton, King City, Aurora, Richmond Hill, Thornhill

Does your bathroom feel outdated? But not sure if you have it in the budget to remodel? Since bathrooms are the smallest room in the home, any little touch up can help freshen it up. We have nine easy and affordable ideas to help make your bathroom brand new again. The easiest way to organize everything on your counter-top is to place it on a tray. This helps make your space look more organized. ...Read More

Millennials Are Finding Their Way into The Real Estate Market

By: Andy Ho

Millennials Are Finding Their Way into The Real Estate Market

Tags: Real Estate, Realtor, Toronto, Markham, Vaughan, Brampton, Mississauga, Milton, King City, Aurora, Richmond Hill, Thornhill

This year we have seen many changes in the real estate market, rising home prices and changes to the mortgage rules. This has made it very difficult for first-time homeownership. However, millennials are still managing to get their foot in the door. Studies have shown that millennials are very serious about purchasing their first home and are also taking a smarter approach when it comes to real es...Read More

How to Buy a Home that will Appreciate in Value

By: Andy Ho

How to Buy a Home that will Appreciate in Value

Tags: Real Estate, Realtor, Toronto, Markham, Vaughan, Brampton, Mississauga, Milton, King City, Aurora, Richmond Hill, Thornhill

Buying a home is one of the largest and most important investments any first-time home buyer will make in their life. You probably took a lot of thought into what you’re looking for, such as deciding on how many bedrooms and bathrooms you would like in your home. You also maybe considered what area or neighbourhood you would like to live in and lastly, you have talked to your bank or your mo...Read More

Do You Rent? As a Renter Do You Believe These Five Myths?

By: Andy Ho

Do You Rent? As a Renter Do You Believe These Five Myths?

Tags: Renting, Rent, Lease, Real Estate, Realtor, Toronto, Markham, Vaughan, Brampton, Mississauga, Milton, King City, Aurora, Richmond Hill, Thornhill

It’s important as a renter that you know your rights as a tenant. It’s important before you sign any kind of a lease agreement that you read the fine print. We have 5 myths that maybe you didn’t know about regarding your rights. “Rent and lease terms can’t be negotiated?” When you’re out looking for a new apartment or rental home, you typically try and st...Read More

Fact or Fiction to Home Buying

By: Andy Ho

Fact or Fiction to Home Buying

Tags: Real Estate, Realtor, Toronto, Markham, Vaughan, Brampton, Mississauga, Milton, King City, Aurora, Richmond Hill, Thornhill

It’s a big decision to buy a home and not only that it’s also a big investment. We have put together six examples of fiction that may have held you back from purchasing your first home. Fiction: A big down payment is needed. Fact: Home buyers were required to pay 20% of the purchase price as a down payment. However, things have changed now, the minimum down payment in Canada depends ...Read More