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Real Estate market news in Toronto and surrounding areas like York & Durham Regions can be boggling, to say the least. The Welsh & Co team offers up our interpretation for you.


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SOLD: 50 First Ave - Uxbridge

SOLD: 50 First Ave - Uxbridge

Posted Apr 9th, 2019

Impactful Victorian Home In The Heart of Uxbridge

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How The Recent Budget Compares To Go-Go Boots

How The Recent Budget Compares To Go-Go Boots

Posted Mar 19th, 2019

The Mortgage Stress Test was not modified enough to help average Canadian first time homebuyers

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If A Tree Falls On A House

If A Tree Falls On A House

Posted Mar 4th, 2019

Homeowners face multiple challenges after a tree fell on their house.

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Why March 19th Is Important For Real Estate And How We Got Here

Why March 19th Is Important For Real Estate And How We Got Here

Posted Feb 27th, 2019

March 19th Budget will likely bring changes to the Stress Test and affordable housing.

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Ghost City of Castles in Turkey

Ghost City of Castles in Turkey

Posted Jan 30th, 2019

A dramatic subdivision of Chateaux meandering through forests and mountains.

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Yonge and Eglinton Buzzing Condo Tower

Yonge and Eglinton Buzzing Condo Tower

Posted Jan 24th, 2019

On windy days the condo makes sounds like a swarm of bees.

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Five Reasons I Love Being A Realtor

Five Reasons I Love Being A Realtor

Posted Jan 17th, 2019

Health, luck, finances, emotional stability, and creativity, for better or worse, play a part in determining the environment people choose to live in.

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Prefabricated Or Modular Homes Have Been Around A Very Long Time

Prefabricated Or Modular Homes Have Been Around A Very Long Time

Posted Nov 11th, 2018

Modular homes have been around for over 900 years

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Promising to be the best small town music festival in Ontario!

Promising to be the best small town music festival in Ontario!

Posted Apr 9th, 2018

Springtide music festival with over 65 performers coming to Uxbridge April 20-21, 2018

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2017 Market Stats for Georgina

2017 Market Stats for Georgina

Posted Jan 2nd, 2018

Georgina Real Estate Market Statistics for 2017

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Market stats for Uxbridge Ontario 2017

Market stats for Uxbridge Ontario 2017

Posted Jan 2nd, 2018

Uxbridge Real Estate Market Statistics for 2017.

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Average Monthly Real Estate Market Prices

Average Monthly Real Estate Market Prices

Posted Dec 5th, 2017

Stay informed with monthly Real Estate Market Statistics in York & Durham Region

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Santa Claus Parade 2017, Uxbridge Ontario

Santa Claus Parade 2017, Uxbridge Ontario

Posted Nov 20th, 2017

Uxbridge and Durham Region people of all ages created a super Santa Claus Parade. Log cabins, sleighs, a train, horses, dancers, musicians and so much more greeted us on Saturday.

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Subdivision built over forgotten grave sites

Subdivision built over forgotten grave sites

Posted Nov 17th, 2017

A developer's nightmare comes true when he uncovers bones on lots that he plans to build multi-million dollar homes.

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Home Staging - six simple tips

Home Staging - six simple tips

Posted Nov 13th, 2017

Let the 'you' shine through with personal touches such as light fixtures, furniture, bed making, rugs, and hanging art. York and Durham Region home sellers face fierce competition with the many homes that are already staged. Here are six simple inexpensive tips you can't not follow.

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Fire Extinguisher Recall - Keep your Family and Real Estate Investments safe.

Fire Extinguisher Recall - Keep your Family and Real Estate Investments safe.

Posted Nov 2nd, 2017

There have been close to 400 reports of extinguisher failure during activation, including a fatality involving an auto fire, over a dozen smoke inhalation and minor burn injuries, and approximately 91 reports of property damage. Sears, Home Depot, and Walmart were just some of the retailers.

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Risk is low for a third interest rate increase fall 2017

Risk is low for a third interest rate increase fall 2017

Posted Oct 17th, 2017

The weakened Canadian dollar suggests the Bank of Canada will not change rates this month and reduces the chances of a rate hike in December. Low risk of a third interest rate increase fall 2017.

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What is a Mortgage Stress Test – and what does it mean to me?

What is a Mortgage Stress Test – and what does it mean to me?

Posted Oct 12th, 2017

Possible upcoming changes to the mortgage regulations guideline known as B-20 may impact whether you, as a home buyer, qualify for adequate mortgage financing.

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Toronto Real Estate Market Stats

Toronto Real Estate Market Stats

Posted Sep 13th, 2017

Part of our commitment great service for both home buyers and sellers in Toronto and the GTA, is to stay current with market stats and trends. Click on a link below to view the latest from the Toronto Real Estate News.

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Negotiating an Offer

Negotiating an Offer

Posted Sep 11th, 2017

Discuss with your RE/MAX agent your minimum conditions, acceptable closing dates, and the lowest price you’ll accept from a potential buyer. With this information, your agent can work with the potential buyers’s agent to create an offer that will be acceptable to you.

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Marketing Your Home

Marketing Your Home

Posted Sep 11th, 2017

If you've decided to sell your home, the next step is to look at it from a marketing perspective. Here are some tips for preparing your home to put its best foot forward, and get the price it really deserves!

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Thinking of Selling Your Home?

Thinking of Selling Your Home?

Posted Sep 11th, 2017

There are many reasons why people choose to sell their homes, but most sellers have the same goal: to sell their home for the highest amount possible, in the shortest amount of time. If you're considering selling your home, here are some factors to keep in mind.

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The Closing Process

The Closing Process

Posted Sep 11th, 2017

So you’ve made a successful offer to purchase with your RE/MAX agent on the home of your dreams — or at least taken that important first step toward home ownership. Now what? here are the steps to the closing process, so that you have a better idea of what to expect!

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The Process: Buying A Home

The Process: Buying A Home

Posted Sep 11th, 2017

We’ve composed a step-by-step guide that organizes the buying process to make buying your next home in York-Durham simple and fun.

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Drone videos - easy or complex?

Drone videos - easy or complex?

Posted Sep 6th, 2017

Drone footage is a great way to give potential home buyers a better idea of what your property in York or Durham Region has to offer. It doesn't have to be complex, but there are certain considerations you must keep in mind.

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Using the power of Social Media to sell your home

Using the power of Social Media to sell your home

Posted Sep 6th, 2017

Just like there is more than one potential buyer for your home, there are multiple types of social media to get the word out that it's up for sale. Here's how you can harness the power of social media to sell your home.

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Why it's important to tell the truth when listing your home.

Why it's important to tell the truth when listing your home.

Posted Sep 4th, 2017

Whether you're buying or selling a home it pays to be upfront, with yourself or with potential buyers.

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Strategies for Making An Offer

Strategies for Making An Offer

Posted Aug 28th, 2017

This is where the rubber meets the road — and where your RE/MAX agent earns his or her stripes. After weeks or months of planning, preparing and searching, you’ve finally found a home on which you’re ready to make an offer.

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Is the Home Buyer’s Plan (HBP) right for you?

Is the Home Buyer’s Plan (HBP) right for you?

Posted Aug 19th, 2017

The Home Buyer’s Plan (HBP) is a government program that allows first time home buyers to withdraw up to $25,000 from their Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) to put towards buying or building a new home.

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Ontario Budget expected to bring measures to soften Real Estate Market

Ontario Budget expected to bring measures to soften Real Estate Market

Posted Mar 29th, 2017

Homebuyers who are finding affordability a challenge amid bidding wars can expect efforts to curb fast-rising home prices and rents in Ontario budget, finance minister said.

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Statistics about York & Durham Region's high rate of speculative buying

Statistics about York & Durham Region's high rate of speculative buying

Posted Mar 23rd, 2017

Realosophy Realty has put together this comprehensive & detailed report which points to a high level of investor demand in the GTA, specifically in York and Durham Region when compared to just four years ago. 

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Why some houses don't sell, even in this market...

Why some houses don't sell, even in this market...

Posted Mar 19th, 2017

There are always the 'perennial' houses that come on the market every year and don't sell. Often they are overlooked by agents...

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BMO thinks the peak of the bubble is two years away

BMO thinks the peak of the bubble is two years away

Posted Mar 14th, 2017

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Reasons to cash out your Real Estate now

Reasons to cash out your Real Estate now

Posted Mar 11th, 2017

International financial watch dogs are saying Canada is due for a financial crisis. Here is a big reason why you should cash out your Real Estate now. 

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It might be time to cash in on Real Estate

It might be time to cash in on Real Estate

Posted Mar 6th, 2017


Garth Turner, in his blog 'greaterfool.com' thinks it may be time to cash out of Real Estate.

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A great read about a house flip & manufactured equity!

A great read about a house flip & manufactured equity!

Posted Feb 2nd, 2017

The risk is clear. The stakes are high. If Toronto catches what Vancouver has, we’re in for an historic ride.

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