Bloghttps://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog206bedb4-b30e-435b-a2e2-ad197628ddaahttps://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2018/10/26/Record-Home-SaleRecord Home SaleSOLD! This sale holds the record for highest new home sale in the City of Mississauga in 2018 on MLS. 2018-10-26T16:49:00Z81cdb5e3-0a92-4072-814f-ac89250cf5c9https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2018/08/16/How-is-Toronto%E2%80%99s-Real-Estate-Market-Stacking-UpHow is Toronto’s Real Estate Market Stacking Up?How is the real estate market doing? Prices have been up and down and I'm going to put the current and past market pricing into perspective by comparing today's market to what's been going on in the market since January 20172018-08-16T16:48:00Z9dc706eb-6c25-4260-8967-24ce5ce671fchttps://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2018/04/10/Monthly-Real-Estate-Numbers-Improve-DramaticallyMonthly Real Estate Numbers Improve DramaticallyMonthly real estate numbers show dramatic improvement with March being the fourth consecutive month of rising prices. 2018-04-10T19:54:00Z362ffd34-3ace-4f13-9ac2-71176146a3c9https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2017/09/22/Effects-of-New-Rent-Control-PolicyEffects of New Rent Control PolicyThinking of becoming a Landlord or Tenant? You may want to know the effects of the government's new policy to control rental increases and how they will effect you as a tenant!2017-09-22T15:01:00Zbb28001d-f5b6-4974-95cb-731bbc854db9https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2016/09/30/Two-Canadian-Cities-Among-Top-5-In-The-World-For-Real-Estate-Price-GrowthTwo Canadian Cities Among Top 5 In The World For Real Estate Price GrowthIn Toronto we have seen an incredible increase in real estate prices, exactly how does it stack up in the rest of the world? You'll want to check this out. 2016-09-30T19:50:00Zf0583bb8-14a3-40b6-b093-e4c58a2f1cf6https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2016/06/27/Is-Chinese-Capitol-Affecting-The-Toronto-Real-Estate-Market-Is Chinese Capitol Affecting The Toronto Real Estate Market? Finding a home for sale in Toronto can be difficult when most well marketed properties are selling in ten days or less! Is Chinese capitol impacting market conditions? 2016-06-27T17:03:00Z355645bd-22e9-4a44-a48c-69b8a040b593https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2016/05/10/Torontos-Condo-Market-Stronger-Than-EverToronto's Condo Market Stronger Than EverThe Toronto Real Estate Market is hot with buyers looking for Toronto Homes and Toronto Condos, however this month's sales volume breakdown is very interesting... 2016-05-10T18:55:00Zbec3a701-ef93-436d-b553-71ef0657398fhttps://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2016/01/07/Happy-New-YearHappy New YearIt's 2016 and buyers are looking for homes for sale in Toronto! With low number of new listings coming out over the holidays supply is low and buyers are willing to pay top dollar for your home! 2016-01-07T15:06:00Z73e5ff55-15e7-4a9b-ba05-de7a01631bdahttps://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2015/12/17/Lending-UpdateLending UpdateAttention Toronto home buyers this update affects you! New lending rules increase the minimum downpayment on houses over $500,000 and under $1,000,000. 2015-12-17T21:36:00Z01dd1c81-d438-42dd-8c00-a0144fb4837chttps://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2015/09/23/New-Rules-Help-Buyers-Afford-Bigger-HomesNew Rules Help Buyers Afford Bigger HomesNew CHMC lending rules allow Buyers to Buy Bigger homes by qualifying for more mortgage. This is great news for first time buyers looking to grow into a bigger home down the road without making a move! 2015-09-23T15:03:00Zd6f1e4bd-a8e7-4a53-97b1-1602e3b363fehttps://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2015/09/03/What-Are-The-Top-Mistakes-Home-Sellers-MakeWhat Are The Top Mistakes Home Sellers Make?These are the top three mistakes home sellers make when listing their home for sale on the Toronto Real Estate Board. You definitely want to avoid these three errors as you prepare your home for sale. 2015-09-03T17:53:00Zae4c2630-3a1d-4fa7-9873-4bb5f4ff7014https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2015/03/17/What-Are-The-Best-Schools-What Are The Best Schools? Many parents look to the Fraser Institute Rankings to determine what school their kids should go to. There are, however, many other factors that play a roll in your child's success at school, including the neighbourhood the school is in, the extra-curriculars offered and the stability of the families at the school. 2015-03-17T14:20:00Zae1dcc0e-b43a-47e5-87f2-1dd5f8536b6dhttps://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2015/03/02/Should-You-Invest-in-Real-Estate-or-the-Stock-MarketShould You Invest in Real Estate or the Stock Market?An investment property in the Toronto Real Estate market is a great option to diversify your portfolio. January 2015 saw a 13.6% increase in selling prices over January 2014. In addition to your future capital gain, your investment property will earn you a steady rental income arguably more than the dividends your stocks are earning you! 2015-03-02T15:48:00Z761b4412-774a-46d4-af0f-624a5b537193https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2015/02/07/Lending-Rates-are-Dropping--What-Does-This-Mean-For-YouLending Rates are Dropping- What Does This Mean For You?Banks are dropping their lending rates. This is great news for the real estate market and client’s who are looking to take advantage of these historic low rates and possibly look at ways to save money on outstanding debts they currently have. If you’re thinking of purchasing a home this year get pre approved now! It cost nothing and will let you know what you can afford.2015-02-07T21:25:00Za9e8f11d-48dd-4556-bae8-4b2cfb57b825https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2014/12/04/Spreading-the-Holiday-Spirit-in-Torontos-Distillery-DistrictSpreading the Holiday Spirit in Toronto's Distillery DistrictSometimes it’s easy to lose track of what is important during the holidays. As the year winds down and comes close to an end, this is a time for your stressors to be put on a shelf as well. It is a time to sit back and appreciate what you have, especially the people who are important in your life. What better way to share time with your family over the holidays, than to walk together through an outdoor Christmas Market?2014-12-04T18:11:00Z0d459683-f904-4c72-977e-ed2ebd6443c6https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2014/11/25/Drug-Manufacturers-Theyre-Closer-Than-you-ThinkDrug Manufacturers: They're Closer Than you ThinkHome is sanctuary. It is where a person can curl up on the couch to watch their favourite movie with no disturbances aside from the ones they want, and where they should feel safe and comfortable. While people like to give a house history with memories of Christmas dinners, or a baby’s first steps, some might wonder what history the property had in the past.2014-11-25T18:05:00Z1c5971e1-251d-4a8e-83f9-416da1d54cc0https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2014/11/10/Should-You-Wait-Until-Spring-or-List-NowShould You Wait Until Spring, or List Now?With so many aspects that affect the market throughout the year, homeowners often wonder when it is really “the right time” to list their properties. While many choose Springtime to list and buy, it does not mean that is always the best option.2014-11-10T16:09:00Zaf4dcbee-ccfd-4001-9d56-ce4fa775bfa5https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2014/10/28/John-Tory-Promises-to-Move-Toronto-Not-left-not-right-but-forwardJohn Tory Promises to Move Toronto "Not left, not right, but forward"The four years of a tarnished mayoral run came to an end, taking with it the contoversy, and making room for a new future for Toronto2014-10-28T17:09:00Z1bf1c006-47cd-49fe-b191-30b2c27a94ddhttps://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2014/10/24/Know-the-Ins-and-Outs-of-your-New-Condos-WarrantiesKnow the Ins and Outs of your New Condo's WarrantiesIn 1976, the "Ontario New Home Warranty Program" was created by the Government of Ontario. This program, which now goes by Tarion Warranty Corporation, is in place to ensure that builders follow provincial legislation which in turn protects homeowners. 2014-10-24T14:11:00Z44e94af3-71f6-41f9-8fa8-8f5d39849945https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2014/10/17/How-to-Put-Your-Worries-About-Condo-Longevity-at-Rest-How to Put Your Worries About Condo Longevity at Rest While the supply and demand of condominiums rises and wanes, one concern is evident following the speedy developments of condos in Toronto. How long will they last? 2014-10-17T14:54:00Z5b4c6a2f-ebd8-47a7-9a6e-620aad311034https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2014/10/10/Demand-Turns-Attention-to-CondominiumsDemand Turns Attention to CondominiumsIn the first three quarters of 2014, sales are up almost 11% from last year, with over 8 000 homes sold in the GTA. Prices are up 8.5% for the same period, and it is looking like prices will climb towards a record. Funny enough, one of the strongest sectors for sales is in one that last year seemed to be facing downhill.2014-10-10T15:59:00Z077f5ece-fad6-4d80-8bdc-45daa0507cb5https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2014/10/06/Nuit-Blanche-a-Contrasting-Name-for-such-a-Colourful-EventNuit Blanche, a Contrasting Name for such a Colourful EventFrom 6:53 PM until sunrise this past Saturday Oct 4, the streets of Toronto were alive with contemporary art exhibitions and spectators who were hitting the pavement for an all nighter dedicated to Nuit Blanche. 2014-10-06T16:31:00Z7352122f-4834-4278-9d69-8dc022cd56a4https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2014/08/28/Amazing-Sales-Can-You-Do-BetterAmazing Sales, Can You Do Better?When a “For Sales” sign pops up in your neighbourhhood, you’d wonder what they are asking for and what features does the home have. And when the “Sold” stickers goes on later, you’d wonder how much it was sold for, and why. 2014-08-28T13:10:00Z54baae87-d122-4839-9c66-ab9a38650450https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2014/08/21/Streetcar-Development%E2%80%99s-plans-for-Riverside-TorontoStreetcar Development’s plans for Riverside TorontoFind out what's happening with Toronto's historic Broadview Hotel (Jilly's) and Riverside Toronto!2014-08-21T15:33:00Z0af5d42b-a6e7-4d2a-9e4e-93ffa5b565dehttps://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2014/08/15/Top-Neighborhoods-To-Live-In-TorontoTop Neighborhoods To Live In TorontoFind out which are the top five ranked neighbourhood to live in through a "scientific analysis" of all 140 neighbourhoods in Toronto.2014-08-15T14:49:00Zcde15ddd-a157-4b8c-aad4-e3aecdc0aec9https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2014/08/15/Toronto-Real-Estate-Board-July-2014-Market-Watch-ReportToronto Real Estate Board July 2014 Market Watch ReportStrong year-over-year growth in real estate sales and average selling price was reported for July 1st to 31st 2014, making it the second-best July sales in record. 2014-08-15T14:22:00Z8e5b9947-3db9-4317-9fb6-d34a95714ee3https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2014/04/18/1380-Costigan-Road1380 Costigan RoadRare opportunity to own a beautiful townhouse in Milton! 2014-04-18T15:34:00Z2c1e46bc-1501-496d-b2f6-78fc05517338https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2014/04/04/5-Hanna-Ave---Loft-3465 Hanna Ave - Loft 346This is the Loft you've been waiting for...2014-04-04T13:29:00Z9e37a4e0-db2c-48ef-b196-43b381e7c223https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2014/03/21/339-Sutherland-Drive339 Sutherland Drive339 Sutherland Drive2014-03-21T11:11:00Zb7ae67b0-c4d0-4258-bbac-0d0cda917636https://kenramsay.com/Toronto-Real-Estate-Blog/2014/03/15/3300-Don-Mills-Road-Suite-16083300 Don Mills Road Suite 1608Panoramic Sunny South View.Tridel Build, End Unit With A Spectacular Panoramic Sunny South View Of Cn Tower & Lake Ontario.2014-03-15T04:36:00Z