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Facadism - what is this and how it affects Toronto's architectural diversity

Sunday Oct 23rd, 2022

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If you are not familiar with the term facadism, if you have ever been to downtown Toronto, you have experienced it first hand many times. Below we will explain what it is, and why in many cases are not a fan of it. What is Facadism. Facadism the architectural and construction practice where the exterior is preserved with new buildings erected behind or around it, typically done with aesthetics in mind while keeping the original, street facing wall. 1 Bedford Avenue, Toronto - one... [read more]

Understanding The Reserve Fund & the Reserve Fund Study.

Friday Jan 1st, 2021

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In our previous blogs we have explained step by step process of buying resale condominiums, and deeper into the most important document associated with the purchase, the status certificate, in this blog we would like to take it even further and explain one of the most important aspects of the status certificate, the reserve fund study, in more details. What is a reserve fund. In the nutshell the reserve fund are money put aside every month for future repairs and replacements, it is... [read more]

Selling a condo in GTA.

Sunday May 16th, 2021

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Selling a condo in GTA. If you want to sell a condo in GTA our first question would be if you must do so, as we have already pointed out in another blog we think the real estate in GTA will do very well over the long period of time, hence if you are able to financially, and want to be a landlord (many people buy a condo as their first property and then move into a freehold as their lifestyle changes) consider keeping your condo as long as it’s a good condo in a good building. If we... [read more]

What is a den, or let’s talk about +1.

Saturday May 22nd, 2021

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When looking for your next condo you often see numbers such us 1+1, 2+1, 1+2 where the first number represents the number of bedrooms, and the second number represents a den. We have already discussed what is a bedroom and the alternative solutions often used in condos, now let’s talk about the dens. A den, or the number that comes after “+” as it turns out, and unlike other spaces in your house or a condo is not regulated by the Ontario Building Code and that is why we... [read more]

RRSP Home Buyer's Plan - detailed explanation in simple terms.

Friday Jul 9th, 2021

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We have been asked on many occasions about the RRSP Home buyers plan and thought it would be a good idea to explain the details from the beginning to the end of how it works, and what to do. What is Home Buyers Plan. A home buyers plan allows you to withdraw up to $35,000 per person (if you are a couple you can withdraw up to $35,000 each, for a total of up to $70,000) for the purchase of the qualifying home for yourself or for a related person with a disability. You can only withdraw... [read more]

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