By: Reza Afshar

Condos on every corner of Toronto... Where to invest?

Tags: Toronto condo projects, New developments, new construction projects

When I am asked about the latest new condo development downtown, it is hard to choose from. On almost every corner you can find a new building site in many various phases of construction from the application to amend the zoning, to Sale Centers or even a big hole in the ground with a crane in the works. It is hard to know which one of these new developments will give you the best return on investm...Read More

By: Reza Afshar

Have Toronto condo prices really been on an unsustainable rise?

Tags: Toronto Condo, toronto condo prices

I’ve been selling Toronto Condos for more than a decade and many people say that the market has gone straight up and has seen unsustainable gains. But looking back, I can tell you first hand, that the market has been a little bit of a roller coaster ride, but luckily to the upside. There have been many events that have impacted the Toronto Condo Market. At the start of the decade we had the...Read More

5 Costly Mistakes

By: Reza Afshar

5 Costly Mistakes

Tags: real estate

5 Costly Mistakes Home Buyers Make. Mistake #1Not knowing what they can afford before making an offer. The best way to avoid this is to get pre-approved for a mortgage so you know exactly how much you can afford. Usually pre-approvals are free. Mistake #2Not knowing who the agent represents. Unless an agent is working as your buyer representative, they represent the seller. Many people don't...Read More

Avoid Money Pit

By: Reza Afshar

Avoid Money Pit

Tags: real estate

How to Avoid a Money Pit: Be on the Lookout for these 6 Warning Signs That Could Mean Expensive Repairs... Many people think that serious defects in a home are easy to spot, but the truth is, often the most serious and costly problems can only be detected upon very close inspection. When you are considering buying a home, look for the following six telltale signs of serious problems... 1. Roof L...Read More

Save On Interest

By: Reza Afshar

Save On Interest

Tags: real estate

How to Save Thousands of Dollars in Interest and Pay Your Mortgage off Faster There are a few easy ways to make extra principle payments that can save you a ton of money in interest expenses and get you mortgage-free sooner than you thought possible. Here are a few simple strategies you can use: 1. Round your monthly payment up The results of this simple strategy can save you a fortune and dras...Read More

Credit Score Affects You

By: Reza Afshar

Credit Score Affects You

Tags: real estate

How Your Credit Score Affects How Much House You'll Be Able To Buy... Your credit score is now the most important factor in determining how much house you can buy, so if you are in the market for a new home, you need to understand how it affects you. In order to make it easy for mortgage companies to determine the risk of lending to you, they are using a system called credit scoring (also ca...Read More