This article from REM magazine outlines the issues with housing supply and its affordability in Canada’s larger urban centres in the face of growing demand through immigration in the coming years.
The Government of Ontario announced amendments to the Non-Resident Speculation Tax (NRST). The NRST applies to the transfer of land that contains at least one and no more than six single family residences. The NRST applies to: Individuals who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada Foreign corporations or taxable trustees. The NRST […]
The State of Emergency does not significantly impact real estate, as it continues to be an essential service. Live/in-person public open houses are prohibited, but Realtors may continue to help clients sell and buy homes. Impacts on Real Estate Short-term rentals for recreational purposes are effectively closed. If a booking was made prior to January […]
Here’s what one of our recent buyers had to say about his experience: “That without the guidance and advice from Scott and Sue Masterson, I would not have been successful in purchasing my home. The work they put in and suggestions they made are what put me in the position to have the best offer […]
On November 5, the 2020 Ontario Budget addressed the well-being of seniors. The Province committed to creating a Seniors’ Home Safety Tax Credit. This fully refundable credit for the 2021 tax year aims to keep seniors safe, create jobs, and generate economic activity. The credit will be worth 25% of up to $10,000 in expenses […]