Why You Should Feel Hopeful (and Confident) About Real Estate in 2019

14 December 2018
Joshua Chisvin

Yes, 2018 has been a year of restraint for housing markets in Canada. But, looking ahead to 2019? There are a number of potential outcomes to consider.

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Critical Holiday Condo Reminders for Canadian Boards and Property Management

06 December 2018
Joshua Chisvin

There are several important tasks and obligations that can't be ignored over the holidays.

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Evaluating Montreal's Real Estate "Boom" Compared to Toronto's

28 November 2018
Joshua Chisvin

Montreal real estate is the hottest in Canada when it comes to price increases.

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Increase Your Odds of Real Estate Investing Success!

13 November 2018
Joshua Chisvin

While no investment is without risk, smart investors understand there are certainly precautions that can be taken to mitigate it.

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Shaking Up Toronto Real Estate with Disruptive Technology

06 November 2018
Joshua Chisvin

This new Toronto brokerage utilizes technology to streamline the transaction process while cutting commission costs in half.

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Is Toronto’s Booming Real Estate Market Really Exposed to Money Laundering?

22 October 2018
Joshua Chisvin

The answer is yes. Real estate agents just aren’t notifying authorities of suspicious property transactions. Simple as that.

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Toronto Condo Corporations Are Already Banning Residents From Growing Cannabis

15 October 2018
Joshua Chisvin

Cannabis will be legalized in a couple of days, meaning Ontarians are allowed to grow upwards of four plants per household. However, across Toronto, hundreds of condo boards have already banned residents from smoking and growing cannabis within their individual units and on balconies.

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New CMHC Guidelines Could Create More Accessible Financing for Self-Employed Borrowers

03 October 2018
Joshua Chisvin

New guidelines from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. recently came into effect and might make it less difficult for self-employed borrowers to qualify for financing.

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Does Sharing Home Sale Data Online Actually Pave the Way for Innovation?

28 September 2018
Joshua Chisvin

Yes, real estate is one of those odd industries that hasn't experienced much change over the past several years — and years and years.

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Can Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Really Transform the Mass Appraisal Market?

17 September 2018
Joshua Chisvin

The myriad advances being made in artificial intelligence, analytics and blockchain promise to improve the real estate industry, not only by achieving greater efficiencies, but also identifying and mitigating risks.

  Real Estate