• The Toronto Real Estate Market | COVID-19 Update

    When we last looked at the outlook for the Toronto housing market at the end of 2019, the coronavirus had not yet spread to North America, affecting citizens en masse. More than a year later, uncertainty around the impact of the pandemic persists, but there are reasons to believe that the light at the end of the tunnel will increase in brightness as we move farther into the spring season of 2021 after a troubling fall in national sales.

    2020 Outlook: What to expect for Toronto Real Estate Market

    It’s hard to believe that another year is coming to an end. With 2020 quickly approaching, the Toronto real estate market has certainly seen its fair share of ups and downs in 2019. At this rate, the new year should promise to be just as interesting as the last in the real estate sector.

    Buying a House? What You Need to Know In Today's Market and In Any Market

    Buying a house can be an exciting and challenging experience. It’s a major purchase that usually involves a few different parties with competing priorities: the seller, the real estate agents, and the buyer.

    In Unpredictable Real Estate Markets Realtors Matter More Than Ever

    According to a recent report released by Royal LePage, sales activity and appreciation in the GTA real estate market slowed in the first quarter of 2018. Luxury home sales in particular have slowed, while the average price of a condominium has increased by almost twelve percent year- over-year.

    A boom in ‘B’ lending in Toronto’s mortgage market

    There’s something about even the term of a ‘B’ mortgage lender that can elicit mild concern, which is natural, but knee-jerk: After all, ‘B’ comes after ‘A,’ so doesn’t it imply something second rate?

    Larry Weltman: minimizing the effects of daylight savings time

    Despite the fact that most of us enjoy gaining an extra hour in the month of November thanks to the end of daylight savings time, the slight time shift has been known to wreak havoc on your daily schedules and internal rhythms. Add to that the effects of reduced sunlight hours, which in some people can lead to Seasonal Affective Disorder, and it’s easy to see why so many of us feel a little out of whack in November.

    Larry Weltman, Balancing Cardio and Strength Training

    You want to be fit, to have endurance and speed.  But you want to gain muscle as well.  Can you do both?  Yes, you can.  Even though the experts don’t all agree on this idea of balance, I, Larry Weltman, believe it can be achieved.

    Larry Weltman - How I Stay Fit Even With the Busiest Of Schedules

    I’ll begin by saying that I love my work.  I work as a Customer Service Representative at AccessEasyFunds, a commission advance company for Canadian real estate agents, and it’s been one of the most rewarding positions I’ve had so far in my career.  But, it does keep me busy, and along with my family responsibilities, I sometimes have precious little time left for exercising and keeping in shape.
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